Are you passionate about IT and software development? Become an expert in your field – study for a BSc degree in Computer Science online.
Start your online Bachelor in Computer Science
Computer Science is undergoing rapid change and allows you to be at the cutting edge of technological advancements. Digital development and other IT topics such as big data will have a huge impact on the future of our society, which means that experts in this field are in great demand.
Whether you have IT or an industry that uses IT in mind, the online BSc Computer Science programme will teach you all the knowledge and skills you need for a successful start in the IT job market.
One particular focus of the BSc Computer Science programme is software engineering. This is currently the most important sub-discipline of computer science, and it can be applied in many jobs across a wide range of industries. You’ll build a broad knowledge base complemented by courses like cyber security, data science, and artificial intelligence. Enhance your career with additional skills in data security, project management, and IT law.
Online course overview
First of all, you’ll lay the foundations with introductory classes on programming, academic writing, and mathematics. Afterwards, in the computer science modules, you’ll deal with core topics such as databases, algorithms, and theoretical computer science.
In addition, you’ll expand and deepen your skillset with core areas of software engineering. These include modules such as requirements engineering, software quality assurance, and IT service management. Courses on IT security and IT law, agile project management, and current issues in computer science will round off your studies.
Study duration & extension
36 - 72 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time
Accredited & Globally Recognized
IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. You can also be provided with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognized anywhere in the EU.
In partnership with London South Bank University (LSBU)* to offer you the opportunity to earn a validated UK degree in addition to your German degree from IU. Once you’ve successfully completed your degree, you will automatically receive the LSBU validated degree on top of your certificate from IU.
*LSBU (London South Bank University) is well-known for its impressive internationality, as testified by over 18,000 students from more than 130 countries. Similar to IU, LSBU has also been awarded multiple awards and praised for its focus on improving graduates’ career opportunities. It has been operating as a higher learning institution since 1892.
USD 3,950 for the full program
Application fee: USD95
Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online
Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.
*The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area for making studies and courses more transparent. It helps students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognized. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits represent learning based on defined learning outcomes and their associated workload.
When do I start?
For administrative purposes Intake is monthly. Registration should be made at least 5 days to the next start date. Inquire for the next start dates.
General academic criteria:
Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records.
Proof of eligibility to study at a university in Germany.
A subject-related higher education entrance qualification.
Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with IU:
Bachelor Entrance Examination.
Pathway Programme (for on-campus studies).
*Admission into program at the sole discretion of IU.