Bachelor Business and IT (BSc)


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Program Description

IUBH University of Applied Sciences – Online: Scholarship Initiative: Save up to 80%!

IUBH Online wants to make it possible for anyone to take their chance in life. That is why they offer strong regional scholarships that vary in terms of cultural, social, educational or work experience background. All you have to do is to make use of the Scholarship Calculator on the school’s website and wait for the student recruitment team to get back to you with your final result.

(Be aware that our scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)

Almost all economic processes are closely linked to IT systems. As a result of the ongoing global digitisation, the demand for IT specialists with top business management skills is constantly rising. Opportunities are continually opening up for roles in software development, business analysis, process management, IT consulting and more—requiring professionals with both technical and business knowledge to fill them.

The IUBH Bachelor in Business and IT prepares you with contents specifically for such roles. During your studies, you will acquire IT expertise, such as in requirements engineering or in the field of data modelling and database systems, and comprehensive business management knowledge. You’ll get to know all key aspects of business and master the ability to recognise technological potential and to use it optimally for any company’s success. Your bachelor's degree in business and IT will provide you with interdisciplinary know-how, turning you into a highly employable candidate on the job market after graduation.

Your Benefits

  • International value
    Benefit from our large global network of partners and a curriculum designed to make you succeed internationally.
  • Career boost
    Give your career the boost it deserves with our support during and after your studies.
  • Maximum flexibility
    Study completely online, on-campus in Germany or mix the best of both worlds! Talk to our study advisors to find out more.


  • Accredited and recognised worldwide: Elevate your career with a European degree
  • Affordable degrees: Scholarships of up to 80%
  • Flexible payment options: Stress-free and easy!

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A short overview of your study

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)
  • Study duration: Standard period of study: 36 months. 
    Different time models possible
  • Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
  • Fees: 561 euros per month for full-time study (scholarships available) 

Programme Structure

This Bachelor programme lays the proper foundation for a fantastic career in business and IT.

  • Gain IT expertise in addition to comprehensive business management knowledge including the fundamentals of investment and financing, purchasing or marketing.
  • Learn to deal with IT and ERP systems as well as data analytics and big data, while developing your skills in decision making, critical thinking, and data-driven optimisation for business.
  • Develop knowledge of IT for various industries and how to optimise processes with technology. Build your know-how in fields such as requirements engineering, data modelling and database systems.
1st semester 2nd semester 3rd semester
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Business 101
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Mathematics I
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things
  • Scientific and technical fundamentals
  • Collaborative Work
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Data structure and Java class library
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics
  • Database Modelling and Database Systems
  • Introduction to Process Management
  • Fundamentals of IT and ERP systems
  • Web Application Development
  • Programming Information Systems with Java EE
  • Management Accounting
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Software Quality Assurance
4th semester 5th semester 6th semester
  • Data Analytics and Big Data
  • Purchasing, Procurement and Distribution
  • IT Law
  • IT Project Management
  • Project Software Engineering
  • International Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Seminar: Software Engineering
  • Digital Business Models
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Electives A

Choose one module from Electives A:

  • Data Engineer
  • IT Security
  • Big Data and Cloud Technologies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Foundations of Programming with Python
  • IT-Service Management
  • Java and Web Development
  • Logic and Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Electives B & C
  • Bachelor Thesis & Colloquium

Choose two modules from Electives B & C:

  • Applied Sales
  • Big Data and Cloud Technologies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Engineer
  • Foundations of Programming with Python
  • IT Security
  • IT-Service Management
  • Java and Web Development
  • Logic and Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Smart Services
  • Supply Chain Management

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Study Model


This course is offered completely online. You can decide when and where you study with no need to wait for the term to start.

  • Study remotely from your own home
  • Use digital distance learning materials
  • Chat online and receive remote coaching
Easier admission

This study programme is eligible for our Easy Admission option, where you can get started sooner and worry about the paperwork later.

  • Access course modules earlier
  • Hand your documents in up to six months later
  • Be accepted to IUBH with less hassle*

*Eligibility criteria apply

Your own pace

We have full-time and part-time study models for this course. You can choose how you want to study and how long this course will take to suit your schedule.

Early Access* Option

Why wait till the official start date? With our Early Access* option you can get going with this programme from the 1 December—that’s three months early!

*For the Early Access option, IUBH offers two courses for you to study three months before the programme is officially launched. Successfully pass these and you’ll gain access to the full study programme.

Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirements:

  • Proof of eligibility to study at a university in your home country. This may include but is not limited to Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB, etc.
  • The only other academic admission requirement is to successfully pass two admission courses within the first 12 months of your studies. The passed courses will be acknowledged.

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills.
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

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Last updated Jan 2021

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