B.Sc. Cyber Security IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Start your Bachelor in Cyber Security Online
Looking for an exciting career? With the skills you’ll develop during your online Bachelor in Cyber Security studies at IU, you’ll be able to stand at the frontlines of today’s cyber battlefield. Help businesses defend themselves from cyber-attacks as a security consultant, ethical hacker or in-house cybersecurity manager. Learn all about data forensics and cloud computing and protection, and explore the thrilling world of cyber threat intelligence. The possibilities you’ll have after graduating are varied, as your skills will be needed in almost any business sector. And the best part? You can earn your degree completely online, at your own pace.
Study the way you want with IU Online Studies
Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone: your fellow students, tutors, professors and student advisors are available at any time, for any question or advice you need.
With over 10 years of online studies experience, the programmes at IU are designed to fit your needs and help you succeed:
- Start studying whenever you want to: no need to wait for a semester to start. 100% online, from wherever you are.
- Take your exams whenever you’re ready. 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the world.
- Build your international network from the very first step and position yourself for success on a global scale.
- At IU, our goal is to give you the tools you need to build a successful career. That’s why 94% of our graduates find a job within 3 months of graduating.
- Our degrees are recognised and accredited globally, giving you better chances to succeed in the international job market.
- We offer flexible payment options, to suit every student. You can pay for your studies each month, or on a yearly basis.
- Earn a degree in an in-demand profession and develop all of the skills you need in order to secure your professional future.
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As a cybersecurity expert, you will master the basics of modern operating systems. You will be familiar with distributed applications in the cloud and methods of software forensics as well as data analysis. Our Bachelor’s programme in Cyber Security provides you with the essential skills and fundamental knowledge required for managerial positions.
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Accreditation and Rankings
IU International University of Applied Sciences has received system accreditation from EQAR, FIBAA, the German Accreditation Council, the German Council of Science and Humanities, and WES Canada. This means their courses, faculty and teaching material all match the rigorous standards that have been set for them and they can now accredit their own programmes.
Cambridge Assessment International Education / High School Diploma Study Pathway.
IU is the first online university partner of Cambridge International's high school diploma Pathway. By working with Cambridge, IU offers students a special chance to finish their high school diploma while studying for a bachelor's degree. Since they are required for your bachelor's degree, these high school diploma courses are free of charge. The Study Pathway is a unique 12 months course with a 150-hour workload which you take alongside your bachelor courses. The Pathway concludes with an exam that can be retaken an infinite number of times.
In the current CHE ranking (2020-2022), IU tops the Business Administration field in categories of "General Study Conditions," "Contact with Lecturers," "Study Programmes Offered," "Examinations," "Study Organisation," and "Practical Orientation," winning a total of six out of 25 categories and achieving more top category rankings than any of the more than 300 institutions. IU received a 5-star rating for online learning and a score of 99 out of 100 in the QS, Quacquarelli Symonds, Stars Report, making it the first German university to receive such a ranking. It was also given the FIBAA Premium Seal for Digital Excellence and has excelled in 15 out of 23 criteria, including categories like Future Orientation, Knowledge Management, Quality Assurance of Teaching, and retaining the rating for the next five years. It is the only training provider to get the DtGV's Service Award 2022 from the German Society for Consumer Studies given that it has a dedicated academic staff and trained study coaches who ensure that students are supported throughout their studies.
IU is a member of the Business Graduate’s Association, Online Learning Consortium, AASCB, and UNESCO's Global Education Coalition. These memberships give them connections to other institutions, companies, and NGOs as well as top-tier degree programmes and lifelong learning development courses. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, IU helps students in need to continue their education and pursue lifelong learning.
Program Tuition Fee
Expertise in the field of cybersecurity is in high demand across all industries, as almost all businesses now operate based on technology.
As a graduate of our online Bachelor in Cyber Security, you will be familiar with the complexity of security measures and aware of targeted industry-specific topics. You will have the necessary knowledge to create security concepts and carry out relevant tests. This will enable you to defend against cyberattacks with the help of secure software and system architecture. After graduation, you may, for example, be part of an IT security department or system architecture team. You may also wish to pursue a career in digital forensics, penetration testing, auditing, red teaming or as a cyber incident responder.
IT Security Consultant
Help companies defend their most valuable data and offer ways in which they can prevent attacks on the data of their customers. Develop robust and sophisticated security strategies, and strengthen companies’ resilience to cyber threats. As an IT security consultant, you’ll also be responsible for testing existing defence strategy, and offer solutions to existing weak spots.
Test your hacking skills and challenge yourself to find the areas where IT systems are sensitive to an attack. Combine advanced technical skills with a high level of creativity, and work in the service of companies to actively look for breaches in their security protocols.
Become the main contact point for all firewall and network infrastructure responsibilities. Develop, implement, monitor and maintain security protocols throughout entire networks. Coordinate and manage network and security projects, while actively looking to optimise IT infrastructure solutions.