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Start your Bachelor in Software Development
Software systems are an inseparable part of the today’s business and economic world, as well as everyday life. Regardless of its through smartphone apps, smart home devices or complex online databases, software developers and the work that they do have a profound effect on the world.
The topics covered in the online Bachelor’s programme in Software Development include many of the elements and skills that the World Economic Forum has declared will determine the future: virtual reality, artificial intelligence and cloud programming .
Develop strong foundations for starting your career as a software developer, from statistical and mathematical knowledge to programming language fluency – and do it all 100% online.
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Online studies and on campus
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Start online studies: any time
Start on campus: up to 4 x per year
*based on the exchange rate from 01.08.2022 09:05 AM (CEST)
Available from 01.10.2022 (English, 180 ECTS)
Full support - anywhere, at any time
- Teaching and study material
- Marking of your end-of-module exams
- Free 4-week trial
- Online tutorials and guidance from tutors
- Use of the online campus
- Individual study coaching
- Online exams
- Career coaching
- Learn English for free
With the IU digital learning platform, you decide when and how you want to study.
Get instant access to a wide variety of innovative learning tools and resources, from the comfort of your couch.
Use innovative technology to build the study schedule that works best for you, and ace your studies.
You’ll also get a free MS Office package for the entire duration of your studies.
Students with a registered address in the EU will also receive a free iPad to use during their studies
Plus, there’s a bonus: when you use our e-tools, we convert the resources you save in green energy by planting trees.
Why IU is the best choice
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.
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. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.
We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.
Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.
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Our aim is to prepare you for the international job market. That is why every study programme we offer is state-approved, bears the seal of the German Accreditation Council and is globally recognised. When you study with IU, you will be assured of top-quality education.
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94 % of IU's graduates find a job within the first three months of graduating
And, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities. On top of that, 97% of our students would recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences. This information was reported by more than 3,000 Alumni who took part in our 2020 Service Evaluation. These excellent results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU International University of Applied Sciences focuses on training social and intercultural competence. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive careers they have built.
What our students say
With the IU Master, I was able to acquire valuable strategic-global leadership skills that are very much in demand in today's jobs.
I chose IU because it is the most flexible of all the online universities I looked at.
I wanted a career change but still be able to apply the knowledge I've gained to my work.