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Master’s in Computer Science by IU

IU’s Master’s in Computer Science degree program is for those who wish to pursue a successful IT career. This online degree will help you gain the right competencies that will enable you to create and develop new systems and tech. It offers a dual M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with London South Bank University (LSBU).

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Learning Format

Fully Online or Blended


2 Years

PSW Visa

18 Months

120 ECTS


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About Program

The Master in Computer Science degree program offered by IU is accredited by German and European standards and designed to help you master the domain with a focus on data science, artificial intelligence, cyber security, and elective modules of your choice.

Key Highlights

2-Year Fully Online or Blended Learning
Dual M.Sc. Degree from IU and LSBU
Career-Essential Soft Skills Program by Intellipaat
Alumni Status of IU and LSBU
Fortnightly Sessions with Industry Experts by Intellipaat
Free German Classes by Intellipaat
Job Assistance with Global Partners
Flexible Schedule
No IELTS Required
Mentor Support
International Learners Community for Doubt Clearance
WES Recognised

Free Career Counselling

We are happy to help you 24/7

About IU

The International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is an educational institution that offers an environment of motivation, innovation, and excellence. The university places a strong focus on the quality of its courses and faculty, along with a determination to provide excellent services. Its flexible study programs are designed to suit your professional goals.

Key achievements of IU:

  • Learn from Germany’s largest university.
  • Ranked No. 1 online university in Germany – QS Ranking
  • 94 percent of IU graduates get a job within the first 3 months of graduating and, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities –
  • Accredited by Council of Sciences
  • Received five FIBAA premium seals
  • 5-Star QS High-Quality Education
  • AACSB Member
  • 75000+ Alumni from 110 countries.
  • Get access to the International student career office

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from IU
  • Have alumni status of IU

About LSBU

​​London South Bank University (LSBU) has been known for providing excellent education since 1892. The university is committed to providing the best career opportunities for over 18,000 students coming from over 130 countries.

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from LSBU
  • Have alumni status of LSBU

Who can apply for this M.Sc. degree in Computer Science program?

  • Anyone with a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50%
  • Anyone with a year of professional experience
  • Computer Science and IT aspirants
  • Professionals looking to grow their career with a Master’s in Computer Science
  • Professionals wishing to make a transition to mid-level and higher positions
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Why Study in Germany?

Work in Germany

You will get to work in one of the strongest economies in the world with the 4th highest GDP and 94% employment rate

Global Exposure

You will gain exposure to the German corporate world and global network

Post-Study Work Visa

Students can apply for post-study work Visa, which will be valid for 18 months

Germany PR

There is a high chance to get Permanent Residence (PR) in Germany

Low Cost of Living

Germany has an affordable cost of living

High Salary Packages

The average salary in Germany after completion of the course is ₹4,500,000 p.a.

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Skills to Master


Advanced Statistics

Advanced Mathematics

Data Science

Software Engineering


Cyber Security

Artificial Intelligence

Big Data

Networks and Distributed Systems



Machine Learning

Deep Learning

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Master’s in Computer Science Course Content

Live Course

Semester 1

1.1 Introduction to the Python programming language
1.2 Object-oriented concepts in Python
1.3 Handling of exceptions and errors
1.4 The Python library ecosystem
1.5 Environments and package management
1.6 Documentation and testing
1.7 Version control

2.1 Software process modeling
2.2 Basic software life cycles
2.3 Agile and lean processes
2.4 The Software Product Life Cycle
2.5 Governance and management of software processes

3.1 Calculus
3.2 Integral transformations
3.3 Vector algebra
3.4 Vector calculus
3.5 Matrices and vector spaces
3.6 Information theory

4.1 Introduction to statistics
4.2 Important probability distributions and their applications
4.3 Bayesian statistics
4.4 Descriptive statistics
4.5 Data visualization
4.6 Parameter estimation
4.7 Hypothesis tests

5.1 Introduction to data science
5.2 Use cases and performance evaluation
5.3 Pre-processing of data
5.4 Processing of data
5.5 Selected mathematical techniques
5.6 Selected artificial intelligence techniques

The aim of the course is to apply acquired knowledge to a practical scenario. Project teams work on a project independently over several software process phases.

Semester 2

7.1 Algorithm design
7.2 Introduction to important classes of algorithms
7.3 Correctness and completeness of algorithms
7.4 Computability and the theoretical limits of algorithms
7.5 Efficiency of algorithms

8.1 Data protection and privacy
8.2 Cyber security building blocks
8.3 Cyber security management
8.4 Cryptography concepts
8.5 Cryptography applications

The seminar covers the relationship between computer science and society, including topics such as the social responsibility of computer scientists and the effects of digitization on society. Based on a list of topics updated regularly, students select or are assigned a specific topic on which to write a scientific report.

10.1 History of AI
10.2 AI application areas
10.3 Expert systems
10.4 Neuroscience
10.5 Modern AI systems

11.1 Data types and data sources
11.2 Databases
11.3 Modern storage frameworks
11.4 Data formats
11.5 Distributed computing

In this course, students learn to apply computer science concepts they have learned in previous modules to a real-world project.

Semester 3

This seminar deals with current topics of computer science. Students make a dive deep into a specific topic within a sub-discipline of their choice. These disciplines are including but not limited to the following: artificial intelligence, big data technologies, IT security and data protection, algorithmics, data science, and programming.

14.1 Communication Networks
14.2 Communication Protocols
14.3 Distributed System Architectures
14.4 Distributed Algorithms and Applications

Semester 4

17.1 Master Thesis

  •  Master’s thesis 

17.2 Colloquium

  • Colloquium on the Master’s thesis 


  • Advanced Cyber Security and Cryptology
  • Blockchain and Quantum Computing
  • IT Governance and Service Management
  • UI/UX Expert
  • Data Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Technical Project Lead
  • Use Case Identification and Evaluation for Analytical Applications
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Internship
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Program Highlights

2 years online or blended learning
120 ECTS
Dual M.Sc. degree from IU and LSBU
18 months post-study work visa

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Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage

Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

3 Guaranteed Interviews

After 80% of the course completion

Guaranteed 3 job interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 400+ hiring partners.

Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Program Fee

Total Admission Fee

$ 9,211

Program Cohorts

Next Cohorts

Date Time Batch Type
Program Induction 10th June 2023 08:00 PM - 11.00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)
Regular Classes 11th June 2023 - 11th June 2024 08:00 PM - 11.00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)

Master’s in Computer Science FAQs

What are the Pre-requisite required for this course?

Although there is no specific prerequisite for this Degree Program, IU Germany might assign you certain pre-requisite courses based on your past education qualification.

These courses will help you build the required foundation for you to master all the knowledge before the 1 year degree program starts. The duration and quantity of such courses may vary from student to student based on their profile, domain expertise, work experience and graduation degree.

No, you cannot skip the pre-requisite course(s) provided by IU.

For admission to this Master’s degree program, candidates must have:

  • Completed undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related subjects
  • English as a medium of instruction

Following is the admission process for this Master’s program:

  • Complete the application process by submitting the documents below:
    • University degree certificate and transcript record for your bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks
    • Medium of instruction letter for English/English as the medium of instruction for bachelor’s degree
    • Work experience letter
    • Tabular CV
    • A copy of identity card or passport
  • Candidates are shortlisted by the admission panel based on the application submitted
  • Selected candidates will receive an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

As a part of this Master’s program, you will receive:

  • A dual degree accredited by London South Bank University (LSBU) and IU
  • IU, Germany and LSBU Alumni Status
  • Become a part of the international student community and global alumni network
  • Assistance from the international student career office
  • 18 months post-study work visa

After successfully completing this Master’s in Computer Science program, you will receive a dual degree from IU and LSBU. For the dual degree, students will need to sign up for this offer within 4 weeks of enrolment.

This Master’s in Computer Science degree program is a curation by industry experts to help aspirants become successful IT professionals with expertise in advanced statistics and mathematics, Software Engineering, algorithms, cyber security, data science, and more.
After completing the program, you will get a dual degree from IU and get accredited by the LSBU. The degree will qualify you for the top-paying IT jobs around the world.

This degree program offers both online and blended learning. After 6 months of mandatory training, you can apply for on-campus learning. The first three semesters are online and the fourth semester will be held on-campus.

IELTS is not mandatory. However, proof of your English language skills is required if English is not your native language, or you didn’t graduate from an English-speaking school/university. IU will conduct an English test to check your proficiency in the English language at no cost. A fair understanding of English is mandatory as the complete degree program is delivered in the English language.

Accepted certifications: 

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU)​ 
  • TOEFL (min. 80 points) 
  • IELTS (min. 6.0) 
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points)
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall)
  • Equivalent proof

IU, Germany believes in small class sizes, typically consisting of 30 students. This makes it easier for students to receive the attention they need during learning. IU’s well-established career center helps students in getting jobs. 94% of IU graduates receive job offers within 6 months of completion of the program.

While knowing German is not mandatory, it is advisable if you are planning to work in Germany after the degree program. We offer free German classes that you can sign up for.

You will have to give at least 13 hours to learning per week to be able to graduate from the online program. Since the on-campus program in Germany is full-time, you will have to commit to the appropriate workload.

Through our peer-to-peer chat, you can post your questions and your peers, faculty, and teaching assistants will get back to you within a day. Additionally, there are regular Q&A sessions that are conducted by the faculty during online classes to clarify any conceptual doubts. You will also have fortnightly sessions with industry experts.

Germany is known to have the lowest unemployment rate across Europe. According to the German industry bodies, there are over 100,000 vacancies for IT jobs there. Germany is looking for skilled immigrants to take up jobs there.

Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week or 120 full days of part-time work during one year. Germany typically pays around 10 Euros per hour, which adds up to 220 Euros per week.

As proof of funds to support yourself in Germany, you will be asked to deposit 10332 Euros in a blocked German bank account before applying for a Visa. You can withdraw the amount once you reach Germany to support your monthly expenses. However, keep in mind that your actual expenses may vary depending on your lifestyle.

Germany allows for up to 18 months of a post-study work visa after completing a degree from Germany. Intellipaat will assist you with your visa application and processing with the help of professional immigration consultants.

With the help of our multiple hiring partners in Germany, we will assist you during your job application process after the completion of your degree program.

The European Credit Transfer System or ECTS is the measure that compares learning achievements and helps students easily transfer credits from one higher education institution to another.

Computer Science professionals can play several roles, and there are a number of opportunities available in Germany for these positions. As per LinkedIn, there are over 17,600 Computer Engineering jobs, 12,400+ Software Developer jobs, 10,400+ Data Engineering jobs, over 3,200 Data Security jobs, and other similar job opportunities in Germany.

If anyone withdraws their application after the payment has been made, the operation cost incurred will not be refundable.

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What is included in this course?

  • Non-biased career guidance
  • Counselling based on your skills and preference
  • No repetitive calls, only as per convenience
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this program while you work

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