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Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)

Full-time study, complementary professional activity possible, 4 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

Currently no tuition fees

Admission requirements


Specific admission requirements to the degree programme

The master's degree in Computer Science requires the following qualifications or aptitudes:

  • Completion of a relevant bachelor's or diploma degree in Computer Science or
  • Completion of an equivalent degree (e.g., Biomedical Computer Science, Business Informatics)

The course of study must have been completed to the extent of at least six semesters and 180 ECTS at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution for which admission requires the general university entrance qualification and which is recognised as a post-secondary educational institution on the basis of the legal provisions of the state in which it is located.

The relevant Computer Science basic studies or the equivalent studies should at least cover the areas

  • Algorithms and data structures,
  • Knowledge of a higher, object-oriented programming language,
  • Distributed systems,
  • Databases,
  • Mathematics

each to the extent of 6 ECTS comprise.

The decision on subject relevance or equivalence and thus on admission to the program lies with the programme director.

Proof of German and English language at level B2 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Languages).

Graduates of the FHV bachelor's degree programmes Computer Science - Software and Information Engineering, Computer Science - Digital Innovation and Electronics and Information Technology Dual with specialisation "Computer Engineering" meet the admission requirements.

Recognition of previous academic achievement
Special Regulations: Verified course work completed in master degree programmes at colleges and universities may be credited on an individual basis for individual courses or modules. The decision on recognition rests with the programme director, after consultation with the relevant teacher.