Characteristics | Computer Science Master

DegreeMaster of Science (M. Sc.)
Length of course3 semesters
No. of places available25
Start of courseSummer semester and winter semester

Two priorities:

  • Software Engineering
  • Medical Informatics
How to applyOnline-Application
Application deadline

Summer semester: 15 January
Winter semester: 15 July

Admission requirementsCompleted bachelor or diploma degree in computer science or degree with a focus on computer science and, if possible, practical experience in software development or in medical computer science



Technical requirements Computer Science Master

Applicants for the master's degree should have completed a degree in computer science.

General requirements

Very good knowledge of an object-oriented programming language and the associated development tools

Knowledge depending on the choice of elective subjects
- Distributed systems
- Databases
- Automation theory

Focus on Software Engineering

- Software development
- Requirements analysis
- Object-oriented or structured design
- Implementation and testing

Focus on Medical Informatics

- Medical technology and imaging processes
- Image or signal processing
- Medical technology
- Bioinformatics

The courses take place in German; active student participation is required. More information for foreign applicants

Course structure Computer Science Master

The standard period of study is three semesters:

During the program, technical and non-technical aspects are treated equally.

  • Start of course: winter semester and summer semester
  • Courses: first and second semester
  • Master thesis: third semester
1. + 2. semester

One semester general specialization in computer science.
One semester deepening in the chosen focus.

Focus on Software Engineering

    • Modern software architecture
    • Current component technology
    • Processes for managing large development projects
    • Methods of quality management
    • A development project
    • Current topics

Focus on Medical Informatics
    • Modeling and simulation
    • Current biometric procedures
    • Information management
    • Quality management in medicine
    • Special topics in medicine
    • Current topics in medical informatics

3. SemesterMaster's thesis at university or industry