FH Campus Wien

Software Design and Engineering

  • Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 4 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 26 study places
Application period
from 01.10.2023 to 16.06.2024

The focus of the study is on a holistic view of the software life cycle, with special consideration given to the requirements of the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. In addition to software development, emphasis is placed on promoting skills in software design and architecture.

What we offer you

Just as important as the "what" is the "how". Therefore, we are constantly developing our program contents and didactic methods for teaching. We presented our innovative didactic concepts at several international conferences, most recently by invitation at Columbia University in New York City. In addition to teaching, practical experience is very important to us. We maintain partnerships with renowned IT companies that also attend our annual Technology Career Fair. Take the opportunity to make important contacts for your future career and to get in touch with potential employers.  We also offer you the chance to extend your contacts abroad through exchange programs. You benefit from our large network of international universities. If you want to realize your ideas in exciting projects, we will support you. With us, you also have the opportunity to actively participate in R & D projects. In addition to consultation, information and an excellent network, access to the innovative Start-up Corner  is also made possible for selected parties interested in founding a start-up company.

What makes this degree program special

  • Ongoing software projects with our company partners or in the context of our research projects, which can also serve as a basis for your master’s thesis.
  • Individualization through elective courses in the 3rd semester, which can also be completed at our partner universities as part of a semester abroad.
  • Attendance on an average of 3 evenings per week, supported by distance learning.
  • All lecturers have been in relevant management positions for several years and/or have many years of research experience with a doctorate or postdoctoral qualification.

Entry requirements

• Bachelor or diploma degree at a university with a total of 180 ECTS. At least 50 ECTS must be from to the following areas:
-10 ECTS: Mathematics
-20 ECTS: Computer Science/Software Engineering
-10 ECTS: Communication and Operating Systems
-10 ECTS: Specialist and Methodological Competences (Management and Personal Development
The degree program management will decide on admission in exceptional cases
• Completing the Bachelor Degree Program Computer Science and Digital Communications offered at FH Campus Wien fulfills all the admission requirements.
• Knowledge of German B2.

Further information can be found on the website FH Campus Vienna.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:
1 October 2023 to 16 June 2024

Appointment for the admissions process:
You will receive the date for the admission procedure from the secretary's office

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
Winter semester

Study information days:
Online-Infosessions for prospective students at https://www.fh-campuswien.ac.at/en/studies/online-infosessions.html

Tuition fee:
tuition fee/semester: € 363,36, tuition fee for students from third countries € 727,- per semester + ÖH premium/semester. Additional study expenses currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year

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