Secure Information Systems Bachelor's Degree Programme, full-time

Know-how to meet the challenges of cybercrime, hacking and data theft

The exchange of information, just like the amount of data and its accessibility anywhere, anytime, is matched by the exponential growth in modern technology. Experts qualified to meet the challenges of cybercrime, hacking and data theft are in increasing demand. This full-time degree programme will equip you to meet this demand, with its focus on full spectrum security protocols associated with the operation of computer systems and networks as well as mainstream data transfer, storage and archiving. Compulsory elective modules will give students the opportunity to further specialise in network, data and systems security. 

Note for applicants: the main language of instruction is German, although some modules may be offered in English and English language classes are part of the curriculum.

Essential Information

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)

6 Semester (180 ECTS)

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Admission requirements:
General university entrance qualification, preparatory course for university acceptance or study preparatory programme at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria.
Sound knowledge of German, plus interest in IT and technology, interdisciplinary thinking, excellent communication skills and team spirit. 

Apply by 30 June at the latest ( Admission subject to study place availability. Apply early to secure your place!

Consecutive/related Master's Degree Programmes:
Secure Information Systems
Information Security Management

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Information about tuition fees and ÖH contribution


Head of Studies:
FH-Prof. DI Robert Kolmhofer

Programme Administration:
Ilse Brandner-Foißner

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
School of Informatics, Communications and Media
Softwarepark 11
4232 Hagenberg/Austria
Phone: +43 5 0804 22500