Hagenberg CampusInformatics, Communications and Media

Degree Programmes Hagenberg Campus

At Hagenberg Campus, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a wide range of Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in the fields of Informatics, Communications and Media. Three of the Master's programmes available are taught in English: Energy Informatics, Interactive Media and Mobile Computing.

Bachelor


Automotive Computing

Dieses Studium widmet sich IKT-Aspekten der Vernetzung von Fahrzeugen, wobei Sicherheit, Effizienz, Kommunikation und Infotainment eine zentrale Rolle spielen. Es vermittelt Know-how in Softwaretechnik und Automotive Engineering und bietet Vertiefungen zu den Themen „Modernes Fahrzeug“, „automatisiertes Fahren“ und „Services“.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Engineering

Hardware-Software-Design

Smartphones, cars, robots etc. are smart thanks to in-built technology which depends on the perfect combination of software and hardware. This symbiosis is the focus of our Hardware-Software-Design degree, which equips students with informatics, IT and electronics know-how needed for the design of embedded systems, software applications and chips.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Engineering

Communication and Knowledge Media

The Internet offers endless possibilities for communication, networking and collaboration. This programme majors on the most efficient exploitation of new media. Students will acquire technical and creative skills as well as know-how in the social sciences – expertise sought after in corporate/online communications, web development, e-learning etc.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Media & Communications

Media Technology and Design

Mastery of creative design, smart content and fluency with the latest technology is key to success in digital media. This study programme provides you with the technical expertise as well as the design and communication skills to take on any challenge – be it on the Web or in 3D modelling, animation, game design and audio/video production etc.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Media & Communications

Medical and Bioinformatics

Information technology has a crucial role in healthcare provision, identifying the causes of illness, developing new drugs, improving medical interventions etc. Graduates of our programme will have know-how in informatics, data science, life sciences etc. – expertise necessary to develop and deploy software doctors and molecular biologists need.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Life Sciences

Mobile Computing

Smartphones, smartwatches, tablets and apps are an integral part of our daily lives. Our study programme will enable you to play an active part in this dynamic field. You will acquire in-depth know-how in communications technology, informatics and application development for mobile devices, and be equipped to develop innovative services and apps.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics

Secure Information Systems

Experts qualified to meet the challenges of cybercrime, hacking and data theft are in great demand. This degree programme will equip you with the know-how to meet this demand. Its main focus is full spectrum security protocols associated with the operation of computer systems and networks as well as mainstream data transfer, storage and archiving.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics

Software Engineering

Software is at the heart of information technology, everything from smartphones to supercomputers and cars. This study programme covers theory and practice of sophisticated software development, including relevant tools, methodologies and teamwork. Students learn to design, implement and adapt software in all areas of application.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Informatics

Master


Data Science and Engineering

Software is a key component in many health-related areas, incl. DNA analysis, virtual surgery and data mining in health databases. Applications in these fields require expertise in biomedical informatics, esp. large-scale software architectures. Our study programme majors on these fields while also expanding methodological and scientific skills.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics

Digital Arts

This production and design-orientated programme focuses on computer animation, audio/video, and games. You will expand your ability to perform innovative and professional work across the media production industry. You will also develop your project management skills and a systematic approach to conceptualising and leading media projects.   more
  • Full-time
  • Media & Communications

Embedded Systems Design

Embedded systems are an integral part of smartphones, cars, robots etc. They are also essential to building smart homes or smart cities. Designing those complex systems requires know-how in the development of hardware and software, sensors and systems networking. Our study programme covers all those aspects and offers three specialisation pathways.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Engineering

Energy Informatics

Ensuring security of energy supply and managing the transition to a low-carbon future are crucial in any economy. This requires IT experts who can design and/or operate future smart grids, smart city infrastructures and enhanced energy supply systems. Our study programme provides technical, business and legal expertise for precisely these areas.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Engineering
  • Environment & Energy
  • Degree Programmes in English

Human-Centered Computing

This study programme gives IT studies graduates the chance to refine their skills in developing more accessible and user-friendly technologies. The interdisciplinary curriculum draws on social sciences and IT, including areas like interaction design, natural-user interface development, image and signal processing, prototyping and psychology.   more
  • Part-time
  • Informatics

Information Engineering and Management

Planning, developing and implementing sophisticated systems to meet company targets is a serious challenge for IT managers. This requires experts with software development, business intelligence and analytical IT skills as well as know-how in management, law and team leadership. This study programme equips students with precisely these skills.   more
  • Part-time
  • Informatics
  • Economics & Management
  • Economics & Engineering

Information Security Management

The ever-growing multiplication of data and IT systems poses serious security challenges which can only be addressed by a holistic approach to security management protocols. This study programme will provide students with the expertise to formulate and implement effective management strategies to deal with information security on a global scale.   more
  • Part-time
  • Informatics
  • Economics & Management

Interactive Media

This study programme focuses on the technology and engineering behind interactive media, computer games and online media. It features a substantial project component and a wide range of specialised courses that combine theory with practical experience. Students acquire the skills necessary to take on innovative and complex projects in the industry.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Media & Communications
  • Degree Programmes in English

Communication and Knowledge Media

Online media is central to corporate communication strategies and life-long learning. Keeping abreast of Internet development is thus of crucial importance, as is intercultural competence and knowledge management know-how. Our study programme equips you with precisely that, combining social sciences, media studies, web design and web programming.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Media & Communications

Mobile Computing

Thanks to smartphones, tablets, wearables and apps for everything, today’s world is more exciting than ever. Our study programme equips you to become a specialist in the relevant fields– be it in software development, communication technologies, telecommunication engineering, games, automotive or health etc. All such areas are covered.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Degree Programmes in English

Secure Information Systems

Rapid technical advances increasingly threaten the safety of data transfer, storage, and archiving. Security experts are thus in great demand. Our study programme majors on in-depth study and specialisation across IT security. Topics include information management, digital identities, secure software engineering, network security, law, and ethics.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics

Software Engineering

Most devices that shape our everyday lives – from computers and smartphones to coffeemakers and jet planes – depend on guiding software codes. This study programme aimed at informatics graduates will expand your expertise in developing, implementing and evaluating high-end software to meet the demand for an ever-expanding range of applications.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics

Without A-Levels


International Foundation Programme

In order to make access to studies possible for applicants with yet missing prerequisites, the FH Upper Austria offers a foundation programme for selected study programmes in Engineering or Business. Applicants who lack entrance requirements can acquire the necessary additional qualifications.   more
  • Full-time

Study Preparatory Programme

Prerequisites for people without A-Levels. Training relevant to your chosen degree programme, plus completed pre-entry course for university offered by our University (free of charge). For international applicants: A profound knowledge of German is required.   more
  • Part-time

German Preparation Programme

This preparation programme has been designed for applicants, who do not have the necessary German language skills yet to apply for one of the german-taught degree programmes at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Graduates of this preperation programme have earned the “B2-German” qualification according to the European reference framework which is required to apply for all programmes offered by the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria.   more
  • Full-time