FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Degree Programmes FH Upper Austria

Bachelor


Agricultural Technology and Management

The agricultural sector is in upheaval: sustainable production, conscious consumers and digitalisation are causing far-reaching changes. Therefore the agricultural sector needs fully-trained experts in the fields of management, food and agrar technology. This degree programme combines subjects like agriculture 4.0, satellite and robot control, sustainability or agricultural marketing.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Economics & Management

Automation Engineering

Students learn how to work in the field of automated plant and process technology with machines, manufacturing and production systems which are automated by use of appropriate measuring, control and regulation technologies. They are primarily concerned with optimising the operation and productivity of machines, systems and plants.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

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

Civil Engineering

Civil engineers are in demand: they plan and design buildings and coordinate construction teams. In contrast to the architect, for whom function and design are in the foreground, the civil engineer learns to evaluate ideas mathematically in the areas of safety, performance and costs.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Bio- and Environmental Technology

This programme deals with the development and operation of components and plants in Bio- and Environmental Process Engineering as well as the planning, operation and optimisation of biotechnological production in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries. Further topics are corporate environmental management, waste management and recycling.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management

Financial success has always been central to a company’s business. Yet never before has know-how in the field of finance been as decisive a factor as it is today. The Bachelor’s degree “Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management”provides you with the state-of-the-art education for your successful access to the world’s largest market.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management

Electrical Engineering

One of the leading trends today is the shift towards environmentally friendly electrical energy supply. This has created the need to develop systems for renewable energy utilisation and to adapt current energy systems. Therefor innovation, new products and technologies and young, motivated engineers, who can support this international trend, are required.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Environment & Energy
  • Degree Programmes in English

Mechanical Engineering

Developing light weight structures in automotive or aerospace systems requires the application of innovative design and computation methods. Graduates are able to develop and optimise mechanical systems and components using modern methods, such as simulation, 3D design, bionics etc.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Materials and Process Engineering

In modern technology, a sound knowledge of materials and the various ways of processing them determines the design, function and durability of products. Intensive research and development is undertaken to make new materials and methods of processing them possible. This course aims to prepare graduates to work specifically in this field.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Global Sales and Marketing

The world economy requires highly qualified sales and marketing specialists who are able to operate in international circles. The Bachelor's degree "Global Sales and Marketing" offers a unique combination of b2b-Marketing, Sales Management, Intercultural Management and basic technical know-how. Social competence is seen as a top priority.   more
  • Full-time
  • Economics & Management
  • Degree Programmes in English

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

Innovation Engineering & Management

Highly qualified employees with a sound knowledge of tools and approaches for the design, development and implementation of innovative products and services are an essential part of any business. The systematic development of ideas to drive forward the innovation and development process is the main focus of this course.   more
  • Full-time
  • Economics & Management
  • Economics & Engineering

International Logistics Management

Modern logistics creates and optimises the flow of both materials and information on a global basis. Logistics specialists manage complex activities with the aim of meeting customer needs in the best way possible. The degree programme “International Logistics Management” provides you with the necessary skills in a dynamic branch on a long term basis.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management

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

Food Technology and Nutrition

On this degree programme you will learn about the technologies of food production and associated quality assurance. You will learn about food ingredients and their effects on health. The combination in this programme of food production and investigation, nutrition, law and quality management is unique.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Lightweight Design and Composite Materials

The rotor blades of wind turbines and various sports equipment must be lighter but at the same time measure up to the highest safety standards. Lightweight construction will be the central concern in industry in the future. Everywhere where material is moved in large quantities lightweight construction developments will play a role in order to save costs.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Marketing and Electronic Business

The internet is well established in the business community. The market influence of the consumer, price pressure and globalisation in the B2B sector all intensify internet use in both information and communication. The degree programme “Marketing and Electronic Business” offers you a tailor-made economics oriented, interdisciplinary education.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Media & Communications
  • Economics & Management

Mechatronics and Business Management

The inter-disciplinary field of mechatronics requires personnel who are flexible and trained in social skills as well as having a good understanding of technology, economics and management.   more
  • Part-time
  • Economics & Engineering

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

Medical Engineering

Developing light weight structures in automotive or aerospace systems requires the application of innovative design and computation methods. Graduates are able to develop and optimise mechanical systems and components using modern methods, such as simulation, 3D design, bionics etc.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • 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

Eco-Energy Engineering

This course produces graduates who are qualified to develop and apply new energy technologies, helping ensure that energy is used as sensibly and efficiently as possible to save resources and the environment while giving due consideration to the needs of business, industry and society.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy

Product Design and Technical Communication

The aim is to give students of this programme, on the one hand a comprehensive education in product design, and on the other competences in the field of Technical Communication and Documentation so that new products can be designed specifically for a target group or groups and complex technical specifications clearly formulated and visualised.   more
  • Part-time
  • Media & Communications
  • Economics & Engineering

Production and Management

Global manufacturing companies are looking for academics who are equipped with the best business and technical skills. With the degree programme “Production and Management“ graduates know what makes a business tick. As a graduate you will optimise processes throughout the different departments and thereby contribute to a successful enterprise.   more
  • Full-time
  • Economics & Management
  • Economics & Engineering

Process Management and Business Intelligence

Adequate business processes are essential prerequisites to anticipate the needs of customers fast, innovatively and in a convincing quality. For this purpose, data and information have to be rethought in strategic and operational management. The Bachelor's degree programme "Process Management and Business Intelligence" imparts a profound understanding for it.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management

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

Human Services Management and Public Management

This degree programme qualifies graduates to work in the social sector. They work in leading positions in social enterprises where they take on responsibilities in HR and development, controlling, organisational development, resource management, project management, quality management, marketing & PR, product development and contract management.   more
  • Part-time
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics & Management

Social Work

Professional training in the counselling, guidance and support of people in distress is the focus of the social work programme. This research-based programme includes extensive internships/practica, which may be done abroad. After an introduction to 8 areas of social work, students have the opportunity to specialise starting in the third semester.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Social Sciences

Process Engineering and Production

Every type of chemical production involves process engineering. Graduates of this programme are able to develop and operate plants and processes in this field.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Engineering
  • Environment & Energy

Master


Plant Construction

The MSc in Plant Engineering offers graduates of technical BSc or Diploma degree programmes a higher qualification and specialisation in this field. A number of internationally successful construction companies based in Upper Austria supported the development of this course.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Engineering
  • Economics & Engineering

Automation Engineering

The MSc in Automation Engineering offers graduates further specialisation in the following three main areas of the subject: >> plant automation for the general systems engineer >> industrial IT: software as the implementation technology for modern systems >> sensors and measuring technologies: specialist in sensors and measuring.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Automotive Mechatronics and Management

Many functions in the areas of comfort, safety and efficiency are only made possible by mechatronic systems. In this context specific expertise in the mechatronic disciplines, combined with social- and business economics competences, will be central requirements of future employees and managers in the motor vehicle industry.   more
  • Full-time
  • Economics & Engineering
  • Degree Programmes in English

Civil Engineering

The Master’s programme Civil Engineering in Building Construction offers a comprehensive post-graduate degree in the field of civil engineering with a focus on building construction. In addition to an extensive, in-depth education in construction engineering, students may choose elective subjects from two different course pools.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Bio- and Environmental Technology

This Master’s degree programme offers specialisation in the technology and science of the fields of biotechnology and environmental science. Central to the course are environmental process technology and biotechnology, plant planning and engineering and the accompanying bioanalytics, the technology of food manufacture and quality assurance and management.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management

High-level personnel in the financial sector is the focal point of business decision making. This responsibility requires financial expertise, strategic ability and a deep understanding of business models and leadership qualities. The Master’s degree "Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management" is your ticket to such a career.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management

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

Digital Business Management

The commercial world is increasingly shaped by the use of digital media and technologies. These change the face of competition in "digital business" and lead to new, innovative business models. The first joint-master FH/UNI programme "Digital Business Management" concerns itself with the characteristics of this dynamic competitive environment.   more
  • Part-time
  • Media & Communications
  • Economics & Management

Electrical Engineering

One of the leading trends today is the shift towards environmentally friendly electrical energy supply. This has created the need to develop systems for renewable energy utilisation and to adapt current energy systems. Therefor innovation, new products and technologies and young, motivated engineers, who can support this international trend, are required.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Engineering
  • Degree Programmes in English

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

Mechanical Engineering

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering complements and builds on the BSc in this subject. Numerical simulation and experimental testing and trials are increasingly used in the fields of machine and plant construction, aviation and space flight and the steel and plastics processing industries.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Materials and Process Engineering

The MSc in Materials Engineering offers specialisation in “plastics processing” and “metals”. Alongside specialised technical education, the course focuses on aspects of processing, joining and lightweight construction. In addition, comprehensive knowledge of Business Economics, Leadership and Social Competence are acquired.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

Healthcare-, Social- and Public Management

Graduates of this programme are qualified for complex management work in the public sector and in the field of social or health services. This course is based on the concept of Services of General Interest developed by the EU, and prepares graduates to assume management positions in government, nonprofit organisations, as well as in consultancies.   more
  • Part-time
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics & Management

Global Sales and Marketing

Globalization and an increasing service orientation require passionate leadership personalities in the field of B2B who can develop and advance sales and marketing in the context of diverse cultures and market conditions. The Master’s degree "Global Sales and Marketing" imparts a profound understanding for it. English is the language of tuition.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management
  • 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

Innovation and Product Management

Intensifying global competition means that innovation is becoming increasingly important for international companies. The sustainable development of product innovations can only be secured by networking of marketing, design and technology in combination with strategic thinking.   more
  • Full-time
  • Economics & Management
  • Economics & Engineering
  • Degree Programmes in English

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

Food Technology and Nutrition

Food Technology is an interdisciplinary technological career field with interwoven areas of knowledge. In the foreground are the new- and further development of technologies and products. Conservation of natural resources, process optimisation and efficiency of production are the driving forces in the food industry.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Mechatronics and Business Management

The inter-disciplinary field of mechatronics requires personnel who are flexible and trained in social skills as well as having a good understanding of technology, economics and management.   more
  • Part-time
  • Economics & Engineering

Medical Engineering

This programme is an in-depth graduate programme in Medical Engineering with emphasis on medical device and rehabilitation technologies based on current practice. Additional modules, extensive project work and a Master’s thesis complete the requirements of this specialised graduate programme.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Degree Programmes in English
  • Life Sciences

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

Eco-Energy Engineering

This MSc programme focuses on the field of efficient and environmentally friendly energy technology, covering innovative technical as well as economic aspects of energy production, distribution and consumption. The programme offers specialisation in solar technologies or in the planning and maintenance of energy efficient buildings.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy

Operations Management

In a dynamic, global economy, it is those enterprises that have an efficient and customer-oriented approach to production that are successful. The Master’s degree programme "Operations Management" offers you a forward-looking management education for this purpose. You acquire both leadership skills and expertise in the fields of production and ERP.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management
  • Economics & Engineering

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

Social Work

The Master’s programme in Social Work is designed for graduates of Universities of Applied Sciences and academies of social work. It is an in-depth, research-based graduate programme in Social Work with a focus on intercultural communication skills, which are essential in all fields of social work due to an increasingly non-homogenous population.   more
  • Part-time
  • Social Sciences

Supply Chain Management

The globalization of the economy requires: Supply Chain Management, co-operation along the value chain, cross-company thinking and acting on the part of managers. In the first Austrian Master’s degree in "Supply Chain Management" you will acquire the ability to find and devise new cross-company creative solutions.   more
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Economics & Management

Sustainable Energy Systems

Sustainability is the key to future development, especially when it comes to energy production and consumption. The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Systems is designed to equip students with a profound knowledge on sustainable energy technology and the management of energy-related projects.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Degree Programmes in English

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