FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Engineering Study at FH Upper Austria

Reach higher by studying at the FH Upper Austria

So you want to work on new automation solutions or in mechanical engineering in industry? Or design a production facility, develop metals and plastics or new devices for medicine or innovative hardware-software systems for the aircraft, automotive or electronics industries? At the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria you’ll learn the necessary skills. There are eight Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes related to engineering in Hagenberg, Linz and Wels. Career prospects are excellent!

Studying Engineering at FH Upper Austria campuses in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr or Wels

If you study at Austria´s largest and most research-oriented University of Applied Sciences, you don´t need to worry about your future.

Bachelor


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

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

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

Lightweight Constructions 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

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

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

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

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

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