Applied Computer Science

Fulda University of Applied Sciences

24 months
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The four-semester Applied Computer Science Master’s programme offered by Hochschule Fulda - University of Applied Sciences explores in greater depth the mathematical, technical/IT and business administration knowledge that you have acquired in a Bachelor’s programme. 

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You choose one of the following three specialisations:

  • Integrated Networking: design, development and implementation of complex technical systems in the interdisciplinary field of information and communication technology
  • Digital Media: design and implementation of interactive systems with multimodal input and output interfaces
  • Business IT: complex, practical issues associated with business administration applications

Why choose this programme?

The Applied Computer Science study programme offered by Hochschule Fulda - University of Applied Sciences is geared to graduates of Bachelor’s programme in Computer Science or in an IT-related subject.

How is the programme structured?

The Master’s programme in Applied Computer Science is divided into three semesters of study and a final semester in which the Master’s thesis is prepared. You acquire sound, broad-based subject and specialised knowledge and learn the connections between various technologies and solutions. You also learn how to develop and apply scientific methods and research findings. At every stage of the study programme, the teaching sessions are supplemented by lab exercises, practicals and project work. In addition, some courses are run in conjunction with practice partners, meaning that theory is immediately put into practice.

Where does it lead?

Graduates of this study programme work in virtually every business sector and size of company as well as in the public sector. The programme also provides an excellent basis for setting up one’s own business. Graduates are employed in specialist departments such as IT, organisation, development, strategy, controlling or marketing and can look forward to being promoted to management positions. A considerable number of them are in demand from consulting companies or software firms. Their work involves further developing their specialist area and they can also obtain further qualifications by studying for a doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • Web-Engineering
  • Network Security Engineering
  • Advanced Multimedia Communcations 
  • Cloud Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
Start of programme: Summer and Winter semester


English, Partially taught in German
IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First (undergraduate) degree (e.g. Bachelor’s) in Computer Science or a related subject
  • When they apply, international students need German skills at DSH 1 (B1/B2) level and when they enrol, at DSH 2 (C1) level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

There are no tuition fees at universities in Germany!

There is, however, a semester fee of around €300.


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