M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science (MCS)

University of St. Gallen (HSG)

24 months
3019 EUR/year
1296 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Studying Computer Sience at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)? Yes! Be a pioneer and join HSG's latest degree programme, our Computer Science (MCS)! It enhances our modern Computer Sience curriculum with contents from Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.


The Computer Science (MCS) programme at University of St. Gallen (HSG) will equip you with solid competencies – in both theory and application. The specialisations of our programme in Data Science or on Software and Systems Engineering will be complemented by master foundation courses such as Cybersecurity and Human-Computer Interaction.

Together, these courses will equip you to:

  • extract knowledge from data and use it to understand markets, products, and people.
  • gain expertise in Natural Language Processing and its application, such as chatbots, voice assistance, competitive analysis, market research, and social media analysis.
  • learn how to build self-learning systems to change the world with artificial intelligence.
  • create autonomous, adaptive, and interactive systems that can cope with real-world complexity at planet-scale.

Career Prospects

Computer Science and Information Technology areubiquitous in today's world. The perspectives for graduates are wide-ranging.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Software and Systems Engineering

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Science

  • Human Computer Interaction

  • Business Model Design

  • Entrepreneurship and Finance

  • Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University Bachelor's degree with a major at least partly similar to Computer Science;
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from a recognised university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule). Bachelor's degrees in business informatics are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3019 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3019 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1296 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1296 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • CHF 1,429 / semester - national 
  • CHF 3,329 / semester - international 

Living costs for St. Gallen

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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