Computer Science, M.Eng. | GISMA Business School | Berlin, Germany
12 months
15500 EUR/year
13000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science course from GISMA Business School is available to study both full-time and part-time.

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This application-oriented engineering master's degree programme in Computer Science will equip you with in-depth skills and knowledge in the application of algorithms, programming, and machine learning in the context of real-world business problems. 

A key component of the programme is the concept of computational thinking.

As a student at GISMA University of Applied Sciences, you will be taught how to use abstraction and decomposition to tackle large complex tasks, design large complex systems, and analyse large data sets.

When combined with project and innovation management, as well as technology consulting, this provides the foundation for demanding specialist and management tasks in a wide range of information technology and complementary fields, up to and including self-employment.

The standard period of study is two years full-time, part-time correspondingly longer. Talk to our study advisors to find out whether your previous learning outcomes or relevant work experience make you eligible to shorten the study period to one or one and a half years.

What you will learn

The MEng Computer Science degree programme from GISMA Business School  is a dynamic and specialised programme that covers all the key areas of this in-demand specialism, from business technology consulting and advanced mathematics to advanced programming and databases, ensuring that you will graduate with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience to thrive in your career in the field.Accreditations and rankings

GISMA Business School is a state recognised University of Applied Sciences which also benefits from AMBA accreditation, an honour shared by only 6 business schools in Germany and 2% of all business schools worldwide. The prestigious AMBA accreditation represents innovation and excellence in education, which is core to our values at GISMA.

How you will study

GISMA Business School supports flexible and individual learning by applying a systematic hybrid learning scheme.

You will spend part of your lectures in class at our Potsdam campus. These face-to-face phases are complemented by e-learning sessions. You will work on cases, reflect on readings, take part in online discussions, and participate in group exercises and projects. This variety of learning methods is part of our unique teaching strategy, which includes student-centred pedagogy, project-based learning, collaborative learning, and personalised coaching.

Potsdam, your next study destination

As a student at GISMA University of Applied Sciences, you will be based at our flagship Potsdam Campus. This ultra high tech campus is home to all of our University of Applied Sciences students, either in person or virtually. 

Our classrooms feature the hyflex system, meaning regardless of where our students are in the world, they connect in real-time and benefit from seamless peer-to-peer learning. The campus is in great company, with neighbours such as SAP right across the road.

Potsdam is the picturesque capital city of the state of Brandenburg. It is known for technological innovation, economic growth, a unique culture, and a high standard of living. It is a world heritage site, with the backdrop of outstanding nature. The city also benefits from being the twin city of Berlin, the German capital. The two cities share a border, and the journey from Potsdam Main Station takes just 20-30 minutes to be in the centre of Berlin, where you can find an extensive cultural, retail, and nightlife scene.


  • AMBA accredited: 2% of business schools worldwide to hold this accreditation, which was awarded for our global MBA. A sign of excellence in education
  • The most international university: 90+ nationalities of students, alumni and staff represented. Expand your network
  • Excellent student services such as a dedicated Career Centre, visa support and accommodation team
  • Graduates will be entitled to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to take advantage of career opportunities in Germany
  • Over 25 corporate partners we work closely with such as Zalando, Amazon, Siemens
  • Over 20 years teaching and inspiring students to reach lifelong goals
  • Early-bird discounts and flexible payment plans available
  • Free beginner German classes
  • Programmes taught 100% in English - the language of international communication communication

Why Germany? 

  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA
  • Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  • Berlin is the largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates.

Why Germany?

  • Germany has one of the lowest unemployment rates within Europe
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy (source: Statista)
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education, and you can experience this with GISMA
  • Germany ranks in the top five countries in the world by the number of international students
  • Berlin, Germany’s Capital is the largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates

Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions.

Programme Structure


  • Subject Specific Competencies
  • Business Technology Consulting 
  • Advanced Mathematics 
  • Computer Programming 
  • Advanced Algorithms 
  • Advanced Programming 
  • Advanced Databases 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Computer Science Application Lab
  • Business Project in Computer Science 
  • General Business Competencies
  • Project Management 
  • Innovation Management and Digital Transformation 
  • CSR, ESG and Ethics 
  • Action and Intercultural Competencies
  • Ethical Issues for AI 
  • Study abroad or Internship or Business Project
  • Scientific and Methods Competence
  • Scientific Work for Computer Science 
  • Research Seminar 
  • Master Thesis  ​

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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For the master's programs, the total student workload for the courses is 60, 90 or 120 ECTS credits, depending on the variant. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (business, economics or social sciences, psychology, law, engineering, computer science, or closely related sciences)
  • English proficiency: IELTS (or equivalent) 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in any component

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 EUR per year during 12 months.

1-year programme (on campus)

  • EU fee - € 13,000 / Course
  • International fee - € 15,500 / Course

2-year programme (on campus)

  • EU fee - € 17,000 / Course
  • International fee - € 20,000 / course

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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


  • 20%  early bird offer
  • For applications submitted at least 8 weeks before orientation date.
  • Regional discounts are available for CIS, MENA and LATAM regions. Please contact us for more information

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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