Computer Science, offered at the University of Göttingen, can be divided into the areas of theoretical computer science, practical computer science, technical computer science as well as applied computer science.
Students will deal with the possibilities of structuring, formalisation and mathematization of application areas in the form of special models and simulations. They will acquire knowledge in engineering development of software systems for different areas of application with special consideration of high adaptability and the man-computer interaction of such systems.
The programme aims to convey extensive knowledge in the subject of computer science in theory and practice as well as with reference to an application subject. This comprises methods to solve application problems and their realization in an appropriate computer form.
In Göttingen, particular importance is placed on the close connection with the application subject. In addition, the practical orientation can be further developed through project work and external internships. These internships are undertaken in an industrial company or a research institute. Those selecting computer science as their subject of study should be interested in a mathematically formal as well as an application-oriented practical way of working. The capability of working in a team is an important requirement for later daily work. Knowledge of the English language is required. Specialised knowledge, especially in programming, is not required.
Fields of occupation
Computer scientists are required in almost all subject disciplines. Typical fields of work include software and hardware development; consulting and training; further development and adaptation of application systems; service and maintenance of computer networks; training and teaching; research and development. Different fields of work are also possible depending on the application subject. Career prospects for graduates of Computer Science are very good due to the interdisciplinary programme. Modern IT systems are now so complex and interlinked that highly trained specialists are in demand.
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- Modules from the area of Core Informatics
- Modules from the specialisation of Applied Informatics
- Modules from the specialisations of the application subjects
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesComputer Sciences View 85 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor degree in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science or a closely related degree program with at least 180 ECTS. If the requisite degree has not yet been awarded 150 ECTS are require for application.
- A proof of 90 ECTS in Computer Science, Applied Computer Science, Mathematic, Natural Science or Engineering is require, at least 60 ECTS in Computer Science or Applied Computer Science and at least 15ECTS in Mathematic, Natural Science or Engineering.
For the application you have to fill in the provided an online application form. To complete the application form the following documents are required:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Certificate and Transcript of Records (in one file)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Semester contribution fee: 355 euro
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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