Extension Programme Scientific Computing

Curriculum (2022W)

Extension Programme

2 semesters/60 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Admission to the Extension Programme requires admission to or already having completed one of the following Bachelor's, Master's or Diploma Programmes listed under the tab "Admission".

At least 30 ECTS-Credits must have been completed in the programme to be extended in the case of Master's and Diploma Programmes and 60 ECTS-Ccredits in the case of Bachelor's Programmes.

Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics

Level of qualification
Extension Programme
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQR/NQR: Level 6

0613 Software and applications development and analysis

Study code
UC 045 019 xxx - Bachelor's Programme
UC 045 019 198 - Bachelor's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
UC 046 019 xxx - Master's Programme
UC 046 019 199 - Master's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
UC 047 019 190 - Diploma Programme Secondary School Teacher Training

Information on the curriculum (2022W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

 In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,
 available at: https://lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt
Section: Current Curriculum version.


Admission to the Extension Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the following Bachelor’s, Master’s or Diploma Study Programmes:

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 2 semesters or 60 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

2.0 ECTS-Credits: VO Introduction to Scientific Computing and Gender Competence
3.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Software Management for Scientific Computing
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Basics of Scientific Computing
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Modelling as Basis for Simulation
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU C and C++ in Simulation Development
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Numerics of Partial Differential Equations
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Numerics of Selected Problems

5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Numerics for the HPC
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU HPC-Implementation A: Parallelisation
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU HPC-Implementation B: Accelerators
5.0 ECTS-Credits: AG Applied HPC
2.0 ECTS-Credits: VO Case Studies of HPC
3.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Software Solutions in HPC
5.0 ECTS-Credits: VU Management and Visualisation of Simulation Data

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Location Technikerstraße 17

Associate Dean of Studies (from 01.03.2024)
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexander Ostermann 

Dean of Studies
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Math. Dr. Tim Netzer

General information

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