Bachelor of Computer Science

The Bachelor of Computer Science is the first step of the academic studies and provides the students with a broad, well-founded basis to enter the professional world. Furthermore it prepares the students for the scientific extension within the Master of Computer Science. As a rule, the programme duration is 6 semesters.

Duration

6 Semesters

Degree

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Prerequisite

A-Levels or Equivalent

Goals

Computer science is the key science of digitalization. It deals with the basics, techniques and applications of systematic and automated information processing. Computer scientists program the future. [mehr]

Computer scientists deal with the basics, technologies and applications of systematic and automated information processing. They provide methods and tools for mastering complex systems in natural science, engineering and almost all other areas of human life. To do so, they use both mathematical-formal as well as engineering methods. Computer scientists are in demand worldwide and across industries. Their occupational areas and work fields range from basic research to the development and operation of innovative technologies and new applications.

Graduates of the Bachelor’s Programme Computer Science

  • have a broad basic scientific education in computer science and are able to apply what they have learned to practical problems,
  • have acquired proven programming skills, are able to handle digital data and algorithms in a confident fashion and have an understanding of the architectural principles of modern information technology systems,
  • are qualified for working in the field of IT and optimally for a Master’s Programme Computer Science at university.

Extent and Content

The Bachelor of Computer Science comprises 180 ECTS credits. 165 ECTS credits are to be completed in compulsory modules and 15 ECTS credits can be completed in elective modules. This equals a total program duration of 6 semester. [mehr]

In 5 sentences:

 understand the possibilities and limits of information processing

  • learn how to program
  • work with data
  • master complexity
  • design digitalization

My career:

  •  in demand as specialists in almost all industries worldwide
  • development, adaptation and maintenance of hardware, software and network solutions
  • analytical and consulting activities

 

 

e-mail-address for questions concerning Computer Science study:
lehre-informatik@uibk.ac.at
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