Post it (Extension Study Programme)

Extension Programme Computer Science


Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics
Duration / ECTS-Credits
2 semesters / 60 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Qualification Level
Extension Programme
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQR/NQR: Level 6
ISCED-F 0613 Software and applications development and analysis
Mode of Study
Study Code
UC 045 003 XXX - Bachelor's Programme
UC 045 003 198 - Bachelor's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
UC 046 003 XXX - Master's Programme
UC 046 003 199 - Master's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
UC 047 003 XXX - Diploma Programme
UC 047 003 190 - Diploma Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2019W) *
Language of Instruction German
Admission Requirements
Admission to the Extension Programme requres admission to or already having completed one of the following Bachelor's, Master's or Diploma Programmes. *

* Information on the curriculum (2019W)

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:
  Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)


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

Bachelor's Programmes »

Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Training Programme (General Education) with at least one of the following teaching subjects »

Master's Programmes »

Master’s Secondary School Teacher Training Programme (General Education) with at least one of the following teaching subjects »

Diploma Programme »

Diploma Secondary School Teacher Training with at least one of the following teaching subjects »

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 50 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).

First Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Programming
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Functional Programming
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Computer Architecture
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Data Base Systems
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Software Architecture

Second Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Algorithms and Data Structures
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Programming Methodology
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Software Engineering
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Advanced Professional Skills

Qualification Profile and Skills

(1) The Extension Programme Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck is aimed at students and graduates who want to expand their qualification profile by a scientifically sound additional education in the field of computer science.

(2) Graduates of the Extension Programme Computer Science

  • have an understanding of central concepts of computer science and are able to describe complex systems,
  • master the methods and tools for systematic and automated information processing in the field of software and data engineering and are able to apply these independently, for example for the modelling and programming of IT systems,
  • are particularly qualified for computer-related professions within, but also outside of the field of the study programme they are extending.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Students acquire core competences in the field of software and data technologies. They have a method-based knowledge for building systems from existing and/or completely new components.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Carreer Opportunities:

Graduates of the extension programme are in particularly qualified for IT-related tasks in industry, trade and economy, medicine, banking and insurance, as well as for service providers of all kinds. Career opportunities can be found in the field of, but also outside the field of the extensin programme.

Forms (in German only)

Recognition of exams

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Technikerstraße 17 Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Associate Dean of Studies
Assoz. Prof. Dr. Cezary Kaliszyk

General information

Information for students with disabilities 

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