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Program Media Informatics

General Information:

Media Informatics represents the interface between media, mankind and machine. It explores solutions for the digital living and working environment, for example speech-dialogue systems, chat-bots, mobile apps for smartphones, tablets or CVs, as well as web design, IT networks or data bases.  A Bachelor‘s Degree in Media Informatics opens up a variety of interesting jobs in the media, telecommunications or software industry (publishing houses, radio and TV stations, multimedia agencies, etc.), just to name a few.

Areas of application

Typical fields of operation for graduates of Media Informatics include the development of e-commerce and web applications, interactive computer graphics, innovative user interfaces, mobile applications, computer-based training software and IT security. These core areas are complemented by a variety of subjects regarding digital media, development of user-friendly interactive software systems, web engineering or development of mobile applications.

Degree: BEng

Duration: 3 years

Start of studies: winter term

Application period: May 1 through July 15

Language of instruction: German

Contents and Structure

First Year

  • Mathematics
  • Basics of Digital Systems
  • Design and Production of Digital Media
  • Media Design
  • Programming
  • Theoretical Information Technology
  • Operating Systems
  • Web-Client-Technologies
  • Information Visualisation
  • Basics of Coding Theory and Cryptology

Second Year

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Stochastics
  • Web Database Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Screen Design
  • Information Ethics and Philosophy of Technology
  • Software Engineering I
  • Data Analytics
  • Mobile & Ubqiuitous Computing
  •  User Interface Programming
  • Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Project Management and Agile Development Methods

Third Year

  • Software Engineering 2 und Software Project
  • Mandatory Electives (e.g. Embedded Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Physical Computing, etc.)
  • Computer Vision
  • Web Application Development
  • Information Security
  • Interactive Systems
  • App Programming
  • Bachelor Seminar and Final Paper

For further information (in German), please switch to the German website.

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