Entry requirements

Completion of a relevant Bachelor programme in the field of Informatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, Automation Engineering, Media Informatics, Computational Engineering or another technical degree programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary institution.

To be considered relevant, the completed programme has to compromise at least 180 ECTS credit points (corresponds to three academic years) and has to meet the following criteria:

  • Core area Informatics: Proficiency in a procedural programming language, application and implementation of classical algorithms and data structures (lists, sorting), as well as use of libraries (mathematics, input/output)
  • Core area Mathematics: Basics of one-dimensional real and complex-valued analysis, basics of algebra (especially: matrices, solving systems of equations), probability calculus and descriptive statistics including correlation & regression analysis.
  • Core area Signal Processing: Basics of signal processing (time domain, frequency domain, Fourier series, Laplace and Z-transform, convolution, sampling, Linear Time Invariant Systems)

Adequate English proficiency is assumed, ideally (but not necessarily) documented through  a certificate (e.g. TOEFL) and will be assessed in an individual interview.

This master programme requires that students have their own laptop for working during classes. The fulfillment of these technical requirements is recommended.