Bachelor degree course: Computer Science

Are you interested in computers, mobile phones and tablets? How does the technology work, that we are using every day? Do you want to create and program it yourself? In the degree course Computer Science at Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences you will learn to understand computer information processing.
Out of the shadow into the spotlight: In the 60s computer scientists used to be outsiders, but now they enjoy a high reputation and often have high positions. Computer scientists are becoming more and more important in all economic sectors due to an increasing technological development. As a Computer Science graduate you’ll have excellent career and promotion opportunities, thanks to progressive digitalization in all aspects of life.

Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Duration of study/ Credits
7 semesters / 210 ECTS-Credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

Admission requirements
General higher education entrance qualification, subject-linked university entrance qualification, university of applied sciences entrance qualification or recognised equivalent qualification

Internship prior to enrolment
Not required

Application period
The application period for this degree programme runs from May 15th to September 30th. Studies can be started every winter semester.  

Admission restricted
No

Tution fees
No

Teaching language
German

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Career prospects

As a Computer Science graduate you belong to the highly requested MINT- group. A group of mathematicians, engineers, nature scientists and technicians – careers that offer lifelong job opportunities. The challenging degree course rewards you with excellent career prospects and an attractive salary. Especially the following sectors offer numerous professional options after graduating:

  • Software and system development
  • Design and use of internet applications
  • Processes required by the industry 4.0

Furthermore, your skills are of crucial importance in the service sector, in research and in the public service. Your strength is your capability in computer soft- and hardware, applications and networks, which also prepares you for interdisciplinary tasks.

Entry requirements

To study the Bachelor dergee course Computer Science at Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences applicants need a higher education entrance qualification (Abitur, Matura, Baccalauréat, A-level, Leaving Certificate etc.).
Additionally, international applicants need to verify sufficient knowledge of the German language, since this degree course is taught in German. Further details can be found at the International Office section.

Course structure

The first semester of Computer Science begins with basic knowledge of theoretical and practical computer science as well as mathematical basics. The following semesters cover more interdisciplinary modules.
The degree course Computer Science at Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences imparts:

  • the use of technology and protocols of the internet
  • interface design and programming of apps and applets
  • the method of image processing, computer graphics and artificial intelligence
  • the design of websites by using state-of-the-art design tools
  • operating systems and computer architecture
  • the methods of modeling and simulation by using of state-of-the-art simulation tools
  • an interdisciplinary approach to implement projects

Is Computer Science the right degree course for me?

If you want to study Computer Science you should have an excellent understanding of mathematics, the ability to concentrate and think logically. Besides you should have good command of English.

Information brochure (Only available in German)