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  • Master of Science


  • 5 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Pforzheim


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science

System Design, Software Design, System on Chip, Software Engineering, Distributed Systems, Presentation of Signal and Information Transmission, Project Management and Technology Law

Target group

Graduates of a technically-oriented Bachelor's degree with an above-average grade.


The Hochschule Pforzheim, together with the Technischen Akademie in Esslingen, offers the career integrated study program, which leads to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in three years. This degree is gained in the context of a certificate degree course at the Hochschule Pforzheim.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

1. Proof must be provided of an academic qualification in a relevant course with a minimum final grade of 'good' (2.5). Relevant professional experience may slightly improve the grade classification. 2. Letter of motivation 3. Letter of recommendation/reference 4. Adequate language skills in German and English, relevant to the course 5. Selection interview

Lecture period

15.03.2021 - 02.07.2021

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2020/2021)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    See application deadlines

Tuition fee


3,490.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages



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