Master

Software Design and Engineering

part-time

The focus of the study is on a holistic view of the software life cycle, with special consideration given to the requirements of the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. In addition to software development, emphasis is placed on promoting skills in software design and architecture.

Department
Engineering
Topic
Technologies

Highlights

  • Ongoing software projects with our company partners or in the context of our research projects, which can also serve as a basis for your master’s thesis.

  • Individualization through elective courses in the 3rd semester, which can also be completed at our partner universities as part of a semester abroad.

  • Attendance on an average of 3 evenings per week, supported by distance learning.

  • All lecturers have been in relevant management positions for several years and/or have many years of research experience with a doctorate or postdoctoral qualification.

  • Certifications such as PMA-Level D, Oracle Java, Oracle SQL, ISTQB, ISAQB and IREB.

  • Excellence in teaching: The International E-Learning Association (IELA) awarded an Honorable Mention to the informatics team of FH Campus Wien in 2020 and again in 2022. In 2019, the colleagues were nominated for an eAward by Report Verlag.

     

    Facts

    Final degree

    Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)

    Duration of course
    4 Semesters
    Organisational form
    part-time

    tuition fee per semester

    € 363,361

    + ÖH premium + contribution2

    ECTS
    120 ECTS
    Language of instruction
    German

    Application winter semester 2023/24

    1st October 2022 to 12th June 2023

    Study places

    20

    1  Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727,- per semester

    2 for additional study expenses (currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year)


    Before the studies

    Would you like to help shape innovations in the software field and apply the current methods and technologies for modern software development in your profession? With this master degree program, you will deepen your existing IT knowledge and benefit from the experience of numerous recognized experts from the business and research fields.
    As a technical basis, you already have advanced programming skills and a technical bachelor's degree. You are curious and goal-oriented, you want to complete your skills and expertise in software engineering and have the option to also pursue a scientific career.

    Why you should study with us

    Participate in interdisciplinary student or research projects

    This way, fun and experience are guaranteed!

    Practical training on campus

    Modern laboratory equipment and high-tech research facilities enable practice-oriented teaching.

    Unique job opportunities


    Obtain additional certificates while still studying and increase your market value.

    • Bachelor or diploma degree at a university with a total of 180 ECTS. At least 50 ECTS must be from to the following areas:
      • 10 ECTS: Mathematics
      • 20 ECTS: Computer Science/Software Engineering
      • 10 ECTS: Communication and Operating Systems
      • 10 ECTS: Specialist and Methodological Competences (Management and Personal Development
      The degree program management will decide on admission in exceptional cases
    • Completing the Bachelor Degree Program Computer Science and Digital Communications offered at FH Campus Wien fulfills all the admission requirements.
    • Knowledge of German B2

    Regulation for the admission of third country citizens (PDF 233 KB)

    Information for applicants with non-Austrian (school) certificates (PDF 145 KB)

    The application is made via the online application form

    To apply you will require the following documents:

    • Birth certificate
    • Proof of citizenship
    • Certificate of Bachelor or Diploma Degree/Equivalent Foreign Degree
    • Short CV and application photo

    Please note:

    It is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You have to complete your application in one session. Your application will be valid as soon as you upload all of the required documents and certificates. In the event that some documents (e.g. references) are not available at the time you apply, you may submit these later via e-mail, mail or in person by no later than the start of the degree program.

    The admission procedure for the academic year 2022/23 includes a written test and an interview with the admission committee. You will receive the date for the admission procedure from the secretary's office.

    • Goal
      The goal is to offer a study place to those individuals that complete the multi-stage admission procedure with the best results. The test procedures are based on the skills required for the desired profession.
    • Procedure
      The written entrance test includes a series of test requirements and tests your reasoning ability and basic knowledge of mathematics, logic, deduction, and English (text comprehension). 
      In the interview, you will answer some basic subject-specific questions, some questions about yourself, and explain your motivation for choosing the program (duration of the interview per applicant*: approx. 15 minutes).
      If you have not yet reached the required entry level for the study program, you will receive recommendations after the admission procedure on how to best prepare yourself subject-specifically.
    • Criteria
      Admission criteria are based solely on performance. You will receive points for your written test scores and interview. This results in the ranking of the candidates*.
      Geographical assignments of the applicants have no influence on the admission.
      The admission requirements must be met.
      The entire process as well as all test results and evaluations of the admission procedure are documented and archived in a traceable manner.

    During the studies

    Just as important as the "what" is the "how". Therefore, we are constantly developing our program contents and didactic methods for teaching. We presented our innovative didactic concepts at several international conferences, most recently by invitation at Columbia University in New York City. In addition to teaching, practical experience is very important to us. We maintain partnerships with renowned IT companies that also attend our annual Technology Career Fair. Take the opportunity to make important contacts for your future career and to get in touch with potential employers.  We also offer you the chance to extend your contacts abroad through exchange programs. You benefit from our large network of international universities. If you want to realize your ideas in exciting projects, we will support you. With us, you also have the opportunity to actively participate in R & D projects. In addition to consultation, information and an excellent network, access to the innovative Start-up Corner  is also made possible for selected parties interested in founding a start-up company.

    We place great importance on integrating our program and field of work with other disciplines at FH Campus Wien, just as it is in practice. Our individual continuing education opportunities offered during your studies will also greatly benefit your future career. You can gain important certifications for the industry, such as Oracle Java, Oracle SQL, ISTQB (Software Testing), ISAQB (Software Architectures), IREB (Requirements Engineering) and PMA Project Management Austria Level D.

    In Austrian and international companies, there is an increasing demand for qualified personnel in every area of software engineering. The focus of the degree program is on technical content and is rounded out with management content, which enables you to take on responsibilities in technical project management and software quality assurance. The architecture and the production of software are combined in concrete projects. In addition, the combination of both aspects with the practical and scientific modules contributes to the interdisciplinary nature of the entire degree program. In this master degree program, the architecture and implementation of software solutions are clearly in the foreground. A central focus is the support and consultation of users with the added value of providing a translating interface between users and professional experts.

    Curriculum

    Cloud Computing ILV
    2 SWS
    4 ECTS

    Cloud Computing ILV

    Lector: Mag. Olaf Hahn, Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Rudolf Pailer

    2 SWS   4 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Cloud Providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Exoscale, or Upcloud simplify the deployment of an IT-Infrastructure.
    This means that a compute network is available without having to provision these on your own local computer or your own datacenter.
    Cloud providers also offer a programmable interface to create these cloud resources dynamically.
    The course addresses the architectures listed above in theory and practice, as well as essential framework conditions for the use of cloud applications (underlying technologies, commercial models, cloud-native software development, data protection & data security).
    Specifically, the course covers the following topics:
    - Business context: The importance of cloud computing in the context of the "digital transformation of the economy", cloud business models (overbooking and sharing of resources with pay-as-you-Go & serverless computing approaches), organizational-legal framework conditions (data protection/GDPR)
    - Basic technologies: server virtualization, container technologies, and software-defined networkingcomparison of
    - established cloud platforms: Use of Amazon AWS & Lambda, Google Cloud Platform & App Engine, Microsoft Azure Stack & FunctionsDevelopment of
    - Cloud Applications - Theory: What makes a "Cloud native application" (Microservice concepts, 12-factor app method, automation of test/deployment/operation)
    - Development of Cloud Applications - Practice: Use of Cloud Development Toolboxes, including preparation of the virtual infrastructure (Terraform), application development with container virtualization and automated deployment (Docker, Kubernetes)

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Project work (Creating and presenting a cloud infrastructure)
    Final written exam

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, practical exercises, project work with presentations of results, development of topics by self-study and webinars, lecture

    Language

    German

    Dependable and Scalable Infrastructures ILV
    3 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Dependable and Scalable Infrastructures ILV

    Lector: Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Lorenz Froihofer, FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, Dr. Manfred Siegl

    3 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Dependability and scalability form the basis of modern big data infrastructures and are therefore key capabilities for data engineering. Based on the principles of Dependability and Scalability, Group Communication, Replication and Transactions are developed, merged within the framework of the CAP principle and their implementation and multiple trade-offs are studied using current New SQL databases. A practical implementation project serves to consolidate what has been learned.
    - Dependability and fault tolerance, redundancy, consensus problem.
    - Group Communication, Group Membership, Message Ordering, Atomic Multicast, Virtual Synchrony.
    - Replication as Scaling and Dependability Technique, Consistency, Primary-backup Replication, Active Replication, Quorum Replication, Epidemic Protocols.
    - Transactions, Concurrency Control, Recovery, Locking, Distributed Commit.
    - Scalability basics, Tradeoff between Dependability and Scalability, CAP Principle.
    - Big Data Basics, NewSQL Datastores and their implementation of the CAP principle as Infrastructure for Data Engineering.

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent assessment of student presentations, written test, practical project in small group.

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, distance learning support and seminar presentations, practical project.

    Language

    English

    Requirements Engineering ILV
    2 SWS
    4 ECTS

    Requirements Engineering ILV

    Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Christian Ploninger

    2 SWS   4 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The content corresponds to the current curriculum published by the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB®):
    • Introduction and Overview of Requirements Engineering
    • Fundamental Principles of Requirements Engineering
    • Work Products and Documentation Practices
    • Practices for Requirements Elaboration
    • Process and Working Structure
    • Management Practice for Requirements
    • Tool Support

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, practical exercise of the contents in groups.

    Language

    German

    Software Architecture and Algorithms VO
    3 SWS
    4 ECTS

    Software Architecture and Algorithms VO

    Lector: Daniel Sack, MSc

    3 SWS   4 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The architecture of a software system describes the essential components of the system, their relationships and structure, as well as the behavior and dynamics of the relationships and structure of these components. Within the scope of software design, the requirements for the target software, its static and dynamic system properties as well as the selected software architecture are specified with the help of graphic and textual expression possibilities.
    The course covers in particular the following contents:
    - Basic building blocks and concepts of software architecturesRole
    - and function of software architectsDesign
    - and development of software architecturesSoftware architecture styles
    - and patternsProcedural models of
    - software architecture and software designSoftware architecture description languagesModeling of
    - software architectures and software systems using UML quality
    - in software architecturesFormal
    - and de facto industry standardsTools
    for
    - creating software architectures and software designs

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, practical exercises, lectures.

    Language

    German

    Software Engineering Project 1 UE
    1 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Software Engineering Project 1 UE

    Lector: DI Dr. techn. Mugdim Bublin, Leon Freudenthaler, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Heimo Hirner, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Igor Miladinovic, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Sigrid Schefer-Wenzl, MSc BSc, Bernhard Taufner, BSc, MSc, Julia Teissl, BSc MSc

    1 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software Engineering Project 1 enables students to implement the knowledge acquired during their studies in a concrete project. In the first semester, a concrete problem is analyzed and a design for the software solution is worked out using Advanced Project Management methods. This solution will then be implemented in the software project in the second semester.
    The LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - Application of modern project management methods to a concrete project Formulation
    - , classification and prioritization of requirements for a concrete problem Use of
    - UML diagrams (Use Case, class, activity and sequence diagrams) for software design design to meet requirements Structured
    - and standardized documentation of results as a high-level design document that serves as a basis for implementation
    .

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Group work, practical project implementation accompanied by exercises and coaching

    Language

    German

    Advanced Project Management ILV
    2 SWS
    3 ECTS

    Advanced Project Management ILV

    Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidmayr

    2 SWS   3 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities in order to meet project requirements. Project managers have the task of fulfilling the expectations of stakeholders.
    The
    LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - The deepening into the knowledge areas of project managementIntegration managementContent- and scope managementTime managementCost managementQuality managementPersonnel managementCommunication managementRisk managementProcurement managementProject
    - Stakeholder

    - managementThe project management across cultural boundariesThe
    - management of virtual
    - teamsUse
    - agile
    - approaches in projects

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, lecture

    Language

    German

    Advanced Software Development ILV
    3 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Advanced Software Development ILV

    Lector: René Goldschmid, MSc

    3 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software is subject to an ageing process that can be assessed by key figures. In the course of the Advanced Software Development course, concepts are taught on how code quality can be assessed. On the basis of key figures methods are shown with the help of tools to improve the code quality. These measures can only be implemented meaningfully with the help of configuration management.
    The LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - Configuration Management (SVN/git)
    - Setting up a project in Configuration ManagementBasic
    - concepts when working with a configuration management toolOverview of
    - Software Design PatternsRefactoring
    - , Bad SmellsCode
    - QualitySoftware
    - Key Figures

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Group work

    Teaching methods

    Lecture with slides, hands on training on a software project in the group.

    Language

    German

    Complex Problem Solving ILV
    2 SWS
    3 ECTS

    Complex Problem Solving ILV

    Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Igor Miladinovic, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Sigrid Schefer-Wenzl, MSc BSc

    2 SWS   3 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    In the LV Complex Problem Solving methods of the Theory of Constraints are applied to solve complex problems with a focus on software integration and engineering. Starting from a structured and prioritised definition of objectives, the existing situation is analysed and problems are systematically analysed and solved on the way to the desired situation. Finally, the change management methods for implementing the desired situation will be explained.
    In particular, the following contents will be discussed:
    - Introduction to the Theory of ConstraintsCategories of
    - Legitimate Reservation
    - Intermediate Objectives Map
    - Current Reality Tree
    - Evaporating Cloud

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    group work

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, lectures, practical exercises in groups.

    Language

    English

    Quality Management ILV
    2 SWS
    3 ECTS

    Quality Management ILV

    Lector: Dr. Andreas Gerstinger

    2 SWS   3 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software quality management deals with the planning, control and testing of the quality of software products and development processes. It includes management tasks for defining the quality policy, the quality objectives and the responsibility for quality, as well as measures for fulfilling specified quality requirements for software products and processes.
    The
    LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - basic terms "quality", "quality assurance" and "quality management".
    - Quality planningRequirements
    - EngineeringQuality requirements
    - (non-functional requirementsQuality control
    - and quality inspectionMeasures of
    - product-oriented quality managementMeasures of
    - process-oriented quality managementApproaches
    - for the implementation of value-oriented quality understandingContext
    - costs of defects (follow-up costs of defects and costs of remedying defects) and the opposing costs of prevention of defects (inspection costs and costs of preventive measures)
    - Standards and procedure models

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, Case Studies

    Language

    German

    Secure Software Development ILV
    3 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Secure Software Development ILV

    Lector: DI (FH) Thomas Höher, MSc, Bernhard Taufner, BSc, MSc

    3 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Secure software development is the discipline of designing computer software to protect against the introduction of security holes that could lead to malicious exploitation by a cyber threat. Software bugs and logical errors are deliberately used by adversaries to compromise the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the system.
    The LV covers the following contents in particular:
    - Basic building blocks and concepts of secure software developmentSecure
    - Software Development Lifecycle (S-SDLC)
    - Software attack scenario techniques
    - for secure software development in the areas
    - Authentication, Authorization, Session Management, Data Validation, Error Handling, Logging, Encryption & Secure Code ReviewSecurity
    - Testing

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Preparation of a case study, group work, final testing

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, practical exercises, lecture

    Language

    English

    Service Engineering ILV
    3 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Service Engineering ILV

    Lector: FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, DI Dr. Johannes Osrael

    3 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Starting from the development of classic middleware and EAI concepts, the current paradigms (service-oriented architecture) and technologies (software-as-a-service, microservices, REST services) are explained, with particular emphasis on engineering tasks in large, complex software systems. A practical implementation project serves to consolidate what has been learned.
    - Distribution, Layering, synchronous vs. asynchronous, Middleware, RPC/RMI, Transaction Processing.
    - Message-based Middleware, Queueing, EAI, Message Broker, Adapter, Workflow Management.
    - Web architectures, application server, XML, JSON.
    - Component-based Software Engineering, Metrics, Procurement-oriented Requirements Analysis, Software Engineering at large scale.
    - Services: SOA, Web Services, REST, Microservices, ESB, Service Integration.

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Immanent assessment of student presentations, written test, practical project in small group.

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, distance learning support and seminar presentations, practical project.

    Language

    English

    Software Engineering Project 2 UE
    1 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Software Engineering Project 2 UE

    Lector: DI Dr. techn. Mugdim Bublin, Leon Freudenthaler, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Heimo Hirner, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Igor Miladinovic, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Sigrid Schefer-Wenzl, MSc BSc, Bernhard Taufner, BSc, MSc, Julia Teissl, BSc MSc

    1 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software Engineering Project 2 enables students to implement the knowledge acquired during their studies in a concrete project. In the second semester, based on requirements and design draft from the software design project, the software solution is implemented in the first semester using modern software development methods and tools. This implemented solution is then systematically tested and improvements are incorporated.
    The LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - Implementation of classes and data structures based on the High Level Design documentUse of
    - software algorithms for the implementation of activity and sequence diagramsDefinition
    - and prioritization of test cases under consideration of requirementsConduction of
    - test scenarios with current test tools

    Assessment methods

    Module exam

    Teaching methods

    Group work, practical project implementation accompanied by exercises and coaching

    Language

    German

    Software Integration ILV
    3 SWS
    5 ECTS

    Software Integration ILV

    Lector: Prof. Priv.-Doz. DI Dr. techn. Slavisa Aleksic, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Heimo Hirner

    3 SWS   5 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software Integration is a method of implementing and integrating technical and business functions and processes across the enterprise, distributed across different applications on different platforms. The goal is to achieve integrated process management through a network of internal company applications and cloud-based services of different generations and architectures. Software Integration deals with the integration of existing systems (legacy systems) into a company-wide overall architecture (Enterprise Application Integration) and the integration of various new software systems into an overall architecture.
    The LV covers in particular the following contents:
    - Basic methods of software integrationSoftware
    - integration lifecycle managementNon-technical
    - criteria in software integrationService
    - oriented architectureSelection criteria
    - for the use of commercial, off-the-shelf software (COTS) or customer-specific software solutionsHigh-level
    - design of software integration solutionsIntegration of
    - open source solutionsIntegration
    of
    - cloud servicesTools
    - of system integration (Enterprise Service Bus, Web Services)
    - Role and function of software integrators

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Preparation of a case study, group work

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, practical exercises, lecture.

    Language

    English

    Software Testing ILV
    2 SWS
    4 ECTS

    Software Testing ILV

    Lector: DI Martin Klonk

    2 SWS   4 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Software testing as an analytical part of quality assurance is an integral part of software engineering. The software test pursues the goal of finding errors in a systematic way and thus reducing inherent risks of software development in a timely manner. It must be prevented that errors in the operation of the software lead to damage for users or companies. The ongoing digitalization increases our dependence on software and thus the probability of being affected by errors.
    In view of the increase in complexity and development speed (keyword: Continuous Deployment) associated with digitization, the competence requirements for the role of the software tester are increasing, sometimes dramatically: more and more test cases must be mastered in ever shorter cycles. Without test design methods, tool support and automation, professional testing is no longer possible today.
    A solid basic education is a basic requirement for the contribution that software testing has to make in modern software development.
    This course therefore covers the following contents in particular:
    - Basics of software testingTesting
    - in the software life cycleStatic
    - testTest management
    - (organisation and test process)
    - Test toolsImpulse
    - on current industry trends: Agile testing and DevOpsThis
    course prepares for the examination for the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level.

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Individual development of a test process, group work, final exam.

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, practical exercises.

    Language

    German

    Master Thesis Project UE
    2 SWS
    6 ECTS

    Master Thesis Project UE

    Lector: DI Dr. techn. Mugdim Bublin, Leon Freudenthaler, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, Dipl.-Ing. Georg Mansky-Kummert, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Igor Miladinovic, Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Radinger-Peer, MBA, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Sigrid Schefer-Wenzl, MSc BSc, Bernhard Taufner, BSc, MSc

    2 SWS   6 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Students work individually or in small groups on projects related to software design and software engineering technologies and applications in the context of university R&D activities or within the scope of their individual professional activities. These projects are the practice-relevant basis for the master theses.

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Project progress, proof of function, project presentation

    Teaching methods

    -

    Language

    German-English

    Electives (24 ECTS of your choice)

    Deep Learning and Virtual Reality Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    Distributed Ledger Technologies MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    IT-Consulting Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    Microcontroller Programming for IoT Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    Mobile App Development Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    User Centered Design Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS
    Web Engineering Wahlpflichtmodul MODUL
    3 SWS
    6 ECTS

    Entrepreneurship VO
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Entrepreneurship VO

    Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Herbert Mittermayr

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    The process of innovation is paired with creativity on the one hand and precise analysis and evaluation on the other. Essential are methods and tools for the development of new ideas, their positioning and above all the recognition of critical success factors. The team aspect is very important here. The lecture also refers to psychological criteria.
    Entrepreneurial thinking is a constant sequence of evaluation, decision and correction. The lecture will focus on techniques that support decision making, enable assessment, and support metric-based management.
    Furthermore, the lecture refers to start-ups, in particular to the phases of a start-up, the financing possibilities, the critical aspects of growth and the management of business
    success. This LV contains in particular:
    - Methods for the development and evaluation of InnovationBlue
    - Ocean MethodThe
    - Vision-Mission-Value PyramidRainmaking
    - MethodBasics of
    - Hamming PrincipleApplication forms of
    - agile project management incl. ScrumLeading
    - and lagging Indicators for the application of decision techniquesTeam aspects
    - in the innovation cycleEvaluation options for
    - innovations, e.g. Gartner Hypecycle, Magic quadrantDynamics of
    - growth, cash flow and scalabilityStarting
    - a start-up, Business mechanismsFinancing options
    - , Angels vs. ventures and exit strategies

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Elaboration of case studies, final testing

    Teaching methods

    Case studies, lecture

    Language

    English

    Legal IT Aspects VO
    2 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Legal IT Aspects VO

    Lector: LLB, LLM Tima Otu Anwana, Mag. Lukas Faymann, Mag.iur; LL,M. Boris Kandov, Univ.-Ass. Mag. Ziga Škorjanc, Mag. Marie-Catherine Wagner, BSc. (WU), Mag. iur. Felix Zopf

    2 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    Legal IT Aspects introduces students to the legal basics of the IT business. The focus is on contract law with a focus on IT and IT liability and data protection law.
    The course covers the following topics in particular:
    - Special features of contract law in the IT business (especially software contracts as well as usage and exploitation agreements)
    - E-Commerce and legal protection of databases
    - Data protection and data security
    - IT-liability law
    - E-commerce law
    - Consumer protection in distance selling

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Preparation of a case study, final testing

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, Case Studies

    Language

    German-English

    Master Thesis MT
    0 SWS
    20 ECTS

    Master Thesis MT

    0 SWS   20 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Independent work on a subject relevant topic based on the technical topics of the compulsory elective modules in the third semester at an academic level under the supervision of a supervisor
    - Elaboration of the master thesis

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Seminar paper

    Teaching methods

    Independent work supported by coaching

    Language

    German-English

    Master Thesis Seminar SE
    2 SWS
    4 ECTS

    Master Thesis Seminar SE

    Lector: DI Dr. techn. Mugdim Bublin, Leon Freudenthaler, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka, Dipl.-Ing. Georg Mansky-Kummert, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Igor Miladinovic, Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Radinger-Peer, MBA, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Sigrid Schefer-Wenzl, MSc BSc, Bernhard Taufner, BSc, MSc

    2 SWS   4 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Deepening the basic principles of scientific work
    - Reading, understanding and interpreting relevant scientific texts
    - Literature research
    - Formal methods of scientific work
    - Students present the current development of their Master's thesis at regular intervals and put it up for discussion in the plenum

    Assessment methods

    Continuous assessment
    Presentations, home exercises

    Teaching methods

    Lecture, Case Studies

    Language

    German

    Master Examination AP
    0 SWS
    2 ECTS

    Master Examination AP

    0 SWS   2 ECTS

    Lecture contents

    - Presentation and discussion of the final thesis
    - Expert discussion

    Assessment methods

    Final exam
    Master exam

    Teaching methods

    Independent development

    Language

    German

    Number of teaching weeks
    18 per semester

    Times
    Three evenings per week, 5.30 p.m.-8.45 p.m., occasionally till 9.30 p.m. Occasionally Saturdays.

    Language of instruction
    German (at least 1/4 of the courses in English)

    Electives
    The selection of elective modules listed only serves as an example and will be changed if necessary. The elective modules are only held if there is a sufficient number of participants. Admission and participation according to available places. There may be separate admission procedures.


    After graduation

    As a graduate of this program, a wide range of professional fields and career opportunities are open to you. Find out where your path can lead you.

    In addition to technical and scientific expertise, you will acquire skills in innovation, project and quality management. This enables you to take on leadership positions as well as responsibilities in project management or in research and development.

    • System architecture: IT Consultant, Solution Architect, Partner/Vendor Manager

    • Software analysis and design: Requirements Engineer, Program Analyst, Software Designer

    • Software development and integration: Software Developer, Integration Professional, Testing Engineer

      • Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0: Data Engineer, IoT Application Engineer, Cloud/IoT Specialist

      • Innovation and management: Process and Quality Manager, Technical Project Manager, Innovation Manager


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        Networking with graduates and organizations

        We work closely with renowned companies in commerce and industry, with universities, institutions and schools. This guarantees you contacts for employment or participation in research and development. In the course of exciting school cooperations, students may contribute to firing up pupils on topics such as our Bionics Project with the Festo company. You can find information about our cooperation activities and much more at Campusnetzwerk. It's well worth visiting the site as it may direct you to a new job or interesting event held by our cooperation partners!


        Contact

        Head of Degree Program

        Secretary's office

        Mag. Marion Bozsing
        Melanie Paukovits
        Marina Paukovits

        Favoritenstraße 226, B.3.20 
        1100 Wien  
        +43 1 606 68 77-2130 
        +43 1 606 68 77-2139 
        informatik@fh-campuswien.ac.at

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        Office hours during semester
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        Tue, 1.30 p.m.-7.30 p.m.
        Wed, 9.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. and 1.30 p.m.-5.45 p.m.
        Thu and Fr closed

        Teaching staff and research staff

        FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Heimo Hirner

        Head of Vienna Institute for Safety and Systems Engineering, Deputy Head of Degree Program Computer Science and Digital CommunicationsAcademic Staff

         

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