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The Master’s degree in Computer Science in Media is the ideal postgraduate programme for graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science in Media or similar. The focus of this technology and development oriented programme is on advanced computer science in media, media programming, image processing, computer graphics and media production, as well as some aspects of media delivery.

Quick Information

Degree awarded Master of Science (MSc)
Undergraduate/postgraduate degree postgraduate
Duration of programme 3 semesters
Delivery full-time
Campus Furtwangen
Programme begin winter semester (October)
Application deadline(s) 15 July
Restricted intake yes
Language of instruction mainly German/individual lectures in English
Academic entry requirements Bachelor's degree in Computer Science in Media or in a related field
Language requirements Excellent written & spoken German & English: German min. level TDN 4 (TestDaF Level 4) or equivalent; English min. level TOEFL 76 points (internet-based) or equivalent
Pre-sessional course / Foundation course requirement none
Additional requirements none
Tuition Fees none
Programme accreditation ACQUIN accredited

10 good reasons to study Computer Science in Media

  • Renowned university with long-standing experience in teaching Computer Science in Media; first introduced at HFU in 1990
  • Comprehensive expertise in computer science, media technology and the production of various media formats
  • Development of functional, methodological and soft skills
  • Team-oriented learning and research in projects
  • Small groups and personal support
  • Modern media laboratories with cutting-edge equipment
  • Study programme dovetailed with research activities within Faculty of Digital Media
  • PhD opportunities
  • Opportunities to earn international credits through cooperation with foreign universities
  • Excellent career perspectives

The springboard for your media career

With a Master's degree in Computer Science in Media, our graduates are qualified for management positions and positions requiring specific expertise in the following areas: product development and management, IT management, marketing and communication, and multimedia and advertising agencies.

Doctoral Opportunities
Graduates of the Computer Science in Media Master's programme can continue on to do a PhD.

Further Information in German

As the Computer Science in Media Master's degree programme is mainly taught in German, please click here for more detailed information in German regarding the programme.

Contact Information

For further information on the programme please contact: SDek-MIM(at)