Master of Mobile Computing

Building on our Bachelor's programme of the same name, our students will get a more in-depth insight of the almost limitless possibilities of a truly global, all-pervasive, mobile computing connectivity. The challenge is adapting ever newer technological applications and environmentally sensitive automated systems across the full spectrum of everyday activities – including sport, medicine and care of the elderly – to create ever more powerful and user-friendly synergies. Taste the future here, now!


Note for applicants: the language of instruction in all modules of this Master's degree programme in English. In-depth optional modules that students choose can be in English or in German.


  • Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
  • Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
  • Annual intake: 15
  • Mode of study: full-time
  • Admission requirements:
    • Completed Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with IT focus worth a minimum of 60 ECTS-credits, or comparable higher education at university level.
    • Sound knowledge of English.

Focus of studies

The Master's degree programme Mobile Computing builds on the Bachelor's degree programme of the same name and continues the tried-and-tested syllabus combination of software development, communications technologies and telecommunication engineering. Therefore all relevant areas of Mobile Computing are covered. The degree programme takes four semesters and allows specialisation in three or more of the following subject areas.

  1. Mobile Communication
  2. Ubiquitous Computing
  3. Mobile Infotainment
  4. Mobile Software Techniques
  5. Automotive Computing
  6. Mobile Games
  7. Ambient Assisted Living/Mobile Health
  8. Smart Energy
  9. Logistics


Career profile

In each of these focus areas, you attend a specific number of core modules and a variable number of further modules to deepen your knowledge. Additional interdisciplinary elective courses and seminars are also available and vary from semester to semester. Mobile Communications has become the touchstone activity driving the most dynamic economic sectors worldwide over the last few years. It is a global business that thrives on innovation and for which our students are intensively trained. Wide, in-depth technical knowledge in one or more main focus areas equips you with the proactive qualities that underpin leadership/management positions and can lead to high-flying careers. Be it the conceptualisation of communications systems, the development of new interactive technologies for mobile phone applications, the design of a smart home environment or the implementation of new mobile services - there is hardly any area in which our graduates won't be able to thrive. Mobile applications are now an all-pervasive part of our daily lives, that´s why you will be working in a highly dynamic environment with excellent career prospects. Among potential employers, keen on hiring our graduates are not only mobile communication firms but also multinational corporations, small and middle-sized enterprises and innovative start-up ventures. Your future will start right around the corner and has no limits from a global point of view.

Program taught in:
  • English
  • German

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