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Department of Computer Science

Media Informatics B.Sc.

The Bachelor's program Media Informatics is for anyone with a creative hand and a love of programming. Here you will learn how to develop exciting games, beautiful websites, useful VR applications or apps and thus shape the future together.

 

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In Media Informatics, you will learn how to analyze, conceptualize, design, program and evaluate software applications and websites, interactive systems such as games or virtual reality projects. After graduation, you will be the interface between creativity and realization in the field of computer science.

  • Current and exciting study content
  • Career-oriented teaching with many practical workshops
  • Individual and personal support
  • 10 very well equipped laboratories
  • Great student initiatives (eSports, environment, motorsports and many more)
  • Nice campus with cafeteria, canteen and pizzeria

 

The Bachelor's program Media Informatics is divided into 3 sections:

  • In semesters 1 - 4, we teach you not only the necessary basics, but also the most important profile-building skills for the degree program.
  • Semesters 5 - 6 serve to deepen and specialize in exactly those areas that are of particular interest to you. Here you can put together your own study plan from our extensive catalog of subjects.
  • The 7th semester is the practical semester in which you will complete a project and bachelor thesis.

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of design
  • Animation 2D+3D
  • Basics of programming
  • Basics of information technology
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Successful studies

Semester 2

  • Interface and interaction design
  • Film
  • Web Development Basics
  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Statistics

Semester 3

  • Software Engineering and Game Design
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • IT Security
  • Databases
  • Design, communication and presentation

Semester 4

  • Web Development, Web Design and Usability
  • User Experience Design
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks
  • English for Computer Scientists

Semester 5 and 6

  • Digital Ethics
  • Interdisciplinary Software Development Project

Examples of elective modules:

  • Game Design 3D
  • Immersive Technologies
  • Human Interface Design
  • Transformation Design
  • Photo project
  • Audio technology
  • Project management
  • Modern App and Web Development
  • RESTful Web Services
  • Software quality management
  • Applied machine learning
  • Data analysis and data mining
  • Robotics
  • Internet of Things
  • Basic medical diagnostics
  • Practical beekeeping
  • Model flying

Semester 7

  • Practical Project
  • Bachelor Thesis

  • Analysis, conception, design and programming of
    • software applications
    • web applications
    • VR and AR applications
    • computer animations, games and videos
    • apps for mobile devices
  • Knowledge and application of various programming languages
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics
  • Basic knowledge of information technology 
  • Design of software architecture   

You can become:

  • Game Designer
  • Game Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Interface Designer
  • Web and App Designer
  • Web Developer
  • User Experience Designer
  • Data Scientist
  • IT Security Expert
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Project Manager
  • and much more

You can work here:

  • Software houses and agencies
  • Film and video studios
  • Internet companies and web agencies
  • Design, creative and advertising agencies
  • Industrial companies
  • Broadcasters and publishers
  • Management consultancies
  • and much more

"The details are not the details. They make the design."
(Charles Eames)

Media Informatics

Degree awarded
B.Sc.
Department
Computer Science
Duration
7 semesters
Start
Winter semester
Application period

July 15

Tuition fees
none
Language of instruction
German
Campus
Hof

Campus Hof

The campus is the management and administrative center of the university. Here you will find the university library, high-tech laboratories and university sports facilities.

More about Campus Hof

Contact

 Kathrin Schötz | Hof University of Applies Sciences
Kathrin Schötz +49 9281 409 - 3222

Student Affairs - Admission

 Michael Luft | Hof University of Applies Sciences
Michael Luft +49 9281 409 - 3225

Student Affairs - Program Manager