Software and Systems

Why Study Software and Systems at HSR?

Enhance your knowledge

We will train you to become an expert in the software and communication technologies of the future.

Tailor-made specialisation

Design your studies in line with your personal interests and goals.

Part-time study

Set your own schedule to suit your circumstances and study at your own pace.

Practical study

Your lecturers work intensively with the industry and research fields – you benefit from up-to-date teaching content.

Excellent infrastructure

You will use the expertise of the HSR Institute for your research and development work.

Intensive individual support

Your lecturers will provide expert support and supervise your projects.

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationMaster of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Engineering focusing on Information and Communication Technologies
Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

part-time possible

ECTS points90
SpecialismInformation and Communication Technologies
Course focus

Software engineering, secure unified communications, information systems and digital preservation


Subject specialisation: Rapperswil

Theory and context modules: Zurich
Preferred Bachelor’s degrees
  • BSc in Computer Science
  • BSc in Media Engineering
  • BSc in Telecommunications
  • BSc in Geomatics
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering

Portfolio admission:

  • BSc in Industrial Engineering Management
Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible
Teaching languageGerman, many modules in English

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