M.Sc. in High Integrity Systems (Germany) Deadline: April 15, 2019
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
April 15, 2019
Duration of the Program
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The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is a public University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The University is one of the most interesting and dynamic job markets for architects in Germany and its 10,000 students are drawn from about 100 nations across the world. The University offers practice-oriented study programs of a high academic standard, opening the way to a broad range of attractive professions.
The Master’s degree in High Integrity Systems offered by the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering opens the door to a wide range of fields of use in safety-critical areas in automotive and machine building industries, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, aeronautics and space systems, and bio-medicine and medical technology.
High-Integrity systems are complex, software controlled systems. They protect humans, the environment, organizations, and society. They can be divided into two fields of applications:
- Safety Critical Systems (SCS) have a direct influence on the life and health of humans and the environment. They are used in all industrial areas, e. g. aerospace, automotive, railway and marine systems, power generation, medical technology, SCADA and others.
- Mission Critical Systems (MCS) possess a high criticality with respect to the functioning of an organization, e. g. ERP, CRM, and others.
The Master’s program duration is four semesters, with 18 weeks per semester of lectures, seminars, labs in semesters one to three. The fourth semester is dedicated to the Master’s thesis (applied research work). A Master‘s degree in High Integrity Systems gives access to a wide range of professional opportunities in different application areas of Computer Science. The development of software and IT-services for High Integrity Systems is vitally important for all industries, and also in administrative applications, banking and finance systems.
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- Bachelor’s degree in computer science according to European standards or equivalent.
- Proof of sufficient command of English (e.g. IELTS 6, TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent). Graduates of English-taught programs are exempt.