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Level of qualification
  • Master
Duration of study
  • 4 Semester
ECTS credits
  • 120
Mode of study
  • full-time
Tuition fees
  • € 363,36
ÖH (Austrian Student Union) fee
  • € 20,20
Qualification awarded
  • Master of Science in Engineering
Language of instruction
  • English

Systems Design is a new Master Degree program in engineering focusing on the design and implementation of complex systems. Systems Design graduates are able to understand, develop, and modify complex technical systems in the fields of electronics and mechatronics.

Course Information
Students acquire detailed knowledge of mathematics, informatics, technological physics, control systems, numeric processes, circuit design, robotics and systems theory.

These qualifications allow graduates to take up leading positions in research and development in a variety of fields.

Students can choose from five specialist areas to focus on after their first semester:

  • Embedded Systems
  • Remote Systems
  • Sensor Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Mechatronic Systems

The first semester is followed by two semesters of courses that are specific to the chosen field of specialization (see module overview). In the fourth semester the Master thesis will be written in conjunction with a work placement. On completing the final examination, after four semesters, students are awarded the Master of Science in Engineering, MSc.

  • Application deadline:

    Periode I:   01.10.19 - 15.03.20
    Periode II: 16.03.20 - 15.05.20

    For Applicants from European Countries or Applicants with valid Residence Permit in Austria additionally:

    Periode III: 16.03.20 - 15.07.20
    Periode IV: 16.07.20 - 30.09.20

  • Study start:

    The semester starts on 1st October 2019.

  • Teaching time:

    Tue and Thu full-time from 08:30

    Sat full-time 

  • Events:

    FH DAY 31.01.2020
    9-14 h
    Campus Villach

    06.03. & 08.05.2020
    15-19 h
    Campus Villach I Spittal I Feldkirchen I Klagenfurt

    Second tuesday of the month
    14-18 h
    Campus Villach

    10.12.2019 I 14.04.2020 I 14.07.2020

  • Further information:

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Systems Design

Europastraße 4
A-9524 Villach
T: +43 (0) 5 / 90500 - 2003
F: +43 (0) 5 / 90500 - 2110
E: sd(at)