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MSE Computer Science

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

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

Problem-based learning: You will use the know-how and IT infrastructure of the OST institutes for your research and development work, in which you independently solve state-of-the-art problems using engineering and scientific methods. These problems include, in particular, economic, social and sustainability-related issues in the majors of the profile.

At a Glance


Master of Science in Engineering focusing on Computer Scienc

Course duration

3 full-time semesters

part-time possible

ECTS points


Corce focus

  • Software Engineering and Technology
  • Advanced User Interfaces
  • Programming Languages
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Communication Systems
  • Cybersecurity


Rapperswil, St.Gallen and Buchs: Subject specialisation

Zurich: Theory and context modules

Approved Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Computer Science

Further preferred Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Systemtechnik

Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible

Teaching language

German, many modules in English

Involved Institutes