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Applied Computer Science,
Co-operative Bachelor’s Programme

The HfTL’s co-operative bachelor’s programme Applied Computer Science offers students the opportunity of earning a first degree while starting a career at Deutsche Telekom. The university works in close cooperation with the company, allowing students to learn in both environments. Attendance periods in classrooms are combined with learning from home via online classes.
The content of study programme at the HfTL in Leipzig is the fundamentals of computer science as well as future-oriented technologies and their applications in Smart Home and the Automotive industry. 
An optimum learning success is assured through the integration of students into the work processes of the DTAG Corporation.

Employability and Careers

Anyone who has studied applied computer science, is a real all-rounder. Because with these skills and knowledge acquired during the course, one is able to act as the linking element in many innovative sectors and application-related challenges.

Whether cloud computing, smart home, visualization, data security or automotive - the range of career options here ranges from consulting about the development, implementation and operation of complex hardware and software systems in an internationally oriented project environment. Therefore, we refine your communication skills - in English and German. You also get an insight into the law.

Here are some examples:

As a project manager you analyze and realize successful projects for major clients demanding and coordinating these with other areas of the company. In your studies you sharpen your logical and analytical thinking as well as your ability to use intercultural communication skills with business partners and employees. This allows you a smooth entry into your career in numerous business fields of German Telekom, but also opens up many opportunities in the traditional engineering activities in the automotive industry, with insurance companies, Internet service providers and banks.

Modul Manual

In the module manual of the bachelor course of studies Applied Computer Science you find all relevant information about the contents of the single modules, qualification objectives and quantitative and qualitative demands.

Degree Bachelor of Science
Course Language German
Duration 6 regular semesters (36 months), 
 + Bachelor’s thesis with a company (approx. 3 months)
Credits 180 Credits
Application deadline To apply for this co-operative programme online, go to Telekom Ausbildung.
A selection is made from these candidates. Successful candidates are present with a (cooperative) approval application form to the University's Examination Office.
Those who do not meet the admission requirements mentioned below, are able to realize entrance via a University entrance exam.
Language Admission requirements For foreign students interested in German DSH 2 or C1
The proof about the submitted linguistic qualification may not be older than two years and must be presented accredited.
Beginning of lectures Start of the winter semester
Admission requirements You will need to provide proof of:
As recognized by the Saxon Ministry:
General University Entrance Qualification,
or technical college,
Subject-specific or university,
or completed master's certificate,
or an equivalent recognized by the Saxon Ministry      
Fees The cost of tuition fees this dual degree programme are borne by the Deutsche Telekom AG.
Certification The program is in the process of state recognition.
Curriculum fundamentals (mathematics, programming, electrical engineering, physics, technical computer science, project management, Technical & Business English, and law), computer networks, database management systems, operating systems, security in web applications, computer architecture, software engineering, systems theory, network infrastructures and protocols, web technologies, distributed applications, data protection, business administration, project management, profiling modules, Social Media Communication, future technologies.
Profiling modules networking, hardware / software systems, Application Development, Data Management
Programme structure The course is a blended learning scheme, i.e. attendance periods, supervised learning network, and self-study all form part of the learning programme. In the academic year 6 to 7 weeks of lectures, seminars, tutorials and internships at the College are provided. A further 3 weeks a year are provided for knowledge consolidation and performing practical exercises in the training centers of the Deutsche Telekom AG.