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Information and Communication Technology,
Full-time Master’s Programme

So you want to go beyond bachelor’s? You want to get all the way to the top of the corporate ladder? If your answer to these questions is yes, then the HfTL’s master’s programme Information and Communication Technology is the one for you. In addition to gaining deeper insights into the scientific aspects of telecommunications and computing, you will also gain key qualifications in areas such as business administration, law, and project management, making you well-equipped for making decisions in executive positions and developing complex telecommunications systems.

Employability and Careers

Having a degree in information and communication technology opens many doors for our graduates, who are employed in various fields. They have sought-after qualifications such as management skills and methodological competence which make them valuable assets to any employer. Companies such as Deutsche Telekom SAP, Siemens, and IBM are increasingly looking for graduates who are true experts in their working fields. After studying at the HfTL, you will be able to easily manage projects, as you will have covered not only technical subjects, but also had an introduction to economics.

Worried you will get bored? Not a chance. Whether you are designing networks and transmission routes or developing IT systems, there is a large variety of fields you can work in. The Master of Engineering degree will make you a sought-after candidate in R&D divisions as well as in sales and marketing.

Module manual

In the module manual of the master course of studies information and communication technology you find all relevant information about the contents of the single modules, qualification objectives and quantitative and qualitative demands.

Degree Master of Engineering
Course Language German
Duration/Credits 4 semesters 
120 Credits
Admission requirements A Bachelor of Engineering of Bachelor of Science degree worth 180 credits is required. Applicants who hold a degree or certificate in a related field must provide proof of prior knowledge as described in the module handbook. The same applies to degrees obtained from universities outside Germany which are recognised as being equivalent.
Language Admission requirements For foreign students interested in German B2.2
The proof about the submitted linguistic qualification may not be older than two years and must be presented accredited.
Semester contribution At the beginning of every semester the semester contribution usual for Leipzig colleges results to the student union (including full ticket MDV).
Certification Accreditation certificate (Akkreditierungsrat, ASIIN, EUR-ACE
The third-party certification verifies the quality of the HfTL’s full-time master’s programme Information and Communication Technology and its compliance with the Bologna process regulations.
Curriculum The programme consists of core subjects and 2 specialisation modules.
Core subjects: 
 Applied mathematics
 Systems theory  
 Software technology 
 Radio systems 
 Business administration 
 Project management 
Specialisation modules in Communication Technology
Specialisation modules in Computer Science