Research-oriented Information and Media Technology
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Master of Science (M.Sc.)


The IMT master's programme provides the skills necessary to design and develop hardware and software components and assemblies for complex systems of information and media technology, also considering the optimized reliability of these systems. Information and communication systems consist essentially of computers and software. However, devices, equipment, vehicles and planes also only function with embedded computer modules. Electronics, computers and software therefore not only affect information and communication technology, but many other areas of technology too. The basis of the IMT Master's is training in design technology for complex hardware and software systems, but it also provides in-depth training in specific technologies such as web-based information systems, mobile communication systems or audio/video-technology and language processing.


  • Computer-based systems
  • Information systems and content management
  • Communication and Media Technology

Professional Fields of Activity

  • System development (hardware and software)
  • Automation technology and automotive industries
  • Development of information and communication systems
  • Radio and television stations
  • Design and maintenance of information systems

Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

Proof of a first professional university degree in an information and media technology related bachelor's programme. This includes courses which provide training in the fundamentals of computer science on the one hand and also in the basics of electrical engineering, electronics and communications engineering on the other and are equivalent to one of the Information and Media Technology programmes of the BTU.

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