SRH Hochschule Heidelberg

Information Technology Information Technology

  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • Full time
  • 120 ECTS
  • €770/Month
  • Full time

Cutting-edge specialisation in the areas of Information and Coding Theory, Transmission Technology, Communications Networks, DSP, Image Processing, Real-Time Programming, Embedded Security.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
Students in the Information Technology Master at the SRH Heidelberg
Your course content

What you will learn

The master's program in Information Technology offers comprehensive training in the latest technologies and prepares students for a successful career in the IT industry. With a focus on practical applications and theory knowledge, the graduates are well equipped to master the challenges of the modern IT world.

Course objectives

  • Deepening specialist knowledge Expansion of the theoretical foundations: Imparting advanced knowledge in core areas of information technology such as Information and Coding Theory, Transmission Technology, Communication Networks, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing, Real-Time Programming, Integrated Circuits, Robotics, Advanced Control Engineering, Embedded Systems, Embedded Security Updating technical know-how: Ensuring students are familiar with the latest technologies, tools and methods. 

Development of practical skills Project-based learning approaches: 

  • Conducting hands-on projects to solve real-world problems and develop real-world skills. Technological applications: Use of modern technologies and software in laboratories and projects to gain practical experience. 

Promoting innovation and creativity Innovation projects: 

  • encouraging students to develop innovative IT solutions and new approaches to problem solving.
  • Research and development: support in the implementation of research projects and the publication of research results.

Preparation for leadership roles Management skills: 

  • imparting knowledge and skills in the areas of project management, IT strategy and business management. Teamwork and Communication: Promote teamwork, communication and presentation skills through group projects and seminars. 
  • Global thinking and intercultural competence International perspective: providing a global understanding of the IT industry and its trends. Intercultural cooperation: promoting intercultural competence through international projects and exchange programs.
Your career prospects

Our innovative approach that pays off

Research, develop and shape the future! 

The master's program in Information Technology offers a solid foundation for a successful career in a dynamic and constantly growing industry. The combination of technical knowledge, practical skills and management skills enables graduates to be successful in a variety of roles and industries and contribute to the further development of the IT landscape.

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Curriculum Information Technology (M.Eng.)

Your curriculum

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Information and Coding Theory

  • Transmission Technology

  • Communications Networks I

  • Communications Networks II

  • Mathematical and Scientific Methods I

2. Semester
  • Mathematical and Scientific Methods II

  • Digital Signal Processing

  • Image Processing

  • Real-Time Programming I

  • Real-Time Programming II

3. Semester
  • Integrated Circuits

  • Robotics

  • Embedded Security

  • Internship // Industrial Placement

4. Semester
  • Master's Thesis

Your lecturers

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Admission requirements

Our requirements

Requirements for admission to the Master‘s programme:

  •  A degree in the field of electrical engineering, information technology, communication technology or a comparable subject
  • English language proficiency IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 80 / Duolingo Certificate 110 / PTE Academics 58 or a comparable test

You do not qualify? No problem, SRH has its International College for students who do not qualify for direct entry into our programmes or need to bring up their English language level. You can choose from our Foundation programmes at the College. This is a direct pathway into our university. Find more about here .

Fees and Funding

Your tuition fees

770 EUR per month full-time + one-time registration fee of 750 EUR (Prices apply only to students from the European Economic Area). 

Applicants from Non-EEA countries without permanent residence permit need to pay a tuition fee of 6,450 EUR per semester + one-time registration fee of 1,000 EUR and must pay the tuition fees for one semester in advance. From the second semester onwards the payments for the remaining semesters of study are due six weeks before the end of the period of study already paid for. The payments have to be done semesterwise. 

For more information and payment modalities, please refer to the current fee schedules (valid from 01.04.2023):

Fees schedule EEA students
Fees schedule non-EEA students

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Application process and deadlines

We look forward to welcoming you to SRH University Heidelberg very soon.
There are no closing dates for application at our University. This is the application process:

  • If you’re interested in our Master’s programme, simply send us your application online
  • If you encounter technical difficulties with the online application or have any questions about your application, your contact person Simin Chen will be happy to help you.
  • If you meet the admission requirements, we’ll invite you to a selection interview
  • If you pass the selection interview, we’ll send you the acceptance letter and the study contract
  • You then sign the study contract and return it to us
  • You pay the registration fee
  • If you come from a non-EU country, you will pay your tuition fee one semester in advance in addition to the registration fee. From the second semester onwards the payments for the remaining semesters of study are due six weeks before the end of the period of study already paid for.
  • We then issue your letter of acceptance
  • You take part in our Welcome Days – and then embark on your degree programme!

APS Certificate

Please note that special conditions apply to applicants from some countries: 


From 1st of November 2022, applicants from India will be required to have their documents verified by the Academic Evaluation Centre New Delhi (APS-India) before applying for a visa. After successful verification you will receive a certificate which allows you to initiate the visa process. Please note that the verification process at APS-India is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. We recommend that you apply for the APS certificate at the same time as you apply to SRH University Heidelberg. For more information, go to the APS-India website: 

The People’s Republic of China

The procedure of the Academic Evaluation Centre of the Cultural Section at the German Embassy in Bejing (Akademische Prüfstelle – APS) must have been successfully completed before you apply. The centre checks documents for authenticity and conducts interviews. The original APS certificate must be enclosed with the application documents. For more information, go to the APS website at:

Please note that you don’t need to complete the APS procedure if you apply for our 3+1 programmes. 


The Academic Evaluation Centre of the German Embassy in Hanoi has been checking the university entrance qualifications of Vietnamese applicants since 2007. The procedure includes checking the submitted written documents as well as an interview with the applicant. An original copy of proof of successful completion of this process, the APS certificate, must be enclosed with the application documents. 

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