Digital methods and tools are the basis for innovation in business and society. Companies are urgently looking for qualified employees for a wide range of tasks in the field of digital transformation. Graduates of this program, with the academic degree Bachelor of Science, are qualified data practitioners and information experts, they design and generate digital information products and decision bases. They contribute to multidisciplinary (development) teams and serve interfaces with specialists in computer science, design, business and communication.
Digitization today connects all sectors of society, so different disciplines also contribute to this curriculum: The basics of computer science are combined with geoinformatics as an ‘interface between the real and digital world’, human-machine interaction as well as communication and social sciences develop communicative competences, and economics as well as legal subjects establish perspectives and frameworks for innovative action.
The program is project-oriented and challenges students from the very beginning to solve problem-oriented and holistic tasks. The study location at the ‘Science City’ hub in Salzburg-Itzling offers a direct connection to applied and entrepreneurial perspectives.
A choice of different focus topics qualifies students for postgraduate master’s programs, for example geoinformatics, data science, or geography.