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Qualification: Information science engineer (no legal status)

Information science engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • use acquired knowledge to communicate successfully both in the domestic and international environments,
  • record and analyse a problem and anticipate operational solutions in an organisation’s processes,
  • master standard methods, procedures and processes, and technological processes,
  • manage and resolve specific work problems relating to processes using standard technical methods and procedures,
  • develop a moral and ethical sense for honesty, accuracy and conscientiousness at work,
  • link knowledge from various areas when using and developing new applications,

(vocational-specific competences)

  • provide advice and technical support to users in the use of information and communication technologies,
  • install, maintain and service information and communication equipment,
  • plan and upgrade networks,
  • install and administer servers,
  • plan, create and administer data collections,
  • plan, develop and introduce comprehensive software solutions,
  • create passive and active websites,
  • introduce the latest developments from the information and communication technologies sector in business systems,
  • document information and communication technologies, and
  • provide users ICT training.

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Students receive a diploma when they have completed the following: all compulsory modules and subjects totalling 68 credits, two compulsory modules totalling 28 credits, an elective module totalling 14 credits, free elective subjects (5 credits) and diploma thesis (5 credits).

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10). 

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Higher vocational school in cooperation with employers providing practical training.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination) or
  • master craftsman’s, foreman’s and managerial examination, with an additional test of knowledge at the vocational matura level
NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination) or
  • master craftsman’s, foreman’s and managerial examination, with an additional test of knowledge at the vocational matura level
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Students receive a diploma when they have completed the following: all compulsory modules and subjects totalling 68 credits, two compulsory modules totalling 28 credits, an elective module totalling 14 credits, free elective subjects (5 credits) and diploma thesis (5 credits).