Bachelor in Creative Computing


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Program Description

Shape the digital future!

The human-computer interface is at the center of the digital transformation. This the bachelor degree program provides you with the necessary skills for planning, designing, and programming these interfaces and allows you to combine technical programming knowledge with creative expertise in:

  • User experience design
  • Game design
  • Web technologies
  • Mobile programming
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality

Top Career Opportunities

Once you have completed this sound scientific training, numerous professional options in various sectors will be open to you. Graduates are well-equipped for jobs such as:

  • Web designer and programmer
  • Multimedia designer
  • Digital artist
  • User interface designer
  • Front-end developer
  • Full-stack developer
  • Game designer
  • Game developer
  • 3D animator
  • Design engineer
  • Developer mobile and web
  • 3D application engineer


Study Content

The curriculum gives you a broad qualification profile in computer science and the basics of media design as well as the social science methods necessary for user-centered design. 

Focus Areas

  • Programming: You acquire fundamental programming skills on the basis of the script language JavaScript. Building on this, you learn a high-level language for native programming on smartphones. Subsequently, the programming language C# is taught and used in the development of Augmented and Virtual Reality applications on the platform Unity.
  • Human-computer interaction: The curriculum includes essential components of the human-centered design cycle such as user research, prototyping, and evaluation. Furthermore, you learn how to develop smart devices and to equip existing objects with computing features.
  • User interface design: You acquire the fundamental principles of graphic design for interactive screen media and deepen your knowledge of the web, mobile, and Augmented & Virtual Reality in a media-specific manner.

Professional equipment 24/7

Students have access to our studios and labs, as well as all the associated equipment, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Interactive media lab
  • Multimedia lab
  • Usability and counseling lab
  • TV studio
  • Post-production studio
  • Audio lab
  • Photo studio
  • Electronics lab
  • Media technology service center

General Admission Requirements

Austrian School-Leaving Exam (AHS, BHS)

The school-leaving exam consists of three parts: 1) “pre-scientific paper” (general secondary school, AHS) or diploma thesis in a vocational secondary school (BHS), 2) standardized written exams and 3) oral exams.

Equivalent Foreign Diploma

A foreign certificate that is equivalent to one of the above-mentioned Austrian certificates on the basis of an international agreement, a nostrification of the decision of the respective UAS Academic Director may also be used as proof of the acquired general university entrance qualification in individual cases.

Berufsreifeprüfung (Austrian Vocational School-Leaving Exam, BRP)

The Berufsreifeprüfung entails the same entitlements as the school-leaving exam (AHS, BHS). The successful completion of the BRP allows students to attend a university of applied sciences (UAS). The BRP consists of 3 main subjects (German, foreign language, mathematics) and one exam of the respective technical field.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

With more than 3,400 students, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is a key player in the Austrian higher education sector and one of the most important employers in the region. Our universi ... Read More

With more than 3,400 students, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is a key player in the Austrian higher education sector and one of the most important employers in the region. Our university distinguishes itself through its a future-oriented and steadily growing number of study programs, strong interdisciplinary collaboration and its research focus. Read less
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