Postgraduate Master Degree Programme in
Systems Engineering Leadership

The Postgraduate Master Degree Programme in Systems Engineering Leadership is an extra-occupational programme based on the concept of blended learning. The degree programme aims to specialise students in systems engineering – the interdisciplinary development of complex systems – and in addition, prepare them for management positions in this area.

The degree programme at a glance:




Ideal for working professionals who want to develop further. With two weeks per semester, the schedule is oriented towards the needs of students who are in the middle of their professional career.


Extra-occupational: Two weeks per semester that alternately take place in Graz and Hamburg. In these two weeks, there are classes from 08:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday.

Programme starts: every spring



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Each course units also serves as preparation for recognised industry certifications.

Approved study places


Tuition fee: 3,725
Plus a mandatory Austrian Students’ Union contri- bution (currently 21,20 €)


Professional Profile

Grafik Personlity DevelopmentLay the foundations of your career with the extra-occupational, 4-semester degree programme. Our graduates can be employed for operative senior manager positions in the area of systems engineering. They also go on to work as system analysts, system architects, system designers and system developers (systems engineer), project leaders, quality assurance, sales and team leaders.

Transnational Master degree programme

The Degree Programme in IT & Business Informatics has designed this Postgraduate Master degree programme together with oose Innovative Informatik eG in Hamburg. This is why classes take alternately place in Graz and Hamburg, meaning that both institutions teach and deliver the content – a promising combination between theoretical knowledge and applied practice.

Application process

  • 01Online Application
  • 02Submission of further documents
  • 03Personal interview conducted by an admission committee

Note: The Postgraduate Master Degree Programme in Software Engineering Leadership is held in German. Therefore the application process is also done in German.

Application deadline: 31.08.2022

Admission criteria

A general admission criterion is proof of B2 level German language skills (according to the European Framework of Reference for Languages).

The prerequisite for studying a Master’s degree is generally a completed, subject-relevant Bachelor’s degree, Diploma degree or another equivalent degree from a recognised, postsecondary university in Austria or abroad.

Further Information

Magdalena Zatsch

CAMPUS 02 University of Applied Sciences
Degree Programme in Information Technologies & Business Informatics
Körblergasse 126, 8010 Graz, Austria

The Master’s for Leadership Positions in Systems Engineering

Lay the foundations of your career with the extra-occupational 4-semester degree programme. Scientists and experts of the industry deliver the contents of the eight pillars of software engineering.


Core Areas

  • Management and Leadership Tasks
    Design thinking and soft skills, general management, leadership, business process management
  • Systems Engineering
    Principles of systems engineering, system life cycle management, model-based systems engineering
  • Selected interdisciplinary core areas
    Accepting big systems, IT security, mechatronics, agility
  • Studying with projects
    Individual and team projects with elective modules related to the specific fields of professional activity
Studieren in Hamburg

Study in Graz and Hamburg

The Degree Programme in Information Technologies & Business Informatics has designed and planned this Postgraduate Master degree programme together with oose Innovative Informatik eG in Hamburg. At the beginning of the year 2017, this unique vocational programme will start for the first time.

The success of the Master’s degree in Software Engineering Leadership has proven us right: the Master’s for leadership skills in software engineering also delivered by CAMPUS 02 and oose Innovative Informatik starts for the fourth time in 2017.


Each lecture also serves as preparation for recognised industry certificates. These preparations alone have a market value of approx. € 7,000. The certifications are the following:

  • Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE Foundational Level)
  • OMG Certified Systems Modelling Professional (OCSMP Fundamental Level)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)


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Funding opportunities

Small and middle-sized businesses (SMBs) in Styria can receive financial support through the Steirische Wirtschaftsförderung’s (SFG; Styrian company that provides financial support to Styrian SMBs) support programme “Erfolgs!Kurs”, if one of their employees is going to be a student of the postgraduate Master Degree Programme in “Systems Engineering Leadership”. SMBs may submit an application (two applications per calendar year) and can secure funding of up to 50% of the eligible project costs (max. € 2,500.00),

Find more information on the SFG’s website (German only): https://www.sfg.at/cms/4936/ErfolgsKurs/

Views & Voices

Systems engineering is the discipline of the future. The market dynamics and the exponentially increasing demand for more and more complex systems and development cost reductions require interdisciplinary cooperation and a passion for systems engineering as a core competence. Systems Engineering Leadership delivers this competence and enables graduates to take on a leadership role in engineering.  
Tim Weilkiens
Consultant and Member of the Board, oose Innovative Informatik eG


Head of Degree Programme

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Tim Weilkiens
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Stefan Grünwald

Dipl.-Inf. Tim Weilkiens

Geschäftsführer der oose Innovative Informatik GmbH

Stefan Grünwald

Head of Degree Programme

Lecturers & Research Scientists: Full-Time

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Bernhard Fuchs

DI Bernhard Fuchs

Lecturer & Research Scientist

Lecturers & Research Scientists: Part-Time


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Stephanie Eisinger
(currently on maternity leave)
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Silvia Neuhold
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Magdalena Zatsch

Stephanie Eisinger

Office Manager

Silvia Neuhold

Office Manager

Coordinator Lecturers Coordinator Timetables

Magdalena Zatsch

Office Manager

Coordinator Admission Process Coordinator Applicants and Potential Applicants Coordinator Concluding Processes Coordinator Marketing & PR

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