Master study course Visual Computing

Visual Computing includes the information technology subfields image acquisition, image analysis and image synthesis. Knowledge and methods of graphic data processing and related basics from the field of computer science are taught here.

The master study course Visual Computing can be started in summer or winter term. It lasts 4 terms and is structured into compulsory, compulsory optional and optional module.

5 modules with a scope of 54 credit points can be studied in the compulsory field. 30 credit points of these are allocated to the final examination that comprises of final thesis (written master thesis) and colloquium. Furthermore, the modules “Introduction into visual computing”, “Research topics of computer science” and the literature project and the software project belong to the compulsory field. The module “Research topics of informatics” are not graded but assessed with “passed” or “not passed”.

Modules with a scope of 42 credit points must be attended in the compulsory optional field. These modules are structured into the two compulsory optional fields “Visual Computing” with 24 credit point and “Overview computer science” with 18 credit points.

In the elective field, modules with a scope of 24 credit points must be studied. The elective part is structured into the elective fields “Fundamentals of computer science” and “Applications and non-technical subjects” with modules of a scope of 12 credit points each. The modules of the elective are not graded but assessed with “passed” or “not passed”. Thus, they are not included into the final mark.

120 credit points in total must be acquired for passing the master examination.
The master study course Visual Computing is offered in German language. Single modules are offered in English language, the module examinations included.


student advisor,
Examination board
Prof. Gero Mühl
Konrad Zuse Building
Room 268
Phone: +49(0)381 - 498 7630
eMail: gero.muehluni-rostockde

Study Office & Examination Office
Mrs Björk-Pagel
A.-Einstein-Str. 26
Room 006
Phone: +49(0)381 - 498 7004
eMail: vc.iefuni-rostockde