Department of Applied Computer Sciences

Mobile Software Development

My Studies



1. Semester

Computer Science | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: INF1V Foundations of Computer Science 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Introduction: Computer Science, Information and Computer Science
Efficiency and complexity
Church-Turing Thesis and Von Neumann Model
Logic, automata and language
Programming: object-oriented, functional
Computer Science | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: MAT1I Mathematics for Informatics 1 4 SWS 4 ECTS
Introduction: Sets and Logic
Consequences and series: convergence, calculation rules, power series
Functions: definition, properties, basic elementary functions
Differential calculus: Derivation of functions in one or more variables and applications of differential calculus
Integral calculation of functions in a variable and applications of integration
Computer Science | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: BSG1I Operating Systems Basics 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Instruction Set Architecture: instruction set, programming model of a CPU
operating systems
file systems
I / O subsystems
Main memory management
processor management
Economic and Law 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG1S Communications in Engineering 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Consolidation and expansion of vocabulary, idiomatic and grammar knowledge on the basis of general and subject-specific topics, which are coordinated with the participants' previous knowledge
Development of communication and interaction strategies
Improvement of oral expression
Economic and Law 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: OKG1V Economic Fundamentals 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Fundamental principles of the term "economics"; Point of view of economic relations; Practical presentation of accounting and cost-accounting contexts, principles of tax theory
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: NWT1I Network-Technologies 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Link Layer, Internet Data Transfer, Encapsulation, Ethernet, Cables, Hubs, Switches
Wireless LANs, routing and network security
Protocols, Internet and Web Technologies
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: PRG1I Programming 1 4 SWS 6 ECTS
Introduction and data types
Operators and control structures
Arrays and functions
Pointers, strings and command line parameters
storage classes
Type casting and File I/O,
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: DAT1I Relational databases 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Introduction to database systems
Relational data model
Data Manipulation Language and Host programming Language

2. Semester

Economic and Law 2 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: PMA2V Fundamentals of Contract Law and Staff Management 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Labor Law: Basic Principles of Individual Labor Law and Collective Labor Law (employment contract, service paper, employer, employee, type of employment, termination of employment, collective rights sources, company employment contracts, personnel management: personnel management: basic and basic conditions of a goal-oriented personnel management, personnel marketing, personnel development; With the production factor work, in particular with personnel management and personnel management (personnel requirement planning, personnel procurement, personnel development)
Economic and Law 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG2S Professional English 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Development of study-related and job-specific topics in English, critical examination of current developments in the area of ??new media.
Training of the reading and listening comprehension by means of authentic materials in English, whereby the expansion of vocabulary is at the forefront.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: KFM2I Configuration Management 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Introduction to the technical environment of software projects and effective team work:
- software project structure
- source code versioning
- automatic build
- automatic tests
- technical documentation.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: DSA2I Data Structures and Algorithms 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Elementary data structures (fields, batch, queue). Asymptotic run-time analysis of programs (O-notation). Sorting procedure (insert, selection, quick-sort, merge location, heapsort, partition, i-largest number, randomization, lower runtime limits). Streaming storage (hashing, overflow lists, open addressing, hash functions). Search methods (sequential, binary, interpolative, quadratic binary search). Tree structures (binary trees, (a-b) trees, amortized restructuring costs, optimal search trees). Dynamic data management (dictionary problem, queue problem, union-finding problem). Algorithmic techniques (incremental insertion, elimination, divide & conquer, dynamic programming, randomization).
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: MAT2I Mathematics for Informatics 2 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Graphs, properties and structures, adjacency matrix
- Elementary graph problems such as Euler graph, Chinese Postman problem, minimal spanning tree problem, maximum flow problem, minimal editing problem, minimal cost flow problem, matching problem
Algorithms for solving graphene problems such as Fleury, Kruskal, Prim, Dijkstra shortest path algorithm, Ford Fulkerson
- Applications of Graphs as binary searches, transport problems, scheduling problems
- Counting methods, combinatorics, generating functions
- Vector spaces: definition, construction principles, linear combinations and linear independence, basis and dimension, unitary spaces
- Matrices: Definition, bases, linear representations, eigenvalues ??and eigenvectors, singular value decomposition
- linear systems of equations: definition, solution method
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: WEB2I Web Technologies & Usability 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Introduction to the Web & HTTP
- HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) & Websites
- CSS (Cascade Style Sheets) & Design

Introduction to human-machine communication, psychology of human-machine communication
- User Experience (UX)
- Usability Engineering
- Usability Benchmarking
- Prototyping and tools
- Evaluation of usability and user experience
- Practical examples"
Programming 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: DAT2I Database Design 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Design and development of a database application:
-User and Authorization Management
-System and database catalogs
-SQL and application
-SQL Functions
-Stored Procedures
-Design of database infrastructures
-distribution of databases
Programming 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: PRG2I Programming 2 4 SWS 6 ECTS
Introduction to an object-oriented programming language: classes, objects, encapsulation
- advanced object-oriented concepts: abstract classes, interfaces
- Sorting data: Comparable and Comparator
- Error handling: checked and unchecked exceptions
- File access: streams, readers, decorators for streams, decorators for readers
- Network access: sockets, server sockets
- multithreading
Threads, Critical Sections, Synchronization
- GUI development

3. Semester

Internship 1 | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: PRA3S Seminar Internship 1 2 SWS 5 ECTS
This course is designed to guide students through the process of solving tasks when working in companies.
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG3S Business Communications 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Perfection of communication strategies needed for a
professional conduct in the business world; cultural differences in business; main topics of interest: job satisfaction, management styles, business ethics as well as relevant aspects of e-business; strong emphasis is put on leadership and management
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: SCR3I Scripting 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Automation of processes using scripts such as Bash or Python (especially pattern matching and regular expressions). Configuration, maintainability, and reliability of scripts. Implementation as a filter. Good integrity in the system environment.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: WEB3I Web Application Development 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Design and implementation of web applications. In addition to semantic HTML5 tags and canvas / SVG animations, the emphasis is placed on various JavaScript APIs.
Using basic dynamic web applications, the basics of the access protocols and their possibilities (HTTP, request / response), session management, dynamic page / content creation, upload and download as well as simple backend functionality are communicated to the server.
Furthermore, the basic functionality of asynchronous access (AJAX) on the server and client is mediated.
Software Engineering 2 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: APM3V Agile Projectmanagement 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Requirements of project management in agile software projects
Agile values ??(Agile Manifest), methods (Storyboards, PairProgramming, test drive development, refactoring and code review) and processes (XP, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
Software Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: MOB2I Mobile Platforms 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Specificities of mobile applications in terms of interaction, operation and design; Overview of the different concepts of mobile apps (web, native, hybrid), current platforms and development possibilities, mobile concepts and prototypes
Software Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: SWD3I Software Design 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Introduction in object-oriented software design; Modeling of software systems using UML; design principles; Introduction to design patterns; selected topics of software architectures
Statistics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: STA3I Statistics and Data Mining 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Introduction to the most important statistical procedures The exercise employs the statistical environment R. This course deals with the theoretical and technical foundations of the knowledge-finding process and data mining, including the following topics:
- Mathematical foundations for data mining including probability theory, statistics and linear algebra
- Programming methods for processing large amounts of data
- Knowledge discovery process
- Data Mining Algortihmen

4. Semester

Internship 2 | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: PRA4S Seminar Internship 2 2 SWS 5 ECTS
This course is designed to guide students through the process of
solving tasks when working in companies.
Modultitel Englisch | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: ITR4V IT Law 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction to the legal foundations of IT. The course
gives an overview of certain legal questions relevant in
e-business projects (domain names, e-commerce law, intellectual
property law, legal signature etc). A special focus is placed on the
subject of copyright in e-Business (protection of software,
websites, databases etc.)
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: MOB3I Mobile Software Development 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Software Development on mobile devices with limited resources, design of mobile application architectures (server-client), working with frameworks and APIs, implementation of interactive mobile applications on current platforms with the appropriate development environments.
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG4S Negotiations 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Focus is put on key competences for future IT professionals. Consolidation of relevant skills for the students' later professional
careers: Improvement of negotiation and meeting skills, critical
reflection of relevant topics from the fields of business, law and
engineering; English for specific purposes: specific language
used in meetings and negotiations; simulated meetings in class. Further emphasis is put on application, interviews and training for assessment centres.
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: WIS4S Scientific Working 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Mixed form between lecture, discussion, student elaboration and oral presentation based on written work and presentations from the specific subject areas. An important aspect is writing a scientific article.
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: SMS4S Seminar Mobile SW Development 3 SWS 4 ECTS
By working independently on projects of average difficulty
students learn to apply project management skills.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: WEB4I Web Service Development 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Design and implementation of software for web service environments. Overview of different API concepts and formats. Planning of restful web services and applications on web application servers with consideration of the n-tier architecture; Implementation of distributed and heterogeneous software systems with consideration of serialization; Integration of cloud services and use of Web Sockets and Web RTC for Real Time Communication
Robotics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: ROB4I Robotics 2 SWS 5 ECTS
Kinematic foundations;
Types of mobile robots;
Kinematics of mobile robots: velocities; Forward and reverse kinematics;
Sensors: Ultrasonic sensors, infrared sensors, 3D sensors, lasers, cameras, multisensor information;
Navigation: Reactive navigation

5. Semester

Economic and Law 3 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: PQM5S Process and Qualitymanagment 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Modeling and analysis methods of process management and quality management, processes of operational service provision (Cost, time, quality, flexibility)
Economic and Law 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG5S Technical Documentation 2 SWS 2 ECTS
In the course students improve their technical and academic writing skills. The following topics will be dealt with in detail:
- writing different types of texts
- acquiring strategies that help students comprehend and
independently write complex, technical and scientific texts
- extending their technical and academic vocabulary
Internship 3 | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: PRA5S Seminar Internship 3 2 SWS 5 ECTS
This course is designed to guide students through the process of
solving tasks when working in companies.
Projektwork Mobile Development | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: ITS5I IT Security 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Students learn about methods for the practical implementation
of security solutions on different levels of IT-systems, based on scientific-technical foundations such as kryptography or basic IT-technologies (network- and server technologies, programming)
Projektwork Mobile Development | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: MOB5I Native Mobile Development 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Special features of mobile operating systems in terms of framework design, security and performance; Deepen the safety concepts of different platforms; Development of native applications on current platforms
Projektwork Mobile Development | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: PRO5S Projectwork 2 SWS 5 ECTS
Students work on projects of moderate difficulty that are relevant
to their studies.
Software Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: CON5I Continuous Delivery 2 SWS 3 ECTS
The course deals with the techniques, processes and tools for the delivery of software. The topics covered are continuous integration, test automation, build server and continuous installation. The content is taught both theoretically and practically
Software Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: REQ5I Requirements Engineering 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Analysis and modelling of functional and non-functional requirements of software systems: (i) UML modelling (User Case-, Activity-, State-, Class-Diagram); (ii) Object-oriented analysis; (iii) Requirements engineering process; (iv) Requirements management; (v) Prototyping.
Software Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: SWQ5I Software Quality 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Practical approaches to improve the quality of software: debugging, software inspection, software testing (unit-, integration-, system- and performance tests), test case design, verification and validation in the software development process.

6. Semester

Mobile Development 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: MOB6S Mobile Software Solutions 3 SWS 6 ECTS
Development of an Open Source Mobile solution (server, database, clients) under real world conditions:
- agile development methods (XP, Scrum)
- distributed developer teams
- Continuous integration:
source code repository,
automatic build,
automatic tests,
automatic source code analysis,
automatic documentation
- Application Monitoring
Mobile Development 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: PAC6I Parallel Computing 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Students learn the principles of parallel programming;
Amdahl's Law, Parallel Algorithms, Functional Programming, High Performance Architectures and Concurrent Programming in Practice. The content is taught both theoretically and practically.
Modultitel Englisch | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: BAC6S1 Bachelor Examination 0 SWS 1 ECTS
Modultitel Englisch | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: BAC6S Bachelor thesis 4 SWS 9 ECTS
Students work independently on predefined topics (sometimes in
cooperation with partner companies) that are based on any of the
fields taught in the bachelor programme. They develop and describe
solutions to given problems by applying scientific approaches.
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: SBA6S Bachelor Thesis Seminar 2 SWS 3 ECTS
This course is designed to guide students through the process of
writing their bachelor thesis. This includes techniques for structuring
and designing scientific papers. Students are meant to apply in
their bachelor thesis the skills they have acquired throughout their
Modultitel Englisch | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: ENG6S Presentation Skills 2 SWS 2 ECTS
This course aims to develop the skills needed in order to be able to successfully deliver a presentation in English. It systematically takes students through the key stages of presentations, from planning and introducing to concluding and handling questions. Students also learn how to design effective slides for their presentations. By the end of this term students should have improved their presentation skills (including their body language, rhetorics and communication
strategies) in order to be able to give a clear, well-organized presentation in English.
Modultitel Englisch | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: PRA6S Seminar Internship 4 2 SWS 5 ECTS
This course is designed to guide students through the process of
solving tasks when working in companies.