Development | Digital Services and Products

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

  • 7 Semesters
  • Full time
  • 210 ECTS
  • €650/Month
  • Full time

Conception, design and development of sustainable IT solutions with open technologies. The BA Development | Digital Services and Products opens up a wide range of possibilities as a web engineer, full stack developer, UX/UI designer or strategist.

  • German / English
  • summer and winter semester

B.A. Development | Content What you learn during the B.A. Development

In the BA Development | Digital Products and Services degree programme (formerly Web Development) you will learn to conceptualise, design and develop real, digital products and services. Interaction Design, UX Design, Usability Engineering, script languages, business informatics and social media are on the curriculum as well as hardware programming, communication strategy and agile project management. Based on this, you will develop digital experiences, online platforms, hardware projects, virtual spaces and games.

The focus is exclusively on sustainable projects that work with large companies, NGOs, institutes, universities or start-ups to achieve sustainable development for society as a whole.

You will learn how to coordinate real projects, work in teams with content experts, communication designers and marketing experts, advise clients, derive concepts from ideas and finally design and technically implement them. Our students work on assignments for clients from all over the world during their studies - an ideal preparation for the start of a professional career.

B.A. Developer gemeinsam mit Gesundheitsexperten im Service Design Thinking Workshop

Your career prospects Our innovative approach that pays off

With the completion of your studies you have what it takes to be a:

  •     UI/UX design expert
  •     Full stack developer
  •     Frontend designer
  •     Service design thinking txpert
  •     Web developer
  •     IOT hardware-based coding expert
  •     Software engineer
  •     Content manager
  •     Project manager digital
  •     Game developer / game designer
  •     Social media engineer
  •     E-learning expert

In media agencies, medium-size and international enterprises various doors are open, for example to software developers, consultants, game designers, app developers. You will also be  well prepared for the leap into self-employment. In addition, you have access to numerous postgraduate and master's programmes in Germany and abroad.

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Study Plan BA Development | Digital Products and Services Your curriculum

7 Semester 210 ECTS
1. Semester

First Semester

  • Base Camp 10
  • Presentation and Design Methodology 5
  • Communication Sciences / Media Theory 5
  • Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 10

Base camp:

  • Coding Basics
  • Project Management
  • Design Thinking
  • Data Literacy

Presentation and Design Methodology
Communication Sciences / Media Theory
Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules:

  • Introduction
2. Semester

Second Semester

  • Coding 1 5
  • Gamification / Ludology 5
  • UI / UX Design 5
  • Communication Strategy 5
  • Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 1 10

Coding 1:

  • Frontend Development

Gamification / Ludology
UI / UX Design:

  • Software Ergonomics

Communication Strategy
Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 1

3. Semester

Third Semester

  • Coding 2 5
  • Instructional Design, Content Management Systems 5
  • IT Security 5
  • Business Informatics, Big Data Analysis, Databases 5
  • Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 2 10

Coding 2:

  • Full Stack / Server Client + Mobile Development

Instructional Design, Content Management Systems
IT - Security

  • Introduction

Business Information Systems, Big Data Analysis, Databases
Cross-media und transdisciplinary elective modules 2

4. Semester

Mobility Phase / Individual Project

5. Semester

Fifth Semester

  • Coding 3 10
  • AR / VR / Unity 5
  • SEO/SEM Strategy 5
  • Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 3 10

Coding 3:

  • IOT Hardware oriented development and OO programming

AR / VR / Unity:

  • Game Development

SEO/SEM Strategy
Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 3

6. Semester

Sixth Semester

  • Coding 4 10
  • Competitions 5
  • Content + Social Marketing 5
  • Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 3 10

Coding 4:

  • Deep Learning, KI


  • Hackathons

Content + Social Marketing
Cross-media and transdisciplinary elective modules 3


7. Semester

Seventh Semester

  • Next Generation Development 5
  • IT Security 2 5
  • Entrepreneurship, Law, IT Management 5
  • Scientific Colloquium 5
  • Bachelor's Thesis 10

Next Generation Development:

  • Preparation Bachelor's thesis

IT Security 2
Entrepreneurship, law, IT management
Scientific colloquium
Bachelor's thesis:

  • Independent work on a freely chosen topic
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Admission requirements Our requirements

Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of all applicants. Our admission requirements are in accordance with German legal stipulations. 

The basic requirements are:

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
  • CV
  • Digital folder with 3-4 own ideas/sketches/projects in the field of interactive media*
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

*Your digital portfolio (PDF, zip, links etc.) and CV should give an insight into your individual creative and technical development, e.g. photoshop, idea sketches, XD or sketch web designs, created websites or apps. We deliberately avoid thematic specifications. Attach a short written explanation of your approach to the work.

Here are the English requirements you should bring along:

  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Duolingo 95 points
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct recording)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - deviations from this rule are governed by the current version of the Language Centre's guidelines
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)

Fees and Funding Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland and Western Balkans)

  • €650 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • €4,500 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. An additional enrolment fee of €500 (EU/EEA) / €900 (Non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.


Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

Apply now Application process and deadlines

We look forward to getting to know you. This is our application process:

  • You apply online at our SRH Universities Application Portal
  • If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a selection interview
  • If the interview is successful, you will receive the acceptance letter and the study contract
  • You will sign the study contract and send it back to us
  • You will pay the registration fee (all students) and possibly the 3-month deposit (non-EU/EEA students only)
  • We will prepare your letter of admission for you
  • You take part in our introductory week and then it begins!

We would like to get to know you better and learn more about your creativity, your motivation and your vision of the future. You also have the opportunity to ask more detailed questions about the programme or the university. If you are unable to come to Berlin, we will gladly offer you an appointment online.

Für das Studium Development in digitalen Medien benötigt man eine digitale Mappe mit verschiedenen Projekten (Photoshop-Arbeiten, Webseiten, Apps die man erstellt hat).

Get started now Your path into the future

  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what's important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers

Apply now!