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Study Programmes Bachelor B.A. Development | Digital Products + Services

Berlin School of Design and Communication

Development | Digital Products + Services

Become a developer and create interactive products and services

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Jana Wilkens

You are into Web Development, UX/Ui, IOT, Coding and Software Engineering?

The "B.A. Development | Digital Products + Services" is the only development-focused accredited Bachelor's programme in Germany that turns you into a sought-after UX/UI designer, full stack developer, web engineer or strategist. The programme combines media informatics, design, people and society in a sustainable way.

The Bachelor's programme provides you with an international, hands-on and business-oriented education. You learn how to coordinate projects, work in teams with designers, copywriters and marketing experts, advise clients, derive concepts from ideas and implement them. Our students work on assignments for clients from all over the world during their studies - an ideal preparation for your international career.

The programme is taught at our Campus "Berlin School of Design and Communication" in Berlin Kreuzberg.

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Your contact for this study programme

Jana Wilkens

  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
Credit Points

210 Credits

Duration of Study

7 semesters

Start Date

Summer Semester (April) and Winter Semester (October)

Admission Requirements

General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife); digital portfolio with 3 to 4 pieces of your own work (e.g. Photoshop, idea sketches, web designs, your own websites) in the area of new media; personal interview; and proof of English language proficiency.

Languages English
Customize Your Studies

Choose extracurricular modules at the other Berlin SRH universities and at the Dresden Campus

Become an interaction designer, web developer and conceptioner and receive a globally-recognised Bachelor's degree.

Improve your expertise in social media and content engineering, script languages, software architecture and usability aspects. You receive a solid foundation to design and develop apps, professional applications, online services, operating systems, virtual rooms and games. The complexity and versatility of the projects always poses new challenges and helps you to quickly change perspectives.

You work on current projects for clients from the business world and meet renowned agencies and companies at an early stage - from start-ups to global corporations. This way you can grow and expand your professional network.

Module overview:

1st semester2nd semester3rd semester4th semester5th semester6th semester7th semester
Design Basics IDesign Basics IICommunication Strategy DesignContent Marketing + SEO/SEM StrategyMobility phase/internshipData ScienceBusiness Intelligence
Basecamp | Internet and distributed software systemsBasecamp | Information Architecture + Service Design ThinkingUX/UI/HX Information PsychologyRelational and alternative database systemsApplications of Artificial IntelligencePreparation B.A. Thesis / Next Generation Development
Basecamp | Development and operation of applicationsBasecamp | Usability Engineering UX/UI/HXInstructional Design + Digital Learning EnvironmentFree project development / competitionScientific ColloquiumEntrepreneurship and Media Law
Design and Communication ScienceDesign and Media StudiesResearch and Aesthetics IDeepening: Lab ProjectGame Development | VR/AR UnityWriting Workshop | Preparation B.A. Thesis
Project I | Project Management, UX/UI/HX Intro, GamificationProject II | Project-Oriented DevelopmentProject III | Single-Page Applications FrameworksProject IV | Content Engineering / Content Management SystemsProject V | IOT Hardware-oriented DevelopmentBachelor Thesis Development | Products and Servies
Elective Modules BSDC IElective Modules BSDC IIElective Modules BSDC IIIElective Modules BSDC IVElective Modules BSDC V


Become a developer

Graduates of the Bachelor's degree programme B.A. Development are experts in the conception, visual design and development of interactive products and services. They can benefit from excellent career opportunities in media agencies, medium-sized and international companies and are also well equipped to start their own business.

 Potential careers:

  • Software Developer
  • Consultant
  • Game Designer
  • App Developer

Pursue a Master’s degree
The Bachelor of Arts in Development provides you with the ideal background to continue your studies. In our English-speaking Master's programmes at SRH  - "Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security" and "Computer Science - Focus on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence" - you have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and acquire the necessary qualifications for a leadership position, an academic career or a PhD.

Get your career started at SRH Berlin and apply for our Development | Digital Products + Services programme. Here you will find information about admission requirements and your next steps to begin your studies at SRH.

You can start your studies at SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences in the winter or summer semesters. We will carefully review your application and invite you to our interview if your qualifications meet our Bachelor's study criteria. Applying is free of charge.

Admission requirements
Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of all applicants.

The basic requirements are:

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
  • personal/telephone interview 
  • digital portfolio with 3 to 4 pieces of your own work (e.g. Photoshop, idea sketches, web designs, your own websites) in the area of new media
  • Proof of English language proficiency

All applications are examined individually to determine if they meet the admission requirements.

Proof of language skills
The following English proficiency tests are accepted:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5
  • CAE (grades A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grades A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 Points
  • B2 First: 173

We are currently also accepting the following tests in times of Covid-19:

Applicants with professional training
Each applicant who completed professional training and has several years of work experience must pass an eligibility test to be admitted to university.

Studying at SRH Berlin is worth the investment. You will benefit from a high-quality education that will facilitate your entry into the job market. Excellent study conditions and comprehensive services help you to focus on your studies.

Tuition Fees

EU/EEA (incl. Albania, North Macedonia, Switzerland)€650 / month
Non-EU/Non-EEA€4500 / semester

Please note: The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme.

An additional enrolment fee of €500 (EU/EEA students) / €900 (Non-EU/EEA students) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding and Scholarships
Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Study Advisor

Jana Wilkens

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Study Advisor Berlin School of Design and Communication
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Programme Director

Prof. Gábor Kovács


Study programme director B.A. Development
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