Introduction to applied Computer Science 1

course duration:Self-study course
Author:Prof. Dr. Klages
Duration:5 weeks

What is this course about?

This course is the first part of the online course Introduction to applied Computer Science that aims to prepare you to know most functions of Computer Science technology. In this course, you’ll be introduced to concepts of Computer Science and digital computing systems in the connections.

What do you learn in this course?

  1. You will learn step by step the what computer science actually is.
  2. You’ll learn about the different facets of Information Technology, like computing systems, the Modelling, and Information and Telecommunications.
  3. You can list the stages in the computer sciences process.
  4. You will be able to describe the structure and functions of computer networks.

How is the course structured?

  1. Introduction to Computer Science
  2. Modelling
  3. Information and Telecommunication
  4. Numbers and Numbers System

Who leads you through the course?

Kai Obermüller

Kai Obermüller

Kai has studied mathematics and chemistry and he currently works also as an author for MOOCs on He has been employing in Massive Open Online Courses for over five years, started there as a participant. For more than two years he has also been creating courses and content at the oncampus for the learners. His interests are mainly in the field of science and making.


In this course, you can earn Training certificate.


Technische Hochschule Lübeck

Supported by

Schleswig-Holstein - Ministerium für Soziales, Gesundheit, Jugend, Familie und Senioren  


Sehr guter Kurs. Das Kapitel zur Modellierung ist besonders gelungen.


Ein klein wenig trocken, aber insgesamt super interessant und ausführlich erklärt. Natürlich muss man ein hohes Englisch Verständnis haben.