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Systems Engineers are the second most sought-after group of IT experts in Croatia. Should you choose to embark on this career, there is a demanding and challenging multidisciplinary profession waiting for you.

The study programme is a perfect choice if you love to think outside the box, come up with solutions to complex problems or simply to create order out of chaos (or is it the other way around).

Upon receiving our diploma, you’ll know everything there is to know about design and maintenance of computer systems and complex computer networks. You’re bound to become an expert on computer security as well as learn all about optimization methods and risk management.

What are the takeaways from the systems engineering course?

The three year bachelor systems engineering study programme aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in the real word, whether at home or abroad. Here is a snapshot of what you’ll be studying:

The study programme has been conceived based on recommendations from the European SOCRATES network and satisfies the criteria of relevant accreditation agencies (ABET and ASIIN) for technical study programmes.

Structure of the curriculum

Get to know basic concepts, structure and principles of processors, computer systems and networks and their components.

Learn the functions and tasks needed for local and remote OS (Microsoft, Linux) management. Know how to control the basic network settings and to join a computer to a domain or a work group.
Sharpen your skills in tech implementation for LAN and WAN networks. Master RIP, EIGRP and OSPF protocols and VLAN technology. Learn to choose and setup correct tech in medium sized business environments.
Database design is one of the most important aspects of programming. It is a foundation for installation of any data warehouse system. Learn all there is to know about DB installation, maintenance and security.
Find out how Windows, Linux and MacOS were built. Learn everything there is to know about processes, threads, synchronization methods, OS programming techniques as well as their implementation and technical design.
Find out how ERP, CMS and CRM systems are implemented and how they work to support business decision making.
Familiarize yourself with systems and solutions used in modern-day business (e-mail servers, IP telephony, collaboration systems…)
Learn how to design, implement and maintain security protocols and control access to data.
Find out all about databases – working principle, way to make them, installation, maintenance and security.
From design through implementation to support and application of server and client based OS (Linux and Windows platforms), using a physical or virtual infrastructure and Cloud computing.
Learn how real business operates in market economy and how to manage human resources by applying certain specific techniques of business decision making.
Discover the right ways to mange a team. How to organize a project from the starting idea to the execution, with efficient resource management and systematic reporting.
Understand development, planning and management of IT systems in line with modern technologies and protocols.

An additional option for a study program conducted fully in the English language

Algebra University, in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, offers students the opportunity to obtain an additional British diploma for this study program.

Examples of jobs we’re preparing you for:

Information Systems Security Administrator

Take control of running security for the entire system including planning, installation and maintenance

Development of Business Information Systems

High quality information systems can greatly enhance business competitiveness and their development requires specialist experts in the field of systems engineering.

Development and Administration of Information Systems

This is an ideal role for those wishing to solve problems in a dynamic environment. You’ll supervise installation and operation of complex systems as well as take part in strategic planning of quality control.

Project Management in IT

Experts with thorough knowledge of project methodology are an important factor in managing a vast range of projects in field of IT.

Example Class

Virtualization of IT systems

A process of creating a virtual version of something. It could be a hardware platform, network resources or data storage. In this class we shall review virtualization technologies available on the market and compare their virtues and flaws. You will learn how to choose the most (cost) effective virtualization solution for any problem. We shall also delve into areas of remote administration, virtual hosts and SCVMM.

Dual Degree award

Study programme duration

6 semesters (3 years)

Semester duration

15 weeks of active teaching
+ 4 examination weeks

Total number of ECTS points


Goldsmiths, University of London Title

BSc in Applied Computer Engineering

(System Engineering)

Algebra University Title

bacc. ing. comp.

Bachelor in Computer Engineering

Certifications obtained during studies

ECDL Start
(4 exams)

Red Hat Certified System Administrator – RHCSA

ITIL Foundation

Cisco Certified Network Administrator – CCNA

AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator

MS-203 Microsoft 365 Messaging