MSc in Computer Science
With an MSc in information technology, the door is open to some of the most challenging and interesting jobs in the field. The study program gives a broad foundation within the field of computer science. Topics you will encounter during the study include computer security, wireless communication, semantic technology, autonomic computing, modelling and simulation, and distributed systems.
Composition of the study program
The study programme comprises 120 credit points (ECTS) in total, taken over 2 years. 20 ECTS are basic core subjects (B), 60 ECTS are specialisation subjects (S), 30 ECTS are credited for the master thesis (M), and 10 ECTS are elective subjects. The master thesis is done on an individual basis where a written report is mandatory. Master theses with industrial partners are highly recommended.
The programme utilizes lectures, and activities such as individual projects, group projects, laboratory exercises with written reports, and company and industrial plant visits as learning methods. There is a high degree of individual advisory in the programme – especially with regards to the Master thesis at the end.
A system for continuous assessment and evaluation of the study programme is in place. The programme plan, including a revision proposal, will be handled by the quality and programme committee on a yearly basis according to university policies and guidelines. Furthermore, each individual course included in the program will be evaluated and assessed.