Master in Computer Engineering

Mid Sweden University

Program Description

Master in Computer Engineering

Mid Sweden University

Everything wants to be connected. Enter the programme and shape the new boundaries in computing. The studies combine theoretical and practical components with a view to the hands on experience demanded in the computer industry, a significant portion of the programme is devoted to practical software and hardware design experiments and prototyping. Theoretical knowledge and engineering skills are acquired in Computer Systems and Communication Networks, and Distributed Systems and Machine Learning.


The programme provides students with a broad foundation in information technology (IT), and an in-depth understanding of computer data communication and modern networking. It includes courses in distributed systems and algorithms, wireless networking, software development, data mining and visualization. The computer networks concentration courses provide students with a comprehensive understanding of network design and implementation, network performance analysis and management, network security, and the latest networking technology. The thesis project can be performed at a company, at a research facility or at the university.

The programme is designed to empower students with extensive knowledge and hands-on experience to analyze, design, procure, manage, and implement cutting-edge computer networking solutions and technologies.

Entry requirements

Degree of Bachelor (at least 180 credits), Degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 credits), or equivalent, with at least 30 credits in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and 60 credits in Computer Engineering, including 15 credits in an object oriented programming language, 7.5 credits computer networks and 7.5 credits data bases.

Proven language proficiency in English (English course B), for example shown from one of the following international English tests:

  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 575 on a paper based test and not below 4.5 on the TWE
  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 90 on internet based test and not below 20 on the TWE
  • IELTS Academic Training with a minimum overall score of 6.5 and a minimum score on the specific parts of at least 5.5.

After the program

A degree from Mid Sweden University constitutes an excellent foundation for a successful international career. Our graduates are employed in many companies, both local and international, and they have taken on a wide variety of tasks. The jobs that many our graduates take include positions as hardware/software developers and application analysis/development engineers, telecommunications network engineers or research and development engineers. As their careers progress, they assume positions as design team leaders, hardware/software architects or consultants, and many have progressed to management positions in R&D departments. Others have opted for academic careers, continued their study in order to pursue a PhD.

Work experience contact

The research groups at the department have an excellent network with industry, including such companies as IBM, Intel, Google, Ericsson, Huawei, ABB, Siemens, and BBC.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 15, 2015
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2016
2 years
Full time
Start date Aug. 2016
Sweden Sundsvall
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