Master of Science in Computer Science

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Program Description

Master of Science in Computer Science

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Master of Science in Computer Science

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The Master Program in Computer Science  offers a unique choice of courses that cover all aspects of the discipline, ranging from advanced digital technologies to distributed information systems and security, including emerging disciplines such as biocomputing and service science.

The program will train excellent scientists to become top prefessionals in their own specific domain and drive industrial, scientific, and market innovation. Graduates will lead research and development teams in industry.

The school of computer science has recently strengthened its faculty by recruiting several world-class professors performing cutting-edge research at the the core of computer science, offering students the best computer science curriculum in Europe.

During their studies, students have the option to undertake an internship, in Switzerland or abroad, in some of the most famous companies. The Master curriculum ends with a thesis that can be done at EPFL, at a partner university (including some of the best universities in the US) or in one of the companies participating in the internship programme.

MSc Program Structure

Students may either choose the "fast track" program (90 ECTS credits), or do the comprehensive 120 ECTS program by adding  either a 30 ECTS Specialization or a 30 ects Minor.

Choice of specializations :

• Foundations of Software
• Signals, Images and Interfaces
• Industrial Informatics
• Internet Computing
• Computer Engineering
• Service Science
• Software Systems

Choice of minors:

• Biocomputing
• Biomedical Technologies
• Space Technologies
• Contemporary Asian studies
• Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship

 Teaching language: English

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
3 - 4 semesters
Full time
633 CHF
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2nd application deadline: 15/04/2012
Start date Sept. 2017
Switzerland Lausanne
Application deadline Request Info
2nd application deadline: 15/04/2012
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Duration 3 - 4 semesters
Price 633 CHF
per semester