Master's Degree in Computing in Gothenburg in Sweden

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The computing field covers a wide range of studies, including information systems, computer engineering, information technology, computer science and software engineering. Different computing disciplines may cover software and hardware system building and design, the creation of intelligent computers, information structuring and scientific research.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Gothenburg city is located in the west coast of Sweden. It is the 2nd largest city in the country and has over 500,000 inhabitants. Gothenburg has two universities Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

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Master in Computer Science

University of Gothenburg Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

An international programme where you can choose between five different tracks - each of them corresponding to internationally recognised research at our department. [+]

Masters in Computing in Gothenburg in Sweden. An international programme where you can choose between five different tracks - each of them corresponding to internationally recognised research at our department. Computer science (CS) is the study of the theory of information and computation, and its implementation and application in computer systems. Computer science has many sub-fields; some emphasise the computation of specific results (such as computer graphics), while others (such as the theory of algorithms) relate to properties of computational problems. Still others focus on the challenges in implementing computations. For example, programming language theory studies approaches to describing computations, while computer programming applies specific programming languages to solve specific computational problems. What is the programme about? Computer Science (CS) is a full-spectrum Master's programme that provides a cutting-edge higher education in a wide range of areas, including the Science of Programming, Programming Languages, Algorithmics, Program Analysis, Databases, Logical Methods, Verification, Dependability, Security, Distributed Computing, Data Communication, Digital Systems, Computer Architecture, Computer Graphics, and Interaction Design. They correspond to areas within which we have strong, internationally recognised research groups, which are the driving force behind the education. What do you learn? You will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for a successful professional career in a large variety of information technology areas, both in industry and in academia. In particular, the programme enables you as a future IT professional to conceive, design, and implement systems which work correctly, are maintainable, and reliable. What jobs will you get? After graduation, you will be highly qualified in advanced software engineering, where you can work as a programmer, system architect, system developer, and project leader. Our emphasis on modelling, design, and on conceptual abilities will provide you with a great flexibility, such that you can adjust to emerging job markets in a wide range of IT related areas. Who should apply? The Master's Programme in CS is an international full-time programme open to both Swedish and international applicants. The programme is taught in English and comprises 2 years. Admitted applicants typically hold a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, and have a solid academic record. [-]