Apply on 1 December 2016 - 13 January 2017
- Degree: Master of Science
- Duration: 2 years
- Extent: 120 ECTS
- Start date: August 2017
- Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 12 000 € / year
This programme is designed for applicants with a background in computer science or software engineering who want to expand their knowledge and skills in the development of high-quality software. It offers experience from both academic and industry perspectives. Software development is examined in all stages of its life cycle.
The curriculum is anchored in real-world problems and deals with different software development approaches, requirements management, software modeling and specification, implementation and testing software, and software project management. It offers you opportunities to participate in developing software or a prototype of a product and managing software projects in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team.
The teaching is based on the research and industrial experience of the teachers.
After completing the Master’s Degree Programme in Software Development you will have:have the skills and knowledge needed to produce high-quality software in demanding and comprehensive software projects, acting in different roles knowledge come from different areas of software development: requirements management, software modeling and specification, implementation and testing software, and software project management.
Graduates will have the abilities to participate in demanding and comprehensive software projects at different stages of the project and in various tasks. As a graduate you can work in such positions as software developer, systems specialist, programmer, teacher or researcher.
The eligibility criteria in the Master's degree programme in Software Develoment consist of two parts: the University of Tampere general eligibility criteria, and programme specific eligibility criteria which specify and add information to the general criteria. Applicants must meet both in order to be considered eligible. General eligibility
To be eligible to apply to a Master's degree programme at UTA, an applicant must have
- a completed university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of the desired Master programme or in a closely related subject, AND
- fluency in English sufficiently advanced for academic studies. For the requirements, please see the section on Language requirements.
Programme specific requirements
Eligible to apply to the Master's degree programme in Software Development is an applicant who has a completed suitable university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or in a closely related field including a substantial amount of studies in Computer Science. The previous degree should also include studies in Mathematics.
Applicants with an unfinished Bachelor's degree
The Bachelor's degree or equivalent must be completed well before the programme begins. If the degree is not completed by the end of the application period, an applicant can be accepted to the programme on the condition that s/he sends an officially attested copy of the degree certificate to the University by 31 July 2017. A successful applicant will, in this case, first receive a notification on conditional acceptance and later an official letter of acceptance once the officially attested copy of the degree certificate has reached the University.
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Last updated October 24, 2016