A master's degree can take anywhere from one to two years, depending on how much time you put in each semester. This degree represents intense study focused within a field, usually related the subject in which you received your bachelor's.
What is a Master in Applied Computer Science? Applied computer science tends to take the form of data management, information systems or accounting, but there are also areas of software engineering for non-computing uses, such as helicopter simulators. Knowledge of basic programming is a must for this field, along with an understanding of basic logic and analytics. Some programs require a dissertation focusing on advancing current computer applications or finding new applications for existing protocols.
While earning this degree, a student acquires many skills. Advanced troubleshooting is useful in any job that uses computers and analytic skills help with solving problems and making projections. One more skill gained in this field is an understanding of where computing is and where it is going, which is helpful in advising a company's tech choices.
The cost of a master's degree depends on the school you choose, how long you take to complete the degree and whether you need to relocate to attend. Take these factors into account when budgeting for your degree.
With an advanced degree in applied computer science, there are a variety of jobs you can take. Depending on your focus, you may find employment in a bank, insurance company or public service organization. Telecommunications companies also hire employees with this degree, usually to help manage the large amount of data that flows through their networks. If you currently work in computing, an advanced degree can make you look more attractive for a pay raise or advancement.
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This Master complements the knowledge obtained in 1st cycle in Computer Science, offering advanced training in various areas of Information Technology, stimulating the adaptation to new technologies, developing the ability to design innovative products using the current techniques and encouraging the acquisition of skills such as sense critical, creativity and teamwork. [+]
This postgraduate course enables students to reinforce, deepen and expand their theorectical and factual knowledge to to meet the requirements of modern research and development fields in the telematic, telemedicine and e-health industries, as well as in service provider fields in national or international health networks. [+]
This programme focuses on the education of experts in the field of supercomputing and the use of high performance computing in solving computationally demanding tasks in applied sciences, as well as technology. It has a unique advantage of its association with the IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre, one of Europe’s most powerful supercomputers, located on the University campus. This provides hands-on opportunity for the practical application of theoretical instruction. [+]
Embedded Systems are the most common form of computer systems, utilising around 98 percent of all manufactured processors for their applications – from sewing machines and cars, to satellites and power plants. The common denominator for these systems is high-level demands on functionality and reliability. [+]
Master in Embedded SystemsEmbedded Systems are the most common form of computer systems, utilising around 98 percent of all manufactured processors for their applications – from sewing machines and cars, to satellites and power plants. The common denominator for these systems is high-level demands on functionality and reliability. Programme outlineThe purpose of this Master’s programme is to provide a broad education in Embedded Systems with the opportunity to specialise in areas that cover theoretical as well as practical aspects of embedded systems development. Special emphasis is placed on engineering skills, integration of software and hardware, system design, integration, verification and the management of the design process.The programme offers three informal tracks: the Embedded Platforms track addresses the problems of designing and assembling an embedded platform, including embedded software; the Embedded Software track addresses the problems of designing and maintaining embedded software, including computer hardware fundamentals; the Embedded Control track addresses the problems of designing electronics/embedded systems that are closely integrated with mechanical systems.Degree projectThe objective of the degree project is for students to demonstrate their individual skills acquired during the programme and apply them to solving a realistic problem. The student writes a thesis report, demonstrates and defends the results. The focus of the project may be proposed by the student, an examiner, a company, a public agency or any other external organisation, but the project plan must be approved by the examiner of one of the thesis project courses in the curriculum.The degree project may also be performed at... [-]
The Master of Computer Science is aimed at professionals in areas of computer science, engineering and exact sciences mainly interested in conducting high-impact research to contribute to the knowledge of any of the specialty areas of Computer Science. [+]
Computer Sciences and Information Technologies (CSIT) Course is a perfect opportunity for International students to study in Ukraine in English. If you want to be flexible and acquire as much qualifications and skills as possible, start with Foundation Course. You will study Russian language or Ukrainian language for education and communication needs. [+]