Master's Program in Computing in Italy

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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.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Master in Computer Science

Marconi University
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master in Computer Science responds to this need and represents an important opportunity of vocational training on: development/implementation of information systems architecture; development, management and maintenance of business databases; implementation of guidelines for software development; knowledge and implementation of policies for the security and reliability of systems and the web. [+]

Best Masters in Computing in Italy 2017. With the spread of information technologies into contemporary lifestyles and into many different professional contexts, it is evident how important is to meet the growing demand for high-qualified learning programs for the development and project of effective and innovative IT solutions. The Master in Computer Science responds to this need and represents an important opportunity of vocational training on: development/implementation of information systems architecture; development, management and maintenance of business databases; implementation of guidelines for software development; knowledge and implementation of policies for the security and reliability of systems and the web. A student is granted a Master’s degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may also be awarded ‘summa cum laude’ (110 e lode). The final thesis of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation. The MCS degree program consists of four modules: Computer networks (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits), Database (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits), Software engineering (18CFU/ 13.5 quarter credits) and Security (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits). Module 1 – Computer networks – MCS_E_M1 CFU/ECTS 12 – US QC 9 The module allows you to have in depth knowledge of computer and telecommunication networks. A description of the layers will be given: physical, data links and the network and transport of the OSI model. Furthermore, the features of the main systems used in geographical areas will be described such as telephone networks and cell phone systems, as well as metropolitan areas such as WiMax where protocols and structures will be explained. Lastly, the functioning of IPv6 will be considered. Module 2 – Database – MCS_E_M2 CFU/ECTS 12 – US QC 9 The module aims to present the system characteristics, their architecture and the principles that they aspire to, based on database technology and in particular on the relational ones. They deal with the application design point of view and, in addition, the systems for data management, interrogation languages and design methodologies will be studied on the databases themselves. They will deal with automatic information retrieval systems from heterogeneous and distributed sources by giving the skills needed to understand the processes and techniques of information processing which characterize today’s search engines and their applications. Particular emphasis will be given to automatic learning technologies which allow for the rapid development of systems based on the reutilization of data and available knowledge in electronic format within open sources. Module 3 – Software Engineering – MCS_E_M3 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The module’s objective is to understand the more advanced aspects of object oriented programming by using Java as the language of reference. The software industrial production process will be defined, by highlighting the lifecycle of the software product from the requirements stage to the implementation and integration stage according to the most modern object oriented methodologies. The knowledge for the analysis, design and quality software systems implementation will be given, by focusing on the description of the software development stages. Furthermore, the methodologies developed for complex problem analysis will be described in order to evaluate the complexity of each approach and to identify the structures and strategies to resolve them. Module 4 – Security – MCS_E_M4 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The module intends to give the know how in order to understand the different aspects in which we articulate the theme of security in computing systems. The technical aspects relating to cryptography, system and network security will be dealt with, as well as the managerial and normative point of view. The capacity of dealing with the digital signals which must be transmitted remotely or stored on a device will be considered, whose purpose is to reduce redundancy and increase the probability of correct information retrieval after the transmission or storage. Learning Objectives The Master enables students to project, develop, create, manage and maintain business information systems and is specifically focused on the physical structure of the information network. Moreover, the Master provides students with the basics in the field of the development of software and the management of business databases, web applications and mobile technology. Outcomes and Professional Profile The Master in Computer Science intends to form high-skilled professionals able to work in public and private organizations worldwide as business information systems managers. [-]

Master in Data Science

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. [+]

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim being to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities. Big Data is a big challenge of today’s world, but we are training professionals to understand and create value from this complex information. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data. Data Scientist is defined by the Economist as “the most interesting job of the twenty-first century, combining the skills of an IT technician, statistician and storyteller to extract the golden nuggets hidden under the mountains of data.” The Master in Data Science offers 3 different types of skills: solid computer training, an understanding of the technological aspects and knowledge of business dynamics. This Master creates professionals with across-the-board skills who are able to integrate with the company’s management. The program concludes with a Field Laboratory Work and a company internship. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. STRUCTURE The Master in Data Science is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into two terms: First term: December 2017 – April 2018 Second term: April 2018 – July 2018 Internship: September 2018 – December 2018 The Master offers a series of pre-courses at the start of the academic schedule: Software programming (Python), the foundations of data and SQL, basics in descriptive and inferential statistics, explorative data analysis and the fundamentals of economics. Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week structured in order to allow time to work in groups, while not neglecting individual students focus and management of interpersonal relationships. LEARNING METHOD The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies and presentations by companies, testimonials, and group work. The curriculum is completed with master lectures held by professionals from the worlds of business, academia and politics, with opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. CAREER DEVELOPMENT Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of Bologna Business School, including the Master in Data Science. The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses. The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company. [-]

Master in Cloud Computing and Services (CCS)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Trento

The programme in Cloud Computing and Services focuses on a broad range of applications like electronic commerce, mobile services, online social networks, peer-to-peer systems and Web services. [+]

Best Masters in Computing in Italy 2017. The programme in Cloud Computing and Services focuses on a broad range of applications like electronic commerce, mobile services, online social networks, peer-to-peer systems and Web services. What is common to all of these applications is that information sources and control are decentralised over the network and multiple data centres and their underlying systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive. All this makes the process of developing distributed software systems significantly more complex than for centralised systems. Cloud Computing and Services will provide students with a system of knowledge both in formal foundations, technological platforms and practical skills in implementing distributed software applications. The programme will also provide an insight into current and future directions of the distributed software development. After completion of the study, students understand and know how to use large distributed systems. On top of this they are also capable of designing and constructing cloud computing systems and services on networking and computing infrastructures. The programme will offer six specialisations: (1) Mobile Services, (2) Cloud and Data Analytics, (3) Cloud Infrastructures, (4) Data Intensive Computing, (5) Distributed Information Management, (6) Distributed Data Processing. Programme During the first year, a similar set of courses are offered at the four involved entry points Aalto University, TU Berlin, University Rennes 1 and TU Delft. This includes distributed systems, advanced network technologies, service technologies and cloud programming models. In addition, some elective cours-es may be chosen to prepare for a specialisation. An important part of the programme are the Innovation and & Entrepreneurship (I&E) courses. The I&E basics course provides an introduction to business and management. The Business Development Lab will extend projects mainly in the areas of distributed system and cloud computing by a market survey, a business model generation process and a venture development exercise. We emphasize user driven innovation and holistic analysis of service, technology, organization and financial perspectives, as distributed systems in general and cloud computing in particular are disruptive for existing business models and almost always have a significant impact on the culture and social relations. Society-relevant themes will also be at the core of the summer schools, which will bring students from the different entry points together. Students participating in the CCS track will be offered an internship in a partner industry or research centre of the EIT Digital to work on a thesis project. Directly linked to the master thesis, there will be the I&E minor thesis that will specify the requirements, strategy and business plan for the selected master thesis project. The I&E thesis allows students to study topics including, but not limited to: Different models for cloud computing (IaaS; PaaS, SaaS) Peer-to-peer systems and environments Innovative service for mobile computing (location-based and context-aware services), Parallel and distributed systems Security and privacy for electronic commerce applications Linked open data and semantic web Multi-agent systems. Specialisations Specialisations are provided during the second year. The CCS programme offers 6 specialisations, each at a different location. To meet the requirements for geographic mobility, the chosen exit point needs to differ from the chosen entry point. Mobile Services at Aalto Cloud & Data Analytics at TU Berlin Cloud Infrastructures at University Rennes 1 Data Intensive Computing at KTH Distributed Information Management at Université Paris-Sud Distributed Data Processing at Delft University of Technology Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in computer science, computer engineering or information systems, is required. Students should have basic competence in mathematics, theoretical foundations of CS, algorithms and data structures, software engineering and database systems, computer architectures, computer networks and operating systems. [-]

Master in Computer Science

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 4 semesters

The programme contents include the development of modern experimental and product oriented information processing systems. Computer science can be divided into the areas of theoretical computer science, practical computer science, technical computer science as well as applied computer science. [+]

Master in Computer Science (M.Sc.)

 

Computer science is the science of systematic and automated processing of information. It deals with the structures, characteristics and possibilities to describe information and information processing as well as the setup, working method and construction principles of computer systems. General procedural methods of information processing and general methods of their application are researched. The programme contents include the development of modern experimental and product oriented information processing systems. Computer science can be divided into the areas of theoretical computer science, practical computer science, technical computer science as well as applied computer science.Students will deal with the possibilities of structuring, formalisation and mathematization of application areas in the form of special models and simulations. They will acquire knowledge in engineering development of software systems for different areas of application with special consideration of high adaptability and the man-computer interaction of such systems.The programme aims to convey extensive knowledge in the subject of computer science in theory and practice as well as with reference to an application subject. This comprises methods to solve application problems and their realization in an appropriate computer form.In Göttingen, particular importance is placed on the close connection with the application subject. In addition, the practical orientation can be further developed through project work and external internships. These internships are undertaken in an industrial company or a research institute.Those selecting computer science as their subject of study should be interested in a mathematically formal as well as an application-oriented practical way of working. The capability of working in a team is an important requirement for later daily work. Knowledge of the English language is required. Specialised knowledge, especially in programming, is not required.... [-]