Master in Computer Science in Finland

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

As the computer science field of study became increasingly prevalent, many had their doubts that this field of study would continue. It was not until the 1950s that computer science began to be observed as a legitimate science among academics. It is thanks to the IBM brand that this became part of the main-stream culture.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

Top Master Programs in Computer Science in Finland 2018

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Master in Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Oulu

The Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu organizes a two-year full-time Master’s degree programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment (GS3D). [+]

Master in Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment

The Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu organizes a two-year full-time Master’s degree programme in Software, Systems and Services Development in the Global Environment (GS3D).

Graduates from GS3D will have the competence to work as Experts and Managers in global ICT companies.

The programme will provide multidisciplinary knowledge of software, systems and services development in a global context.

Graduates will acquire the skills to understand and to analyze the dynamics of the software business environment. Students can progress with their studies to PhD and participate in GS3D research groups.... [-]


Master in Software and Service Architectures (SSA)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Espoo

The programme in Software and Service Architectures is an enhanced version of the previous programme on Service Design and Engineering and aims to educate the next generation of service designers and software architects capable of designing and engineering novel software systems to: (i) Drive digitalization of businesses, (ii) Create new businesses based on software intensive services, (iii) Be responsible for the elicitation and definition of what software products and services IT companies should create in order to be successful; (iv) Be responsible for the processes and methods for the effective development of modern software systems. [+]

Formerly known as Service, Design and Engineering SDE)

Why study the EIT Digital Software and Service Architectures programme?

The EIT Digital SSA programme offers:

Innovative and well-grounded education for the next generation of service designers and software architects. Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A thesis work connected to interesting industrial challenges. Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines (link) not least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about? ... [-]

Master in Data Science (DSC)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Espoo

Data abounds: social media, manufacturing systems, medical devices, logistic services, and countless others generate petabytes of data on a daily basis. With a wealth of data available, we are at a point in history, where we can conduct analyses to detect, discover, and, ultimately, better understand the world around us. [+]

Why study Data Science?

Data abounds: social media, manufacturing systems, medical devices, logistic services, and countless others generate petabytes of data on a daily basis. With a wealth of data available, we are at a point in history, where we can conduct analyses to detect, discover, and, ultimately, better understand the world around us.

What are the career opportunities for Data Science graduates?

Become a professional for a career in a highly innovative area: data science. The profession in Data Science is hailed as the “… Sexiest Job of the 21st Century,” by Harvard Business Review in October 2012. The Data Scientist is a professional who simultaneously possesses breadth and depth in scalable data management, data analysis, and domain area expertise, and who is capable of solving real-world problems. This is an opportune time to pursue training in both a challenging and rewarding new field. Join us and embark on a journey of a lifetime!... [-]


Master in Big Data and extreme computing

ITMO University, St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Jyväskylä

Big Data is located not only in high-tech laboratories and institutes. Big Data can be found near to us, e.g. in complex social networks, cloud multimedia services etc. The problems in distributed storage, transfer and processing of a big amount of data are on the frontiers of a modern branch of IT. [+]

Big Data and extreme computing

Objective of the Program: Big Data is located not only in high-tech laboratories and institutes. Big Data can be found near to us, e.g. in complex social networks, cloud multimedia services etc. The problems in distributed storage, transfer and processing of a big amount of data are on the frontiers of a modern branch of IT. High-performance computing and distributed data processing, special hardware architectures and telecommunications, domain-specific languages and host of other things are required to solve these problems. The graduate will be in demand in the international job market, since big data is spread in all areas of life.

Language: English... [-]