Master's Degree in Computer Science in Porto in Portugal

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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.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

Porto is the second most populous city in Portugal after Lisbon with a population of about 1.3 million persons. The University of Porto is the top university in Portugal as it serves students from all over Europe and the world in general. There are many other technical colleges in Porto too.

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MPhil in Informatics – Specialization in Software Engineering

Oporto Global University - Universidade Portucalense
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Porto

Learning objectives of the MPhil in Informatics, are the understanding of technology, its application, the development of critical thinking and scientific and technical communication. This course offers two specializations, Information Systems (I.S.) and Software Engineering (S.E.), where it is assumed that both develop a common knowledge base, particularly in modeling techniques, emerging technologies, project management and technological innovation; considering that these areas of expertise are the key to the two areas. However, specializations give different skills within the information technology field; S.I. students will be able to enhance the business through the use of technology and drive and lead S.I. of intervention activities using best practices; turn the E.S. students will be able to plan, manage and conduct development activities of highly complex software systems and to use emerging technology. [+]

Learning objectives of the MPhil in Informatics, are the understanding of technology, its application, the development of critical thinking and scientific and technical communication. This course offers two specializations, Information Systems (I.S.) and Software Engineering (S.E.), where it is assumed that both develop a common knowledge base, particularly in modeling techniques, emerging technologies, project management and technological innovation; considering that these areas of expertise are the key to the two areas. However, specializations give different skills within the information technology field; S.I. students will be able to enhance the business through the use of technology and drive and lead S.I. of intervention activities using best practices; turn the E.S. students will be able to plan, manage and conduct development activities of highly complex software systems and to use emerging technology.... [-]


Master in Data Analytics

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Portugal Porto + 1 more

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from the normal business activity that is continuously accumulated by transactional information systems. [+]

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from the normal business activity that is continuously accumulated by transactional information systems.

Efficient and effective processing of such data for actionable knowledge might result in better performance of the organization by exploring mainly data analysis techniques. These include various statistical and data mining (data exploration) techniques, specifically targeted for the extraction of actionable knowledge from large volumes of existing data.... [-]


Master in Software Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona do Porto
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Porto

This degree curriculum is aimed at training professionals characterized by an enormous versatility skill for Information Technologies market. It is intended that students develop their critical capacity of analysis in the fields of Software Engineering and Information Systems, with a great focus on current research and practical application of their knowledge. [+]

Objectives

The course of study presented aims to prepare students with profiles characterized by an enormous versatility in the Information Technology markets.The curriculum provides students with two areas of specific training specialization. These two specializations serve the interests of candidates at the Software Engineering (managers dedicated to developing computer applications and multimedia) and Information Systems (dedicated to managers of information systems departments and consultants). During the course, students are constantly challenged to work with realpractice scenarios in order to cope with different professional profiles.

This cycle is designed to develop scientific students skills, exploring the discovery of new concepts and models, and challenging them for the creation of scientific work.... [-]