Masters Programs in Computing

Compare 24 Masters Programs in Computing

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When individuals begin working toward a master’s degree, they can usually expect to spend one to three years in school. Students typically complete a research project or thesis before graduation. The knowledge and skills gained from a postgraduate degree prepare a person for a higher paying career or for acceptance into a doctoral program.

An individual with an undergraduate degree may wonder, what is a Master in Computing? This type of program provides critical knowledge about the role of digital systems and their management within organizations. Computation and programming languages will be developed at an advanced level. Coursework includes information technology project topics, database management issues, ethics, digital innovation, research and the human/computer interface. Instructors frequently focus on the practical application of theories in the field.

A student who completes a computing master’s achieves an advanced level of knowledge that directly correlates with potential careers. Problem-solving skills and management techniques prepare students for roles in administrative capacities.

Computing is a global field, and advanced courses are available almost anywhere in the world. This makes it difficult to pin down a list of expenses or predict an average cost. After determining which program meets the educational goal, an individual may be able to figure a rough estimate of the financial amount necessary to graduate.

Positions as software developers and engineers are currently available all over the world. Government agencies, military operations, public and private organizations and universities all require advanced computing by employees to facilitate the design and development of software and hardware and digital technologies. A graduate may be employed in quantum computing or opt for a career as a research engineer, IT manager or business analyst.

Some students prefer to attend a university at a physical location, while others require the flexibility of online courses. Curricula are available to meet a variety of educational goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Romania Timisoara

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science offers study programmes in mathematics and informatics for around 1200 students. The Department of Computer Science offers BSc study programmes in Informatics (in Romanian and in English) and Applied Informatics (in Romanian), MSc study programmes in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing (in Romanian and in English), Software Engineering (in Romanian) and Applied Informatics in Science, Technology and Economics (in Romanian), PhD programmes in Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Reasoning and Theoretical Computer Science which are also the main research directions of the department members. [+]

Masters in Computing. The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science offers study programmes in mathematics and informatics for around 1200 students. The Department of Computer Science offers BSc study programmes in Informatics (in Romanian and in English) and Applied Informatics (in Romanian), MSc study programmes in Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing (in Romanian and in English), Software Engineering (in Romanian) and Applied Informatics in Science, Technology and Economics (in Romanian), PhD programmes in Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Reasoning and Theoretical Computer Science which are also the main research directions of the department members (for details see http://research.info.uvt.ro). The Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Computing Masters Programme taught in English aims to offer competences in designing intelligent systems with application in various scientific and technical fields and in using the most recent technologies in high performance computing and distributed computing. It is a two years programme organized in three semesters devoted to teaching and a fourth one focused on research activities and the MSc thesis preparation. The students have the opportunity to use the infrastructure of the High Performance Computing Lab (http://hpc.uvt.ro), participate to international research projects and to industrial projects conducted in collaboration with IT companies. Main course titles Distributed Systems Parallel Computing Systolic Algorithms Workflow Technologies Multi-agent systems Operational Research and Optimization Data Mining Term rewriting Metaheuristic Algorithms Advanced Logical and Functional Programming Distributed Methods and Technologies based on XML Automated Theorem Proving Data Structures and Algorithms in Parallel Computing Potential labour market positions following graduation... [-]

Master in Programming Technologies for Intel Computing Platforms (in conjunction with Intel)

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Samara

The program is implemented in conjunction with Intel Corporation – a leading developer and manufacturer of chips, platforms, IT and operating systems, and the integral components of server, network and communications products for the IT systems and technologies field. [+]

The program is implemented in conjunction with Intel Corporation – a leading developer and manufacturer of chips, platforms, IT and operating systems, and the integral components of server, network and communications products for the IT systems and technologies field. The program is design-oriented. Emphasis is placed on practical and independent work. Above and beyond the study packages tailored to individual program disciplines, students have access to a wide array of additional materials for distance and interdisciplinary learning on the Intel Academy website, on the server of the Intuit National Open University, and through the Russian- and English-language educational resources offered by Intel (Intel Education). An important element of the program is working with English-language study materials, as is studying business practices in the English-speaking environment typically found at international IT companies. Graduates successfully passing additional professional certification have the opportunity to secure exciting R&D jobs at the respective divisions of Intel in Russia. Brief characterisation of the programme The objective of the master’s degree program is preparing world-class specialists who boast a mastery of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills involved in the fields of high-tech, high-performance computing, mobile computing, and human-computer interaction (HCI). The program encompasses: courses based on the methodological materials provided by Intel; general-science and humanities disciplines; certain sections on theoretical informatics; professional linguistic training (English language). Features (advantages) of the programme This program is design-oriented. Emphasis is placed on practical and independent work. Above and beyond the study packages tailored to individual program disciplines, students have... [-]

MEng in Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Take the masters route and reach the academic levels of Chartered Engineer status. This five-year MEng course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. [+]

Masters in Computing. Accredited by: IMechE Computer-aided mechanical engineering is a blend of mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering and systems design engineering. A form of 'virtual engineering', it allows engineers to test new products or systems without having to build expensive prototypes. This programme has been designed with industry input and uses standard industry software (such as PTC Creo for 3D modelling and manufacturing simulation and ANSYS for Finite Element Analysis) to give you an understanding of the fundamental principles of engineering - design, control, materials and manufacturing methods - as well as learning how to provide solutions to complex engineering problems. All of GCU's Engineering Programmes are accredited by UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) and we have excellent links with industry, providing access to case studies, projects and work experience. All MEng pathways within the Engineering Suite satisfy the academic requirements required for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the programme meets/will contribute to the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Your career Graduates have found success in a variety of local, national and international industries and consultancies, such as mechanical, aerospace, electronics, offshore, local authority, manufacturing and building services. What you will study Year 1 Broad-based and solid coverage of the Fundamentals of Engineering. Year 2 Thermodynamics & Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Design & Analysis, Mathematics, Integrated Engineering Studies, Control & Instrumentation Systems, Manufacture & Materials, Electrical Systems. Year 3 Computer Aided Engineering, Energy Conversion Technologies, Manufacture & Materials, Engineering... [-]

Master In Agile Methods

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Agile Methods (MMA) provides students with tools to develop attitudes and skills in the use of agile methods and learn modern techniques of innovation, conceptualization and fast adjustment of product to market as Lean Startup [+]

Agile methods have emerged as an alternative to traditional methods of product management / project, teamwork and engineering. Applied, on a regular basis, a set of best practices that support each other to foster teamwork, flexibility to change and get the best possible result in a project. Agile methods are particularly useful to solve situations where it is not giving the customer what they need, when deliveries are too elongated, the costs skyrocket or quality is not acceptable when responsiveness is needed before competition when morale is low equipment and high turnover, when necessary systematically identify and address inefficiencies or when you want to work using a specialized product development process. Agile methods like Scrum, Kanban, XP and DevOps are strongly oriented to provide maximum value to the business, reducing time-to-market of new products and quickly adapting them to a competitive environment. They are the standard work of the most competitive companies in the world, from Google to Amazon or know, happening the method of choice in the digital transformation of organizations. The Master in Agile Methods (MMA) It provides students with tools to develop attitudes and skills in the use of agile methods and learn modern techniques of innovation, conceptualization and fast adjustment of product to market as Lean Startup pragmatic, practical and complete master, with reference teachers in Europe to transform your environment with Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean Startup, managing people and teams and cultural change. You will go beyond the method and learn to transform individuals,... [-]

Master in Applied and Computational Mathematics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Students from the master’s programme in Applied and Computational Mathematics will become skilled applied mathematicians, well-prepared for advanced industrial positions or continued graduate studies. The programme contains four tracks: Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Optimization and Systems Theory, and Statistical Learning and Data Analytics. [+]

Students from the master’s programme in Applied and Computational Mathematics will become skilled applied mathematicians, well-prepared for advanced industrial positions or continued graduate studies. The programme contains four tracks: Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Optimization and Systems Theory, and Statistical Learning and Data Analytics.

Applied and Computational Mathematics at KTH

The programme consists of foundation courses that are mandatory for all students, and once the individual specialisation track is chosen, there are relevant required courses within that area as well. Regardless of which track students attend, the final term consist of a degree project that may be carried out in an academic or industrial environment in Sweden or abroad. Students are welcome to discuss project ideas with the staff at the Department of Mathematics, but are also encouraged to seek other contacts, in the academic world and in industry, to identify suitable projects. The result of the degree project is provided as a written report and as a presentation at a seminar.... [-]


Master's Degree In Theoretical Chemistry And Computational Modeling

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Castellón

The creation of this postgraduate program has two main objectives: a) Establish a European standard of excellence in theoretical and computational chemistry which includes knowledge of methods, applications for use and programmability. b) To promote international mobility of students theoretical and computational chemistry both at the level of master and doctoral degrees. [+]

The creation of this postgraduate program has two main objectives: a) Establish a European standard of excellence in theoretical and computational chemistry which includes knowledge of methods, applications for use and programmability. b) To promote international mobility of students theoretical and computational chemistry both at the level of master and doctoral degrees. Coordination: Vicente Moliner Ibáñez. Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry. UJI. Coordinating university: Autonomous University of Madrid Inter with 27 European universities and 14 Spanish universities. Number of Credits: 120 ECTS credits Duration: two academic years (October 2017 / September 2019) Teaching language: English Method: face: January 2018 (intensive) - February 2018 (intensive) - September 2019 (intensive) Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master in Computational Sciences

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Ostrava

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. [+]

Masters in Computing. Branch Profile 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. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Students will become familiar with various architectures of today’s supercomputers and will learn to program effectively, making use of computational resources to solve demanding practical problems. SKILLS The students will acquire skills in programming parallel applications and designing effective parallel algorithms. Additionally, four different specializations are available, each providing specific skills from the following domains: data analysis and visualisation, numerical parallel algorithms, computational physics and chemistry, and engineering applications. Emphasis is placed on developing skills of interdisciplinary dialogue, a reality of the modern workplace. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Students will gain corresponding training in the field of soft skills. Thanks to the wide range of international R&D projects, IT4Innovations develops students’ ability to work in international, multi-disciplinary teams. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Graduates of the Computational Sciences programme will find their career, for example, in R&D institutions using HPC tools in order to achieve objectives of their research work, and often running their own computational systems. There has recently been a significant increase in number of such companies demanding these skills and knowledge, as HPC... [-]

Master of Applied Computing

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 Canada Windsor

The Master of Applied Computing is a course-based professional graduate program offered by the School of Computer Science will provide you with a solid foundation and knowledge of industry oriented practical aspects of Computer Science, preparing you to take up positions in the growing software industry in Canada and around the world. [+]

The Master of Applied Computing is a course-based professional graduate program offered by the School of Computer Science will provide you with a solid foundation and knowledge of industry oriented practical aspects of Computer Science, preparing you to take up positions in the growing software industry in Canada and around the world. The skills and knowledge gained from this program will allow you to develop a successful career in the growing software industry through practical projects, internships and in-class training. This program has been specifically designed to expose you to the latest technologies and developments in a number of high-demand fields. You will study and live in Canada for approximately 16 consecutive months while enrolled in 8 prescribed courses and one Project/Internship (2 course credit). Courses include not only Computer Science but also Business classes. These courses will provide you with the practical knowledge required to excel in the ever-growing Computer Software industry. Courses may include: Advanced Software Engineering Topics Advanced Database Topic Internet Applications and Distributed Systems Advanced Computing Concepts Advanced Systems Programming Networking and Data Security Finance in a Global Perspective Marketing Managing Employees Project/Internship Intakes: September and January Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks (July-August) of intensive English language training (English and Academic Preparation Program). This program is designed to develop your English language skills in an academic environment and learn more about Canadian culture. Some students may be exempt from the English language course if they... [-]

Master's Degree In Modeling And Mathematical Research, Statistics And Computation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This master has a wide range of subjects aimed at research oriented towards the needs of technology centers and the R + D + i departments of companies with regard to Mathematics. In fact, the Master in Mathematical Modeling, Statistics and Computing, origin of which is proposed, is highly valued and all courses have enrolled students from a technology center. Finally, note that professors of the Master of the six universities have experience of projects with companies. [+]

In the last 25 years, mathematical research in Spain has experienced a spectacular development, which has led it to occupy a place among the top ten in the world. Mathematicians from the six universities participating in the master's degree contribute to this achievement. Already in the UPV / EHU, in the last Ranking of Shanghai of 2012, Mathematics occupy a place among the 100 and 150 best universities in the world. Thus, Mathematics play a very prominent role in the Spanish scientific system. To maintain or improve these positions, it is necessary to train new doctors, incorporate new researchers, and the first step after the Degree is necessarily a Master's in Mathematics with a research component. This master's degree responds to this manifest need of six universities, since it has subjects oriented to start a scientific career in different branches of Mathematics.... [-]


Mastery Of Science With Options For Computing, Applied Mathematics

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 Mexico Aguascalientes

The Master of Science with option to Computation or Applied Mathematics, is based on its two terminal areas, the student will have a thesis tutor appointed from the second semester to ensure a personalized attention that will guide you to organize, plan and develop your protocol , besides giving him the possibility to develop his abilities and generate his own needs to face the problematic of his line of research and that will develop in the seminars of investigation. [+]

The Master of Science with option to Computation or Applied Mathematics, is based on its two terminal areas, the student will have a thesis tutor appointed from the second semester to ensure a personalized attention that will guide you to organize, plan and develop your protocol , besides giving him the possibility to develop his abilities and generate his own needs to face the problematic of his line of research and that will develop in the seminars of investigation.

The student, together with his tutor, will be able to select the topics to complement his training in the chosen line. The tutor will also be able to recommend the mobility and the realization of stays of research at national level and of international preference for curricular courses and research activities that contribute to the quality of the research done by the student.... [-]


Master in Advanced Computing

Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shenzhen Beijing + 1 more

The Tsinghua University Computer Science (CS) Program is ranked among the top in China. With growing international reputation for excellence in education and research, coupled [+]

Master in Advanced Computing The Tsinghua University Computer Science (CS) Program is ranked among the top in China. With growing international reputation for excellence in education and research, coupled with the strong CS industry in Shenzhen, we offer this master's program in Advanced Computing at the Graduate School at Shenzhen.


In this program, we offer a broad and innovative course curriculum focusing on both cutting-edge advances in CS and Chinese practices. This program aims to foster CS professionals who have comprehensive computer skills, excellent academic merits and great global perspectives. We welcome applicants from all over the world who have a Bachelor's degree in CS or related areas. The program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study, including the completion of the course study (Beijing Campus), research and industry practice (Shenzhen Campus), and a master thesis.  Courses... [-]


Master in Applied Computing in Engineering and Science

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Krasnoyarsk

Siberian Federal University (School of Space and Information Technologies) offers English-taught Master's Degree Program “Applied Computing in Engineering and Science”. [+]

Siberian Federal University (School of Space and Information Technologies) offers English-taught Master's Degree Program “Applied Computing in Engineering and Science”. Rapid development of computational methods enabled to implement new approaches in different areas, e.g. engineering, economics, bioinformatics, environment sciences, social sciences, etc. In research and development, as well as in management, we can see the trends to: creating mathematical models for descriptions and simulation of real systems, their properties and behavior; using complex statistical methods in order to evaluate the chances of certain cases and reliability, e.g. in quality assurance, setting up parameters of social security systems, cancer research, etc. Therefore, specialists having good knowledge and skills in computing are rather required by the labor market in all developed countries. This program was developed in the framework of the EU Tempus program in cooperation with: Technische Universitat Wien (Austria), Bergische Universitat Wuppertal (Germany), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and other universities. It focuses on mathematical methods in applied sciences (simulation of complex mechanical and physical systems), numerical methods and symbolic computation. The program curriculum and research projects proposed for our students are based on more than 20 years long cooperation with the leading producer of Russian GLONASS navigation satellites — Reshetnev center situated near Krasnoyarsk. Many of our courses are aimed at application of navigation signal processing. Our local supercomputing cluster provides the necessary research and training facilities. Entry Requirements BSc or MSc degree in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science (transcript of records), good command of English (certificate or other document).... [-]

Master in Sound and Music Computing

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

Sound and music computing is an interdisciplinary field encompassing the entire sound communication process, from the creation and generation of sounds to their transmission and perception. Using a variety of scientific, technological and artistic methodologies and computational approaches, it examines how we understand, model and generate sound and music. It covers a wide range of basic academic subjects in fields such as music (composition... [+]

Masters in Computing. Master in Sound and Music Computing Sound and music computing is an interdisciplinary field encompassing the entire sound communication process, from the creation and generation of sounds to their transmission and perception. Using a variety of scientific, technological and artistic methodologies and computational approaches, it examines how we understand, model and generate sound and music. It covers a wide range of basic academic subjects in fields such as music (composition, performance, musicology), physics (acoustics), engineering (signal processing, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, electronics) and psychology (psychoacoustics, experimental psychology, neuroscience). Current areas of application include musical instruments, music production, music information retrieval, digital music libraries, interactive multimedia systems, and auditory interfaces. The UPF's master's programme in Sound and Music Computing focuses on the more technological aspects of the field. Objectives This master's programme aims to train the researchers and professionals who shape sound and music computing in today's information society. Combining practice and theory in a variety of areas, such as computational models, audio engineering, perception, cognition and interactive systems, the programme offers the necessary scientific and technological background to pursue a successful career. More specifically, the programme gives students the skills they need in both the most advanced technologies for the analysis, synthesis, transformation and production of sound and music and the main technologies and processes that support sound and music creation. Who is it for? The master's programme in Sound and Music Computing is aimed at students with a technical background who have some knowledge of music... [-]

Master in Big Data and extreme computing

ITMO University, St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg Finland Jyväskylä France Cachan + 4 more

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 big amount of data are on the frontiers of modern branch of IT. [+]

Big Data and extreme computing Objective of the Programme: 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 big amount of data are on the frontiers of 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 The program is focused: on applicants with an applicable Bachelor's degree, fluent in English and planning a future career in high-tech international companies, both in Russia and abroad. WHY MASTER IN BIG DATA AND EXTREME COMPUTING AT ITMO UNIVERSITY? The courses in Big Data and Extreme Computing are taught by leading professors in computational science and HPC of ITMO University and leading international scholars This program contains extracurricular courses in English: Academic English and Scientific Writing. These courses are built including cultural study of the language aiming to prepare the students to face the English speaking community and academic environment Our students have good facilities for study, including discounts on tuition fee, ability to work at ITMO and earn extra awards, opportunity to win special scholarships and student grants Department of HPC has modern classrooms and laboratories with state-of-the-art computer equipment and... [-]

Master degree in Mathematics and Computation

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Degree on Mathematics and Computer Science is a Mathematics graduate course with emphasis on computational solutions to mathematical problems and the application of those solutions in science and technology, including Computer Science. [+]

Masters in Computing. Academic degree: Master (Bologna 2nd cycle degree) ECTS: 120 Duration: 2 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Mathematics The Master Degree on Mathematics and Computer Science is a Mathematics graduate course with emphasis on computational solutions to mathematical problems and the application of those solutions in science and technology, including Computer Science. The main scientific areas of the course are Computational Discrete Mathematics, Computer Science, and Numerical Mathematics, areas which play a central role in the modern technologies. The applications include, among many others, image processing, computer-aided design / manufacturing (CAD/CAM), secure and reliable communication technology, and formal verification of software. The course gives not only the opportunity to use advanced computational tools like symbolic computational system and libraries of scientific computing, but also the necessary instruction for the analysis and implementation of new algorithms. The course results from collaboration between the Departments of Mathematics and Informatics of UM. Career opportunities Consultancy, software industry, departments of information and communication technology in any economic sector, departments of research and development in the same technological areas [-]