Masters Programs in Informatics

Compare 18 Masters Programs in Informatics

A master’s program offers students an opportunity to grow in their selected fields. Once a student has completed a bachelor’s program, these courses of study offer further specialization in a field to aid in career prospects.

What is a Master in Informatics? This program helps students develop tools essential for navigating the growing realms of information and communication technology. Software engineering, information systems and computing processes commonly play a central role in student development. Students may encounter courses covering topics in IT consulting, project budgeting, infrastructure, audit methods and project management. Additionally, students may frequently master common industry software and may be able to concurrently specialize in management approaches.

The leadership skills gained along with the specialization in IT platforms and management approaches acquired during study can help students find an edge in a growing industry. These industry essentials may help students acquire greater career growth potential and higher salary increases throughout their time in the industry.

Determining the cost of a program requires a little research on the program of choice, and it can vary based on the length of study. The program may take approximately two to three years to complete depending on the student.

Students who complete a Master in Informatics may find a wide selection of positions. Students commonly explore positions as project managers, IT consultants, data analysts, informatics specialists and technology designers. These positions can be found across industries. While some graduates may obtain positions in large corporations, others may find roles in the public sector and smaller startups. Some students may also choose to work as independent consultants with their own businesses. In most capacities, graduates may work closely with the implementation, management and design of complex information and technological systems.

A range of institutions across the globe offers a Master in Informatics, and online options provide greater access for students with limited time. To get started, 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 Applied Informatics

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Informatics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Hradec Kralove

The Master’s degree programme in Applied Informatics is a follow-up two-year study programme to the Bachelor studies in Applied Informatics or some other close fields of studies. It combines subjects from the core fields of Computing and related areas, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Image Processing as well as Communication Technologies. [+]

Master in Applied Informatics

The Master’s degree programme in Applied Informatics is a follow-up two-year study programme to the Bachelor studies in Applied Informatics or some other close fields of studies. It combines subjects from the core fields of Computing and related areas, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Image Processing as well as Communication Technologies. Necessary skills in the field of designing and building secure information systems, information and knowledge technologies, as well as methods of collecting, structuring and evaluating large quantities of data will be developed. The options of some background in the associated disciplines of managerial psychology and economics are offered as optional courses for students as well.... [-]


Master Program in Informatics (1 year)

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Borås

A master degree is an introduction to academic research, and will make the graduate eligible for PhD studies in both Sweden and abroad. At the Department of Information Technology, we take this part of the master degree very seriously. The IT industry is truly global and fresh graduates will often find that a post-graduate degree is expected of applicants to qualified positions, especially in major international companies. IT research comprises both informatics and computer science. Informatics conveys the idea that IT systems require both the design of a technology component and action that embeds the system in the conditions of use. [+]

Programme Overview

This one-year program targets motivated students with an undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems, information technology, software engineering or a similar subject. The overall goal is for you to acquire deeper knowledge and more advanced skills in IT, specifically the ability to handle complex problems related to software development and IT-use, in a systematic and scientific way.

Content

The programme contains the following courses:

Research Methods in Social Science (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Trends in Informatics (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Business Intelligence (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Business Process Modelling (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Data Mining (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) System Development Philosophies (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Thesis for Master’s (one year) Degree in Informatics (15 credits) ... [-]

Master of Computer and Information Science

Southern Arkansas University
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2019 USA Magnolia

The Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (MCIS) program at the Southern Arkansas University is one of the largest, most affordable and highly attractive computer science graduate programs in the USA. The program offers a wide spectrum of online and onsite courses that are carefully designed to train the students in both theories and applications. The curriculum is constantly reviewed and updated to reflect the ongoing changes in the computer science field. The faculty members are highly qualified — many with extensive industry experience. [+]

The Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (MCIS) program at the Southern Arkansas University is one of the largest, most affordable and highly attractive computer science graduate programs in the USA. The program offers a wide spectrum of online and onsite courses that are carefully designed to train the students in both theories and applications. The curriculum is constantly reviewed and updated to reflect the ongoing changes in the computer science field. The faculty members are highly qualified — many with extensive industry experience.

Students in the MCIS program can either study general topics in computer science or, based on their background and interest, pursue one of the following focus areas:... [-]


MPhil in Informatics – Specialization in Software Engineering

Oporto Global University - Universidade Portucalense
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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 Economic Informatics

Mendel University in Brno
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Brno-sever

Graduates during their studies receive a wide and advanced application and creative knowledge of systems and software engineering, theoretical foundations of informatics, highly specialized knowledge of ICT and IS/ICT and principles of their utilization, advanced database, network and multimedia technologies and artificial intelligence. [+]

Master in Economic Informatics Key Facts Program: C-SIA System Engineering and Informatics Field of study: C-SIA-EIA Economic Informatics Level of qualification: Master continuing Mode of study: full-time Qualification awarded: Master's degree Specific admission requirements:

Completed bachelor degree program and entrance examination, if required.

Qualification requirements and regulations:

Finished Bachelor's degree program with a bachelor diploma.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules". Further information available here.... [-]


Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 24 months September 2019 France Angers

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics is unique programme delivered by two academically renowned Universities in Europe: Liverpool Hope University, UK and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France. [+]

MSc Computer Science and Informatics - Liverpool Hope University, UK MSc Applied Mathematics - Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics is a unique programme delivered by two academically renowned Universities in Europe: Liverpool Hope University, UK and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France.

By utilising the teaching knowledge, research excellence and first-class faculties of two leading European institutions, the Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics provides a world-class academic curriculum and practical learning experience for the technology and scientific graduates of the future.

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics programme provides students with the opportunity to study both in the UK and in France where they will gain two degrees in less time and at a lower cost than it would take to earn the degrees independently.... [-]


Master in Applied Informatics and Business

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lithuania Vilnius

The program is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. [+]

Why this study program?

The program is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and the second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. The last semester they will have the possibility to choose between an internship in Lithuanian business enterprises and internship in different partner universities: Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), Oldenburg University (Germany) or Zagreb University (Croatia). After successful graduation students will gain the degree in Master of Applied Informatics.... [-]


Master in Applied Informatics

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

The program is oriented towards today’s and tomorrow’s application domains, covering data retrieval, robotics, artificial intelligence, neural networks, data visualization, distributed and cloud computing. [+]

Unique Features

The program is oriented towards today’s and tomorrow’s application domains, covering data retrieval, robotics, artificial intelligence, neural networks, data visualization, distributed and cloud computing.

Competencies Acquired Knowledge and understanding of data mining techniques and their applicability in different domains. Knowledge and understanding of the design and implementation of intelligent and adaptive systems. Knowledge of professional development of commercial and social IT products using modern computer platforms, and estimation of their demand, impact, and relevance to users, enterprises or organizations. Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in data mining and data analysis field, apply research results in practical applications. Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in natural language processing and information retrieval field, apply research results in practical applications. Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in systems analysis, modeling, identification, and control field, apply research results in practical applications. Ability to apply data mining techniques for the analysis of diverse data (sound, ECG, EEG). Ability to analyze, formalize and model systems and processes of different complexity. Ability to apply Natural Language Processing techniques. Ability to apply parallel programming skills for the development of concurrent distributed and multi-core/-processor systems. Ability to design multiplatform services and applications, integrating intelligent and adaptive technologies. Ability to clearly and convincingly present problems and suggested solutions to experts and non-experts, using ground knowledge, reasoning, relevant presentation tools, and methods. Ability to professionally communicate and collaborate in distributed IT projects. Ability to critically analyze IT projects and their influence on business, culture and social context. Career Opportunities ... [-]

Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

The master program is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices, and processing; Spectral color science; Technologies and models for multi-media systems. [+]

The University of Saint-Etienne (France), Gjovik University College (Norway), the University of Granada (Spain), and the University of Joensuu (Finland) have been approved by the EU to deliver a new two years master program entitled Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET), within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus program.

The master program is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices, and processing; Spectral color science; Technologies and models for multi-media systems.

Admission criteriaTo qualify for admission, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, physics, optics or imaging science. Admission will be based on academic excellence. The study program starts autumn 2008. This master program is broadly interdisciplinary, encompassing photonics, computer vision and imaging science, computer science and media technology as a mix of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge. All courses will be given in English. The program requests high mobility, but it is possible to mainly study in one host university and attend only one semester in another university.... [-]


Master in Fundamental Informatics and Information Technology

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Chelyabinsk

The objects of professional activities of the graduates are multi-user distributed information systems, highly loaded web-based systems, parallel database systems, enterprise management systems, electronic collections, intelligent data analysis systems. [+]

Fundamental Informatics and Information Technology

Techniques for Developing High-Traffic Systems

The duration of the program is 2 years.

The objects of professional activities of the graduates are multi-user distributed information systems, highly loaded web-based systems, parallel database systems, enterprise management systems, electronic collections, intelligent data analysis systems.

A graduate of the master's degree is prepared for an activity that requires an in-depth fundamental and vocational training in the scientific research in the area of development of modern multi-user distributed information systems and highly loaded web-systems.

Graduate creates new technologies for analytical processing of data that form software systems, products, and services.... [-]


Master in Informatics and Computer Engineering

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Volgograd

Informatics and computer engineering (09.00.00). As a part of this program, students graduate to work in the following fields: Computer-Aided Design; Automated data processing and management system; Computer machines, systems, and networks Information systems and technology in construction; Applied informatics in economics; Software and information systems development. [+]

VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the number of qualified specialists of Volgograd region, the South of Russia and some foreign countries. University obtains a well-developed infrastructure, ensures high professional level and influences forming of social qualities of students for their successful integration in the international economy. According to the strategy of University, there was founded a research and education industrial complex (cluster) focused on training of well-qualified specialists for high-tech sectors of the economy.

Transformations in the sphere of higher education of the Russian Federation were affected and realized in VSTU as a multilevel system of educational programs, modern forms of academic activity organization, quality control, adequate material and technical support.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Business Informatics

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 18 months August 2019 Finland Helsinki

Business Informatics is a Master's degree program of 60 ECTS for engineers in profession, who want to deepen their strategic and managerial expertise through improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems. You will become a competent analyzer and user of business intelligence in decision-making, in business operations as well as in business development. [+]

Objectives

Business Informatics is a Master's degree program of 60 ECTS for engineers in profession, who want to deepen their strategic and managerial expertise through improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems. You will become a competent analyzer and user of business intelligence in decision-making, in business operations as well as in business development.

Content

The Master's degree program in Business Informatics consists of:

Advanced professional studies 15 ECTS Alternative advanced professional studies 10 ECTS from a set of choices Elective studies 5 ECTS Master’s Thesis 30 ECTS

Each student plans and implements a development project in/for real business life, typically for their work organization. In doing so, the student’s research, project and change management skills will be enhanced. Networking, team, and negotiation skills also improve in the multi-cultural, tied-to-business setting in which this Master’s DP is carried out. This R&D project will be reported as a Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS).... [-]


Master in Informatics

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

Computer Systems and Networks | Design and Programming of Embedded Systems | Web and Software Engineering (specialisation Software Engineering) [+]

Fields of study Computer Systems and Networks Design and Programming of Embedded Systems Web and Software Engineering (specialisation Software Engineering) Entrance Exams

NON

Entrance Requirements fully completed application form documents showing results in previous studies evidence of significant personal achievements in mathematics, physics, informatics, or similar disciplines and successful participation in secondary school competitions or projects certificate that demonstrates proficiency in English Level of English comparable to or exceeding B2 level CEFRL Scholarship

not for the first year students

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Master of Informatics in Computer Science

John Naisbitt University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Serbia Belgrade

The purpose of the study program Computer Science at Faculty of Computer Science is the education of competent experts of the advanced level for a variety of occupations in the field of computer science that are in demand in the market, domestic and international. These occupations include different programmers, who can work in different environments and with different tools. [+]

The purpose of the study program Computer Science at Faculty of Computer Science is the education of competent experts of the advanced level for a variety of occupations in the field of computer science that are in demand in the market, domestic and international. These occupations include different programmers, who can work in different environments and with different tools.

The aim of the study program Computer Science at the Faculty of Computer Science is a highly-effective training of quality and highly-skilled personnel in the field of computing. As a complement to the undergraduate academic studies for an additional year of schooling there will be experts with a complete and balanced understanding of the discipline of computing, without uncovered areas and without extra material that is not necessary, ready to immediately successfully get involved in the work, but also to easily continue their education.... [-]


Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics

James Cook University Brisbane Campus
Campus Full time 2 years March 2019 Australia Brisbane City

Business Informatics is a specialist area of IT that combines information technology, management, and business. Advancing your skills and knowledge with our Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics program will give you the edge on other graduates embarking on a career in this exciting field. [+]

Overview

Business Informatics is a specialist area of IT that combines information technology, management, and business. Advancing your skills and knowledge with our Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics program will give you the edge on other graduates embarking on a career in this exciting field.

The possibilities for Information Technology (IT) graduates are endless, offering employment opportunities worldwide. IT skills are required by every industry, and our expert staff will teach you the advanced skills needed to keep up with rapid developments in technology. The program emphasizes work-integrated learning and develops employability skills through practical projects and the option of an Internship increasing graduate employability.... [-]