Masters Programs in Informatics

Compare 12 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 Programme (one year) in Informatics

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Borås

Second level education shall essentially build on the knowledge that students acquire in first level education or corresponding knowledge. Second level education shall involve a deepening of knowledge, skills and abilities relative to first level education and, in addition to what applies to first level education, shall further develop the students' ability to independently integrate and use knowledge, develop the students' ability to deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, and develop the students' potential for professional activities that demand considerable independence or for research and development work. [+]

Master Programme in Informatics  

The overall goal of the Master's program in Informatics is that students will develop advanced skills and knowledge in the subject of informatics. After completion of the program, the student will show Knowledge and understanding

knowledge and understanding in their major field of study, including both an overview of the field and deeper knowledge of certain parts of the field and insight into current research and development, deepened knowledge of methods applicable in informatics,

Skills and abilities

ability to integrate knowledge and to analyze, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information, ability to independently identify and formulate issues and to plan and to carry them out within specified time frames, ability to verbally and in writing, to present and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments behind them, in dialogue with different groups, the skill required to participate in research and development work or to work in other advanced contexts. Entry Requirements Bachelor’s degree, 180 credits, in Informatics (or equivalent). Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B/6 in the Swedish Upper Secondary School. For further information about English language proficiency, please view: http:www.hb.se/en/International-student/Bachelor--Master-student/Application--Admission/Admission-process/English-language-proficiency/ Examination Completed program leads to a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Informatics. Further information Teaching is normally in English. The course literature is in English. The training is mainly organized on campus, with elements of some courses that support flexible learning. The program provides national and... [-]

Master in Applied Informatics

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Informatics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

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 associate disciplines of managerial psychology and economics are offered as optional courses for students as well. The duration of the programme: 2 years Master’s degree applicants are required to have 2 semesters of mathematics in the previous Bachelor’s degree education. The tuition fee for one academic year: 3000 EUR. The deadline for submitting application forms is 31st March. [-]

Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Informatics. 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 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. Successful graduates will gain the MSc Computer Science and Informatics, awarded by Liverpool Hope University, UK and MSc Applied Mathematics, taught at the Université Catholique de l’Ouest, and awarded by the University of Angers, France. The programme includes a paid internship where students will be working on a technology project within a company. The internship gives an opportunity to utilise the technical, scientific and academic knowledge learnt within the programme whilst further developing communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills. The internship cumulates in a research dissertation that is assessed by both Liverpool Hope University and Université Catholique de l’Ouest. Entry Requirements: A good degree (minimum of second class or equivalent) in computer science,... [-]

Master in Open Informatics

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Artificial Intelligence | Computer Vision and Image Processing [+]

Fields of Study - Artificial Intelligence - Computer Vision and Image Processing Entrance Exams NON Entrance Requeirements - fully compleated application form - relevant bachelor degree - CV - interview - supporting material supplied (list of applicant's pu­blications, GRE-CS test result, awards and prizes and other notable achievements or recommendation letters) Level of English provide communication skills during the admission procedure Scholarship not for the first year students [-]

Master in Informatics

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

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

Masters in Informatics. 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 [-]

Mastery In Computer Science And Computational Technologies

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

The program is designed in such a way that the student who only courses the propaedeutics has the right to a Diploma and the student who attends a year of the master's degree will be entitled to the diploma of Specialty in Computer Science, as well as the one that culminates the curricular structure will obtain the title of masters. [+]

The Master in Computer Science and Computer Technologies prepares professionals in the area of ​​Information Technology so that upon completion of their postgraduate course they can develop themselves as managers of computer centers, computer project leaders, computer entrepreneurs or consultants for the implementation of technologies of information in national and / or foreign companies, professors of universities imparting high teaching and researchers in centers of technological development. In addition the program is supported academically by experts in the area of ​​national and foreign information technologies of various universities that support us as visiting professors, most of them with PhD.... [-]


Master of Informatics in Computer Science

John Naisbitt University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Informatics. 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 are not necessary, ready to immediately successfully get involved in the work, but also to easily continue their education. In ratio of hardware and software is balanced in the study program what gives students better employment and successful work in all these places. An additional important advantage is that students through regular classes get some of the globally recognized certification (or equivalent knowledge, with the possibility of a special taking exams) such as CEH from EC-Council and MCSA SQL Server. Degree (academic title) Master of Informatics Enrolment Knowledge of the foreign language is an admission requirement. Only those applicants who have finished an adequate four-year study program can enrol at new, one-year master studies, with a possibility of having to take some extra... [-]

Master of Engineering in Business Informatics

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 18 months August 2018 Finland Helsinki

Business Informatics is a Master's degree programme 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 programme 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 programme 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). Study Period The Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics is organized so that its participants can combine studying with full-time work. The length of studies is determined by the entry line through which the student gets accepted. When studying on a part-time basis, the student can achieve the Master’s degree in 1,5 years, however with flexibility both ways. Contact Sessions Contact sessions take place mainly on Fridays (9.00-16.15), approximately twice a month. Occasionally, evening classes or an intensive weekend session may be arranged. Various forms of e-learning will also be applied. A significant feature of learning... [-]

Master in Informatics and Computer Engineering

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Volgograd

Informatics and computer engineering (09.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: [+]

Masters in Informatics. VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the amount 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 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. Favorable social environment has been created in a large team of employees and students. Most of them share cultural and ethical values, keep and develop tradition of polytechnic school. VSTU is committed to the principles of the Bologna Declaration. Informatics and computer engineering (09.00.00). As a part of this programme 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; In order to enter Master’s Program, it is obligatory to provide: a diploma of higher education (Bachelor’s), legalized and nostrificated, translated into Russian and authenticated; In order to enter the Master’s Program a candidate should undergo entrance examinations in the specialization. Dates... [-]

Master in Informatics Engineering

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Faro

The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas. [+]

The Master in Informatics Engineering is a two-year degree with 120 ECTS. The curriculum includes an organized set of curricular units corresponding to 66 ECTS plus a dissertation corresponding to 54 ECTS.The curricular units include both mandatory and optional units. The optional curricular units can be offered in thematic groups (e.g., the thematic group on Intelligent and Information Systems or the thematic group on Networking). Two curricular units, corresponding to 12 out of 66 ECTS pertain to soft-skills. Registered in DGES with the number R/B-AD-783/2007 Objectives The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas. Competencies This MSc degree promotes the development of several competencies, namely: to develop the students capacities for keeping up with the knowledge and technological evolution throughout their professional life; to develop creative and critical skills, and to foster the needs of experimentation, hypothesis formulation and bibliographic search; to develop professional skills such as teamwork and leadership capacities, oral and writing communication; to enable a seamless integration in companies and organizations, by introducing topics such as economical aspects in engineering, project management, companies organization and entrepreneurship; analysis, design and development of information systems; relevant programming languages and paradigms; management of information systems; advanced techniques for problem-solving; advanced topics on security; management of software projects; intelligent systems for complex problem-solving; design... [-]

Master in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering

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

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering according to Russian State Educational [+]

Masters in Informatics. National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard in the following directions: - Applied Mathematics and Informatics - Informatics and Computer Engineering - Control in Engineering Systems - Instrumentation - Electronics and Nano-Electronics - Radio Engineering WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have problems with subsequent employment... [-]

Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

The master programme is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices and processing; Spectral color science; [+]

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 programme entitled Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET), within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme.

The master programme 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 programme starts autumn 2008. This master programme 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 programme requests high mobility, but it is possible to mainly study in one host university and attend only one semester in another university.... [-]