One-year Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Sciences

General

Program Description

Master's Programme (One Year) in

Computer and Systems Science

The programme focuses on advanced courses and suits those who wish to improve their skills and knowledge as a preparation for a successful professional career.
Students will receive deeper knowledge in ICT its role in business and society, and how it interacts with humans. They will also develop insights into emerging trends in the field, as well as how future technologies could be used.

The programme consists of a set of recommended course blocks, such as IT Management, Information Systems Architecture and Design, Business Intelligence, Interactive Design, Global Delivery and Outsourcing, and Information Security. The programme provides both the theoretical base and practical skills in the selected areas. The degree culminates with a scientific degree project resulting in a Master’s thesis.

Career

The programme is suitable for students aiming for a professional career, for example as IT architects, business architects, project managers, database architects, systems analysts, or application developers. Depending on the block of courses chosen, the student will be prepared for work in the fields business intelligence, usability engineer, web designer, interface designer, or become an expert on security, risk management or digital forensics.

Who should apply?

Stockholm University welcomes applications from graduates with a B.Sc. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, and Electrical Engineering.

Why should I apply?

The programme trains professionals in the field of Computer Science and Information Systems. As a graduate, you will develop and gain a wide range of industry-related skills, which are relevant to your resumé.

More information about the programme:

Credits: 60
Language: English
Duration: 1 year
Begins: Autumn

Read more about this programme on our website here!
More info at www.dsv.su.se/SDSVM

Requirements

Admission to a master's programme requires prior knowledge of the subject. The requirements for this programme is a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS credits), including 90 credits in computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or information systems.

Language proficiency

Swedish upper secondary school course English B or:

IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 and a minimum of 6 in each subtest: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
* Computer Based: Overall minimum score of 233 including a minimum Test of Written English (TWE) score of 18
* Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 577 including a minimum TWE score of 50.
* Internet-based: Overall minimum score of 91 including a minimum TWE score of 13.

UEEC (UNSW Institute of Languages University English Entry Course): Overall minimum score of C+ (Grade point 7.0) with a minimum score of 20 in the writing component.

CULT (Combined Universities Language Test): Overall minimum score of 70 with a minimum score of 17 in each of the sub-tests of listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): minimum grade B.

Other documents: No other documents are needed. Only the degree, list of credits and grades and proof of English proficiency are needed for the application.

Application

The application is done online at www.universityadmissions.se. Note! Application deadline for all applicants is January 15th.

Fees for non-EU/EEA-students

Students residing in the EU/EEA countries can study our master´s programmes free of charge. Fees apply for students residing in non-EU-/EEA.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Stockholm University is among the top 100 universities in Europe and is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) is part of the Faculty of ... Read More

Stockholm University is among the top 100 universities in Europe and is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Stockholm University and has a strong partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). DSV puts great emphasis on providing quality university education through its excellent faculty and its innovative learning environment. Read less