The special feature of this Theoretical and Computational Methods programme taught at University of Helsinki is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme.
The strong scientific emphasis of the programme makes it a natural gateway to further studies in physics, mathematics, chemistry and computer science.
Upon completing the Master’s Programme in Theoretical and Computational Methods, you will:
- Have a solid basis of skills in your chosen scientific field
- Have good skills in analytical and computational thinking and deduction
- Be able to apply theoretical and computational methods to the analysis and understanding of problems in various fields
- Be able to generalise information on scientific phenomena, and identify the inner relationships
- Be able to create mathematical models of natural phenomena
- Be able to solve the models, both analytically and numerically
As a graduate with an MSc degree you could embark on a career in:
- Industry, especially advanced technology corporations (applied research and R&D, leadership)
- Universities and research institutes abroad and in Finland (basic scientific research)
- Teaching in universities and universities of applied sciences
- Software engineering, e.g. gaming industry
- Various design and consultation jobs in the public and private sectors
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
The special feature of this programme is its great scope: it consists of several course packages in physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and/or data science, for example:
- Theoretical physics
- Cosmology and particle physics
- Computational physics
- Physical chemistry
- Laser spectroscopy
- Mathematical physics and stochastics
- Applied analysis
- Software engineering
- Theoretical computer science
- Data science
- 24 months
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DisciplinesMathematics Computer Sciences Software Engineering View 47 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Finland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Helsinki
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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