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University of Stavanger

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About

MSc in Computer Science at University of Stavanger gives a broad foundation within the field of computer science. After completing this programme the door is open to some of the most challenging and interesting jobs in the field. 

Overview

The specialisation in Reliable and Secure Systems provides a basis for work in the development and planning of commercial computer systems for different purposes.

The specialisation Data Science provides a basis for work in data analysis and development of data processing systems for the whole data lifecycle.

The MSc in Computer Science at University of Stavanger offers courses built on top of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

The program utilizes lectures and activities such as individual projects, group projects, laboratory exercises with written reports, and company and industrial plant visits as learning methods. There is a high degree of individual advisory in the program, in particular in the work with the master’s thesis at the end.

Career:

Researchers and developers in Computer Science are indispensable in almost all industries. Some examples of businesses where they find employment are: consulting companies, telecommunications companies, oil-related businesses, hospitals and other public agencies. We encounter digital technology everywhere, and researchers and developers in Computer Science are crucial in making information society a reality.

Specialication in Reliable and Secure Systems provides a basis for work in the development and planning of commercial computer systems for different purposes. It builds knowledge and skills in network security, reliability of distributed systems, and simulation and modeling.

Specialisation in Data Science provides a basis for work in data analysis and development of data processing systems for the whole data lifecycle. It builds knowledge and skills in advanced statistics, data mining, machine learning and processing of large data volumes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistical modeling and simulation
  • Data-intensive Systems
  • Data Mining and Deep Learning
  • Machine learning

  • Security and Vulnerability in Networks

  • Wireless Communications

  • Distributed Systems

  • Algorithm Theory
  • Master's thesis in Computer Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor´s degree within the following disciplines is required:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science, Informatics or similar with at least 50 ECTS credits in computer science/computer engineering

All applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 per semester. 

Funding

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