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Computational Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #351 (WUR) Reykjavik, Iceland
The Master of Science in Computational Engineering at University of Iceland is a two-year graduate study programme in computational engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science,  School  of Engineering and Natural Sciences.


On completion of the Master of Science in Computational Engineering at University of Iceland, the student can demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as detailed below:

  • The knowledge of the student covers those disciplines that are required to carry the professional title of an engineer in Iceland.
  • The student has understanding of recent knowledge within the fields of mathematics and computer science that is most applicable to the task of constructing computational models within some specific discipline, e.g. physics, economics or biology.
  • The student has mastered concepts and tasks within some specific discipline, and has experience of cooperating with experts within such a field on the construction of computational models.
  • The student has deeper understanding of the limitations of computational models and possible consequences of these limitations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Data Mining    
  • Numerical Linear Algebra  
  •  Applied Linear Statistical Models   
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Machine Learning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

  • GPA 6.5 (10 points System)

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

BS degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or computer science, if the grade point average is 6.5 or higher, from the Faculty, or comparable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).

Living costs for Reykjavík

  • 178929 - 290400 ISK/month
    Living Costs

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