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Computer Science

University of Karlstad

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
14444 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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Start date

About

This master programme at University of Karlstad is a two-year programme which builds on a three-year bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent. The objective is to provide you with advanced expertise in Computer Science with a focus on security, computer networks and wireless mesh networks.

Overview

This master programme is a two-year programme which builds on a three-year bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent. The objective is to provide you with advanced expertise in Computer Science with a focus on security, computer networks and wireless mesh networks.

The Computer Science programme at University of Karlstad offers a wide range of possibilities, from a research track for students wishing to continue to licentiate and Ph D studies to more practical applications, both of which may include an international aspect. You may combine for example the final dissertation in the 4th term with more industry oriented choices in the 3rd term if they are aiming for employment in industry. The programme provides a good background in current developments in the area of networks and wireless mesh networks and as such should enhance your employability.

Together with your previous bachelor degree, the programme leads to a master's degree of 120 ECTS credits in Computer Science. On completion of the programme you are qualified to continue with licentiate or doctoral studies provided that you meet the prerequisites for such studies in the chosen subject.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Security 
  • Distributed systems and applications
  • Mobile and Wireless Systems
  • Performance Modelling and Simulation
  • Topics in Computer Networking
  • Topics in Computer Security
  • Computer Science 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Upper Secondary English course B or equivalent, and a Bachelor of Science degree of 180 ECTS with at least 90 ECTS in Computer science, or equivalent, including the following:Programming Technique 7.5 ECTSSoftware Development Methodology 7.5 ECTSOperating Systems 7.5 ECTSComputer Networking I 7.5 ECTSMathematical Statistics 7.5 ECTS(or equivalent courses to the above named)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14444 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28889 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

If you are an exchange student, or if you have citizenship in a EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Funding

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