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Computer Science, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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Computer science is today a vast field including topics such as programming languages, algorithms and complexity analysis, data structures, intelligent systems, distributed systems and network technology.

The programme in Computer Science from Blekinge Institute of Technology includes courses on research methodology to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in your studies as well as in your future professional or academic career. The programme will also provide general training in project management and problem-solving.

During the second year, you will have the opportunity to design your own specialisation and also to prepare for a research career in academia, or in a research intensive company.

Many of the teaching staff involved are active researchers and will teach you a range of methods on how to describe, analyse and solve relevant problems in various application areas, such as game development, image processing, law enforcement, surveillance and resource scheduling in for example the energy sector, the health sector and for traffic and transport systems.

Job profiles

After graduation, students should be able to perform work in all parts of computer science field, when connected to software and systems development in a general to specialist level. Roles may be a specialist in techniques or domain to various management posts such as technical manager or project manager. In the education programme is offered opportunities to study abroad for up to one semester entirely within the block of elective courses. BTH has several contacts and possible cooperation partners for student exchange.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Usability And Interaction Design
  • Compiler Design And Translation Technique
  • Multiprocessor Systems
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Research Methodologies In Software Engineering And Computer Science
  • Decision Support Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree - three years (180 Swedish credit points, 180 ECTS) of study in science or engineering in an aspect of computing, e.g.: computer science, software engineering or computer engineering is required. The Bachelor's degree must include at least 30 credits in one or more of the following areas: Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Database Technology, Data Communications, Operating Systems. The Bachelor's degree must also include at least 15 credits in Mathematics. English B/English 6.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9486 EUR/year
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Living costs for Karlskrona

  • 6700 - 10170 SEK/month
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