Software, Web and Cloud, Computing Sciences, M.Sc. | Tampere University | Tampere, Finland
24 months
12000 EUR/year
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The Software, Web and Cloud, Computing Sciences programme from Tampere University provides students with a solid understanding in computer science and software engineering. This includes the ability to design and implement large software systems and the competence to manage and improve software development processes. 

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The knowledge and skills in web and cloud are emphasized as a platform for the software like big-data-driven applications. Moreover, you can choose courses based on your interests from a wide range of topics such as business, information security, user experience, big data and IoT.

An exceptionally large number of IT companies in the Tampere region provide an inspiring environment and opportunities to apply your skills and address fascinating real-life challenges.  The research activities and close collaboration with companies ensure that the contents of the programme are both on a high level academically and relevant to your future career prospects. After graduation, you can have a career as a versatile software professional or further your studies on the doctoral level.


There is a lack of software professionals in Finland and abroad, and almost 90% of students pursuing software-related majors at Tampere University are employed on the day they graduate. A typical career in a company starts with working as a programmer and then advancing towards the expert and/or managerial positions. Our graduates find employment also in commercial and administrative tasks relating to the field, without excluding work as a researcher or a teacher.

Following the successful completion of the Software, Web and Cloud, Computing Sciences programme from Tampere University, our graduates will be eligible to apply for admission to doctoral programmes in Finland or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming: Interfaces and Techniques
  • Web Development - Programming
  • Software Design
  • Software Product and Process Management
  • Software Testing
  • Software Engineering Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 7 December 2022 – 11 January 2023


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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded. With a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study. From a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. From a recognised institution of higher education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

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.

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