24 months
12000 EUR/year
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The Computing Sciences - Software, Web and Cloud 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 emphasised as a platform for the software like big-data-driven applications. A rich variety of other studies in a range of topics such as business, information security, user experience, big data and IoT is available at Tampere University .

An exceptionally large number of IT companies in the Tampere region provide an inspiring environment and opportunities to apply your skills and address real-life challenges. The research activities and close collaboration with companies ensure that the contents of Software, Web & Cloud  are both on a high level academically and relevant to the industrial positions.


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. 

The Computing Sciences - Software, Web and Cloud graduates from Tampere University find employment also in commercial and administrative tasks relating to the field, without excluding work as a researcher or a teacher.

Programme Structure

  • Software, Web & Cloud is designed for applicants with a background in computer science or software engineering who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills in the development of high-quality software. Software, Web & Cloud draws on both academic and industry perspectives and covers the full lifecycle of software development.
  • The studies are anchored in real-world problems and explore subjects such as requirements management, software modelling and specification, implementation and testing software, software project management, and the web and cloud.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • which corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study
  • from relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to
  • from an accredited institution of higher education
AND a good command of the English language for academic purposes. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 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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