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M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

24 months
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15235 EUR/year
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About

The Computer Science programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology provides a broad education in computer science. 

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Overview

You will learn the methods for constructing computer programmes, including theoretical foundations and the practical ability to develop products and systems. During the programme, you will meet prominent guest lecturers from the industry and guest lecturers from other universities.

The Computer Science programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technolog starts with mandatory courses in advanced algorithms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer security, internet protocols, and research methodology to give you an insight into different areas of computer science. In the second semester, you choose one of the eight specialisations to gain in-depth knowledge in a field of computer science. The specialisations are closely connected to the department’s world-class research groups.

Career

The master's programme in Computer Science focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary for a career at the frontline of modern software technology. Graduates have found work at companies such as Google (USA, Switzerland), Spotify, Oracle, Ericsson, Dice and Accenture.

The programme also prepares students for a career in research or continued studies towards a doctoral degree. Former students have continued their studies on doctoral level in among other Sweden, US, Germany, Russia.

Programme Structure

Topics covered:

  • Philosophy of Science and Research Methodology for Computer Scientists
  • Program Integrating Course in Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Security
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Protocols and Principles of the Internet

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor’s degree corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, or equivalent, including courses in:

  • Mathematics: three different subjects of a total of 22,5 ECTS. Among those subjects there must be a course in one-variable calculus, a course in linear algebra and a course in discrete structures.
  • Computer Science/Information Technology: three different subjects of a total of 22,5 ECTS. Among those subjects there must be a course in object oriented programming, a course in algorithms and data structures and a course in computational complexity.
  • A course in calculus in several variable (i.e. SF1626) is required for some of the tracks.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15235 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30471 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • SEK 310,000 per full programme

Funding

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