Perhaps you will develop algorithms for utilising genome data in medicine or optimise bus routes using positioning data. Do you wonder about all the things that can be automated? Or would you like to dig deeper and become a researcher?
In the Master’s Programme in Computer Science from University of Helsinki , you can become an expert in a wide range of fields. You will have access to the focus areas of research in computer science at the University of Helsinki: algorithms, distributed or networked systems, and software engineering. You will gain lasting professional skills for specialist, design, or managerial posts in the corporate world, or for research and doctoral education, since the Master’s programme in computer science gives you the aptitude for both independent working and multidisciplinary teamwork.
The education in the Master's Programme in Computer Science will give you:
- the ability to advance your knowledge in the different areas of computer science
- the skill to seek, assess, and analyse scientific information in your own area of expertise, and apply the methods of the field in an ethical and sustainable way
- the ability to act as an expert in computer science, and to develop the practices and methods of your field in cooperation with specialists from other fields
- oral and written communication skills in an international work environment
The quality teaching within the computer science programme at the University of Helsinki has been highlighted repeatedly in national and international teaching assessments. The student-centred, in-depth learning gives you a solid basis for life-long learning. Studying at the leading research unit for computer science in Finland offers you constant interaction with current research and insight into the development patterns in the field.
The employment outlook within the field is excellent. As a graduate, you can find employment in varied positions within the ICT field around the world, both as entrepreneur and employee, within small or large corporations as well as organisations in the private, public or third sector. Your degree is also an excellent springboard to a doctoral programme.
The employment outlook within the field is excellent. Masters of Computer Science find varied positions within the ICT field, both as employees and entrepreneurs. The nature of the education is also geared towards giving you an aptitude for managerial posts. All the sub-programmes provide the qualifications to find employment in a wide variety of jobs.
Software-system graduates often start their careers as software developers and designers. In comparison, network graduates often start with software at the infrastructure level (such as data communications, computation, or data entry). The skills learned in the algorithms sub-programme enable you to work on challenging tasks in various fields.
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- Design and Analysis of Algorithms
- Distributed Systems
- Networked Systems and Services
- Software Architectures
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Software Engineering View 27 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.