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Programmes

Computer Science and Informatics

Master (2 years) of Computer Science and Informatics, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7150 EUR
Website https://ruc.dk/en/computer-science-informatics-int

Would you like to work as an IT developer and programmer?

The master programme Computer Science + Informatics will qualify you to work in software development and broader system development.

You will learn techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems: including software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation and design principles for man-machine interfaces. You will acquire knowledge of theories and methods for analysis, design and implementation of IT applications: systems development methods and principles, IT architecture, innovative IT applications as a product, service or process and interaction between IT solutions and uses.

The programme will equip you with the skills to organize, manage and plan a system development project, including the software part. You will be qualified to work with IT issues and to analyse, design and program advanced software solutions. You will learn how to use state-of-the-art methods and techniques for the analysis and design of IT systems, including software and to test and evaluate software systems. You will acquire the skills to assess and develop methods and techniques for the design and construction of IT systems and critical and systematic approaches to new IT disciplines.

Career

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities as:
  • IT developer
  • Programmer
  • IT architect
  • Business developer
  • Project manager

The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Informatics
Language of tuition: English

Admission

The general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
  • A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
    Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
     
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
    Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.

How and where to apply

At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.

If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee:
  • A permanent residence permit in Denmark ("Permanent opholdstilladelse")
  • A temporary residence permit with the possibility of a permanent residence in Denmark ("Opholdstilladelse med mulighed for varigt ophold")
  • A residence permit in Denmark according to the EU/EEA regulations (Opholdstilladelse jf. EF/EØS bekendtgørelsen")

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition


About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System






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