Computer Science and Communication Studies
Master (2 years) of Computer Science and Communication, 120 ECTSEconomics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
|Institution||Roskilde University (RUC)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||7150 EUR|
Computer science with a focus on communicationThe master programme Computer Science + Communication Studies will qualify you to work with software development and acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of strategic communication in a professional and international or inter-cultural context for various target groups.
You will learn about techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems: software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation and design principles for man-machine interfaces. You will acquire knowledge about robotics, artificial intelligence, programming languages, web technologies, parallel computation and mobile computers. You will work with issues related to analysis, design and construction of software systems.
You will become familiar with concepts, theories and methods, as well as practical knowledge of the planning and organization of communications material and communications and information processes for different audiences and between different actors. You will acquire skills in strategic communication in and from institutions, companies and associations that work in an international and/or inter-cultural context.
The education will qualify you to organise, plan and manage a software development project that is complex and requires novel solutions. You will acquire the skills to initiate and implement communications efforts and to advise the managements of institutions, companies and associations about the necessary measures with respect to communications and information.
CareerThe programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
- Software developing
- IT architect
The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.
Facts about the programmeDegree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Communication Studies
Language of tuition: English
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:
TuitionThere 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 InformationHow 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