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Computer Science and Communication Studies

Master (2 years) of Computer Science and Communication, 120 ECTS
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Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7575 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Computer science with a focus on communication

The 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.

Career Opportunities 

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Software developing
  • Programming
  • IT architect
The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

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


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
How and where to apply

At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:
Admission for Exchange Students
Admission for Guest Students

Tuition fees

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

Further Information

Application Deadlines

September entry (EU/EEA citizens and tuition fee waivers)

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

September entry (non-EU/EEA citizens)

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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