After passing the curriculum the student:
- Has acquired the core knowledge in the field of computer science and can use it to analyse and resolve practical problems;
- Has deeper knowledge of one narrower subfield of computer science and of its surrounding disciplines;
- Can do independent research on a problem posed by the supervisor and present his/her results in a coherent and understandable way.
The Master’s programme starts with a core module where students acquire basic skills in computer science (24 ECTS). You can choose one of the five specialisation modules (24 ECTS). In addition the curriculum has a Master’s seminar module (12 ECTS), the electives module (12 ECTS), the practice module (12 ECTS). You can take 6 ECTS of optional courses from any University subject areas. In the end of your studies you have to submit a Master’s thesis (30 ECTS).
The core module consists of four 6 ECTS courses: Advanced Algorithmics, Discrete Mathematics, Distributed Systems and System Modelling.
In the specialisation module you have to choose 24 ECTS worth of courses within one of the five specialisations:
- High-Performance Computing
- Programming Languages
- Language Technology
- Cryptography and Theoretical Informatics
- Data mining
Minister of Education and Research of Estonia
International Student Requirements:
How to apply?
- Submit an online application via the DreamApply System. Once you do so, you will receive an applicant code that gives access to your account to track your application status. You will be asked to upload the electronic copies of all the required documents to your on-line application. This step makes the pre-processing of your application quicker and is especially important for candidates applying to more than one programme.
- Mail the printed and signed application with all the required documents by the deadline to: International Students Service, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18, Tartu 50090, ESTONIA.
The deadline for submitting your application and the required documents is 16 April 2015. This is a firm deadline.