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M.S. Computing Science – Software, Web and Cloud

The Computing Sciences – Software, Web and Cloud from Tampere University provides students with a solid understanding in computer science and software engineering. This includes the ability to design and implement large software systems and the competence to manage and improve software development processes.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: 1st of August 2021
Tuition Fee: € 12,000/year
Location: Hervanta Campus, Tampere, Finland

The knowledge and skills in web and cloud are emphasised as a platform for the software like big-data-driven applications. A rich variety of other studies in a range of topics such as business, information security, user experience, big data and IoT is available at Tampere University.

An exceptionally large number of IT companies in the Tampere region provide an inspiring environment and opportunities to apply your skills and address real-life challenges. The research activities and close collaboration with companies ensure that the contents of Software, Web & Cloud are both on a high level academically and relevant to the industrial positions.

Study Content

  • Software, Web & Cloud is designed for applicants with a background in computer science or software engineering who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills in the development of high-quality software. Software, Web & Cloud draws on both academic and industry perspectives and covers the full lifecycle of software development.
  • The studies are anchored in real-world problems and explore subjects such as requirements management, software modelling and specification, implementation and testing software, software project management, and the web and cloud.

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Career Prospects

There is a lack of software professionals in Finland and abroad, and almost 90% of students pursuing software-related majors at Tampere University are employed on the day they graduate. A typical career in a company starts with working as a programmer and then advancing towards the expert and/or managerial positions.

The Computing Sciences – Software, Web and Cloud graduates from Tampere University find employment also in commercial and administrative tasks relating to the field, without excluding work as a researcher or a teacher.

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