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Computer Science, Master's Programme

About the programme

We offer a broad Computer Science Master’s programme that is closely connected to high quality research.

Computer Science is a full-spectrum master’s programme that offers great freedom in choosing among courses in a wide range of areas including: Algorithms, Interaction Design, Computer Graphics, Computer Architecture, Data Communication, Dependability, Digital Systems, Distributed Computing, Hardware Verification, Logical Methods, Machine Learning, Networks, Real Time Systems, Parallel Computing, Program Analysis, Programming Languages, the Science of Programming, Security, and Software Engineering. These are areas where we have strong, internationally recognised research groups which are the driving force behind the education.

For whom?

The Master's programme in Computer Science is an international full-time programme open to both Swedish and international applicants. The programme is taught in English and comprises 2 years. Admitted applicants typically hold a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, and have a solid academic record.

You will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for a successful professional career in a large variety of information technology areas, both in industry and in academia. In particular, the programme enables you as a future IT professional to conceive, design, and implement systems which work correctly, are maintainable, and reliable.

Programme syllabus

Programme syllabus, Computer Science, MSc

Entry requirements and application

Find out about entry requirements, selection, and tuition fees in the digital programme catalogue at University of Gothenburg.

You apply via www.universityadmissions.se (also available through the link above). 

General information on application, IT Faculty

Application, international round:

Computer Science, 120 credits

Application open between November 1 - January 15

Application, national round:

Computer Science, 120 hp

Application open between March 15 - April 15



Student at CSE

Information for you who are a student at the department.

Companies employing holders of a master's degree in Computer Science include:

  • Ericsson
  • Tibco
  • Jasper
  • Starbreeze
  • Apple
  • Diadrom
  • Volvo Technology
  • Google
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