Master in Computer Science

Overview

With the spread of information technologies into contemporary lifestyles and into many different professional contexts, it is evident how important is to meet the growing demand for high-qualified learning programs for the development and project of effective and innovative IT solutions.

The Master in Computer Science responds to this need and represents an important opportunity of vocational training on development/implementation of information systems architecture; development, management and maintenance of business databases; implementation of guidelines for software development; knowledge and implementation of policies for the security and reliability of systems and the web.

A student is granted a Master's degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may also be awarded 'summa cum laude' (110 e lode).

The final thesis of the Master's program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation.

The Master program is composed of 4 modules, and concludes with a final exam

Duration:
1 year

Credits:
60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
45 Quarter Credits

Learning Objectives

The Master enables students to project, develop, create, manage and maintain business information systems and is specifically focused on the physical structure of the information network.

Moreover, the Master provides students with the basics in the field of the development of software and the management of business databases, web applications and mobile technology.

Outcomes and Professional Profile

The Master in Computer Science intends to form high-skilled professionals able to work in public and private organizations worldwide as business information systems managers.

Study plan

ModuleSSDCoursesECTSUS QC
Module I:  ING-INF/05 Computer Networks 12 9
Module II ING-INF/05 Database 12 9
Module III ING-INF/05 Software Engineering 18 13.50
Module IV ING-INF/05 Security 12 9
    Final Thesis 6 4.50
    TOTAL 60 45