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Advanced distributed systems

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2020

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The main theme of the course is study of the underlying principles and technologies that are used to realize large-scale distributed systems. The course will give an overview of the building blocks used to construct distrubuted systems (for example programmimg, security, and service models) and discuss the trade-offs that come into play when distributed systems are scaled to large scale. The course also gives an overview of the main paradigms of distributed systems and computing and studies current examples from the fields of Peer-to-peer, High-Performance, High Throughput, Grid och Cloud computing. Great emphasis is placed on the acquiring practical skills in distributed systems development.

Application and eligibility

Advanced distributed systems, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

31 August 2020

Ends

1 November 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

To be admitted you must have 60 ECTS in Computing Science or 2 years of completed studies, in both cases includning the courses Application Development in Java (5DV135) and Distributed Systems (5DV186) or equivalent. 

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-57222

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2020. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK17,850

Total fee

SEK17,850

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Course is given by
Department of Computing Science