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Degree Project: Master of Science (two years) in Computing Science (General degree and specialization: computer science)

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

Application and eligibility

Degree Project: Master of Science (two years) in Computing Science (General degree and specialization: computer science), 30 hp


Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

To be admitted you must hold a Bachelor's Degree and have finished courses at the advanced level corresponding to 60 ECTS-credits. These 60 ECTS-credits on advanced level should include 30 ECTS-credits in Computing Science and the following three courses: 1) Efficient Algorithms and Problem Complexity 5DV117 2) Computer Organization and Architecture 5DV118, and 3) one course (at least 7.5 ECTS-credits) in scientific writing (e.g. 5DV144 Student Conference in Computing Science) or equivalent. Depending on the direction of the Degree Project some extra prerequisites might be needed. 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.


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



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

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.

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Course is given by
Department of computing science
Contactperson for the course is:
Student Office at computing science