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Master's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering

  • Number of credits 120 Credits
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
  • Level Master’s Degree
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

Computational Science and Engineering is a field of knowledge aiming at the development of methods that rely on computers and mathematics to model, simulate and visualise various kinds of systems, in nature and society. You typically deal with complex systems and large data sets. The methods can be applied to everything from making risk analyses to exploring ecological systems or making computer games and special effects in movies.

While studying

Computational Science and Engineering often combines several different disciplines including computer science, numerical analysis, applied mathematics, physics, biology and economy. During your education you learn to deal with complex systems and large data sets. The Master's programme begins with four compulsory courses in for example modelling, simulation and numeric methods.

Specialise according to your interests

During the second and third terms you choose between several eligible courses. You can for example choose to specialise in parallel programming, financial mathematics and advanced computer graphics. You take two parallel courses for every study period. The programme closes with a diploma work that gives opportunities both to make use of the attained knowledge and to learn the more specific tricks of the trade for a certain application.

Boost your career with a company internship

In the Master’s Programme in Computational Science and Engineering, we will provide you with great opportunities for your future career. During your entire training, you will be able to cultivate a relationship with co-operating companies. You may apply for an internship, a summer job and the possibility to do your degree project. Following your degree, you will have furthered your possibilities for a future career track, perhaps in the same or a similar company.

Read more about the career track programme

Programme overview

Career opportunities

Computational Science and Engineering is widely used both in scientific research and advanced industrial development, for example for model building and analysis of data from different experiments.

Further studies?

After completing your degree you can choose to take more courses on advanced level or study for a PhD degree.

Application and eligibility

Master's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering, 120 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

International admission round

Programme starts

Autumn Term 2021

Type of studies

100%, Daytime

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Eligibility

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. Specific entry requirements are: 60 ECTS that include a thesis comprising at least 15 ECTS in a computational science and engineering related subject (such as computational science and engineering, mathematics, computing science, or physics), 15 ECTS in Computing science, with a minimum of 7,5 ECTS in Programming and 7.5 ECTS in numerical methods. 30 ECTS in Mathematics including single- and multivariable analysis and linear algebra. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-M5028

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2021.

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

SEK71,400

Total fee

SEK285,600

Second admission round for EU/EEA citizens

Programme starts

Autumn Term 2021

Type of studies

100%, Daytime

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Eligibility

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. Specific entry requirements are: 60 ECTS that include a thesis comprising at least 15 ECTS in a computational science and engineering related subject (such as computational science and engineering, mathematics, computing science, or physics), 15 ECTS in Computing science, with a minimum of 7,5 ECTS in Programming and 7.5 ECTS in numerical methods. 30 ECTS in Mathematics including single- and multivariable analysis and linear algebra. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-P5028

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2021.

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

SEK71,400

Total fee

SEK285,600

Contact us

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Contact persons for the programme are:
Eddie Wadbro, Programme Coordinator