Interested in studying the master’s programme in Computer Simulations for Science and Engineering (COSSE)? To be eligible you must meet the admission requirements of the programme and include the documents stated below in your application. All applications are assessed according to predetermined selection criteria set for the programme.
Specific requirements for the master's programme in Computer Simulations for Science and Engineering (COSSE)
A bachelor’s degree corresponding to 180 ECTS credits from an internationally recognised university. The applicant should have a solid background in mathematics, computer science and numerical analysis including the following course work: vector calculus, ordinary differential equations, stochastics and statistics. In addition, a basic understanding of partial differential equations and basic experience of a higher programming language is required.
Specific documents for the master's programme in Computer Simulations for Science and Engineering (COSSE)
- A correctly certified copy of your transcript of records in original language and translated into English. All courses taken must be included. Please also provide the university course descriptions from your university study guide or the university website in English. Web links will be accepted.
- A Curriculum vitae including details on your academic career.
- A letter of motivation including an indication of which specialization you wish to take and why and an indication of your preferred second year university.
*In order for your application to be considered complete, you need to fill out the online summary sheet. If you do not include a summary sheet, this may negatively affect your evaluation score. Please be sure to fill out all of the required information before you submit the form.
If you have questions regarding the summary sheet please contact the programme directly.
The selection is based on the collected evaluation of the following criteria: university, contents of the degree(s), study success, personal letter, references, relevant work experience, publications (including scientific posters, etc.) and knowledge of the English language. The evaluation scale is 1-75.
Applications are processed in three evaluation rounds:
- Documentation and eligibility control regarding academic background and English proficiency (Admissions Office)
- Control of specific prerequisites for each programme applied for (Programme Committee)
- Ranking (Programme Committee)
Please be aware that the number of study places available is limited and that the application process is highly competitive. Finally, becoming accepted to the Master’s Programme does not guarantee that you will be assigned to your mobility option preference. Selected applicants will be offered a study track based on preference and availability. If an applicant cannot be offered a seat in the preferred study track an alternative track will be offered.
The applicant may receive a lower evaluation score if a filled-in programme specific summary sheet is missing from the application documents.