Last edit: 30/09/2021
Approved: 30/09/2021

The aim of the Master’s programme is to provide a broad education in Computer Science with the possibility of deepening and specializing within the area of computer science, the method science for construction of computer programmes including theoretical foundations as well as the practical ability to develop products and systems which include computers and software.

The programme will provide the students with the requisites and abilities to participate and lead work within evaluation, development and implementation of new technology within the field of computer science.

Knowledge and understanding

For the master's degree from the programme Computer Science, the student shall

  • show knowledge and understanding in the main area of the education, including both broad knowledge in the field as well as substantial in-depth knowledge in certain areas of the field, and in-depth insight into current research and development work
  • show in-depth methodological knowledge in the main area of education.

Skills and abilities

For the master's degree from the programme Computer Science, the student shall

  • show a good analytical problem solving ability
  • show the ability to independently define and solve construction problems within computer science
  • show the requisites and abilities to participate in and develop practices implemented in industry, maintenance and academic research
  • show the requisites for successful work in international and interdisciplinary project groups which include engineers and non-engineers. This goal includes abilities in oral and written presentation and argumentation in Swedish and English.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

For the master's degree from the programme Computer Science, the student shall

  • be able to evaluate the quality of scientific studies and show a reflective and critical approach to scientific and non-scientific texts
  • through self-development, retain his/her own professional ability during a professional career
  • follow the discussion about technology in society and contribute to it.