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Degree programme

Software, Web & Cloud, Computing Sciences

Join us in creating the new digital world

Computers and software are an integral part of our daily lives. Interaction between people and computers takes new forms as computers are integrated into different systems from mobile devices to clouds. Come study with us and become a creator of the new digital world!

Strong and versatile foundation for your future career

Software, Web & Cloud (MSc) provides students with a solid understanding in computer science and software engineering. This includes the ability to design and implement large software systems and the competence to manage and improve software development processes. The knowledge and skills in web and cloud are emphasized as a platform for the software like big-data-driven applications. Moreover, you can choose courses based on your interests from a wide range of topics such as business, information security, user experience, big data and IoT.

Gain valuable insight from industry collaboration

An exceptionally large number of IT companies in the Tampere region provide an inspiring environment and opportunities to apply your skills and address fascinating real-life challenges.  The research activities and close collaboration with companies ensure that the contents of the programme are both on a high level academically and relevant to your future career prospects. After graduation, you can have a career as a versatile software professional or further your studies on the doctoral level.

Please note our two specialisation options

Software, Web & Cloud (MSc) specialisation and Software, Web & Cloud (MSc Tech) specialisation are two of the seven specialisations in the Master’s Programme in Computing Sciences. They are two distinct titles, yet have the same structure of studies. Please note that Software, Web & Cloud (MSc Tech) specialisation requires a background in mathematics and natural sciences, about 20-25 ECTS credits in mathematics and 10-15 ECTS credits in natural sciences (physics or chemistry). If you apply to the MSc in the technology programme, please consider to additionally apply to the corresponding MSc specialisation to ensure your eligibility.