Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology (MSc)

Tampere University of Technology

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About Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology at Tampere University of Technology

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This programme equips you with excellent abilities to become a valued expert in high technology, both in Finland and abroad. Come and join us in Tampere to study and build your future success!

Tampere University of Technology and the nearby science and technology park form the biggest and most comprehensive hub of IT expertise in Finland. Information technology is an integral part of numerous everyday products, and related applications are involved in nearly all the fields of engineering, from architectural design to the control and monitoring functions in the manufacturing industry.

Degree Programme in Information Technology offers an international study environment for the enrolled students and prepares them for flexible career opportunities that require an excellent command of the English language.

The information technology studies equip students with basic abilities in scientific work in the field and with the general ability to perform the tasks of an IT engineer. The profession includes the design, implementation and technical applications of systems based on data processing, automation and data transmission, without excluding abilities to work as a researcher, teacher or manager. In addition, students can utilize their information technology knowledge in other branches of engineering.

Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology provides the professional knoweldge and skills for demanding expert, development and management tasks. The programme also prepares students for the role of an expert in society's dealings with phenomena and problems related to their own technological field. In the programme, students achieve good language, communication and cooperation skills and the ability to operate in a multidisciplinary and international community. In accordance with the fundamental objective of the programme, students attain the prerequisites for scientific postgraduate (doctoral) education. Students learn to understand the nature of scientific knowledge and to analytically and critically evaluate information and apply scientific methods.

Students who graduate from the Degree Programme in Information Technology gain excellent prerequisites for developing and applying information technology as well as for managing comprehensive entities in many areas of technology and society. Graduated Masters of Science typically find employment in research, design, development, production and operating tasks, or commercial and administrative tasks relating to the field.

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Entry requirements

The applicant must have a 3- or 4-year Bachelor of Science degree from an internationally recognised university, which has to be listed in the latest edition of the International Handbook of Universities. The B.Sc. degree should be in the field of computing, information technology, electrical engineering, computer science or another discipline related to the programme, entailing proficiency in mathematics, physics and computer science. It is an advantage if the overall grade (CGPA) of the degree is at least 70% of the highest possible score.

The official language of the Programme is English. Therefore, a good command in the English language is an absolute prerequisite, which must be demonstrated with one of the following language tests:TOEFL (min. score 79 in the web-based iBT or 550 in the paper-based test PBT, writing score minimum 20). Please note that we dont accept the institutional TOEFL test ITP for this application.IELTS (score 6.0 or higher, writing band score minimum 5,5)Cambridge Language Certificate (Proficiency CPE or Advanced CAE) (grade "C" or higher)PTE Academic 62All score reports must be sent to TUT directly from the testing centre. The TOEFL code of Tampere University of Technology is 0599. TUT has no institutional code for the other language tests.Please note that any other language certificates or free-form statements cannot be accepted as proof of the applicant's language skills.

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