Computer Science

The MSc in Computer Science gives a broad foundation within the field of computer science and after completing this programme the door is open to some of the most challenging and interesting jobs in the field.   The study program has two specializations: Reliable and Secure Systems and Data Science   The Computer Science programme offers courses built on top of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. The specialisation in Reliable and Secure Systems provides a basis for work in the development and planning of commercial computer systems for different purposes. The specialisation Data Science provides a basis for work in data analysis and development of data processing systems for the whole data lifecycle.   The program utilizes lectures and activities such as individual projects, group projects, laboratory exercises with written reports, and company and industrial plant visits as learning methods. There is a high degree of individual advisory in the program, in particular in the work with the master's thesis at the end.
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants: February 5

Nordic and EU applicants with a Bachelor's degree outside of Norway: March 1

Local applicants with a Bachelor's degree from Norway: April 15

Formal prerequisites

A Bachelor's degree within one of the following disciplines is required:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering

The degree must include at least:

  • 50 ECTS credits in computer science/computer engineering
  • 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus of probability

Proficiency in English on an advanced level is required and must be documented. For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Stavanger
Credits 120.0