Master of Science in Informatics

Master’s degree programme, 2 years

Master of Science in Informatics

– About the programme

About the programme


The programme is a 2-year full-time course of study based on knowledge, skills and general competence acquired through a bachelor’s degree in informatics or equivalent. The programme qualifies for an advanced level in the subject area and for admission to doctoral degree programmes.

The programme consists of four programme options and you have to apply for admission to one of the following. Currently, the following four programme options are offered:

  • Databases and Search
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software
  • Interaction Design, Game and Learning Technology

Each programme option is rooted in a research group. Some courses are compulsory in each programme option, whereas other courses are to be elected. The requirements regarding the minimum of courses that must form part of a programme option varies between the options. The choice of courses is supposed to be made in consultation with the supervisor, based on the student’s interests and the topic of the master’s thesis.

The first year of study

The first year of study includes an interdisciplinary project, a course in research method, compulsory programme option courses and advanced courses.

The second year of study

The second year of study is entirely devoted to the master’s thesis, which is prepared individually or in small groups.