Acquire a master’s degree in IT

Become one of today’s most sought-after experts and acquire top-quality knowledge in IT.

Master studies at ITS offer a wide range of knowledge spanning several areas of information technology. According to your interests, you can choose one of the following fields.

Data Science

Data science – the science of the future, multidisciplinary field that encompasses statistics, data analytics and machine learning for data analysis and decision making. The Master IT study program covers the field of data science through the following three subjects you need to master in order to possess prestigious competences in this area:

  • Fundamentals of data science
  • Data mining
  • Big Data analytics

Professions and positions available in this field include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • Data Mining Specialist

IT Security

IT security. Cyber security. A virtually indispensable consideration in the modern age. The global demand for IT security experts is growing three times faster than the demand for other kinds of IT jobs. IT security is becoming a top priority and it includes a set of strategies that prevent unauthorized access to networks, computers and data. As an IT security expert, you will be able to monitor processes, identify risks and prevent grave consequences of the loss of confidential data. The Master study program covers the area of IT security through the following four subjects you need to master in order to acquire prestigious competences in this area:

  • Computer network security
  • Cryptography
  • Data and Application Security
  • Digital forensics

Professions and positions available in this field include:

  • IT Security Officer
  • IT Security Specialist
  • IT Cyber Security Analyst
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Digital Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Forensic Analyst

Applied Programming

In 2019, the number of mobile devices worldwide has reached 4.5 billion. The demand for experts in advanced programming, Android programming and iOS programming is constantly growing. As an expert in advanced programming, you will be able to analyze project and user requirements and develop adequate software solutions.

The Master IT study program covers the areas of advanced and mobile programming through the following three subjects you need to master in order to possess prestigious competences in this field:

  • Advanced WEB technologies
  • Mobile programming
  • Advanced mobile programming

Professions and positions available in this field include:

  • ASP.NET Web Developer
  • Angular Developer
  • iOS Developer
  • Android Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer

Advanced Computer Multimedia

Multimedia is the area that brought together technology and art and thereby opened a whole new professional realm. As an expert in advanced computer technology, you will be qualified to develop innovative concepts that meet the functional and operational requirements for the existing production lines and new development programs, as well as prepare intricate designs and schematics, including plans, procedures and required system specifications in order to meet the system requirements.

The Master IT study program covers the area of advanced computer multimedia through several subjects you need to master in order to possess prestigious competences in this area:

  • Application UI design
  • Advanced 3D modeling and animation
  • 3D graphics systems
  • Multimedia interactive applications
  • Applied computer design

Professions and positions available in this field include:

  • Interface Designer
  • UX Designer
  • User Experience Developer
  • 3D Scanning and Modeling Specialist
  • 3D Animator
  • UI Artist

In addition to the subjects listed above by their specific field, the students can choose elective courses from areas outside their focal field of interest. For instance, if a student is primarily interested in the field of data science, they will choose classes and exams in fundamentals of data science, data mining and big data analytics, but they can also chose cryptography from the area of security. This way, the students create their own unique portfolios.

Subjects required for all areas

Besides the subjects listed by area, the students attend classes and take exams in the following mandatory subjects common to all the listed areas of master studies:

  • Cloud computing
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • Fundamentals of applied research
  • Software quality assurance
  • Organization and project management

By mastering these subjects, you acquire additional knowledge and competences for the following professions:

  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Software Engineer
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Quality Manager
  • Quality Analyst
  • Software Test Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Project Management Analyst

Applied research and master’s project

In accordance with the nature of vocational master studies, to acquire a master’s degree, the students also need to complete the following:

  • Applied research project 1
  • Applied research project 2
  • Professional practice
  • Master’s project

Market analysis continually indicates great demand for experts in this area – which implies high salaries. With the knowledge and skills that the students acquire at this master’s program, they will be ready to manage projects, as well as design, model and manage complex business systems.

What do you get by enrolling into this kind of program?

At ITS’s master program, the students acquire top-of-the-line, cutting-edge education in IT’s theoretical and practical aspects alike, competence for work with state-of-the-art software tools, preparation for work in a real professional environment, knowledge and competences for applied research in IT, business skills, written and oral communication and teamwork skills, as well as the skill of finding and securing a job without a significant loss of time. Advanced knowledge and skills are acquired through interactive theoretical teaching, lab exercises and practical work in a real environment.

Whom is this kind of program intended for?

What’s great here is the fact that everyone who has completed their undergraduate studies has this option! Upon the completion of your undergraduate studies, you can apply for a master in IT at ITS.
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