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Applied Informatics

Master‘s studies @ Vytautas Magnus University
1 Jun Application deadline
17 Feb Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
4787€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

The aim of the Applied Informatics programme is to prepare broad-minded highly qualified information technology (IT) specialists, capable of:

· performing analysis of (big) data (text, signals, multimedia, etc.) by applying data mining techniques and tools, designing, developing and deploying data analytics solutions;

· formalizing, modelling and simulating complex systems and business processes, designing and deploying artificial intelligence based systems and applications;

· performing R&D activities in an industrial or academic setting, pursuing doctoral degree in Lithuanian and foreign universities and research institutions.

Competencies acquired

Graduates of the study programme will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of the design and implementation of innovative artificial intelligence based systems in different domains;
  • Apply knowledge of advanced (emerging) IT techniques for development, deployment and maintenance of business IT systems, estimate their demand, impact and relevance to users, enterprise and organizations;
  • Perform interdisciplinary R&D in data analysis and modeling and apply research results in practical applications;
  • Perform interdisciplinary R&D in systems and business processes analysis and modelling, apply research results in practical applications;
  • Analyse and process language, multimedia and business data;
  • Apply parallel programming skills for the development of concurrent distributed and multi-core/-processor systems;
  • Design innovative multiplatform services and applications, integrating intelligent, adaptive and Cloud technologies;
  • Clearly and convincingly present problems and suggested solutions to experts and non-experts, using ground knowledge, reasoning, relevant presentation tools, media and methods, in second language, if required;
  • Professionally communicate, collaborate and lead multidisciplinary teams in IT projects;
  • Plan self-learning and improve personal performance as a foundation for lifelong learning and ongoing professional development;
  • Critically analyse context of informatics projects and their influence to business, culture and society;
  • Adapt to the quickly changing cultural, economic and technological environment.

Career opportunities

Graduates of Applied Informatics programme will be able to work as software developers, software architects, analysts, consultants, projects and department managers in different organizations, state institutions and business units; as researchers, scientific workers, assistants and lectors in science and education institutions. Graduates of Applied Informatics may continue studies in PhD studies in informatics (Computer Science) or Computer Engineering.

Programme structure

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree in Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics
  • Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE), BEC Vantage, Michigan ECCE, PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310) if the applicant is not native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  •  Motivation letter
  • Admission score counting is based on: Arithmetic average of Bachelor degree diploma supplement * 0.4 + motivation letter * 0.3 + English * 0.3.
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