The aim of the Informatics Programme is to prepare IT professionals capable to perform analysis of real-world problems, design and implement IT solutions for solving the identified problems, understand the reciprocal interactions between IT, society, and business. Through its three specializations – Artificial Intelligence Systems, Business Informatics, and Software Systems – the Programme aims to prepare broad-minded specialists having fundamental and state-of-the-art knowledge of modern information technologies (IT).
- Artificial Intelligence Systems Specialization of the Programme aims at preparing specialists, having strong knowledge foundation and adequate skills to apply data and system analysis, artificial intelligence and machine learning methods and in business, medical, open data and other systems.
- Business Informatics Specialization of the Programme aims at preparing specialists, having strong knowledge foundation and adequate skills for applying key business management tools and e-service projects of different scale in business environment.
- Software Systems Specialization of the Programme aims at preparing specialists, having strong knowledge foundation and adequate skills for management of software development cycle, application of software testing, quality assurance techniques, and management of complex cross-platform software development projects.
Graduates of the study programme will be able to:
- Apply basic knowledge of mathematics in computer science;
- Apply basic and advanced computer science knowledge in wide spectrum of information technology tasks;
- Demonstrate knowledge of business systems and corresponding software systems;
- Apply basic data analysis, modelling and data management methods;
- Apply knowledge of software lifecycle and its management to the design and support of information technology systems;
- Demonstrate understanding of the importance of in-depth computer science knowledge in designing information technology applications in different fields;
- Carry out interdisciplinary scientific and applied computer science research, apply the obtained research results in practice;
- Formalize and specify real-world problems, describe them in abstract way, employ formal reasoning;
- Analyze, design, develop, implement and maintain software systems and information technology related business solutions;
- Analyze and critically evaluate latest trends in computer science, apply this knowledge in designing innovative systems;
- Clearly and convincingly present problems and proposed solutions to experts and non-specialists, based on relevant knowledge and reasoning, using adequate presentation tools, media and methods;
- Work in a team and lead it, including interdisciplinary teams and staff with different qualifications;
- Plan self-directed learning, based on individual needs and continuous professional development;
- Demonstrate knowledge of economic, legal, social, ethnic and environmental context in computer science projects;
- Adapt to rapidly changing cultural, economic and technological environment.
Graduates of Informatics Programme will be able to work as software developers, software testers, software architects, analysts, project managers, system administrators in different organizations, state institutions and business units. Graduates of Informatics may continue in Master studies in Computer Science (Informatics) or Computer Engineering.
- A high school diploma
- 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. After admission, all students have to take English language test at the Institute of Foreign Languages at Vytautas Magnus University. If English level is below B2 students will have to study English to reach C1 level (in first four semesters of Bachelor studies).
- Motivation letter
- Admission score counting is based on: Mathematics * 0.4 + English *0,3 + motivation letter * 0,3.