What will I learn?

The specialisation in Concurrency and Parallel Programming gives you a unique and valuable opportunity to become an expert at designing and implementing concurrent and parallel software that can leverage the capabilities of modern hardware, from smartphones to clouds and supercomputers. Our courses are up-to-date and taught by world-class researchers and experts in concurrency and parallel programming.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME?

The specialisation in Concurrency and Parallel Programming, within the Master Programme in Computer Science, provides you with a unique and valuable opportunity to become an expert at designing and implementing concurrent and parallel software that can leverage the capabilities of modern hardware, from smartphones to clouds and supercomputers. Courses are taught by world-class researchers and experts in concurrency and parallel programming.

The programme covers software development for concurrency and parallelism; modelling, testing, and verification of concurrent systems; energy-efficient computing and advanced computer architectures. About one third of the curriculum consists of elective courses that allow you to create your own profile. The choice of elective courses is made in dialogue with student counsellors and teachers, to ensure that you select courses that match your background along with your personal and professional interests.

Key benefits:

integrate theory with practical exercises
taught by world-class researchers and experts in concurrency and parallel programming.
customise and tailor your education to your own interests

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
First semester Tuition fee: SEK 72,500; Total Tuition fee: SEK 290,000
Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

Uppsala University

Segerstedthuset,

Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7,

UPPSALA,

SE-751 05, Sweden

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Paper-based) For English 6: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575.

For international students

Academic requirements
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
Also required is:

90 credits in computer science, including programming, algorithms, data structures, computer architecture and operating systems; and
30 credits in mathematics.

Language requirements
All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
The minimum test scores are:

IELTS: an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5
TOEFL: Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575. Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0–30) in written test and a total score of 90
Cambridge: CAE, CPE

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