Mode of studies and duration: full-time (2 years)
Study programme volume: 120 credits
Language(s) of instruction: Lithuanian/ English
Tuition Fees: 3236 EUR/ year
Qualification degree awarded: Master of Information Sciences in Informatics
Admission requirements: At least first level studies leading with bachelor diploma are required.
The aim of Informatics study programme is to prepare highly qualified IT specialists, able to carry out independent research work, continue Doctoral studies in Lithuanian and foreign universities as well as capable of developing software development and maintenance projects and successfully compete for IT jobs both in Lithuanian and foreign companies.
Study programme is based on the traditional understanding of Informatics, including both its applied and theoretical aspects, and provides the balance of knowledge and skills for developing, analytical and/or research work in the area of Information Technologies.
A graduate can work as an analyst, designer and programmer, and after getting more experience as a team leader and project manager in the private or public sectors or manage maintenance of system software and applications.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner University or do internship abroad.
Key learning outcomes
After completion of the Informatics study programme, a graduate will be able to understand the key computational and data handling processes from different IT application areas, to build and analyse their informational models by applying novel intelligent methods and algorithms, and to use this acquired expertise for developing complex computer-based systems. Informatics graduates will be competent to work as analysts, designers and programmers in large projects, to master new methods and technologies independently as well as to apply them in practice.