Programme of graduate studies
Area of Studies: Physical Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Informatics
Mode of Studies: Full-time studies
Length of Programme: 2 academic years (120 ECTS)
Name of Qualification: Master of Applied Informatics
Applicants for Applied Informatics programme should have a Bachelor or equivalent degree in Informatics, Informatics Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics.
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.
Expected Learning Outcomes
- Apply knowledge of data analysis techniques in different domains and new areas;
- Apply knowledge of the design and implementation of innovative intelligent and adaptive 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, signals, and business data;
- Analyze, formalize and model systems and processes of different complexity;
- 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.
Graduates of Applied Informatics Master study programme will be able to work as software developers, software architects, analysts, consultants, project 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.