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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences

This site contains the student study guide for the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences. Here you will find the programme curriculum as well as detailed guidelines for planning your studies. All the materials and instructions are for all the majors of the programme. If you are interested in applying to the programme, follow the links at the bottom of the site to the application page.

Master’s Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences (CCIS) merges all the ICT related education in Aalto University under 10 majors. Programme is jointly organized by the School of Science (SCI) and the School of Electrical Engineering (ELEC), and coordinated by the School of Science.

The programme majors are the following:

  • Acoustics and Audio Technology (ELEC, SCI)
  • Communications Engineering (ELEC)
  • Computer Science (SCI)
  • Game Design and Development (SCI, ARTS)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (ELEC, SCI)
  • Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (SCI)
  • Security and Cloud Computing (SCI)
  • Signal Processing and Data Science (ELEC)
  • Software and Service Engineering (SCI)
  • Speech and Language Technology (ELEC)

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Continuing studies in CCIS progamme: Instructions for Bachelor students at Aalto University

Here you can find information how to continue your studies in this Master's programme.

Continuing from Bachelor's Programme to CCIS Master's Programme

Changing your master’s programme in the School of Science

If you are a student of School of Science and want to change your master’s programme, first check whether you meet the criteria for starting studies in the programme. The criteria for transferring to the programme must be met in bachelor's degree.

How to apply

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Acoustics and Audio Technology - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

The major in Acoustics and Audio Technology equips students with a fundamental understanding of human hearing, audio perception, and physics of sound. The skills they acquire enable, for example, reducing noise pollution, planning harmonic environments and designing coherent sound experiences.

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Communications Engineering - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

In our digitally revolutionised world, the ability to develop, build, and maintain networks is in greater demand than ever before.

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Computer Science - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

The Master of Science in Computer Science is grounded in leading-edge computing research at Aalto University, which is routinely ranked among the top 10 Computer Science departments in Europe. The programme offers a deep understanding on the design and analysis of algorithms, software, and computing technologies.

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Game Design and Development - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

Game Design and Development is a multidisciplinary major that tightly integrates students from different backgrounds. Students create and analyze games, experiment with new technologies and design approaches, and meet like-minded talent with whom to build the future of games and interactive experiences.

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Human-Computer Interaction - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

By creating user-friendly next-generation computing products, HCI experts help society make the most out of revolutionary technologies.

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Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

The data-intensive major in Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence deals with some of the most challenging problems of the 21st century. Be it finding new solutions to tackle climate change or better understanding the causes of an epidemic, this field has an integral part to play.

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Signal Processing and Data Science - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

In the Signal Processing and Data Science major, you will learn to extract useful information, discover patterns, and make predictions from large amounts of signal or data. You get to apply your knowledge to the physical world – making devices, systems and entities smarter and more environmentally friendly.

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Software and Service Engineering - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

Software and Service Engineering is the backbone of modern society and economy. The Master’s programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Software and Service Engineering equips students with some of the most sought after skills in today’s job market, across a wide range of industries.

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Speech and Language Technology - Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Master of Science (Technology)

Aalto University’s Speech and Language Technology major benefits from leading research in machine learning and speech technology, with researchers actively involved in teaching. Graduates of the programme are well-equipped to launch their careers in the fast-growing field.

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