Title of the programme: Computer Science
Duration of the course: 4 semesters
Language of tuition: English
Description of the programme:
The aim of the program is to train Information Technology professionals who can perform the development, creation, application, implementation, and operation of IT systems either individually or as a team member at advanced level. Furthermore, it provides the cooperative and modelling skills required to solve and research IT related problems, and ensures solid theoretical background to pursue PhD studies.
The graduates are able to use problem solving techniques in the design and implementation of enterprise resource planning systems; to apply state of the art modelling techniques; and to design, implement, and operate decision support systems.
Main subjects: Graph Theory, Automata and Formal Languages, Application of Linear Programming, Advanced Programming, Advanced Image Processing, Online Algorithms, Machine Learning Algorithms, Advanced Graphics Algorithms, Advanced Approximate and Symbolic Computing, Program Systems Development, Software Development, Logic and Functional Programming, Web Technologies, Nonlinear Programming, Geographic Information Systems, Data Mining, Parallel Programming.
Exemption from English language exam certificate:
During the application to the programmes of the Faculty of Science and Informatics those applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of one of the following countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English.
However, these students will also have to obtain an international language proof B2 level by the end of their studies or for the PhD process.
A. At least BSc degree in Computer Science or close equivalent.
a. Copy of the BSc degree (notarized English translation).
b. Official full transcripts of your Bachelor studies (notarized English translation).
Note that the applicant might be requested to send all the detailed course syllabuses.
B. English language.
The requested level of language knowledge is at least B2-intermediate according to the Common European Framework Reference. The certificate is preferably a state or international language exam (e.g.: TOEFL iBT test score of at least 90, or PBT score at least 550; Cambridge First Certificate at least "B"; IELTS score of at least 5.0).
C. Copy of the passport.
Relevant page(s) where passport number, name, photo and date of expiry are visible.
D. Recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status (not older than 1 month).
E. Up-to-date curriculum vitae (no longer than 2 pages).
Optionally, two recommendation letters from recognised academic persons.
F. An evidence of payment of 150 USD non-refundable application fee.
G. The applicant needs to have at least 60 credits from the following topics:
a. mathematical and natural sciences rudiments (at least 15 credits): calculus, numerical analysis, discrete mathematics, linear algebra;
b. computer science rudiments (15 credits): logics, design and analysis of algorithms, automata and formal languages, theory of computing, artificial intelligence basics;
c. information technology rudiments (at least 30 credits): software technology, databases and information systems, computer architectures, computer networks;
H. Applicants with less than 60 credits, but at least 30 credits from the list given in G ) will be
a. either requested to take a preparatory 0th semester during which all the missing courses can be taken,
b. or requested to take extra lectures at the beginning of a semester to acquire the necessary knowledge.
Applicants with less than 30 credits from the list given in G ) cannot be accepted to the MSc program.
Admission score: max 100 points
● qualification of the diploma (max 20 points),
● grades of main (non-elected) bachelor courses which are listed in point G (max 50 points),
● oral (skype) interview (max 20 points),
● further extras: publication, participation in competitions, etc (max 10 points).
Only applicants obtaining at least 50 points can be accepted.
Application deadline: 25th June 2018
Application fee: 150 USD (non-refundable)
Entrance examination fee: 150 USD (only applicable if entrance examination is required)
Tuition fee: 3500 USD per semester
If you wish to pay your fees via bank transfer, please use one of the following bank accounts:
Account name: University of Szeged
Bank name: Hungarian State Treasury (correspondent: Hungarian National Bank, SWIFT code: MANEHUHB)
Bank address: H-1054 Budapest, Hold utca 4.
IBAN: HU94-1000-4012-1000-8016-0022-0332 (USD account)
IBAN: HU79-1000-4885-1000-2010-0012-0335 (EUR account)
IBAN: HU91-1002-8007-0028-2802-0000-0000 (HUF account)
SWIFT code: HUSTHUHB
IMPORTANT NOTICE: When transfering the fees, please, indicate the following number and the type of fee you are paying in the message/comment box: 1901 1S575, Tuition fee / Entrance examination fee / Application fee
All bank expenses have to be paid by the applicant.
Address for the documents to be posted:
University of Szeged
Faculty of Science and Informatics
1 Aradi vértanúk tere,
For further information please contact:
Dr. Tamás Vinkó