Master in Computational Science

Uppsala University
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
February September
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Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor degree, equivalent to a Swedish degree of at least 180 credits, (i.e. three years of full-time studies) including at least 90 credits in Computer Science: Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, and at least 30 credits in Mathematics.
  • Proof of skills in English to a level corresponding to English B in the Swedish secondary school. This is normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test with the following minimum scores:
    • 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


  • Scientific Computing
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Optimization Methods
  • High-performance Computing and Programming
  • Programming of Parallel Computers
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Computational Physics
  • Database Techniques
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Courses in scientific computing, 15 credits
  • Courses in some of the areas of chemistry, physics, biology, geosciences, mathematics or computer science, 15 credits
  • Master's thesis, 30 credits

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