The postgraduate programme in Information and Communication Systems, consisting of MSc and PhD degrees, aims to educate professionals and supplement their primary qualifications with applied, advanced and research knowledge and skills, thus enhancing the prospects of a successful career across the globe.
The MSc degree consists of two category paths, the advanced and applied path, and each path has its own specialisation tracks. Students are recommended to follow one of the two paths depending on their primary qualifications and prior knowledge – see admission requirements.
WHY CHOOSE TO ATTEND?
The MSc in Information and Communications Systems will provide you with the necessary academic background and practical skills so that you can work either at a practical or theoretical - research level using the in-depth knowledge offered by the academic concentrations of the postgraduate programme.
The programme of Information and Communication Systems promotes:
The scientific and technological knowledge in Information and Communication Systems (ICS) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
High-quality Research at MSc and PhD level on Information and Communication (Telecommunication) Systems and Technologies.
Applying the principles and technologies of ICS and ICT to promote knowledge of other areas, such as entrepreneurship, education, governance, health, environment etc.
- Personnel who manage or develop Information and Telecommunication systems for government, semi or private organisations.
- Personnel in organisations offering Telecommunication services.
- Researchers in the field of Information and Telecommunication Systems.
- Educators who manage Information systems or are interested in developing educational systems.
- Managerial / Technical Staff of organisations that manage information and telecommunication systems.
European Credit Units - ECTS: 120
Teaching Language: Greek
Level of Studies: Postgraduate Level
Title to be Awarded: Magister Scientiae (MSc)
The minimum requirement for admission to a postgraduate programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution.
The advanced category path is directed mainly to graduates of Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering etc.
The applied category path is directed to graduates who have successfully completed information technology courses, including programming, to the level normally covered in modern undergraduate programmes in Mathematics, Physics and Engineering. Students from other disciplines may also be considered.
The tuition fees for the completion of the Master programme in Information and Communication Systems amount to €5400.
As of the academic year 2015-2016, the Master Programme "Information and Communication Systems" will not accept applications of newcomers. The programme will continue running only for students enrolled in the programme on the academic year 2014-2015 or earlier.
Completion of the studies requires successfully passing nine semester (9) Modules and a Master thesis. The Modules of the postgraduate programme are divided into two categories, the advanced and the applied category. In the first year, for each category, six (6) compulsory semester core modules are offered, while in the second year, the semester' modules of the direction/specialisation from which the student chooses three (3), and also prepares the Master thesis.
Other than the core thematic units offered under the advanced and applied categories, the Programme of Study offers a number of thematic units that lead students to acquire a specialization in one of the following tracks:
- Intelligent Systems
- Wireless and Mobile Communications
- System Security
- Educational Technology
- Digital Services
|Data Structures, Algorithms, and Programming Principles||PES500||10|
|Communications and Computer Networks||PES503||10|
|Object-oriented Analysis and Design||PES510||10|
|Advanced Web Technologies and Programming||PES511||10|
|ICS Project Management||PES520||10|
|Knowledge Representation and Reasoning||PES600||10|
|Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems||PES602||10|
|Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing||PES612||10|
|Computer and Network Security||PES620||10|
|ICS Security Risk Management||PES622||10|
|Design of Educational Software||PES630||10|
|Distance Learning – Technologies and Methodologies||PES631||10|
|e-Commerce Fundamentals and Development||PES640||10|
|Service Oriented Architectures||PES642||10|
|Master Thesis I||PES701A||10|
|Master Thesis II||PES701B||20|