Applied Informatics

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 in Applied Informatics

Access Requirements

Applicants for Applied Informatics programme should have a bachelor or equivalent degree in informatics, informatics engineering, computer science, computer engineering or mathematics.

Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired

The aim of the Applied Informatics study programme is to prepare high level information technology (IT) professionals being able to use the acquired knowledge,  to gain new knowledge via self-education, to predict new tendencies in technology development, to adequately select and apply strategically important technologies and platforms, and also to participate in scientific research and enter doctoral studies in Lithuanian and foreign universities and scientific organizations.

Competences Acquired:

  • Competence to create and apply new ideas in IT business and scientific areas;
  • Competence to design IT products having commercial and public value in a professional and qualitative way;
  • Competence to analyse, simulate and design processes of different complexity levels, intellectual and adaptive systems;
  • Competence to solve complex problems in an unknown environment with limited available information;
  • Competence to assume social and ethical responsibility for a designed product or solution;
  • Competence to select and apply modern perspective technologies and platforms for the design of IT products, also design  new IT technologies;
  • Competence to carry on scientific research and experimental development (R&D) work, resume studies in doctoral programs.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Applied Informatics programme will be able to work as programmers, software architects, analysts, consultants, project managers, 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 will be able to establish their own information technology business companies. Graduates of Applied Informatics may continue studies in PhD studies in informatics.

Curriculum

Subject

Code

ECTS Credits

Compulsory subjects  (9)

 

 

Operations Research and Management

INF 5008

6

Machine Learning

INF 5002

6

Formal Methods in Modelling

INF 5003

6

Signal Recognition

INF 5006

6

Neural Networks

INF 5007

6

Theory of Algorithm Complexity

INF 5001

6

Adaptive and Intelligent Systems

INF 6001

6

Parallel and Distributed Computations

INF 6002

6

Analysis of Distributed Systems

INF 6003

6

Optional Subjects (3)

 

 

Data Visualisation

INF 5019

6

Queuing Theories

MAT 5001

6

Natural Language Processing

INF 5010

6

Risk Analysis

MAT 5006

6

Mobile Service Design

INF 6011

6

Experiment Planning

MAT 6001

6

Research Projects

 

 

Research Project Nr. 1

INF 5012

6

Research Project Nr. 2

INF 5013

6

Research Project Nr. 3

INF 6006

6

Master Paper

 

 

Master Thesis in Applied Informatics

 

30

Total: 

 

120