Since its invention in 1989, the World Wide Web has long been the main driver of development and progress, not only in the ICT sector itself but also, and most importantly, in virtually all aspects of human life. Standing on the shoulders of the WWW's success, the introduction of smartphones brought about a new technological revolution, which many had foreseen as a necessary next step. Today, these two technological fields have converged into a common track, where applications and infrastructure are advancing hand-in-hand toward the vision of Ubiquitous Computing and Web 3.0. In our effort to address this trend we introduce the “MSc in Mobile and Web Computing” programme. It has been designed to provide a mixture of state-of-the-art knowledge in relevant computer science, communications, web and mobile technologies, blended with essential business skills. The lecture series by leading academic instructors from Greece and abroad, along with projects and dissertation work, mean that students graduate well equipped and highly competitive at international level.
This programme is designed for University graduates of Informatics/Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering but also of Natural Sciences and Economic and Business Departments, with a background in ICT and a strong motivation to pursue a career in Mobile and Web Computing related domains.
The MSc in Mobile and Web Computing (full-time) is a 14-month programme taught over three terms. Lectures mainly take place on weekday evenings. It is also available in part-time mode over 26 months for those who cannot commit to a full-time programme either for work or other reasons.
Upon arrival at the IHU, all students attend foundation courses in Java and SQL, that aims to bring all incoming students to the same level with respect to some of the programming knowledge that is required. During the first term, all students are required to follow five (5) mandatory core courses. During the second term, all students follow a further three (3) required courses combined with two (2) elective courses. Finally, during the third term, work is dedicated exclusively to the Master's dissertation.
The IHU operates on a rolling admissions basis, in two (2) rounds of applications.
- Application Round 1 cut-off date: 15 June 2015
- Application Round 2 cut-off date: 16 October 2015
This means that candidates apply for and are admitted to our programmes all year round, until the end of the 1st round (June 15th). Round 2 applications will be considered according to the availability of places in the programme after Round 1.
We suggest, however, that you apply as early as possible to ensure a quick response and place availability.