The Department of Computer Science provides education on Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels.

Bachelor's degree programmes

Bachelor level studies in Computer Science are offered in Finnish only. There are two major subjects offered, Computer Science and Engineering and Information Networks. Information for current students of the majors can be found from the Into pages of Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology (in Finnish).

In addition, the department offers courses for several Bachelor level programmes offered by other schools of technology, including Bioinformation Technology.

Master's degree programmes

The Master's programmes offered are:

  1. Computer, Communication and Information Sciences (CCIS)
  2. Life Science Technologies
  3. Information Networks
  4. double degree programme ICT Innovation (EIT Digital Master School)

The Master's programmes can be studied entirely in English.


Courses offered by the Department of Computer Science can be found in the MyCourses portal.

Master's thesis

Master’s thesis is usually written on a topic relating to the student’s major subject, under the supervision of the major subject’s professor. Read more about master's thesis (

Doctoral Programme in Science

The goal of the Aalto Doctoral Programme in Science is to provide education and research training at the highest scientific level. The research fields related to the Department of Computer Science include:

  • Computational Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information and Computer Science
  • Media Technology, and
  • Speech and Language Technology

Read more about the doctoral programme (


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