Computer Engineering - Master of Engineering degree
Master's Degree Programs
1.5 year (3 semesters)
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The Master’s programme in Computer Engineering at Vistula University is your opportunity to gain expert knowledge and start a career in the IT sector. If you choose this programme, you will discover the applications of advanced wireless technologies in organisations, and learn how to design mobile applications for various companies and their products. In addition, graduating with a Master’s degree will open the doors to managerial positions in the industry.
This programme is ideal for all Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics graduates, who would like to expand their knowledge of computer engineering, and gain new skills.
The Master’s programme will teach you optimisation and the R language. You will learn how to use the knowledge of algorithms, applicable to problems in wireless network and mobile device software design. You will gain new competencies related to profitability assessment and project management.Thanks to Microsoft’s DreamSpark, Oracle’s OAI and CISCO’s Local Academy education programmes, you will become adept at applying theoretical knowledge to real-world problems. As a Master of Computer Engineering, you will also boast the mastery of design and development tools.
If you want to apply for the Computer Engineering Master’s programme, you must be a holder of a BS diploma (in computer engineering or related fields, e.g. telecommunications or electronics). You will be asked to present this diploma.
The Faculty of Engineering ( Institute of Computer Science ) organizes monthly cyclical meetings – Scientific Seminars, where there is an opportunity to hear and actively participating in cooperation of research in the field of computer science and its applications in some other fields.
The Master’s programme in Computer Engineering will significantly expand the knowledge you have gained in the Bachelor’s programme. The programme will teach you how to design wireless networks and mobile applications. You will acquire the skills that will enable you to manage projects, and lead your own IT teams. See the entire curriculum, and find out how much more you can learn!
Vistula University offers practical knowledge, shared by experts and reputable specialists. We believe that experience and the ability to utilise theoretical knowledge is the key to success. This is why the computer engineering programme (Master’s level) includes internships. These will help you solidify your knowledge, and become a confident specialist. Furthermore, you will also have the valuable opportunity to network.
Studying at Vistula University will provide you with the knowledge necessary, to quickly become an expert in computer engineering.
List of obligatory classes
- Intercultural communication
- Foreign language 1
- Library training
- OSH (Occupational health and safety)
- Introduction to entrepreneurship and project management
- Master Diploma Project
- Foreign language 2
- Professional Training
- Master Diploma Seminar
List of elective courses
- Neural networks and deep learning
- Design Patterns in software engineering
- Cryptography and cryptanalysis
- Digital sound processing
- Image processing and recognition
- Security of wireless and mobile systems
The Master’s programme in Computer Engineering is tailored to market needs, and enables you to gain the knowledge of the particular field that interests you. It offers two sub-majors: design and application of wireless networks, and design and application of mobile applications.
SUB-MAJOR: DESIGN AND APPLICATION OF WIRELESS NETWORKS
This sub-major will prepare you to plan and predict the development of wireless networks, and to maintain and develop this infrastructure in organisations. You will master developing ICT and wireless solutions for companies providing telecommunication services. You will learn best practices in communicating with providers and contractors, regarding building and developing wireless networks, as well as supervising and verifying customer systems.
You will become adept at designing protocols, along with managing energy and other resources. All this under the assumption of systemic fallibility and low reliability of individual devices. You will be able to include co-operation algorithms in distributed systems, as well as security and data exchange reliability systems in hostile environments.
List of classes in the design and application of wireless networks sub-major
- Introduction to microprocessor systems
- Software design for microprocessor systems
- Specifications and simulation of communication protocols
- Applications of sensor networks
SUB-MAJOR: DESIGN AND APPLICATION OF MOBILE APPLICATIONS
This sub-major will enable you to gain the skills used in programming, and mobile applications design for the most popular mobile operating systems: Android, Windows Phone and iOS. This means that you will become an expert on the architecture and API of basic mobile platforms. In addition, you will learn:
- mobile device localisation techniques,
- principles of system and database construction for mobile platforms,
- website design technologies for mobile devices,
- Adaptive UI technologies,
- technologies for integrating applications with the computing cloud,
- principles of software design frameworks for mobile devices,
- applications of mobile systems.
List of classes in the design and application of mobile applications sub-major
- Introduction to the design of mobile applications
- Architectural patterns websites for mobile devices
- Graphic interfaces for mobile devices
- Mobile application testing
SUB-MAJOR: CYBERSECURITY AND RELIABILITY OF INFORMATION AND INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS:
This sub-major will prepare you to work in the field of reliability management as well as cybersecurity of IT systems and industrial control systems. You will gain knowledge in the area of risk analysis and get acquainted with the theoretical foundations and computer programs used in reliability analysis. You will gain the practical skill of working with specialized software for reliability calculation and you will be able to interpret the results of calculations. You will learn how to design and test IT systems and industrial control systems in terms of cyber security and reliability. After graduation, you will be able to manage cybersecurity and reliability of IT and industrial systems.
Modern companies are waiting for these unique skills!
List of classes in the Cybersecurity and reliability of information and industrial systems sub-major
- Introduction to cybersecurity and reliability
- Methods of risk analysis and designing of information and industrial systems
- Managing cyber security and reliability of information and industrial systems
- Testing cybersecurity and reliability of information and industrial systems
Tomasz Bartczak, BEng, PhD
Graduate of Rzeszów University of Technology in the field of Electrical Engineering, specializing in “IT science and automation”; author of a PhD thesis “Methods for improvement of inter-nodal communication in layer-based architectures with multimedia traffic”, defended at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and IT Science of Częstochowa University of Technology; author of several dozen research papers. Instructor at the Cisco Academy – CCNA, CCNA Security and other programs.
Iwona Dolińska, BEng, PhD
A graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology, PhD in technical sciences; she has experience as a programmer, designer and analyst of information systems; she has been the assistant professor at Vistula University from 2003. A specialist in wireless technologies (especially IEEE 802.11 standard), computer networks and modern internet technologies; the lecturer in many subjects related to the construction and security of computer wire and wireless networks, technologies for creating websites, computer graphics and human-computer interaction, an author or co-author of three academic textbook and over 30 scientific publications in the field of computer science and IT applications.
Soma Dutta, PhD
PhD in mathematical sciences at Calcutta University. Author of numerous publications.
Prof. Maciej Janowicz, PhD
Master degree from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń, W (1987), PhD – Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń, (1995), professor PhD in physical sciences, specialty theoretical physics: Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Science. Research-didactic work: Institute of Physics, Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń, (associate professor), Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Science (associate professor); Faculty of Applications of Information Technology and Mathematics, Warsaw University of Life Science (associate professor), in foreign institutions: Cambridge University (TEMPUS programme scholarship 2 x 3 months), Federal University in Rio de Janeiro (post-doctoral scholarship, 1 year), Royal Technical University in Stockholm (Swedish Institute scholarship, 3 months), Sussex University in Brighton (participation in a grant, 1 Year), Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg (Humboldt scholarship, 1 year). Teaching the language of programming (lectures and classes): Python, C++, C#, Java. Lectures and classes in: operating systems, elements of cryptology, component programming, programming paradigms, multiagent systems, algorithms and computational complexity, event-steered programming, cryptology. Author of 48 scientific publications.
Prof. Ryszard Kozera, PhD
Master of mathematical sciences – Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics and Information Technology, Warsaw University, PhD in Computer Science – Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics and Information Technology, Warsaw University, PhD in Computer Science – Flinders Uni. of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; PhD in mathematical sciences – Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics and Information Technology, Warsaw University, (1992) recognition of PhD from Australia; PhD in computer science – Faculty of Automatics, Electronics and Information Technology, Technical University of Silesia. Scholarships and grants: Flinders University Postgraduate PhD Scholarship, Adelaide, Australia, (1987-1991), Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Technical Uni. Berlin, Berlin, Germany, (1996-1997), (1996) Junior Award for One of Two Best Australian Scientists working in Germany on research project, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany, (1996), The Europe Research Fellowship, 1996-1997, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Christian Albrecht Uni., Kiel, Germany, (2000), Small Australian Research Council Grant, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, (2001-2001), Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Christian Albrecht Uni., Kiel, Germany, (2004), ‘Development of innovative ecological products for ecological cultivation of fruit plants’, EkoTech Product, UDAPOIG 01.03.03-00-109/08, Skierniewice, Poland, (2013). Research-didactic worker: Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Catholic University of Lublin and Social Academy of Science. Author of numerous publications.
Bartłomiej Kubica, BEng, PhD
PhD in technical sciences in the field of information technology; doctoral dissertation entitled: ‘Optimization of steering access systems with uncertain parameters’ defended in 2006 in the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technologies, Warsaw Technical University. Scientific interests focusing on numerical calculations, in particular, interval methods and in a natural way also parallel programming, including multi-layered programming. They also embrace questions of multiple analysis, probabilistic modelling, queue systems, computer networks and real time systems. For several years now, organizer of mini-symposiums ‘High Performance Computing Interval Methods’ at PARA (‘State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing’) series conferences as well as co-organizer of mini-symposia on related subjects at the conferences of the PPAM (‘Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics’) series. Apart from lectures at Warsaw Technical University, he conducts classes at Universita degli Studi di Genova, in Italy. Classes are held under the European Master of Robotics (EMARO) studies, and the subject taught is ‘Real-time Systems’. Long-time didactic worker of Warsaw Technical University and Warsaw University of Life Science. Author of numerous scientific publications.
Mirosław Lisiecki, BEng, MSc
Master of Science, Warsaw Technical University, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, applied mathematics and technical physics, aviation, practical and didactic experience: WSB University – classes: Team database IT project, Network technologies, IT security, administration of SQL server, design of Internet database applications, advanced databases, design of data warehouses, data exploration and analysis – Vistula, information technologies, IT in management; principals of SQL –Warsaw School of Management; lecturer in advanced technologies and Almamer information technologies – School of Real Estate Management – administrator of the IT system, programmer, analyst, lecturer in IT assistance of works, mathematics, statistics, econometrics; IT consultant – database programmer, analyst of heat supply systems, NOT specialist, cooperation with the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) in the preparation and issuance of Company Standards. Participation in the ’Good Management’ project, Warsaw WSGN 2012-2013 – (a database system project), participation in the research project ‘Police’, Warsaw, WSGN 2012-2013 (Normalization of database systems). Author of publication on instructions and implementations.
Aleksandra Pędrak, PhD
Physical sciences; doctoral dissertation entitled: ‘Hidden symmetries in nuclear models’ defended in 2016. Participation in a research project under COPIN Consortium activity, Project No.: 04-113, IPHC/CRNS, Strasbourg, France; participation in a research project under the Bogolubov-Infeld programme, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, participation in the Harmonia 9 grant of the National Centre for Science. Professional experience focusing on the following issues: application of perturbation methods in QCD to the analysis of exclusive processes; analysis of the symmetry of nuclear models (in particular ±medium field models) in the use of functional analysis mathematical tools, group and representation theory; application of numerical tools and symbolic algebra of the Mathematica programme to the analysis of symmetry problems in nuclear models, cooperation in the development of the symbolic algebra algorithm in the Reduce programming language for generating unpredictable representations of point groups. Author of 5 scientific publications.
Dariusz Strzęciwilk, BEng, PhD
PhD in technical sciences – Technical University of Silesia (2003), didactic work: Warsaw School of Life Sciences (Chair of Applications of Information Technology), Social Academy of Sciences, Vistula Academy of Finance and Business. Participant in study visits: visit under the programme ‘Support for the dynamic development of Polish education’ (Pol-EDDA), Haskoli Islands, Reykjavik, Island, June 2010, visit under the programme ‘IT as an opportunity for You’, March 2014, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, Orhangazi University, Bursa, Turkey. Author of over 100 scientific publications, Cisco Academy instructor.
Marcin Wawryszczuk, BEng, PhD
PhD in technical sciences in the field of telecommunication; doctoral dissertation entitled: ‘Method of the development of a self-organizing sensory network of increased durability’ defended in 2012 in the Faculty of Electronics of Military technical Academy; participant in numerous courses documented with certificates. Practical experience gained in the course of work in institutions and firms: Credit Suisse Poland Ltd. Co. – Warsaw – Head of local GBSS IT/IT Project Manager (AVP), Deutsche Bank Poland S.A. – Warsaw/Madrid – IT Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst (AVP), Deutsche Bank Poland S.A. – Warszawa – IT Project Manager/Business Analyst, Sygma Banque S.A. – Warsaw (BNP Paribas) Expert Auditor (IT audit), Cetelem Bank S.A. – Warsaw (BNP Paribas) System Designer/Programmer.
Artur Wiliński, BEng, PhD
PhD, engineer in the field of electronics, specialty: artificial neuron networks; doctoral dissertation entitled: ‘Selected methods of diagnostic features exploration in the analysis of gene expression’ defended in 2008 in the Electrical Faculty, Warsaw Technical University; long-term active research-didactic worker at Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw Technical University and Military Technical University. Author of numerous scientific publications.
Piotr Zaremba, BEng, PhD
PhD in mathematical sciences, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Science. Doctoral dissertation in the field of stochastic processes (1990). Since 1980, research-didactic worker, Social Academy of Science in Warsaw, WSGE in Warsaw, Maria Skłodowska-Curie University in Warsaw, PWSBiA, Public University of Business and Administration. Cooperation with the TVP Centre for Training and Programme Analyses. Specialist in economic-financial issues at DHN Polish Academy of Science. Cooperation with OEliZK in Warsaw. Subjects taught: information technology: programming languages, programming, Internet technologies, WWW applications, databases, numerical methods, quantum computers, Big Data, machine learning (ML), mathematics, statistics, probability theory, stochastic processes, artificial intelligence (AI), econometrics, forecasting, financial mathematics. Applied information technology: statistical software, computing environments.
Mariusz Zawadzki, MA
THE BEST IN PRACTICE
Vistula University offers a sensible computer engineering programme. Its graduates become experts in their chosen sub-fields and easily find employment. All this thanks to our courses, taught by renowned practitioners and experienced academics. The Master’s programme will also teach you how to manage projects, enabling you to apply for specialised and managerial positions in companies.
After graduating, you will hold the title of ‘Master of Computer Engineering’.
See for yourself that Vistula is the best University in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Computer Engineering.
BENEFITS OF STUDYING COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Interesting sub-majors enable you to become an expert in your chosen field. By choosing to expand your knowledge of wireless networks, you will learn how to apply this technology in every organisation. The mobile applications sub-major, on the other hand, will teach you how to design apps for the most popular operating systems.
Advancing your career
The Master’s programme at Vistula University will not only expand your knowledge, but prepare you to lead your own IT projects, as well. This will make obtaining an attractive position in your chosen field a real possibility.
Learning how to think, synthetically and analytically, is of tremendous importance in programming. By combining these skills with expert knowledge, you will be able to quickly solve any problems you encounter. You will become a prized specialist, one that is invaluable to every company in the industry.
Graduating with a degree in Computer Engineering will open the doors to various interesting careers in:
- Medicine (e.g. remote patient condition monitoring: Health Insurance Portability),
- Military technology,
- Environmental protection and safety (using wireless detectors of pollution, pressure, smoke, noise, etc.)
- Various modern industrial plants (fast control and measurement data transmission from hard-to-reach places),
- Researching, protecting, and monitoring the natural environment (e.g. monitoring animal species migration),
- Developing and implementing advanced wireless network and automation solutions for smart buildings (wireless systems for controlling lighting, shutters, heating, motion detection, malfunctions, etc.),
- Property protection, road and air traffic control (e.g. unmanned flying systems),
- Social and entertainment network support,
- Net-centric systems,
- Vehicle communication (communication technologies: V2V – Vehicle-to-Vehicle, V2I – Vehicle-to-Infrastructure).
Tuition fee for full-time and part-time studies (including mobile studies) (BA/MA) in Polish – students from outside the EU
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester) Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 750 € 925 €
Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – EU citizens*
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester) Full-time studies 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €
*The group of citizens of other countries paying the same fees as EU citizens includes: citizens of other European countries, of all countries in the North and South America, the Caribbean as well as citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – citizens from outside the EU*
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Full-time studies 200 € 3 800 €
*This does not apply to the students from the countries in Europe which are not EU members, students from North and South America, the Caribbean and from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
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