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Computational Engineering

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Computational Engineering

120 ECTS - MS degree

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A two-year graduate study programme in computational engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science,  School  of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. The study programme is 120 ECTS and is a fully accredited MS degree.

About the programme

Courses should be chosen in cooperation with a supervisor or departmental coordinator.

If the student decides to take 60 credits in courses, at least 30 should be from the department (courses marked TÖL, HBV or REI).
If the student decides to take 90 credits in courses, at least 45 should be from the department.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

  1. BS degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or computer science, if the grade point average is 6.5 or higher, from the Faculty, or comparable. In addition applicants must fulfill prerequisites set by the Department of Computer Science.
  2. All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
  3. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
  4. Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted. These should be from faculty members or others who are familiar with your academic work and qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study. Please ask your referees to send their letters of recommendation directly to the University of Iceland electronically by e-mail (PDF file as attachment) to 

Contact us

SENS Student Service
Tel. +354 525 4466
Email: ​
Open weekdays 09:00 a.m. - 15:30 p.m.

Tæknigarður - Dunhagi 5, 107 Reykjavík
Askja - Sturlugata 7, 102 Reykjavík

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