Short Courses in Computer Science & IT

Informatics & Information Sciences

Suggested Short Courses in Informatics & Information Sciences

Certificate Digital Signal Processing

The short course in digital signal processing includes fundamentals and classification schemes in computing architectures. Furthermore an Introduction to DSPs, ASIPs, FPGAs and heterogeneous architectures will given. The module is connected to system on chip design and IP based technologies and treats topics regarding HW-/SW-partitioning technologies. The Digital Signal Processing course is offered at Hector School of Engineering & Management.

Certificate Advanced Course on Using Mplus

If you already know how to analyze your data in Mplus, but want to learn more about what you are actually doing, or if you want to know more about complex analyses, this Advanced Course on Using Mplus programme at Utrecht Summer School is for you. The course consists of in-depth lectures on the fundamentals of Mplus and advanced longitudinal models.

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (UU)


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Informatics and information sciences became popular when the first digital information devices were introduced. Modern organisations exchange the information using information transmission devices and their programming systems. IT specialists understand the latest information and communication technology issues, develop software and solve practical engineering problems. Informatics and information science integrates disciplines such as computer science, communication studies, complex systems, information theory, information technology, didactics of informatics, etc.

Masters in Informatics will offer students abilities that are related to a logical, strategic and analytical thinking. Informatics graduates are able to analyse and find alternative solutions to problems, to identify measures of system performance. They develop the ability to combine pieces of information and to formulate general rules while keeping one step ahead with new trends in the field.

Career opportunities for graduates cover a wide range of options: archivists, systems developers, programmers, system designers, web designers, web developers, information architects, business analysts, database administrators, product managers, web content managers.

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