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Computer Science

Ca'Foscari University of Venice · Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics

Entry requirements

To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required: the assessment will be done at enrolment.

Data Management and Analytics, Software Dependability and Cyber Security

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Access to the program

Unlimited entry subject to assessment of minimum requirements; quotas (i.e. places reserved) for non-EU students residing abroad: 73 places, 3 of which reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme.

Learning outcomes

This Second Cycle Degree Programme, including a wide range of computer science and information technology areas, is fully taught in English and is addressed to students with a proper previous education in one of the following fields: information science and engineering, mathematics, statistics or similar disciplines.

Curricula available

  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Software Dependability and Cyber Security

Occupational profiles

This Second Cycle Degree Programme produces high-quality experts who may operate in the fields of software construction and data analysis, both in manufacturing companies dealing with information systems and processor networks, and in companies, local authorities and laboratories using complex information systems and analysis methods, both at a national and international level.
Moreover, second cycle graduates may take the professional licensing examination to register on the Italian roll of information engineers (section A).


Open, though laboratory attendance is advisable to prepare exercises and projects in order to meet the theoretical and practical learning outcomes of the degree programme.

Examination assessment and graduation

The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
During the whole university career, the various skills and knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral examinations.
The degree exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Access to further studies

Professional Master's Programmes (1st and 2nd level) and PhD programmes

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

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