2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Computer Science and Engineering

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2015/2016
General policies and regulations D.M. 270
Code 8614
Degree Programme Class LM-18 - Computer science
LM-32 - Computer systems engineering
Years in which the programme is being held I, II
Teaching mode Traditional lecture (classroom-taught)
Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Place of teaching Cesena
Degree Programme Director Mirko Viroli
Language Italian

Programme profile

The 2nd cycle degree programme in Computer Science and Engineering aims specifically to train professional specialists, as described i the list of functions and competences for this figure.
The specific learning outcomes are achieved through a curriculum focusing on three main learning areas, consistent with the competences required by the professional profiles which aim to provide learning in products, processes and management:
1. Specialist transversal computer skills
2. Analysis, design and management of computer, web and network systems
3. Design of embedded systems and infrastructures
In addition to these three learning areas, graduates will develop communication and self-learning skills.
These learning outcomes are achieved through a curriculum focusing on laboratory work, facilitating the practical application of theoretical and methodological learning.
The study plan thus provides learning opportunities within a system of the above described competences, guaranteeing the ability to respond to different specialist demands for the advanced analysis and design of processes and products relating to production and industrial research.

More information

To improve the learning opportunities available to the students the degree programme provides teaching and research laboratories.

Expected learning outcomes

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Course units

The course units are listed according to the chosen curriculum


The study programme does not include any compulsory work placement/internship. However, graduates within 12 month after degree may carry out work placements for a period of 6 months maximum at companies holding agreements with the University of Bologna. The work placement is an optional tool and no additional credits are allocated to this activity. The organisation may be chosen directly by the students, at the suggestion of the professors or at the recommendation of the Faculty Work Placement Office. The work placement is an important opportunity for students to gain direct experience of the job market.

Work Placement Office

Extra-curricular activities

The Degree Programme organises seminars, conferences and supplementary courses held by internal professors, foreign professors and qualified professional figures.

International mobility

Students enrolled in the degree programme have the possibility to spend part of their academic career in foreign universities in or outside of the European Union, by applying to the relative programmes and carefully checking the requirements for participation in the many opportunities offered by the University for periods of study aboard. The following are just some of the opportunities for study abroad:

• LLP/Erasmus Programme;
• Overseas Programme;
• Leonardo Programme;

Students may also choose to prepare their final dissertation or carry out their period of work placement abroad.

Contact: Ing. Andrea Roli
Administrative contact: Enrica Zanelli

Student Mobility Tutor: ingarc.vpce.internazionalizzazionecesena@unibo.it

International Relations Office

Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

Career opportunities

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Contact details

Degree Programme Secretariat
Via Sacchi, 3 - 47521Cesena
Tel: 0547 338888
E-mail: ing2.isi-lm@unibo.it
monday, tuesday, thursday
9.30 - 12.00
14.00 - 15.00
9.30 - 12.00

Student Administration Office

Degree Programme Tutor


The Tutor acts as an interface between the students and the Degree Programme to offer a tangible reference for the teaching activities, to collect information and comments, as well as to receive any claims or feedbacks about existing critical conditions and, in general, the students' requests regarding logistic and organizational aspects or other issues.
He/she has also the function of providing a personalized support to learning, with the objective of maintaining the contacts with students who may for various reasons (for example, job activities) encounter major difficulties at tests/exams and of setting up a clear programming for their studies and career. The Tutor participates into the orientation activities, provides support to the Degree Programme Coordinator in the management of students' practices, and collaborates in the activities for the surveying of students' opinion about the teaching activities.

Reference contact: Stefano Mazzocchetti

e-mail: ingarc.vpce.tutorinformatica@unibo.it