The curriculum aims to provide specialization to (a) university graduates in fields other than Computer Science, (b) Computer Science graduates who earned their degree at least a decade previously, and (c) graduates of Computer Science Technical Education Institutes, in matters of Theoretical and Applied Computer Science, Computers and Information Systems. Its objective is to produce trained graduates capable of analyzing, planning, implementing and managing integrated information and computing systems based on new technologies. Courses will focus on (a) software planning and development, (b) development and management of data systems and analysis of large data sets, and (c) advanced internet technologies and web application development.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Curriculum Academic Credits (ECTS):120
Beginning in academic term 2013-14, the minimum study period is 2 academic terms.
Classification according to the Unesco ISCED-2011 code
– according to field of education: 48 Computing
– according to education level: 7
Classification according to Unesco ISCED-2013:
– according to field of education: 0610 Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
The Post-graduate programme accepts graduates or higher institution diplomas of related disciplines. The programme is offered in Greek.
The knowledge of a foreign language and good computer-Internet skills would be useful for the successful participation in the programme.
There are two (2) basic prerequisites for attending this programme successfully:
The essential knowledge is provided in schools of Sciences or Economics studies of universities or in similar schools or departments of Polytechnic schools, etc.. Of course, candidates/students may have gained this knowledge in other ways, such as empirical knowledge at work or with other certificates that may have obtained.
Holders of a degree or diploma of higher education means graduates of Greek Universities or Polytechnics or Higher School of Fine Arts or Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education or Higher Technological Educational Institutions (ATEI) or those who hold academically equivalent first cycle degrees from recognized foreign educational institutions with the degrees awarded by the Greek Higher Educational Institutions, in accordance with the provisions of article 304 of Law No. 4957/2022 (Government Gazette 141/21.07.2022, vol.)
For the evaluation of the application to the Postgraduate Studies Programme, it will be examined whether the candidate’s institution of study is or may be included in the National Register of Recognised Higher Education Institutions of Foreign Countries and whether the candidate’s degree is or may be included in the National Register of Types of Degrees of Recognised Institutions of Foreign Countries.
The Hellenic Open University, if the degree is included in the list of article 307 of Law No. 4957/2022, must request a “Certificate of Place of Study”, which is issued and sent by the foreign university. If the place of study or part of the studies is confirmed as the Greek territory, the degree is not recognized, unless the part of the studies that took place in the Greek territory is in a public higher education institution or in a recognized foreign educational institution within the meaning of paragraph b) of article 299 of Law No. 4957/2022.
Module Selection Instructions
Students in the first term are required to successfully pass first PLS50, then PLS51 (or both concurrently). In the second term, students may select two of the following T.U.s: PLS60, PLS61, PLS62. Concurrently, students must also prepare their Diploma Thesis. Students who wish to select PLS60 or PLS61 must first successfully complete PLS50. Students who wish to select PLS62 must first successfully complete PLS51.
In order to complete the PGP in two academic terms, students must successfully complete two T.U.s in their first term (according to the aforementioned instructions), and the remaining two T.U. concurrently with their diploma thesis in the second term.
When selecting T.U.s, students must first pass all the available T.U.s that belong to the previous term and then select T.U.s belonging to the next term.
Students shall present their Master’s Diploma Thesis upon successful completion of all the T.U.s in the curriculum.
To earn the Diploma, students must successfully complete four T.U.s and their Master’s Diploma Thesis.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMME OF STUDIES
Vasileios Verykios, Professor
Field of Expertise: Data Management
Tuition fees for each Thematic Unit are 650€, and the total tuition for the Master’s Program is 3.250€.
For more information regarding the program, please contact:
Student Register Office, Monday through Friday, 09:00 to 13:00:
Contact phone number: 2610367332