Informatics

KTU is the leader in computer science studies, and the graduates from BSc programme of Informatics are evaluated the best by the employers in Lithuania (Reitingai, 2017). The studies focus on technologies of programming, the internet and three-dimensional graphics. Cloud computing, contemporary fixed, mobile or wireless access networks, real world information models and processes of computerised application areas, and competences for independent establishment of online IT and multimedia services enable the graduates to be up to date with the needs in the market.

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Code 6121BX010
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Informatics
Cycle First cycle
Field Informatics
Language Lithuanian, English
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 4 y.
Degree awarded Bachelor of Computing
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Guest lecturers

Miroslav Dulik

Lecturer at the University of Žilina (Slovakia)

Vincentas Grinius

Host1Plus General Manager (CEO)

Chris Kline

Independent journalist (former correspondent of CNN International, ABC News and Fox News Channel)

Tomas Pininas

Python developer at "Barclays" technology center, IaaS engineer "Unix" system safety manager
 

Values

Why @KTU?

Baltic IT hub

Lithuania and Kaunas are called Baltic IT hub. Devbridge Group, NFQ Technologies, Barclays, Bentley systems, Intermedix, Teltonika, Virtustream, etc. have their branches for IT services development in Kaunas.

Why @KTU?

The best evaluated graduates

The graduates from BSc programme of Informatics are evaluated the best by the employers in Lithuania (Reitingai, 2017).

Why @KTU?

CCNA and MCSA certificates

Opportunity to obtain certificates of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA™) along with studies.

 

Skills

Real world modelling – modelling of movement and deformations, particle systems
Artificial intellect – information structure, knowledge representation, neural networks
Programming for cloud computing – networks, protocols, the internet, parallel algorithms, programming of services
Game programming – game physics, design of intellectual game agents, programming of graphics and sound
Analysis and Design of IT systems Administration of Servers, IT Systems, Design and Development of IT Infrastructure Development of Network, Cloud Computing Services, Distributed and Mobile Online Systems Multimedia Services and Game Programming

A student who chooses BA+ competence, acquires the knowledge and skills in an additional study field, and discovers new career prospects.

 

BA+ competence blocks offered in KTU Bachelor’s study programmes can be an alternative study plan for:

  • the specialisations;
  • individual set of modules;
  • the subjects providing deeper knowledge of the study field.

Acquisition of the competence is certified by the issue of KTU certificate and entry in the diploma supplement.

Testimonials

Vincentas Grinius

"Host1Plus", General Manager

 

Rapid technological progress and wide application of innovations in everyday solutions determine versatility of IT area. Dynamic market of information technologies needs innovative and dynamic specialists, who are able to apply their knowledge flexibly and have a creative approach to their work.

Julius Getautas

UAB "Intermedix Lietuva", NET Programmer

 

Diploma or knowledge? – Informatics study programme does not make you choose one of the two; not only it provides a possibility to acquire Bachelor degree, it also allows to learn many interesting practical things in IT area. Lecturers, who are qualified, innovative and, most importantly, open to offers and changes, will help to join labour market and academic community. Informatics study programme is the most universal area of IT studies; it will not impede your attempts to combine work and studies, and will provide the knowledge, corresponding to current realities.

Career

Student’s competences
– Knowledge and skills of real world modelling – modelling of movement and deformations, particulate systems
– Knowledge of artificial intellect methods and their application areas – comprehensive knowledge of information structure, knowledge representation, neural networks
– Knowledge of business processes and their computerisation technologies, ability to develop and implement individual and team IT projects
– Knowledge of design and programming technologies for Cloud computing – comprehensive knowledge of networks, protocols, Internet, parallel algorithms, programming of the Internet services
– Knowledge of game programming technologies – knowledge of game physics, design of intellectual game agents, programming of graphics and sounds

 

 

Student’s skills
– Able to realise modern simulation models for behaviour of physical-engineering systems based on artificial intellect;
– Able to design, install and service cloud computing platforms;
– Able to design and develop network, multimedia services, mobile or wireless Internet systems using the principles of artificial intellect and IT safety.

 

 

You may become

– Preparation, installation and maintenance of IT infrastructure for provision of cloud computing or regular IT services;
– Preparation, installation and maintenance of the Internet servers, identification and solving of servers’ safety problems;
– Management of user access to local and network resources, configuration of the main network services (IIS, WWW, FTP, emails, etc.);

– Solving of the issues of design, coordination, installation, adaptation and maintenance of IT infrastructure;
– Performance of efficiency analysis of IT infrastructure;
– Provision of proposals for development of IT infrastructure.

– Development of network and distributed applications, IT services for cloud computing;
– Development of applications for mobile devices;
– Development of agent structures for control and management of mobile and wireless Internet devices;
– Preparation and documenting of specifications for applications or IT services;
– Writing and maintenance of the code for applications or IT services according to the approved quality standards;
– Testing, review, maintenance or improvement of applications or IT services.

– Preparation of specifications for IT systems and other project documents with consideration to user’s needs;
– Preparation of testing plans for IT systems, identification and assessment of efficiency-related defects, preparation of recommendations for improvement;
– Preparation of functional technical specifications for developers of IT systems.

– Analysis and design of game’s functionality;
– Realisation of the game using specialised frameworks and programming languages;
– Design and development of game engines.

– Design and development of websites, ensuring safety of the website and its server, distribution of space and user access;
– Design and development of multimedia applications and systems.

 

Minimum requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.

 

Score structure

Subject Coefficient Type
First subject

Mathematics

0,5

Entry exam (online)

Second subject

Physics or Information Technology

0,3

Final exam

Third subject

English language

0,2

IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent

 

Tuition fee

Full-time studies 3200 €
Price per credit 53,33 €
 
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 2595 €
Price per credit 43,25 €
 
NOTE
Prices are being reviewed for the upcoming intake and are due to confirmation until 1st of April 2019

 

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