Master's Degree (M.Sc.) in "Computing and Network Technologies". Department of Informatics. Faculty of Technological Applications. Technological Educational Institute of Athens.


The holder of the Postgraduate Diploma "Computer and Network Technologies" shall be capable of the following:
- Analyse the requirements, evaluate and select the technological solutions with regard to the needs of an organization for computer and network equipment.
- Make use with the best possible method development tools for software and technologies for hardware and networks.
- Analyse and design composite networks and program wireless devices.
- Make use of computer grid and computer cloud technologies for the design of applications and the provision of services based on the dynamic requirements of users.
- Make use of environments of parallel and distributed processing with the purpose of developing demanding applications in terms of calculation and/or large scale applications.
- Design and develop systems for mobile and pervasive computing.
- Design and implement innovative internet applications and services that make use of advanced internet technologies.
- Understand the interaction between network technologies from the physical level to the application level, for the most effective use thereof in the application product.

Further Information

The purpose of the programme is to provide specialized knowledge on computer and network cutting-edge technologies, as well as in issues regarding the design and development of applications for these technologies. The Postgraduate Diploma is focused on the acquisition of both theoretical knowledge and of practical skills, so that the graduates obtain comprehensive theoretical training, knowhow and practical experience, in order to fully cope with the requirements imposed by rapid technological developments and the employment market, while being capable of conducting original research work.
During studying, the postgraduate students are obliged to attend and successfully pass examinations on postgraduate courses, which shall include the laboratory practice of the students through the preparation of works and projects, and the preparation of a postgraduate dissertation.
Subjects taught:
- Algorithms and Advanced Data Structures
- Advanced Network Technologies
- Databases and web-based applications
- Modern Material Technologies
- Distributed Internet Applications
- Cloud computing and services
- Information and system safety
- Data mining and management of large scale data
- Mobile Communications networks and applications
- Pervasive and integrated systems
- Parallel and distributed systems
- Law of Information and Project Management

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.