The Applied Computer Science faculty educates ICT specialists, computer system designers and administrators at postgraduate level. A practical approach to teaching is reflected in practice-oriented courses.
Information Technology under the patronage of Cisco Networking Academy Program
As a graduate you will be familiar with advanced Computer Science and skills related to it. The program is based on practical approach and adjusted to the contemporary labour market demand. However, you will also gain more general knowledge and skills expected from master’s degree alumni. You will be able to conduct basic scientific research using formal methodology. Such courses as Computational methods, Computer Modelling and Simulation, Computer System Engineering will help you develop knowledge and skills in carrying out research. Another important feature of the programme is its focus on team work and your role as an IT project manager.
You can choose between two specialisations:
- Computer Networks with Cisco courses,
- Software engineering technologies with Microsoft and Oracle courses.
According to job market analysis number of job positions for software engineers and network specialists is on the top, among others, in IT. Moreover, salary of these specialists is also one of the highest in IT. For example, salary of Network Manager is £45,090 per year in UK and Software Engineer salary is £43,020 per year.
Graduates obtain a Masters’ Degree in Information Technology and shall be employed in: IT companies, IT centres and research institutions using information technologies, centres for economic data processing as designers, analysts and system programmers. Public administration and institutions dealing with economic trend planning and forecasting are other possibilities.
Students are offered internships.
Nowadays, the sector of modern business support services employs more than 150,000 specialist in Poland. It is anticipated that by the year 2020 the number of vacancies will have risen by 100,000 employees. Thanks to this, Poland is ranked third in the whole world and first in Europe in this sector of business.
Graduates most in demand are those whose level of English, German, French, Scandinavian or other European languages is B2 at least, as well as those who have knowledge in the fields of finance, accounting, customer service, IT or HR.
The investment offer of the City of Rzeszow tailored to the needs of companies from the sector of modern business support services is of high interest among new investors.
Complex activities, whose aim is to develop the sector of modern business support services in Rzeszow, carried out by the authorities of the city of Rzeszow, were noticed and awarded at the Gala of CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards 2015 by international jury, whose members were directors and managers of such large-scale enterprises as: Skanska, Deloitte, PwC, Aspire or Vastint.
The city of Rzeszow received the first prize in the category: ”The Rising Star of Outsourcing in Poland in 2015”.