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Computer science as a minor subject

Everybody studying at the university has the right to study computer science.

Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

MBI is a two-year MSc programme offered jointly by the University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

Course list

Here you will find the pages of the courses in the current semester.

Master's thesis quick guide

Don't be overly stressed about your thesis work – quick guide.


Academic Year 2014-2015

Period  Date
I 1.9.-19.10.
II 28.10.-15.12.
III 12.1.-1.3.
IV 9.3.-3.5.*
* Includes the Easter holiday 2.4.-8.4.2015.


The Bachelor's education gives students a broad base of computer science to build their specialisations on; at the MSc level, the sub-programmes offer them education to become experts in their chosen field. The wide scope and depth of courses are important parts of this expert education.

The Strategy of the Department

Studies administration


Kjell Lemström

Head of Studies


Reijo Sivén