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Master in System Engineering

Algebra University College
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus

About this program

Master in System Engineering

Starting September 2022, students will have the opportunity to earn a degree awarded by Algebra University College or earn dual degrees awarded by Algebra University College and Goldsmiths, University of London.

Systems Engineers are the second most sought-after group of IT experts in Croatia. Should you choose to embark on this career, there is a demanding and challenging multidisciplinary profession waiting for you.

The course program is a perfect choice if you love to think outside the box, come up with solutions to complex problems or simply to create order out of chaos (or is it the other way around).

Upon receiving our diploma, you’ll know everything there is to know about your favorite field of systems engineering. You’ll be able to plan and implement IT solutions and systems that ensure business continuity, manage complex computer networks and manage identity and privacy protection.

You’ll have the answer to all queries from big and small clients.

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Admission requirements

Admission to the specialized professional Master study program is open to all applicants who have previously completed:

  • Professional Bachelor study program in the field of social, natural or technical sciences and acquired 180 or more ECTS credits.
  • University Bachelor study program in the field of social, natural or technical sciences and acquired 180 or more ECTS credits.

Candidates missing knowledge and passed courses in required fields from the bachelor study level will have opportunity to attend preparation module to be able to successfully study on master level program.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

First year

Semester 1

  • Administering cloud solutions
  • Innovative project 1 - Product or services ideation and planning
  • Creativity and critical thinking
  • Quantitative methods and modeling
  • Programming in Python

Semester 2

  • Implementing high availability in ICT system
  • Innovative project 2 - Product or services development
  • Advanced automatization and orchestration
  • Intro to DevOps

Second year

Semester 3

  • Innovative Project 3 and#8211; Go to market strategies
  • Advanced DevOps
  • Troubleshooting in ICT systems
  • Cyber security management

Semester 4

  • Final Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

The academic intake for Algebra University College takes place annually in late September/early October.


For more information about pricing and tuition fees, please visit the university website.


ECTS points: 120

Title - dual degree option:

Algebra University College title: P. M. ing. comp. Professional Master in Computer Engineering, sub-specialization in Systems Engineering

Goldsmiths, University of London title: MSc in Applied Computer Engineering (Systems Engineering)

Certifications obtained during studies

  • IT SMF – ITIL Foundation
  • Cisco CCNP

General learning outcomes

  • Evaluate and analyze complex and insufficiently defined problems in the field of occupation using concepts of information theory, applied mathematical theory and best engineering practices
  • Introduce innovative solutions in the field of applied computing by critical analysis and evaluation of current knowledge, models and solutions in the field of expertise, using “best practice solutions” and familiar and modified problem scenarios
  • Apply complex research and analysis methods to determine detailed user or organizational requirements for information solutions or systems
  • Identify, analyze and explain the problems of applying, polishing and implementing existing information systems in a wider business context and propose adequate solutions
  • Manage relationship with users and / or members of a team, recognizing possible sources of misunderstanding and conflict and proactively and effectively influence their inhibition

Professional Learning Outcomes – System orientation

  • Analyze business requirements by identifying the essence of key issues and solve them by building IT systems based on knowledge of software and hardware systems, modern operating systems, and computer networks
  • Evaluate modern operating systems and virtual environment by analyzing architecture, concepts and characteristics of operating systems and business needs
  • Organize and establish an internal organizational unit for the analysis of security threats and elimination of security threats within the IT perspectives and e-business systems
  • Understand and apply computer forensics methods to establish a high level of computer security in a business environment
  • Plan, build and maintain complex computer networks, including those for providing network services based on optical, wired or wireless communication media

Career paths

  • Computer Networks Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Engineer for Implementation of E-business Systems
  • Security Incidents Manager
  • Systems Support Manager

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Algebra University College

Algebra University College was established in 2008 as a private not-for-profit higher education institution and soon after became recognized as a part of the official Croatian higher education system through the process of initial accreditation. The founder of Algebra University...

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Why study at Algebra University College

Would you describe yourself as creative, curious and open-minded?

If your answer is yes to any of the above, then Algebra University College is the right choice for you!

Digital technologies represent the fastest growing area of the IT industry, one that records a strong growth in revenue and number of employees in Croatia and the world. In other words, by choosing a career in the propulsive and growing digital industry, you are guaranteed to have a head start.

Our study programs are focused on the acquisition of practical and applicable knowledge required by the IT industry. The acquired knowledge is additionally confirmed by international IT certification programs provided by our University College, ensuring maximum visibility and employability for each alumni.

We continually improve our educational programs and teaching approach in line with the labor market requirements, technological trends and the needs of the future. The inexhaustible pace that we have set for ourselves has made Algebra University College a top professional higher education institution unsurpassed in the Croatian educational system. At the end of the day, it does make a difference which career you choose and where you forge it.

Therefore, allow us to take you towards the digital future.


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V Yilmaz

After completing my bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering, I chose System Engineering for my master’s because I think it is the profession of today and tomorrow. Since I heard that Algebra is a very good choice for studying system engineering, I decided to enroll. During my time at Algebra University College I learned so ...

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After completing the undergraduate study I didn’t want to quit half way. But the main reason to continue onto the graduate study was the study programme. The knowledge I acquired at the graduate study significantly helped me advance professionally and achieve a change on my business plan which led me to my current position.

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Algebra University College

Gradiscanska 24
10000 Zagreb

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