Faculty of Computer Sciences

MD "Systems and methods of decision-making"

Educational Field 8.04030302 «Systems and methods of decision-making»

Qualification Granted

Master in the field of «Systems and Methods of Decision-Making»

Qualification Level

Master (second level of higher education).

Special Requirements for Admission

No. Enrollment is based on the general terms of admission.

Special Regulations for Recognition of Prior Education (formal, informal, or non-certificate)


Program Profile

The specialists in this educational field are prepared to work at enterprises of all forms of ownership, of different types and levels, in project organizations, advisory centers, scientific and educational institutions.

In total, the curriculum covers 120 ECTS credits, including: compulsory disciplines: humanities, social and economic sciences (9 credits); professional and practical training (68.5 credits); optional disciplines (28.5 credits), and state attestation (14 credits).

Key Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge in the Subject Area

  • Actuarial Mathematics;
  • Financial Mathematics;
  • Fundamentals of system analysis of objects and computerization processes;
  • Intelligent system software;
  • Information systems and data structures;
  • Modeling of complex systems;
  • Theory of decision-making and management;
  • Statistical data processing;
  • Cryptography.

2.   Cognitive Skills in the Subject Area

  • ability to apply professional knowledge and practical skills, acquired while studying fundamental subjects, in informational processes;
  • ability to apply knowledge and skills to solve applied problems;
  • ability to use necessary computer software necessary for scientific and research work.

3.   Practical Skills in the Subject Area

  • ability to select and generate an appropriate computer system, as well as to develop and introduce it if no such systems are available;
  • ability to select an optimal system of encoding information being processed and to ensure its protection
  • using mathematical optimization techniques, the ability to develop effective algorithms for seeking an optimal solution to a problem.

4.   General Skills

  • ability to consider the impact of environmental factors of direct and indirect effect on the performance of professional activities within an organization;
  • various practical skills of computerized collection and processing of information;
  • ability to work professionally with up-to-date computer hardware;
  • ability to apply the obtained knowledge in practice;
  • ability to self-study and continue one’s professional development;
  • communication skills including oral and written communication in Ukrainian, English, and at least one of the widely-spread European languages​​;
  • interaction skills, ability to work in groups;  conflict and stress management;
  • ability to maintain self-discipline and effective time-management.

Professional Graduates’ Profile and Potential Positions

The Master in the field of «Systems and Methods of Decision-Making» focuses on the research, substantiation and formalization of the processes of designing and modifying informational, linguistic, mathematical, software, and technical support of information management systems for different purposes based on information technologies and using up-to-date tools.

Access to Further Education

Master in the field of Systems and Methods of Decision-Making can continue one's education at post-graduate (PhD) programs at the University.

Regulations for Examinations, Assessment and Grades

NaUKMA's Tentative Provisions for Knowledge Assessment and Rating System for Students under Credit and Module System of Academic Process

Graduation Requirements
Complete academic program of 120 credits; successful public defense of the Master thesis.

Format of Education


Head of Program

Ruslan K. Chorney, Candidate (PhD) of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor.

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