10 Best Computer Science Degrees in Lviv 2022


It’s been well over a decade since IT occupations became the most in-demand jobs. As digitization is strategic to the overall business, the developers, cybersecurity specialists, computer programmers, data scientists, product managers, designers, DevOps engineers, and HR professionals who know how to streamline processes, will continue to be in high demand.

How not to get confused on what career path to go to? Which major to choose to get a job in a tech company? First, let’s take a closer look at the educational institutions in the most developed high-tech cities in Ukraine. For example, Lviv is one of the largest and most powerful tech-hubs in Ukraine. All major tech companies in the country have offices in Lviv. Therefore, it is not surprising that the city is actively working on the development of ICT education. In particular, Lviv IT Cluster has transformed 18 graduate programs in partnership with tech companies for those looking to work in IT companies.

The admission campaign will begin on July 29. Here’s an overview of 10 best bachelor of computer science degrees in Lviv’s universities to boost career prospects, for those who are interested in new ICT programs and tech industry.

Cybersecurity

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 

Specialty: 125 Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity training program.

Lviv State University of Life Safety.

Specialty: 125 Cybersecurity. CyberSecurity training program.

Lviv Polytechnic National University

Specialty: 125 Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity training program.

Cybersecurity Prospects: As an information systems graduate, your skills will be invaluable to employers from a range of sectors such as information systems security, financial and economic security, project and software management, and the development of computer programs.

Data Science

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 

Specialty: 112 Statistics. Statistics and Data Science curriculum.

Specialty: 126 Information systems and technologies. Data Science & Intelligent Systems training program.

Lviv Polytechnic National University

Specialty: 124 System analysis. Business Analysis & Data Science.

Ukrainian Catholic University

Specialty: 124 System analysis. Computer Science Curriculum: Computer Science and IT and Business Analytics.

Data Science Prospects: Graduates can work as data analysts, business analysts, financial analysts in public and private companies. Data Science specialists can easily adapt to work in IT companies of various levels, financial institutions, high-tech production complexes, analytical departments of government agencies, environmental and energy facilities, and so forth.

Hardware Engineering and Robotics

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 

Specialty: 171 Electronics. Electronics and Computer Systems

Specialty: 153 Micro and nanosystem technology. Sensor and Analytical Systems.

Lviv Polytechnic National University

Specialty: 152 Information and measuring technologies. Robotics training program.

Hardware Engineering and Robotics Prospects: You can become a professional who can design, program and manage robots, embedded devices and computerized systems. Also, graduates of this field will be trained in the fields of sensors, biomedical electronics, validation and testing for the design and development of technical systems for various purposes.

Internet of Things (IoTs)

Lviv Polytechnic National University

Specialty: 122 Computer Science and Information Technology. Internet of Things program.

IoT Prospects: You will become a specialist who can transform ordinary things into new devices, creating both smartwatches and smart cities, connecting objects to the IoTs and giving them new features. During their studies, students will test their knowledge in practice and work closely with company specialists.

DevOps

Lviv Polytechnic National University
Specialty: 126 Information systems and technologies.DevOps&Project Management.

DevOps Perspectives: The DevOps methodology is designed to optimize processes during product creation and ensure quality interaction between developers and end-users. DevOps-specialists are involved in all stages of product creation, from the communication between developers to optimizing the time products reach end-users.

Artificial Intelligence Systems

Lviv Polytechnic National University

Specialty: 122 Computer Science. Artificial Intelligence  training program.

Ukrainian Catholic University

Specialty: 122 Computer Science. Computer Science Curriculum: Computer Science and IT and Business Analytics.

Prospects for Artificial Intelligence: you will become a specialist who will be able to solve algorithmically complex problems, analyze large volumes of data, develop algorithms for processing video, images or texts, programming and managing work. You can work as: Data Scientist (specialist in the theory and methods of data analysis and processes); Big Data Architect (specialist in design and organization of big data); Developer (artificial intelligence software developer).

Software Engineering

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 

Specialty: 121 Software Engineering. Software Engineering curriculum.

Software Engineering Prospects: By becoming a software engineer, you can work with analysis, specification, coding, testing, software maintenance, software development cycle, and much more.

HR Management in an IT company

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 

Specialty: 281 Public administration and administration. HR Management training program.

Prospects for HR Management: graduates can work as IT recruiters, employer brand building specialists, specialists in staff evaluation and motivation, specialists in organizing and conducting corporate training, HR Business Partners, People Partners, Heads of HR, HR Directors, HR generalists – who manage the day-to-day operations of the company’s personnel office, as well as personnel policy.

IT Sales Management

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Specialty: 124 System analysis. IT Sales Management training program.

Prospects for IT Sales Management: This is a sought-after specialist who sells products created by an IT company. This person is in constant communication with customers and accompanies the entire process of cooperation between the company and the customer. Of course, an IT Sales Manager spends a lot of time studying the product itself and creating strategy and communication with other departments of the company.

UI | UX Design

Lviv National Academy of Arts
Specialty: 028 Graphic design. Curriculum Graphic Design. 

Perspectives UI | UX design: a promising direction that allows you to work with different types of design: from presentations to illustrations. Such specialists know the intricacies of working with branding, identity. Students of the program will also learn to work with custom research. 

The first private IT Step University is also operating in Lviv. The University offers five innovative undergraduate programs: Web Programming, Web Design, Computer Networking and Cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and Software Development. IT Step University curricula are unique author’s methods that have been highly praised by the IT industry, and teachers are practitioners from the largest IT companies in Ukraine. You can learn more about IT Step University programs at the link.