Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and EPAM Launch Joint Master’s Program

31 May, 2019

The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and EPAM Systems, world-leading service provider in software development and digital platforms, are launching a joint master’s program in software engineering. This program combines the academic theory of modern technologies, real cases from business practices worldwide, basics of management and implementation of architectural solutions. Each of these components is essential for a successful engineering, architecture or management career in IT.

Students will be tutored by Kyiv-Mohyla Academy teachers and leading EPAM experts. After completing the two-year course, graduates will receive a state diploma. The master’s program will enhance graduates’ career and professional opportunities in the dynamically growing IT industry. Program modules include modern approaches to product management and complex projects (Delivery and Product Management), Solution Architecture, Cloud and DevOps, Big Data.

EPAM’s long-term experience in digital transformations for major companies has allowed us to identify priority business needs and to develop an educational program based on these requirements. Training will be carried out in a mixed system that includes offline, online, self-study and practice on real business projects. The course is aimed at both new and experienced IT specialists. An English language test is a prerequisite for candidates. Applications will be accepted until the end of July 2019.

Andrii Meleshevych, president of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy: “The strategic priority of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy is to provide the best educational standards and to give our students the knowledge most relevant to market demands. The collaboration of the Faculty of Informatics and EPAM in this master’s program will give students an opportunity to obtain real and current industry knowledge. I believe that this program is just the first stage of the formation of a modern Ukrainian educational hub based at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.”

Yury Antoniuk, vice-president, head of ЕРАM CEE: “The global IT market is developing rapidly, and the demand for highly qualified IT specialists significantly exceed supply. That’s why we are collaborating with Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. EPAM provides knowledge and experience to this master’s program so that we can share our expertise with the greater IT managerial community. To my mind, this cooperation will be beneficial for the development of higher education in Ukraine and the IT industry of our country in general.