The Faculty of Information Technology is a structural unit of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. It was established in 2013 (the order of the Rector of University dated November 20, 2013) and is the youngest faculty of University.
The purpose of the faculty is to bring Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv into leaders in training specialists in information technology.
The mission of the faculty is to train highly qualified specialists, able to solve complex problems in information technology, conducting systematic basic researches and carrying out experimental developments for informatization of the society.
Education at the faculty is carried out in the following specialties:
- 121 «Software Engineering»;
- 122 «Computer Science»;
- 125 «Cybersecurity»;
- 126 «Information systems and technology»;
- 172 «Telecommunications and Radio Engineering».
Bachelor’s graduates can continue their studies on master’s programmes in specialties above (the opening of the master’s programme in the specialty 172 «Telecommunications and Radio Engineering» is planned), and the graduates of the master’s programme in graduate school, obtaining a doctor’s degree.
Training of specialists is carried out on the principle of the organic combination of classical fundamental learning with the acquisition of innovative practical skills.
The main focus lies on systematic learning in the following areas:
- programming theories and practices;
- applied information systems;
- security of information systems and technology, application of modern methods and means of technical, cryptographic and steganographic protection of information;
- enterprise management digital infrastructure;
- network and internet technologies;
- Internet of Things systems and infrastructure;
- intelligent systems of the future (including robots, natural language communication systems, neural networks, etc.);
- intelligent programming;
- managing IT companies based on innovative projects, start-ups and business intelligence;
- intellectualization of digital transformations of society, as well as other socially significant fundamental and applied research.