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Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Brussels
Language: English
Start date: 17 September 2018

Program description

Program description

Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

Do you already have an academic bachelor’s degree in another scientific field and do you want to pursue your academic career in the field of Computer Science? Then the master’s in Applied Computer Sciences is the program you’re looking for!

It is organized in such a way to accommodate your scientific background and future-oriented academic interests – developing the necessary Computer Science skills by complementing your primary field of expertise. Above all that, we offer a wide variety of highly specialized elective courses.

Admission requirements

Language requirements

Prospective students can provide proof of sufficient knowledge of English as language of instruction by meeting one of the following criteria:

1. Having successfully completed one of the following language proficiency tests:

  • TOEFL: minimum level: 213 for the computer-based test (CBT); 80 for the internet-based test (IBT); 550 for paper -based test
  • TOEIC: minimum level: 785
  • IELTS: minimum level academic module 6.5
  • CAE: minimum grade B
  • CPE: minimum grade C
  •  ITACE for Students certificate with ERK/CEFR score B2
  • Cambridge English First (FCE)
  • Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)
  • Cambridge Michigan ECCE
  • Trinity College London: ISE II, GESE Grade 7-9; or ALTE Q mark
  • The Pearson Test of English General (PTE General): minimum level 3
  • The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): minimum level 59

2. Having successfully completed at least one year of secondary education with English as language of instruction, or having successfully completed secondary school in a Belgian institution;

3. Having successfully completed program units in higher education with a minimum of 54 ECTS-credits where English was the language of instruction.

Specific admission criteria

This program is intended for students with a general scientific and academic bachelor or master degree. Admission is based on acceptance and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

VUB is a public and modern university located in Brussels, the heart of Europe. Ranked as one of world’s top universities, it offers a full range of bachelor’s and master’s programmes taught in English. The University counts 16.000 students, 21%...

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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