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Master of Science in 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 Computer Science

This master program is designed for students with a solid, fundamental academic background in computer science (such as a bachelor in computer science, or equivalent). It will provide you with a deeper knowledge and understanding of computer science in general, and one of four specializations in particular. The program prepares you for an active role in computer science research and development, in academia as well as in the ICT industry.

In addition to a meticulously designed core program complemented by state-of-the-art specializations, the curriculum offers a wide range of electives that allow you to tailor your education to your interests. Our courses promote an active style of learning. As well as regular lectures, we use a broad range of instruction techniques, such as group and individual projects, seminars, workshops, talks by invited experts in the field, and research training. 4 specializations: Artificial Intelligence; Multimedia; Software Languages & Software Engineering; Web & Information Systems.

Admission requirements

Admission criteria

This master program presupposes a broad and good basic knowledge of computer science. Application prerequisite for the program Master of Computer Science is an academic bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Equivalency and admission to the program will be based on a review of the student’s academic record and will be evaluated case by case. Entering in the second semester (February) is possible under certain conditions.


Admission is based upon acceptance of the application (proof of meeting the academic and language requirements, satisfactory background...). All necessary information regarding the admission requirements, deadlines and application forms can be found on the application page. 

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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

Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels