Computer Science - Computernetworks and Distributed Systems, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    2890 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    906 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
During your study here at the university of Antwerp you can live through a wide variety of applications of computer science. As a student you will get first hand experience in a challenging, creative, dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment where you can contribute to the realisation of international projects.

About

A degree in Computer Science at the University of Antwerp corresponds with a competent professional with a scientific background. After obtaining the degree you will be able to

  • adopt new technological developments in the respective disciplines within computer science
  • exploit these developments where applicable in their professional context
  • when required, make original contributions to the further development of the discipline
It is our ambition to offer a unique programme, which is based on recommendations from renowned scientific organisations such as the ACM, IEEE and SIAM. Our programme emphasises deep knowledge and sufficient flexibility and as such our graduates are highly demanded in both industrial as well as academic positions.
Just a sample of career opportunities
  • In a corporate organisation you can work as a technology consultant, software designer, system developer, software architect, software analyst, web designer and developer, project leader, industrial researcher, …
  • Many computer scientists end up in the Research and Development departments of industrial organisations (both large and small) to address technological challenges of all kinds.
  • Your background allows you to deal with fast changing environments; which is a necessary prerequisite for project management positions.
  • A scientific career in academia where you think about in depth problems of computer science. Together with other scientists and companies you work inside European or international projects on a variety of disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Distributed computing
  • Introduction to performance modelling
  • Mobile and wireless networks
  • Modelling of software-intensive systems
  • Data mining
  • Computer and network security

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You’ll need (at least) an academic bachelor degree to be able to enrol in an initial master programme.


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2890 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2890 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    906 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 906 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


Living costs for Antwerpen

800 - 1,230 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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