MSc Computer Science

Leiden University

Program Description

MSc Computer Science

Leiden University

Leiden University offers five different specialisations in the MSc programme in Computer Science.

Specialisations

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science and Advanced Data Analytics
  • Computer Science and Education
  • Computer Science and Science Communication and Society
  • Computer Science and Science-Based Business
  • Data Science: Computer Science

Three specialisations are dedicated to the research areas of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science:

  1. Computer Science and Advanced Data Analytics
  2. Bioinformatics
  3. Data Science: Computer Science

The other two specialisations are more broadly oriented, and combine at least one year of the computer science curriculum with training in which specific career opportunities in science-related professions can be explored:

  1. Computer Science and Education
  2. Computer Science and Science-Based Business.
  3. Computer Science and Science Communication and Society

6 reasons to choose Computer Science at Leiden University

  1. The programme offers stimulating, significant and innovative research in the field of Computer Science, including recent advances in Data Analytics and Natural Computing.
  2. Research at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS) has an excellent international reputation.
  3. The strength of the programmes is the individual approach: an individually tailored programme will be designed for each student.
  4. The researchers and assistants are easily accessible. Students and staff work closely together in a research-oriented environment.
  5. Students with an MSc in Computer Science are admissible to a PhD programme.
  6. It provides students with a thorough computer science background that will allow them to pursue careers in research or industrial environments.

Tuition fees

EU/EEA, Dutch (including Netherlands Antilles), Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984.

Other: around €16,400.

Interested?

If you would like to know more, perhaps regarding our specialisations, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/computer-science/en/introduction.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
1,984 EUR
Information
Deadline
Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Request Info
October 15th for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is Dec 1st.
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 17800
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Netherlands Leiden
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2017
April 1st for those requiring a visa, residence permit or housing; if these are not required, the deadline is June 15th.
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,984 EUR
Non-EEA, non-Swiss, & non-Surinam: 17800
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