Master of Computer Science: Computer Networks and Destributed Systems (M.Sc.)

General

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Program Description

This Master’s programme focusses on developing skills for research and development in computer science. Students get first-hand experience in a challenging, creative, dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment, where they can contribute to the realisation of research projects.

Program Content

The Master of Computer Science builds on the basic skills acquired during a Bachelor’s degree. Via theoretical and practical experience with methods, techniques, and tools, a strong scientific background is built up. This allows graduates from the program to become true innovators, both in industry and in academia (in a Ph.D.).

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Students follow a personalized study track leading to expertise in one of the three majors of the program:

  • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Data Science
  • Software Engineering

Students are integrated into leading research teams while they work on their Master’s dissertation and research internships. Direct interaction with professors, Ph.D. students and other staff members of the faculty enhances their research competences. Graduates can witness the development of new technological breakthroughs, even contribute to them, and adopt them before they are widely known.

Career Path

Our program emphasizes deep knowledge and flexibility. As a result, our graduates are in high demand, both in industry and in academia.

With a Master’s degree from the University of Antwerp, you will be able to deal with fast changing industry needs and technologies. Many exciting career options await you:

  • As a technology consultant, software designer, system developer, software architect, software analyst, web designer and developer, project leader (...) in a company.
  • As a researcher in a Research and Development department of a multinational.
  • As a manager of technical teams.
  • As a (PhD) researcher in academia, where you will move the boundaries of science and technology. This, in preparation for both industry research and academic careers.

Why choose UAntwerp?

"The University of Antwerp is located in one of the most important and busiest EU ports, which is promising for opportunities in terms of interesting internships within international firms with a multi-cultural atmosphere. Labs and technical classes are taught by (post)doctoral researchers using cutting-edge technologies, which I liked the most. The curriculum is also adjusted to the hot topics within the industry and academic world, which guarantees your future job perspectives.”

Emad Heydari Beni | Iran

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Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Antwerp is ranked 7th in THE Young Universities Rankings 2019: Millenial universities. It has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third-largest university in Flanders. 19% of o ... Read More

The University of Antwerp is ranked 7th in THE Young Universities Rankings 2019: Millenial universities. It has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third-largest university in Flanders. 19% of our student population comes from abroad. Read less