The world of IT evolves at an incredible pace and the challenges transcend national borders. No domain is as internationally focused as IT. Are you passionate about analyzing and implementing digital solution to real life problems and would you like to be a pioneer in Artificial and Business Intelligence? Look no further, youre at the right place.
The abridged Bachelor in Applied Computer Science programme is a one year programme for students who already have a Bachelors or Masters degree in the field of Application Development or Business IT.
The programme aims at students who want to spend an extra year studying Business IT in an international context, with a clear focus on learning by doing. All the courses within the programme are taught in English and students are working in an English-speaking environment.
The autumn semester starts mid-September. You will have 1 week off for fall break and 2 weeks off for winter break.
The examination period starts after winter break in January. Students are advised to use winter break to prepare for the examination of the classes. Exam schedules (with dates for each exam) will be provided to you in the first week of December.
During the spring semester which runs from January until June, youll work on an IT project with other students (from IT programmes or others) followed by an internship of 13 weeks. You can choose between interesting opportunities at international companies like Johnson&Johnson or Nike, or to go further afield and do your internship in other countries, not only in Europe, but also in North- or South-America, Asia or Africa.
The examination period starts after the end of classes in May. No study break is foreseen before the start of exams, and students are advised to use Easter break to prepare for the examination of the classes. Exam schedules (with dates for each exam) will be provided to you in the first week of May.
With over 15,000 students, 41 bachelor programmes, and campuses in 7 different locations, Thomas More is one of the largest university colleges in Flanders, Belgium.
Our campuses are centrally located in Europe and close to several major cities, including Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris and London. From this central location, we maintain a continuous connection with an ever-changing globalised world.
By working closely both with employers in their respective fields and with our own students, Thomas More provides trend-setting, high quality education as well as innovative applied research. We go all the way to create an innovative and professionally oriented education.
Striving for realistic and challenging learning environments and practical top-quality research, we have established partnerships with hundreds of organisations and companies where our students can apply themselves in real work situations.
Geel is located in the up-and-coming Kempen region of Belgium and has all the charm of a well-established European city.
Soak in the green open spaces on campus but get to the city centre in no time. A shuttle bus runs straight from the train station to your campus perfectly in sync with your course schedule. It couldnt be easier.
With this Bachelors degree in Applied Computer Science you are ready for the field! The number of IT students increases every year but this positive trend is out weight by the huge increase in demand by IT companies. Companies continue to struggle to attract new talent due to this war for talent. A whopping 98% of our students have accepted a job proposal within 3 months after graduation.
Our alumni are employed as e.g. Artificial Intelligence Innovation Leads, SharePoint Consultants, Business Intelligence Consultants, Data Scientists, Data Consultants and are praised for their outstanding technical and soft skills.