Master of Science in Computer Science Engineering

Admission (for Flemish degree students)

Students who have obtained a Flemish academic bachelor's degree in a closely related field of study (as listed below under 'extra info toelatingsvoorwaarden') can submit a request for exemptions in the Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen which gives immediate admission to the master’s programme. More information: studietrajectplateau.ea@ugent.be

  1. Immediate Admission
    • Bachelor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen
  2. Upon Approval by the Faculty: Immediate Admission
    • Bachelor in de informatica
    • Bachelor in de ingenieurswetenschappen, afstudeerrichting: computerwetenschappen
  3. Admission Subject to Passing a Preparatory Course
    1. ECTS credits to be decided upon by the Faculty
      • Bachelor in de computerwetenschappen
      • Bachelor in de informatica
  4. Upon Approval by the Faculty: Admission Subject to Passing a Preparatory Course
    1. 18 SP
      • Bachelor in de informatica


  5. Admission to Adapted 'Bridging Programmes' for Holders of a Related Master's Degree
    1. programme new structure
      • Master in de industriële wetenschappen: elektronica en ICT: multimedia en informatietechnologie

      • Master in de industriële wetenschappen: elektronica en ICT: ICT

      • Master in de industriële wetenschappen: elektronica-ICT, afstudeerrichting: ingebedde systemen
      • Master in de industriële wetenschappen: informatica
    2. programme old structure
      • Industrieel ingenieur in elektronica, optie informatie- en communicatietechnieken
      • Industrieel ingenieur in informatica


Extra info toelatingsvoorwaarden
Information for holders of an academic Bachelor's degree which grants no admission to the programme:

There are no longer any preparatory courses organized that give access to the Master's programme in Computer Science Engineering.
Students who have obtained a Flemish academic bachelor's degree in a closely related field of study (as listed below) can submit a request for exemptions in the Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen which gives immediate admission to the master’s programme. More information: studietrajectplateau.ea@UGent.be.

  • Een niet sub 1 vermeld diploma van Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen (inclusief 'architectuur')
  • Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen, afstudeerrichting: elektrotechniek, nevenrichting: computerwetenschappen
  • Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen, afstudeerrichting: werktuigkunde, nevenrichting: computerwetenschappen
  • Bachelor of Science in de bio-ingenieurswetenschappen (alle)
  • Bachelor of Science in de industriële wetenschappen (alle)
  • Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen (KMS) (1)
  • Industrieel ingenieur
  • Licentiaat informatica 

(1) For your information: ‘Bachelor of Science in de ingenieurswetenschappen (KMS)’: This is a bachelor's degree offered by the 'Koninklijke Militaire School' (Royal Military Academy), which is an institution of the federal government.The Royal Military Academy can offer bachelors' and masters' degrees within the limits defined by the 'Wet van 25 november 2004 tot wijziging van de wet van 11 september 1933 op de bescherming van de titels van het hoger onderwijs, wat de door de Koninklijke Militaire School verleende academische graden betreft'.

Admission (for international degree students)

Students who wish to enrol for the Master of Science in Computer Science Engineering can enter the programme without any prerequisites if they hold the following diploma: an academic diploma of Bachelor (or Master) of Science in Engineering (university level, minimum three years), with the main subject in Computer Science Engineering and/or a Bachelor (or Master) of Science in Informatics or an equivalent to this. Admission can only be granted after an individual application procedure. The Study Programme Committee will make the final decision whether to accept the application or not. The Study Programme Committee can decide that students need to follow a preparatory course or an individual master’s programme, for instance for students with another diploma of Bachelor or Master.

Language (for Flemish degree students)

Je voldoet aan de taalvoorwaarden op basis van je Vlaams diploma.

Language (for international degree students)

More information regarding the required knowledge of English