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Computer Science

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24 months
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Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University

Program description

The two-year programme offers stimulating, significant and innovative research at the internationally renowned Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science.

The Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science is a partner in the Lorentz Center, an international research centre for Astronomy, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Bio Sciences. The centre has extensive international contacts and maintains excellent relations with other Dutch university research groups, as well as with Dutch industry.

The programme offers six different specialisations. Three tracks are dedicated to the specialisations of the Institute: Core Computer Technologies, Computer Science Theory and Advanced Technologies, and Bioinformatics. The other three tracks are research programmes combined with training in Science Communication, Education or Science-Based Business. By choosing one of these latter specialisations, specific career opportunities in science-related professions can be explored.

The MSc degree guarantees thorough research training founded on a profound theoretical basis. The programme provides students with a thorough computer science background that will allow them to pursue carrers in research or industrial environments. Students in Leiden work in a multinational environment and are being prepared to work in international settings.

Admission requirements

Previous education

BSc degree in Computer Science or a relevant field (see website www.mastersinleiden.nl).

Knowledge minimum

See website www.mastersinleiden.nl for details.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 570, TOEFL computer based: 230, TOEFL internet based: 88

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