Master [60] in Computer Science

sinf2m1  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 60 credits - 1 year - Day schedule - In english
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : NO
Activities in English: YES - Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO
Main study domain : Sciences
Organized by: Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain (EPL)
Programme acronym: SINF2M1 - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


The objective of this Master’s degree programme is to train computer science professionals capable of understanding and analysing the complex needs of a company, of designing computing systems that meet those needs, of mastering the rapidly evolving technological tools in this area, of implementing solutions, of assuring quality products and procedures in a company.

Your Profile

This Master’s degree programme is particularly well-suited for students for who consider the Master’s degree programme (120) too burdensome.

You would like to

  • Imagine, design, and implement computer science systems that will shape the future;
  • continue your education beyond the Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer sciences (or the equivalent);
  • improve your theoretical knowledge and develop your technical expertise in fields like artificial intelligence, computer networks, information security, software engineering and programming systems;
  • improve your interdisciplinary knowledge in areas such as foreign languages, resource management, teamwork, autonomy and ethics.



Your Future Job

We train

  • professionals who will design computer systems that meet users’ needs;
  • innovators who can master a wide range of constantly evolving technologies;
  • specialists capable of implementing software solutions with particular attention paid to product quality and its development process.


Your Programme

This Master’s degree programme consists of

  • a core curriculum aiming to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to model and design complex applications. Topics covered include artificial intelligence, computer networking, software engineering, compilers and data bases;
  • general knowledge courses such as classes in management and human resources (as a comprehensive university, UCL offers numerous general knowledge courses according to student interest);
  • a graduation project that offers students the possibility to study a subject in-depth and thanks to its size, introduces students to the professional life of a computer scientist or researcher; the topic of this project is selected in consultation with the programme supervisors and possibly a company.