• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Programme overview

The Bachelor's programme in Computing Science   focuses on understanding computer programs from the ground up. You will learn about how software works, how information is represented as data, the mathematical and logical underpinnings, and how software and hardware is implemented.

As a student you will have an advisors to guide you through the programme. You also have the option of joining the study association Thalia, to help build your friendships during your studies, and your network after. You also have the opportunity to go abroad to do a group project.

What will you learn?

  • Gain knowledge of the theoretical background of computing science
  • Understand how different hardwares function

  • Learn about the design and implementation of software

  • Explore cyber security and how to secure computer networks

Career prospects

Computing Science at Radboud University trains you to become a computer scientist who can work in a broad array of fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • (EU/EEA students can apply after 1 May, until 1 July (when all requested documents should be received by us), without support to find housing in Nijmegen)
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus and Probability Theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Databases
  • Hacking in C
  • Imperative programming
  • Introduction Artificial Intelligence for Computing Science
  • Languages and automata
  • Logic

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • If you have completed, or will complete a study programme abroad, your previous education will be assessed by the Admissions Officer of the Faculty of Science to determine whether it is of sufficient level. 
  • If the level is sufficient, then you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply (such as taking an English or Mathematics test). 
  • For Mathematics tests: we accept the Mathematics B tests from the CCVX and Boswell-Bèta. 
  • English proficiency
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11471 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11471 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nijmegen

  • 800 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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