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Applied Information Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Luxembourg, Luxembourg
The Bachelor in Applied Information Technology programme at the University of Luxembourg offers an excellent, generalist education in information technology (IT), whose objectives are to give students operational skills that are relevant to potential employers and so allow a quick integration into the professional world.
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Overview

Information Technology (IT) is pervasive in our everyday lives, and in a few decades has become one of the keys to business success in most sectors of the economy. 

That is why IT is a sector that is creating many highly skilled jobs, offering excellent professional opportunities to competent people who are able to adapt to rapid technological changes throughout their professional activities. 

Engaging in computer studies today is a pragmatic choice compared to what one can anticipate from the needs of the labor market, but it is also the door open on a field in constant evolution, of a diversity and offers exciting challenges to those who will be able to meet them.

Strengths of the Bachelor in Applied Information Technology programme at the University of Luxembourg

  • Professional training in 3 years designed to meet companies' needs
  • Progressive specialization towards a profession in the Computer Science domain
  • One semester of internship in a company (past internships were for example done in the banking sector (BCEE, UBS, ING, Clearstream, Credit Suisse, etc.), auditing and consulting firms, technology sector (Delphi, IEE, SES), in the public sector (eg. CTIE, Grand-Ducal Police, Hospitals), and in research institutions (UL, CRP Tudor, SnT, etc.))
  • Practicals are given in very small groups, and tutoring sessions accompany the students during their study
  • An international team of experienced university researchers combined with IT experts from the private sector

Career

  • Network administrator, IT developer, software engineer, webmaster in all business sectors
  • Study in the Master in Information and Computer Sciences (MICS) at the University of Luxembourg

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technical English
  • Calculus
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Operating systems
  • Programming

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    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

  •  Required degree(s): The Luxembourg « Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires » or « secondaires techniques » or « de technicien - division informatique» or a foreign equivalent recognised by the Ministry of National Education
  •  Selection criteria : Selection based on application form (100 students admitted) – criterion: secondary school grades, esp. In science

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 400€ / semester (1 & 2)
  • 200€ / semester (3 to 6)

Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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