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During this Master, you will become proficient in software design and development processes.

You have the choice of:

three options:


  • Software engineering: an in-depth study of the processes and techniques behind the design, building and development of software.
  • Ambient and mobile computing: the study of all aspects of mobile application engineering: design, security, societal aspects, hardware, etc.; and the development of applications adapted for new mobile technologies such as smartphones, tablets and sensor networks.
  • IT governance: the design and development of information systems according to user needs and values, taking account of alignment, ethical and legal requirements and sustainable development.
  • Fundamentals of IT: explores the fundamentals of IT, such as building high reliability software, algorithmic solving of complex problems and new programming languages.

And a professional focus:

Programme structure and courses

Computing and organisations: managing IT projects and their implications on business management; the application of web technologies; IT system security; and the implementation of IT systems appropriate to specific contexts.


A 4-month placement in Belgium or abroad – a unique professional and cultural experience!

A placement in business, at a university or in a research centre will introduce you to the world of work and will assist you in the writing of your thesis.

The Faculty of Computer Science encourages international mobility and offers a large range of opportunities to spend time abroad at renowned foreign universities or companies.


Programme structure and coursesData science: Develops the tools needed to be able to extract, store, analyse, visualise and interpret data in various different quantities and forms.  Develops expertise in big data, data warehousing, machine learning, data mining, information visualisation, graph mining and business intelligence.


An interdisciplinary project: an opportunity to bring together different skills to achieve a common goal!

Students from the Faculty of Computer Science, the Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences and Management and the Faculty of Science work together on an interdisciplinary project which forms the practical element of several different courses.

You will complete your studies by writing and defending a thesis.

You have a Bachelor in Management Engineering or in Mathematics from UNamur and you would like to do a Master in Computer Science…

You can do this by means of specific options taken in addition to your original studies: ‘Business computing’ (for Bachelors in Management Engineering with a specialisation in Information Management) and ‘Computing and Mathematics’ (for Bachelors in Mathematics).