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Master of Computer Science: Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
Academic year :
The student has to obtain a minimum of 120 ECTS-credits: 36 ECTS-credits from the course list "Compulsory courses", 30 ECTS-credits from the course list "Master thesis", 24 ECTS-credits from the course list "Elective courses", of which at least 12 from the course list "Elective courses - major", and 30 ECTS-credits from one of the options "Research Skills Development", "Management and Entrepreneurship".

Model Path over 2 years

Compulsory courses (36 ECTS-credits)

Advanced Wireless and 5G networks6sp1st semester
Peeters, Michael
Computer and network security6sp1st semester
Famaey, Jeroen
Data mining6sp2nd semester
Goethals, Bart
Introduction to performance modelling6sp1st semester
Van Houdt, Benny
Modelling of software-intensive systems6sp1st semester
Vangheluwe, Hans
Reinforcement Learning6sp2nd semester
Latré, Steven
 

Elective courses (24 ECTS-credits)

Choose 24 ECTS-credits from the list of elective courses, of which at least 12 ECTS-credits from the following list elective courses - major. If you want to follow additional courses at another university, you have to ask for permission of the Study Programme Commission by sending a request to the Helpdesk. The same procedure has to be followed when you choose a course from the other 2 specializations of this master if not listed below.
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ELECTIVE COURSES: MAJOR

Advanced networking lab6sp2nd semester
Blondia, Chris
Latré, Steven
Advanced performance modelling6sp2nd semester
Van Houdt, Benny
I-Robotics3sp1st semester
Berkvens, Rafael
Sensor networks lab3sp1st semester
Blondia, Chris
Topics in computer networks6sp2nd semester
Latré, Steven
 

ELECTIVE COURSES: MINOR
General Topics

Academic Literacies for Scientists3sp1st semester
Van Hout, Tom
Philosophy of science3sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert
Selected topics of computational science3sp1st semester
Cuyt, Annie
 

Programme Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Neural Networks6sp2nd semester
Oramas Mogrovejo, José Antonio
Bioinformatics6sp2nd semester
Laukens, Kris
Database systems6sp1st semester
Geerts, Floris
Information retrieval6sp1st semester
Calders, Toon
 

Programme Software Engineering

Selected topics in software engineering6sp1st semester
Demeyer, Serge
Model driven engineering6sp1st semester
Vangheluwe, Hans
Programming paradigms6sp2nd semester
Perez, Guillermo Alberto
Software reengineering6sp2nd semester
Demeyer, Serge
 

Research (30 ECTS-credits)

Option Research

Research Project 118sp2nd semester
Cuyt, Annie
Goethals, Bart
Vangheluwe, Hans
Latré, Steven
Research Project 212sp2nd semester
Cuyt, Annie
Goethals, Bart
Vangheluwe, Hans
Latré, Steven
 

Option Management and Entrepreneurship

Take the courses from the list below in the first year. (18 ECTS)

Financial management and legal aspects6sp2nd semester
NNB, -
Management and organisation6sp1st semester
Vanderstraeten, Johanna
Strategic Business Communication6sp1st semester
Leijten, Mariëlle
 

Management and Entrepreneurship

Take the courses from the list below in the second year. (12ECTS)

Innovation and entrepreneurship6sp1st semester
Braet, Johan
Process management and quality care6sp1st semester
Braet, Johan
 

Master thesis including Internship (30 ECTS-credits)

Master thesis including Internship

Master thesis Computer Networks and Distributed Systems including internship30sp2nd semester
Calders, Toon
Laukens, Kris
Blondia, Chris
Demeyer, Serge
Geerts, Floris
Van Houdt, Benny
Goethals, Bart
Vangheluwe, Hans
Latré, Steven
Famaey, Jeroen
Oramas Mogrovejo, José Antonio
Perez, Guillermo