Exchange programme | Applied Computer Science

Exchange programme

Location: Belgium - Geel - Campus Geel

The Applied Computer Science Exchange Programme at campus Geel is part of the STAR-Track Programme

Take your skills to the next level! 

  • You believe in the power of computers to change the world for the better. 
  • Dig deeper into the most cutting-edge fields of computer science: from artificial intelligence and internet of things to cloud computing and more.  
  • Apply your pioneering spirit to develop digital solutions to real-life problems. 
  • Acquire the in-depth application development skills you need to develop real innovations with real-world impact
  • Learn how to unlock the full potential of Python, PHP, Java, React, WSP.NET and other programming languages.  
  • Boost your soft and hard skills during your international studies and internship.  
  • Join Electronics and ICT students at our IT Factory to expand your network, exchange ideas and accelerate your personal and professional development. 
  • Choose from multiple specialisation tracks to develop your expertise in collaboration with experienced mentors and practitioners from the IT world. 
  • Uncover exciting career opportunities in a wide variety of sectors. 

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Tinne Van Echelpoel
International Coordinator
Internartional Coordinator
For all your questions on the courses and Learning Agreements.
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Peter Matthys
International Coordinator STAR-Track Programme
For all your questions regarding the STAR-Track Programme
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
International Office
For all your questions on the application procedure & practical arrangements.
Inge Vervoort -IO
Inge Vervoort
Head International Office

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IT Factory, a unique approach

The IT Factory is unique in Flanders and tuned in on the Internet of Things (r)evolution. Based on feedback from IT partners who do not only need skilled specialists but also specialists with a good base knowledge of IT, we have 5 specialisations providing a flavour for everyone!

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A lot of hands on learning

We do not just teach theory, but learn a lot by actual hands on lessons, assignments and workshops. You’ll get the opportunity to work on cool projects provided by one of our many IT partners to get a realistic view on working as an IT professional.

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Jobs assured

Your future is safe! Since there’s a real shortage of IT professionals, a lot of our students have a job offering in hand when they graduate, or even before they graduate! 

Programme

  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Conditions
  • Exam regulations
  • Personal coaching
  • STAR-Track
  • Overview

    Learning to program attracts you and you look forward developing games, web applications and mobile applications. You are fascinated how 'big data' works, and you want the explore the secrets of data analysis. In addition you have a healthy interest in business. Then you will enjoy our Applied Computer Science exchange programme.

    The academic year in a nutshell

  • Courses

    Below you can find an overview of the courses ( under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per phase. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit. 

    • We have explained the most important courses in a blue tooltip.  
    • Would you like to know the detailed content of each subject? Check the programme guide
    • Courses marked with a * are offered fully online. This means you don't have to physically come to Belgium to take these courses.
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Applied Computer Science (ACS) - Electronics-ICT (Phase 1)
    Application Development in Python Z15793 6 X
    IT Essentials Z15794 3 X
    Linux Essentials Z15795 4 X
    Network Essentials Z15796 4 X
    Orientation Project 1 Z15797 3 X
    Webdesign Essentials Z15798 6 X
    English 1 Z15806 2 X X
    IoT Essentials Z15799 4 X
    Application Development in Java Z15800 4 X
    Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials Z15801 4 X
    Orientation Project 2 Z15802 3 X
    Data Analysis with SQL Z15803 4 X
    Webdesign Advanced  Z15804 4 X
    Windows System Administration Z15805 4 X
    ACS - Artificial Intelligence (Phase 2)
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 X
    Requirements Analysis Z25827 8 X
    Cordova Z25828 3 X
    Linux Webservices Z25829 3 X
    Web Applications in PHP Z25830 4 X
    Windows Server Essentials Z25831 3 X
    Data Visualisation Z25832 4 X
    Entrepreneurship Z25826 4 X
    ASP.net MVC Z25832 3 X
    Business Processes & ITIL Z25834 5 X
    Java Advanced Z25835 4 X
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Project PHP Z25836 5 X
    UML Z25837 3 X
    .Net Development Z25838 3 X
    ACS - Artificial Intelligence (Phase 3)
    Big Data Z15808 3 X
    Business Intelligence Project Z15809 3 X
    Enterprise Content Services Z13992 4 X
    Data Engineering Z13993 4 X
    Artificial Intelligence Project Z15810 5 X
    Data Science Z15811 3 X
    Electronics-ICT - Cloud & Cyber Security (Phase 3)
    Cloud Technology Z13969 4 X
    Microsoft System Center Z13966 3 X
    Cyber Security & Security Operation Center Z25513 8 X
    Emerging Technologies Z15779 4 X
    ACS & Electronics-ICT (Phase 3)
    Bachelor Portfolio/Thesis Z25526 4 X
    Internship Z25527 20 X X
    FUTURE PROOF SKILLS
    Coaching Z14436 5 x
    Engineering for Society Z15946 3 x
    Ethics Z15593 5 x
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 x
    Project Case Z15589 5 x
    Startup Bootcamp: Climate Launchpad Z15947 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13456 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13455 3 x
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Applied Computer Science (ACS) - Electronics-ICT (Phase 1)
    Application Development in Python Z15793 6 X
    IT Essentials Z15794 3 X
    Linux Essentials Z15795 4 X
    Network Essentials Z15796 4 X
    Orientation Project 1 Z15797 3 X
    Webdesign Essentials Z15798 6 X
    English 1 Z15806 2 X X
    IoT Essentials Z15799 4 X
    Application Development in Java Z15800 4 X
    Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials Z15801 4 X
    Orientation Project 2 Z15802 3 X
    Data Analysis with SQL Z15803 4 X
    Webdesign Advanced  Z15804 4 X
    Windows System Administration Z15805 4 X
    ACS - Artificial Intelligence (Phase 2)
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 X
    Requirements Analysis Z25827 8 X
    Cordova Z25828 3 X
    Linux Webservices Z25829 3 X
    Web Applications in PHP Z25830 4 X
    Windows Server Essentials Z25831 3 X
    Data Visualisation Z25832 4 X
    Entrepreneurship Z25826 4 X
    ASP.net MVC Z25832 3 X
    Business Processes & ITIL Z25834 5 X
    Java Advanced Z25835 4 X
    Project PHP Z25836 5 X
    UML Z25837 3 X
    .Net Development Z25838 3 X
    ACS - Artificial Intelligence (Phase 3)
    Big Data Z15808 3 X
    Business Intelligence Project Z15809 3 X
    Enterprise Content Services Z13992 4 X
    Data Engineering Z13993 4 X
    Artificial Intelligence Project Z15810 5 X
    Data Science Z15811 3 X
    Electronics-ICT - Cloud & Cyber Security (Phase 3)
    Cloud Technology Z13969 4 X
    Microsoft System Center Z13966 3 X
    Cyber Security & Security Operation Center Z25513 8 X
    Emerging Technologies Z15779 4 X
    ACS & Electronics-ICT (Phase 3)
    Bachelor Portfolio/Thesis Z25526 4 X
    Internship Z25527 20 X X
    FUTURE PROOF SKILLS
    Coaching Z14436 5 x
    Engineering for Society Z15946 3 x
    Ethics Z15593 5 x
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 x
    Project Case Z15589 5 x
    Startup Bootcamp: Climate Launchpad Z15947 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13456 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13455 3 x
  • Conditions

    See specific prerequisites for each course.

  • Exam regulations

    Your evaluation will be based on group work, presentations, tests,…

  • Personal coaching

    Yes, we care  

    During your exchange you can count on a whole support team to truly make you feel at home at Thomas More. The International Support Team, the International Office, your 'buddy', Student Services (STUVO), all of our lecturers and many more will personally guide you to ensure that you blend in from the beginning and prosper so that we help you to deploy and nurture your talents. You will never feel alone.  

  • STAR-Track

    Are you passionate about people and interested in different disciplines and cultures? Do you aim high and have what it takes to make a difference? Are you ready to shape the future? Do you have an open mind? Do opportunities and challenges trigger you to do more?

    Become a STAR @ Thomas More

    STAR-track is a multi-disciplinary exchange semester in English. Team up with students with a different cultural and study background. A STAR semester consists of a total of 30ECTS which combines 15ECTS professional skills in your field of expertise (business) with 15 ECTS future proof skills of your choice.
    More information in our webpage.

     

Need to know

  • Practical information
  • Additional studies
  • Practical information

    Become a STAR @ Thomas More
    • Do you have questions regarding...
      • the Star-Track Programme? Contact Peter Matthys
      • your courses or Learning Agreement? Contact your International Coordinator !
      • your nominations, application, visa or practical arrangements? Contact the International Office via incoming@thomasmore.be 
    • Application deadline
      • 15 May (to start in September - STAR-Track Programme)
      • 31st of October (to start in February)
  • Additional studies

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