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Data Science, Protection & Security

Thomas More University of Applied Sciences
1.5 years
Full time
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available
Mechelen
English
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Program description

Data Science, Protection & Security

  • You already have a bachelor's or master's degree in business or ICT? In that case you are able to obtain this degree in 1.5 years.
  • Interested in using technology and the newest digital tools?
  • Curious about the inner mechanisms that drive the world of business?
  • Ready to take the plunge into fast-moving, high-tech world of big data?
  • Start acquiring the business knowledge and ICT skills that will enable you to make the connection between both worlds.
  • Learn how to unlock the full power of data to make businesses smarter, more efficient, more agile and more profitable.
  • Boost your cyber security capabilities with the latest technologies and techniques.
  • Put the theory into practice tackling real-life projects from the corporate world.
  • Get an inside perspective during an intensive internship.
  • Experience a hands-on approach with project work.
  • Realise your potential as a fully-qualified data manager, data analyst, data protection officer or cyber security expert.

Admission requirements

Our application process is really straightforward.

You will only need to meet 3 simple requirements:

  • Secondary education diploma
  • English Language Certificate (B2)
  • Passport/ID card or residence permit

English Language Conditions for all English-taught Degree Programmes

You can prove you are reasonably proficient at speaking and writing English (level B2, European Framework), if you:

  • obtained a Flemish secondary education diploma or a Dutch VWO-diploma, MBO-4 diploma, HAVO + propedeuse
  • passed the ITACE test level B2 (in Antwerp, Leuven, Brussels or Ghent).
  • obtained the minimum score (e.g. 6 overall band score on the IELTS test or equivalent) on internationally recognised language tests such as Cambridge Assessment English, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, SAT. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic IELTS Indicator, TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition, Duolingo (overall score 110) are also accepted .

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

Targeted students

  • Bachelors Business management, Communication management, Applied informatics, Electronics-ICT
  • For bachelor's degrees in other programs, the track will take slightly longer than the model track, depending on the competencies already achieved.
  • A 'tailor-made' program is always worked out based on your previous training.
  • After one of the above diplomas, you have to take up about 90 credits. This enables you to graduate after 1.5 years.
  • Of course you can also spread these courses over several years, if you wish to combine the training with a part-time job.

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Program content

Business

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Globalization & International Management
  • Strategic IntelligenFinancial Management
  • Fact Based Decision Making

Personal Development

  • Business Communication
  • Personal Development
  • Management Skills
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Business Communication Topics
  • Ethical Managerial Problem Solving

Work

  • Inspiration Lab
  • Design Lab
  • Internship
  • Bachelor Thesis

Technology

  • Computer Toolkit
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Web Fundamentals
  • Databases
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Data Protection
  • Data Visualisation
  • Scripting
  • Data processing & Analysis
  • Programming Advanced
  • Hacking
  • Dimensional Modeling
  • Data Integration
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Data Science Fundamentals
  • Databases Advanced
  • Integrated Security & Data Lab
  • AI / Data Science Advanced
  • Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery

Scholarships & funding

Thomas More offers a non-monetary scholarship to international students. You can get a discount on the tuition fee via the merit-based scholarship or tuition fee waiver.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

EEA Students

  • Fixed Registration Fee: €247,90
  • Total Tuition Fee Per Year (Fixed Fee + 60 ECTS):€961,90

Non-EEA Students without Scholarship

  • Fixed Registration Fee: € 1,700
  • Total Tuition Fee Per Year (Fixed Fee + 60 ECTS): € 6,200

Continuing studies

After graduation

Second bachelor (short programme)

  • Business Management
  • Elektronics-ICT major ICT

Master

  • Information management (KU Leuven)
  • Statistics and data science (KU Leuven)
  • Computer Science: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (UAntwerpen)
  • Cybersecurity (UL Bruxelles)

Career opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Data Protection Officer
  • Cyber Security Advisor
  • Data Architect
  • Data Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Information Manager

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Thomas More University of Applied Sciences

Thomas More is the largest university of applied sciences in Flanders, offering more than 30 Dutch-taught and a range of English-taught bachelor degree, short and postgraduate programmes in the province of Antwerp. Next to that, Thomas More offers exchange programmes...


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  • International connections
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  • World-renowned university association.
  • Our reputation precedes us

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Thomas More University of Applied Sciences

Zandpoortvest 60
2800 Mechelen
Belgium

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