What will I learn?

In the Computer Science Department at Webster University Geneva, our objective is not just to provide students with a solid background in the different areas of the discipline, but also to encourage and help develop students' creativity and originality. Classes combine theory and practice with practical work constituting up to 50% of the class time. Individual and teamwork projects are another essential feature of our pedagogy and classes are small to enable you to receive individual help from professors. Many of our faculty are also IT professionals or active researchers and will provide you with insight of the latest technologies.

Joining the Computer Science Department you will have the option to enrich your degree with an emphasis in cybersecurity. This domain, sitting at the edge of multiple disciplines, is in high demand on the American and European markets.

The bachelor of science degree in computer science is designed around identified core knowledge areas of computer science. The program includes theoretical and practical hands-on approaches preparing students to enter the IT workforce or continue their education in a professional graduate degree program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

Demonstrate mastery of computer science in the following core knowledge areas:

Software development
Algorithms and data structures
Computer organization, hardware and architecture
Data and information management

Describe how technological advances impact social issues and professional practice
Write and orally communicate technical material effectively and professionally
Apply problem-solving skills and the knowledge of computer science to solve problems

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 128 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Fr33,280.00 (US$ 33,629) per year
CHF 16,640 per semester
Start date

Expected August 2020

Venue

Webster University, Geneva Campus

15, Route de Collex,

BELLEVUE,

Geneva,

1293, Switzerland

Entry requirements

For international students

You may apply before you receive your high school diploma, but your admission status will be contingent upon successfully completing your secondary education.

A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of about a 2.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in other grading systems (academic achievement in programs that use a grading or assessment scale other than a 4.0 is evaluated in the context of the relevant academic system).

Also, the English language proficiency minimum requirement is either a TOEFL score of 550 points on the Paper-based test (PBT); or 80 points Internet-based test (iBT), OR an IELTS score Overall band 6.0. Webster periodically offers an institutional TOEFL exam date, when you can take the exam on campus (however, note that your score report would only be valid for use at Webster).

If you score between 510 and 550 on the paper-based TOEFL (64-80 on the iBT) or between a 5.5 and 6.0 on the IELTS and your GPA is equivalent to 2.5 or higher on a 4 point scale, you may be admitted on the condition that you take English as a Second Language (ESL) course(s) when you first enroll at Webster.

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