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MSc Computational Science

Catalog id : 65015
 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13300 EUR
2000 EUR
2000 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GMAT (avg)600

World University Ranking

About this course

Computational Science seeks to explain the complex world we live in using technological simulations. By collecting data and creating computer models, computational scientists can make predictions on varying problems such as how to influence the flow of traffic, how an epidemic will spread or the probability of individuals in society becoming addicted to drugs.

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Eligibility Criteria

Specific entry requirements

  • Applicants should have an academic bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, the natural sciences (such as physics, chemistry, biology, etc), or engineering disciplines (such as civil engineering, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, etc.);
  • Applicants should demonstrate sufficient mathematical skills and should have demonstrated programming ability;
  • Applicants are expected to have an above average grade point average.

Candidates will be selected on the following basis:

  • Study programme
  • GPA score
  • Study progress Bachelor’s programme
  • Subject of Bachelor’s thesis
  • Motivation

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Course Modules

A complete programme consists of 14 courses and a six-month graduation project.

  • The core courses reflect the central body of knowledge in Computational.
  • The constrained choices offer breadth and depth, allowing students to either deepen their knowledge on core topics or broaden their scope.
  • Finally, recommended electives offer students the option to take courses in application domains. 

The Course Catalogue for Computaional Science can be found here: http://coursecatalogue.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2015-2016-en/search-programme/programme/1430/174185

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How to Apply

Please be sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Register in Studielink
  • Application file submission
  • General application procedure (different for Dutch and International students in some respects)
  • Pay the Tuition Fee (after Admission)

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