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Specialisation track of the English Bachelor's Degree Applied Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence



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Take your skills to the next level!

  • You believe in the power of computers to change the world for the better.
  • You have a pioneering spirit.
  • You want to develop digital solutions for real-life problems.
  • This programme delves deeper into the most cutting-edge fields of computer science.
  • Discover artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing and more.
  • Apply in-depth application development skills to create innovations with impact.
  • Unlock the full potential of programming languages (Python, PHP, Java, React, …).
  • Boost your soft and hard skills during your international studies and internship.
  • Work with experienced mentors and practitioners from the IT world.
  • Expand your network, exchange ideas and accelerate your personal and professional development.
Applied Artificial Intelligence

Choose your programme type

Artificial Intelligence

  • Deepen your expertise with multiple specialisation tracks
  • Uncover exciting career opportunities in a wide variety of sectors

Practical information

  • Where

    On campus


  • Phase 1 | Explore every aspect of IT from application development (Python, Java), web design and data analysis (SQL), to computer networks and operating systems.
  • Phase 2 | Apply what you've learned to the world of business. Learn to translate requirements into models, while preparing for specialisations in:
    • Artificial Intelligence: dive deeper into object-oriented programming.
    • Programming: master languages like Java, .Net and Web.
    • Process optimisation: upgrade business processes with new technologies.
  • Phase 3 | Unlock the power of data with data gathering, data management, visualisation and analysis tools, while exploring enterprise content management tools like SharePoint. Bring it all together in a multi-disciplinary project for a real customer.

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.  
  • Check out the programme guide for the detailed content of each subject.

Fase 1 2 3
Programming (Python-Java) i 9
Webdesign i 9
Data essentials 6
IoT essentials 6
Operating systems 6
Networking essentials 6
Cloud & DevOps 3
Security essentials 3
The Digital Startup 6
Software Modeling and Design 6
Data Science 3
Web Development 6
Artificial Intelligence i   3
Fase 1 2 3
Data visualisation 3
Business processes & ITIL 6
Java Development 6
.NET Development i 6
Business Intelligence Project 5
Enterprise Content Services 4
Data Engineering i 4
Deep Learning 6
Cloud AI 3
Communication skills 6 3
Skills Integration Lab i 6 12 11
Internship i 20
Bachelor Portfolio 4


Check out an example timetable for phase 1.

Phase 1

This programme offers a personalised programme for a February start date but does not guarantee a 6-semester (3-year) study path.  Please contact the programme manager to check the posibilities. 

Need some advice before deciding when to start?

We understand that you may need some more personal guidance when making a decision on your start date. We’ve got you covered! Check out our  Meet us page to connect with us through webinars, open days and more!


A unique approach

Unique in Flanders and tailored to the most recent innovations in the IT world. We meet the needs of companies looking for employees with a broad basic knowledge and a thorough specialization. Our majors offer something for everyone! Each student has the opportunity to develop his or her own talents thanks to our personalized approach.

Plenty of hands-on learning

We combine theory teaching with hands-on lessons, assignments and workshops. You’ll have the opportunity to work on cool projects provided by one of our many IT partners and get a realistic view of what it means to work as an IT professional.

Job assured

Your future is safe! There is a shortage of IT professionals, and a lot of our students have a job offer in hand when they graduate, or even earlier.

In practice

Time to put theory into practice! Your 13-week internship will typically run from March to May during phase 3, giving you the chance to apply your skills to real projects at an IT company. Our close working relationship with partner companies guarantees you a foot in the door, as well as a wide range of projects to choose from. There is an opportunity for every student.

You can also broaden your international network simultaneously, and opt for an internship abroad. We have many international partnerships with companies in countries such as Brazil, Canada, Crete, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden and Thailand.

Applied Artificial Intelligence

Go international

You can broaden your horizons by studying a full year abroad or doing your internship at an international company. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your skills in a different context and in a different language, all the while learning what it takes to make your own way. In any case, studying abroad is an exhilarating experience and one that will add real value to your cv.

We maintain close partnerships with universities of applied sciences in Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway and Finland, which means you can take your first semester of phase three in English.

You can also choose to enroll for a full year in Finland or Switzerland as part of our double degree programme. When you finish your academic career, you’ll have degrees from Finland or Switzerland, as well as from Thomas More.

Studenten klaar voor vertrek in Centraal Station

Personal coaching

In our educational programme, we go beyond technical skills alone. We also focus on the development of business and communication skills; skills that are essential to thriving in the 21st century and in an industry that is constantly changing. Every year, your personal coach will follow your study trajectory and offer tips and guidance when needed. They will coach you from the day you arrive up until you graduate as a talented IT professional, ready to conquer the world.

Programme Manager

Anke Coomans

For all your questions about the programme. +32 497 71 62 25
Inclusion Coordinator

Caroline Vanderheyden

For all your questions about care students. +32 14 56 23 10
Study path coach/coordinator

Tinne Van Echelpoel

For all your questions on study methods. +32 476 68 51 72

Admissions Officer

For all your questions about Admissions & Application.
Available by phone 9.00 - 15.00 +32 15 36 92 50

Excited? Apply now!


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