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Study programme of Cognitive Computing

The course overview is an indication of the study programme of the academic year 2023-2024.

About this study curriculum

The Master's specialisation Cognitive Computing has a total load of 120 EC. The structure of your programme is as follows: 

  • Compulsory courses (21 EC)
  • Specialisation courses (18 EC)
  • Specialisation electives (18 EC)
  • Free electives (18 EC)
  • Internship (15 EC) + Research Project (30 EC)
    OR
  • Extended research project (45 EC)

You have the freedom to decide how you will divide this coursework over two years. Our students often choose to devote the first year mainly to compulsory courses and (free) electives, so that in the second year they can work mainly on their research and thesis. 

Compulsory courses
P1
P2
P3
P4
  1. P1
  2. P2

Select at least one of the following courses

Total number EC: 6 EC

Choose 18 ECs of specialisation courses

Total number EC: 18 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
  1. P3
  2. P4

Elective courses are courses that you choose to take as part of a predetermined list of courses within your degree programme.

Free electives
P1
P2
P3
P4
Any Master's programme course
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

Free electives are courses taken in addition to required and elective courses but that do not need to relate to your degree programme.

Thesis & research
P1
P2
P3
P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

You can either choose:

  • Research Project (30 EC) + internship (15)
    OR
  • Extended Research Project (45 EC)