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Computer Science - Leiden University

Advanced Computing and Systems (MSc)

The master’s specialisation Advanced Computing and Systems offers future-oriented topics in computer science with a focus on high performance computing, embedded systems, cloud and distributed computing.

What does this master’s programme entail?

This specialisation focuses on the computer systems of tomorrow. These include the driver of the internet of things, such as high performance computers capable of simultaneously processing huge volumes of data, cloud computing and large database systems satisfying today’s demands on data analysis more than the more conventional transactions do, and embedded systems in which sensors and processors are integrated, making them ‘smart’ and sensitive to the change of the environment.

Read more about our Advanced Computing and Systems programme.

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Why study Advanced Computing and Systems at Leiden University?

  • The main focus is on computing systems, which represents the unique expertise one of the research groups of Leiden University.  The strength of the programme is the individual possibility for each student  of studying other future-oriented topics in Foundations of Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

  • The programme provides you with a thorough computer science background that will allow you to pursue careers in research or industrial environments.

Find more reasons to study Advanced Computing and Systems at Leiden University.

Advanced Computing and Systems: the right master’s programme for you?

Do you want to contribute to the development of novel computing systems for tomorrow’s requirements? Do you like to program high performance computers, develop new data base and embedded systems, or build multimedia systems? Then the master’s specialisation in Advanced Computing and Systems is the right choice.

Read more about the entry requirements for Advanced Computing and Systems.

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