...at a glance

Partner(s) Université du Luxembourg
Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Center
Chambre des salariés

The Bachelor in Applied Information Technology - Continuing Education Programme (BINFO-CEP) is developed in partnership with the Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Center (LLLC) of the Chambre des Salariés (CSL). It offers a course programme that responds to the needs of professionals who want to improve and extend their professional expertise in information technology as part of a lifelong-learning activity.
APPLICATION PERIOD Applicants from EU: April to August
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DURATION 4 semesters (80 ECTS)
SCHEDULE Courses take place over 4 semesters in evening courses (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four courses are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours of lessons, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks.
PLACE Université du Luxembourg Campus: Kirchberg
evaluation The course evaluation is made by a continuous assessment (at least one intermediate examination per subject and semester) on projects, oral presentations, and final examinations. The exact modalities differ per course, but the emphasis is as much as possible put on continuous knowledge control, in addition to final examinations or project defenses. A student who does not pass a course will be allowed to continue his studies and to redo that examination later in one of the two annual exam sessions. In accordance with the rules of the Internal Regulations of the University, a student will have the opportunity to re-register at the University beyond 2 years to re-pass non-validated exams without additional cost. However, note that the maximal study length of 3 years may not be exceeded.
LANGUAGE English (75%), French (25%)
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bac+2 with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the IT domain, or a "Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires/Diplôme de technicien" with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in the IT domain.
Selected candidates must be granted the equivalent of 100 ECTS for their professional experience by the "Commission de validation des acquis professionnels de l'Université".
ENROLLMENT FEES 6 500€ for the 4 semesters

Objectives, learning outcomes & career opportunities

OBJECTIVES

The Bachelor in Applied Information Technology - Continuing Education Programme (BINFO-CEP) offers a programme in information technology which focuses on continuing education for professionals. The main programme objective is the strengthening of both operational and theoretical computer skills of its participants. BINFO-CPE provides foundations for basic theoretical knowledge in computer science together with a broad overview on several topics in information technology relevant for the professional world. Most courses are strongly project-based to deepen the practical skills on the concepts introduced in the class meetings. In addition to technical training, the Bachelor tries to enhance relevant soft skills of its students: bilingual French/English curriculum, teachers and classmates from different countries and different cultures.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the programme, the student is able to:

  • prove knowledge of advanced programming skills for different types of applications
  • explain key technologies important in information technology
  • develop the interest and skills base to continue with an academic study of the Master level
  • communicate in French and English, both written and oral, in a context of teamwork and interaction with people of diverse cultural and technical backgrounds
  • further develop his/her ability to work independently, analyze situations, anticipate problems and propose solutions in a variety of professional contexts

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Target audience & admission requirements

target audience

The programme aims at employees, self-employed persons, and job-seekers with some already existing experience with information technology wishing to reinforce their computer skills and validate their professional skills.

admission requirements

  • Bac+2 with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the IT domain, or a "Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires/Diplôme de technicien" with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in the IT domain.
  • Selected candidates must be granted the equivalent of 100 ECTS for their professional experience by the "Commission de validation des acquis professionnels de l'Université".

Programme & organisation

Programme Organisation

Each week, you will participate in lectures and practical work for small groups of typically less than 15 students. The requested work can be individual or group work. Most courses include the realization of practical projects, which will allow you to put into practice the provided theoretical knowledge. Courses take place over 4 semesters in evening courses (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four courses are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours of lessons, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks.

Programme*

*You can find the latest version of the BINFO-CEP programme in this file.