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Partner(s) Université du Luxembourg

Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Centre
Chambre des salariés

The Bachelor offers a two-year programme for a continued “professionalisation” in IT.
It is designed to conciliate professional life and learning with the organisation of evening courses during the week and individual or project-based learning activities.
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Deadline to submit application:

Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Register HERE

DURATION 4 semesters
SCHEDULE Courses take place over 4 semesters in the evening (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four modules are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks. The entire training lasts two years.
start October 2020
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 of Luxembourg beyond 2 years to re-pass non-validated exams without additional cost. However, note that the maximal study length of 3 years (6 semesters) may not be exceeded.
LANGUAGE English (70%), French (30%)
ADMISSION
  • 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" or equivalent 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 (IT)
  • 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, analyse situations, anticipate problems and propose solutions in a variety of professional contexts.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Developers, business analysts, network administrators, web masters in all IT-related professional sectors.
  • Master en Management de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information (MSSI) at the University of Luxembourg.

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" or equivalent 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 approximately 15 students. The requested work can be individual or group work. The courses are taught in English (70%) and French (30%). Most modules include the realisation of practical projects, which will allow you to put into practice the provided theoretical knowledge. Courses take place over 4 semesters in the evening (18h00 to 21h00), typically on 3 evenings per week. A total of four modules are taught per semester for a maximum of 140 hours, an average of 10 hours per week over 14 weeks. The entire training lasts two years.

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General terms and conditions

1. Course registration

Candidates wanting to enrol for the Bachelor in Applied Information Technology – Continuing Education Programme are required to register using the online registration form at
https://wwwen.uni.lu/students/application_re_registration/eu_application_choose_bachelor/bachelor_in_applied_information_technology_continuing_education_programme.

2. Prerequisites

To be eligible for registration on the course, candidates need a good level of English and French and they will have to have successfully completed 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" or equivalent 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".

3. Admission to the course

A jury composed of members of both organising institutions will decide upon the admission of the candidate to the course. The jury’s decisions are final and not subject to review or appeal. Acceptance of the registration is based on the completed application file and additional required documents. The jury has the right to refuse the application, amongst others because it judges the applicants work experience or prior qualifications as insufficient or inadequate or for any other motive.

If the above mentioned jury estimates that the maximal number of candidates has been reached it has the right to refuse additional candidates.

The candidate will be informed of his/her acceptance or refusal to the course by postal mail or email. In case of acceptance an invoice will be sent by postal mail.

Acceptance to the course is effective from the moment the LLLC has received the payment of the registration fees. The latter are to be paid at the latest 8 days after the invoice date or for the date indicated on the invoice. 10 % of the registration fees remain due if a withdrawal from the course has not been notified in written (letter, email, fax) at least 7 working days before the start date.

4. Payment of registration fees

The fee is subject to change.

The candidate is required to pay the registration fee in accordance with the instructions on the invoice and before the given deadline. Deadlines for registration and payment
https://wwwen.uni.lu/students/application_re_registration/eu_application_choose_bachelor/bachelor_in_applied_information_technology_continuing_education_programme.

A candidate failing to pay is considered as non-registered on the course and neither allowed to attend classes, nor any exams, nor dissertation defences. He/she will not receive any document or certificate of attendance or any other communication, nor any results related to this training course. The Chambre des salariés will engage the necessary legal means to recover registration fees, amongst others through wage withholding as well as damages and interests.

5. Course cancellation

In case of course cancellation by the LLLC, especially when the required number of candidates has not been reached, fees already paid will be reimbursed.

6. Withdrawal from the course

In case of withdrawal from the course the candidate is required to inform the LLLC in writing as soon as possible.

Registration fees still due depend on the date of the withdrawal notification by the candidate to the LLLC:

Cancellation more than 7 opening days before the course start date: reimbursement of the total amount of the registration fee;

Cancellation less than 7 opening days before the course start date: reimbursement of 90 % of the registration fees;

Cancellation after the course start date: total amount of fees remains due to the CSL.

In certain exceptional cases (serious illness, accident of the candidate …) the LLLC can proceed to the reimbursement of the registration fees. Such decisions taken by the LLLC are without appeal and without motivation.

7. TEACHING STAFF AND COURSE CONTENT

The course content, a potential list of teaching staff, as well as the programme displayed in the brochure or on our website are subject to change.

8. DATES AND PLACE OF COURSE

The course is held in Luxembourg.

Candidates shall be informed o
f the dates as well as the location where the classes will be held, once the registration fees have been received by the LLLC.

9. COURSE ATTENDANCE

Course attendance is compulsory and shall be verified by the candidate’s signature of an attendance sheet distributed by the lecturer at the beginning of each of the classes.

10. QUALIFICATIONS

In order to be awarded the Bachelor’s degree, participants are required to have attended and passed all modules. They are required to have defended their dissertation successfully.

11. EXAM REGULATIONS

Exam procedures are defined in accordance with the University of Luxembourg exam guidelines.

12. PERSONAL DATA

Please take note of all your rights regarding the protection of your personal data on https://www.csl.lu/fr/rgpd.

13. IMAGE RIGHTS

By accepting these terms and conditions, you authorise the CSL to publish photographs and pictures in which you can be personally identified (mostly during our graduation ceremonies) on the CSL and LLLC websites, on social networks used by the CSL as well as in other publications by the CSL.

Registration

Online registration via the website of the University of Luxembourg on the following link.

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