Computer Science Preliminary Course

Title

Computer Science Preliminary Course

Degree

Declaration of Completion (non-degree program)

Type

Preparatory

Level

Pre-university

Language

English

Duration

1 semesters (0,5 years)

ECTS credits

24

Minimum number of students

1

Maximum number of students

50

Short description

This program is recommended for future students who want to build a firm basis for their further studies in the BSc program of Computer Science. Students who get admitted to Computer Science BSc but cannot reach the minimum level in the entrance examination, will also be redirected to our Preliminary Course.

Strength of program

The curriculum of the Preliminary Course is assembled on topics relevant to a Computer Science BSc program, such as algorithmic thinking skills, Mathematics, English language, and basic knowledge about computers and programming.

  • Topics in Mathematics (IP-18fPRETMG, 8 hours, 8 credits)
  • Introduction in computational thinking (IP-18fPREFICTG, 4 hours, 4 credits)
  • Scratch Programming (IP-18fPRESPROGEG, 4 hours, 4 credits)
  • Computers in practice (IP-18fPRECPEG, 2 hours, 2 credits)
  • Intermediate English (IP-18fPREIMEG, 6 hours, 6 credits)
Career opportunities

The successfully completed Preliminary Course automatically ensures admission to our Faculty’s Computer Science BSc program.

Job examples

Not applicable

EU/EEA students
non-EU/EEA students
Tuition fee/semester

3,000 EUR

3,000 EUR

Application fee

80 EUR (non-refundable)

80 EUR (non-refundable)

Registration fee

60 EUR (For registering for a new semester.)

60 EUR (For registering for a new semester.)

Other costs

-

-

non-EU/EEA students
Tuition fee/semester

3,000 EUR

Application fee

80 EUR (non-refundable)

Registration fee

60 EUR (For registering for a new semester.)

Other costs

-


Offered for the next academic year

Yes

Start program

07, Sep, 2020

Deadline for applications - September intake

30, Apr, 2020

Is there a February intake

Yes

Deadline for applications - February intake

31, Oct, 2020


Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have sufficiently good grades in their secondary school finishing documents, especially from Mathematics. Intermediate level of English knowledge is also required.

Language requirements

Minimum level of language proficiency (oral) (A1-C2):  B1

Minimum level of language proficiency (written) (A1-C2):  B1

Documents to submit with application
Document Comment
Online application form -
Record of the final two years in secondary school -
Secondary school certificate -
CV -
Motivation letter -
Copy of the main pages of the passport needs to be valid
Passport photo -
Medical certificate -
Language certificate if available
Application procedure

The application starts on the online application system. Students need to register in the system, fill in the online application form, upload the required documents and follow the instructions during the application process.

Applicants are required to transfer the admission fees (application fee: 80 EUR, registration fee: 60 EUR) only in case of admission, together with the tuition fee in the amount of 2000 EUR until the end of the first month of their first educational term (September intake: 30 September, February intake: 28 February).

Applications are only accepted being submitted through the online application system.

Procedure of the entrance examination

The applications are examined by the Admission Board and applicants are notified of the outcome of the selection in the online application system until the end of June (September intake) / the end of November (February intake). Admission letters are sent out in the online application system soon after the decision.

If an applicant’s documents and grades are acceptable, then in most cases he/she will be asked to participate in a Skype interview as well. In this interview, we want to make sure that the applicant can speak and understand English at an intermediate level.

Type of entrance examination: oral

Place of entrance examination: online

 
Program leader

Prof. Ferenc WEISZ
Professor

Program coordinator

Ágnes CHRIPKÓ
Senior Lecturer
E-mail: coordinator@csbsc.elte.hu
Postal address: ELTE Faculty of Informatics, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C

Assistant coordinator
Anna HORVÁTH 
E-mail: international@inf.elte.hu
TEL: +36-1-372-2500/8136

More information
Faculty website
Program website

Faculty of Informatics

Faculty of Informatics

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