Hasselt University will assess students individually on the basis of their previous academic record and qualifications. General requirements imply diploma requirements and language requirements. The Examination Board of the programme evaluates each application individually with regard to the applicant’s academic record.
DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION
Students should hold at least a university diploma or degree certificate or a diploma of higher education equivalent to a bachelor degree (180 ECTS credit points).
Admission is given directly to holders of an academic bachelor or master, obtained from a Belgian university, in mathematics, physics, computer sciences, chemistry, biology, life sciences, medicine, psychology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, bio-, business- or civil engineering.
Holders of an international bachelor or master degree in mathematics, physics, computer sciences, chemistry, biology, life sciences, bio-, business-, civil engineering, medicine, sociology, statistics, psychology, artiﬁcial intelligence, biotechnology need a sufﬁciently strong background in mathematics and statistics. Admission of international degree holders will be evaluated individually by the Examination Board. Holders of an international bachelor or master degree in mathematics and statistics can apply for the programme. Holders of an international bachelor or master degree in physics, computer sciences, chemistry, biology, life sciences, bio-, business-, civil engineering, medicine, sociology, psychology, artiﬁcial intelligence, biotechnology can also apply for the programme, but are highly recommended to include recent GMAT/GRE test results with their pre-registration to demonstrate their background in mathematics and statistics.
Candidates who wish to register in an English language master’s programme have to demonstrate good command of English, both written and spoken. English language skills need to be confirmed by a recent score on the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) :
- a TOEFL score report (paper-based: score 550 or more; computerbased: score 213 or more; internet-based: score at least 79);
- an IELTS certificate (overall band score at least 6.5).
The English language test can be waived on the basis of an interview or if English language proficiency is proven otherwise (e.g. if higher education was in English or if English is a national language in your home country).