Information Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 26.5 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 26.5 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:5674 Duration:48 months


The BS in computer science degree gives you a solid foundation in the major areas of computer science: programming, database management, systems and hardware. The skills and expertise that you will gain from studying these fields are in high demand in all industries, and will help you in whatever career you pursue.

Webster’s programming courses teach the major languages used today:

  • C++ (the industry standard)
  • Visual Basic
  • Java

Database management courses give you expertise in database software, such as:

  • Access
  • Mysql
  • PHP

Systems and hardware courses cover such topics as:

  • Systems analysis and design
  • Network management
  • Operating systems
  • Network security

At least 50% of the work in most courses is “hands-on” and takes the form of projects and portfolios.

We also offer courses in computer applications, such as Excel and InDesign, which are useful regardless of your major.

The BS in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Management gives you an understanding of both the technical and business aspects of information technology. It includes courses in finance and accounting and is particularly useful for students interested in banking and financial services careers.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline At least four months before the start term Tuition fee
  • EUR 26500 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 26500 Year (Non-EEA)

Full-time undergraduate tuition (per semester) CHF 15,920 flat fee,includes textbooks/e-book

Start date January,August 2015 Freshmen can begin their studies in either the Fall 1 term (August) or Spring 1 (January); Transfer students can begin their studies in any of the five terms: August, October, January, March or May. Credits 128

A minimum of 128 credit hours

Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Degree Requirements:

A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following:

  • 51 required credit hours
  • Applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours
  • Electives

At least 18 of the required 36 computer science credit hours must be taken at Webster University.

All upper-level courses must be taken at Webster University.

Required Courses:

  • COSC 1550 Computer Programming I (3 hours)
  • COSC 1560 Computer Programming II (3 hours)
  • COSC 1570 Math for Computer Science (3 hours)
  • COSC 2610 Operating Systems (3 hours)
  • COSC 2670 Telecommunications (3 hours)
  • COSC 2810 Systems Analysis and Design (3 hours)
  • COSC 3410 Computer Security (3 hours)
  • COSC 3500 IT Project Management (3 hours)
  • COSC 4110 Database Concepts (3 hours)
  • COSC 4120 Database Applications (3 hours)
  • COSC 4810 Information System I (3 hours)
  • COSC 4820 Information System II (3 hours)

Students who do not have a second major or a minor in business or management are required to take the following courses:

  • ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting (3 hours)
  • ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 hours)
  • MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices (3 hours)
  • Two elective courses from the Business or Management Departments (6 hours)

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 80

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


Freshmen are admitted to the University following the successful completion of a twelve-year American high school program or its international equivalent as recognized by Webster.

Students whose native or predominant language is not English may need additional English proficiency that requires them to enroll in English as a Second Language (ESL).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Webster University Geneva.

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