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Computer Processor
Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Sciences (BSc)


This BSc programme focuses on the in-depth study of computer software and hardware. It aims to provide students with a solid understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including programming, algorithms, data structures, and software engineering. Furthermore, students have the opportunity to explore emerging technologies and trends in the field, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, game development, and robotics.


  • Design and implement complex software systems using a range of programming languages and tools.

  • Solve intricate problems through the application of computational methods and algorithms.

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of computer organisation and architecture, including the design and implementation of computer networks and systems.

  • Utilise principles of software engineering to efficiently design, develop, and test software systems.

  • Explore and understand emerging technologies and trends in the field of computer science, and assess their potential societal impact.

  • Apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in real-world contexts through a capstone project or an internship.

  • Develop a deep understanding of data science and analytics, as well as natural language processing and machine learning.

  • Explore the field of robotics and autonomous systems.

  • Learn about computer graphics, visualisation, and game development.

  • Understand and apply the principles of creativity and innovation management in the field of computer science.

Career Opportunities:

  1. Software Developer/Engineer: Designing, coding, and testing software and apps.

  2. Systems Analyst: Improving businesses' IT systems and infrastructure.

  3. Database Administrator: Managing databases for data organisation.

  4. Network Administrator: Setting up and managing IT networks.

  5. Web Developer: Building and maintaining websites or web applications.

  6. Data Analyst: Interpreting complex datasets for business insights.

  7. Cyber Security Analyst: Protecting IT infrastructure from cyber threats.

  8. Test Engineer: Building and testing software applications.

  9. Game Developer: Designing video games for entertainment or education.

  10. IT Project Manager: Overseeing IT projects from start to finish.

Programme brochure

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SWISS UMEF was founded in 1984, in accordance with Swiss Law, as a higher private education institution in Geneva and is institutionally accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Council, in accordance with the Higher Education Act (HEdA).


SWISS UMEF is also certified by EDUQUA (the Swiss quality label) and has programme accreditation by ACBSP and IACBE.


SWISS UMEF is proud to have been the first private federally accredited institution as a University of Applied Sciences Institute in Geneva.

  • Swiss Accreditation Council

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education

  • CHEA - Council for Higher Education Accreditation

  • EduQua

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