Studying computer science in Lyon: the guide!

Many high school graduates are attracted to computer science and want to pursue a career in it. To realize their professional dream, they prefer to train in specialized schools in the field to master in a few years the aspects of computer science in general and to receive solid basic skills from a specialization stream in particular. France is full of computer science schools capable of meeting the expectations of its high school graduates. Discover the specialties in Lyon.

What are the IT courses and specialties in Lyon?

Computer science schools in Lyon offer a wide range of diploma courses in computer science from Bac+2 to Bac+5/6 (BTS, DEES, Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree) in various specialties. After the baccalaureate, the choice of training must take into account the student’s professional project. There is a wide choice of specializations that can be related to technology or science.

On the technology side, the specializations concern the design and maintenance of software, while on the science side they encompass all the theories, methods and formal tools that ensure the development of technology (application or software development, SEO, web design, computer network management, computer maintenance and security, big data, cloud computing…). Some schools offer qualifying courses.

How to get into a computer school in Lyon?

Most diploma courses are open to holders of the baccalaureate, as some schools accept students with the final level of education without holding the baccalaureate, especially to enter a BTS. Qualifying courses, however, are open to everyone. Admission to a diploma course, in the majority of computer science schools, is based on the submission of an application file, which must include a school record, followed by a motivation interview. But for some more selective schools, admission is by competitive examination.