As a BCA Brussels student, you will enroll in courses at the Vesalius College, which offers a variety of courses in the areas of business, communications, international and European law, and international affairs.
The link below will take you to a list of courses taught at Vesalius and their course descriptions and syllabi. Not all courses are offered each semester, so as you search for courses please remember that you will need to be flexible when registering for courses.
- Arts & Humanities: European Peace & Security Studies, History, International Affairs, International Relations, Political Science
- Business & Communications: Accounting, Business, Economics, Communications, Marketing
- Foreign Languages: French, Dutch
- Pre-Professional Studies: International & European Law, European Peace and Security Studies (EPSS) Certificate Program, Vesalius College Internship Program
This may not be a comprehensive list. Please view the course listing link above.
There is no language requirement for this program. Courses, with the exception of foreign language courses, are taught in English.
When searching for courses they are listed by subject area, which is also indicated by the first three letters of the course code. Courses are offered at three levels. Courses at the 100 level are introductory and can be taken by all students. They are often taken in the first year. Courses at the 200 and 300 levels are more advanced and often cannot be taken without first having passed an introductory course in the subject.
Some of these upper-level courses may even require successful completion of a 200-level course. Any such prerequisites are indicated at the end of the course description.
Credits/Number of Courses
Vesalius College follows the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), which is a standard for comparing the performance of students of higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries. BCA suggests that Vesalius courses worth 7.5 ECTS units are equivalent to 4 U.S. credits. All course codes ending in P are worth 7.5 ECTS units, course codes ending in G are worth 6 ECTS which BCA suggests are equivalent to 3 U.S. credits.