9-year-old on track to graduate from university in December

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CHILD PRODIGY: Laurent Simons plans to pursue his PHD after he graduates with his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor's degree at 9 years old.

VTM reports Laurent Simons is studying electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, a tough course even for students of an average graduate age.

Simons plans to embark on a Ph.D. program in electrical engineering, while also studying for a medical degree when he graduates in December.

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