Do you wonder how you can optimise the performance of the electricity network? How can you use hospital data to improve patient care? Or how you can develop correct and efficient software?

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The fundamentals of computing science

Computing Science is a young field, that is rapidly evolving. As a professional, it’s vital for you to stay up to date with the latest developments so that you can use them to create innovations that improve our society. In the Computing Science Master’s programme, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Computer Sciencing, which will form a common thread throughout your degree. This will give you a solid foundation in the field and make you future-proof as a professional or researcher.

Create information-driven systems and applications for our diverse society

In the Computing Science Master’s programme, you’ll learn more about the algorithms and programming languages that power modern software development. Also you will learn the techniques and analytical skills to create information-driven systems and applications for our diverse society. You will apply this theoretical knowledge in your Master’s thesis.

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Computing Science is a selective research Master’s programme. Do you want to know if you are eligible for this Master's?

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Why in Utrecht?

  • The Master’s programme has three tracks, allowing you to specialise in a certain area. You can also combine elements from different tracks to create your own personalised study track.
  • The department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University holds a leading role in the Netherlands for research and teaching.   
  • This Master’s programme offers in-depth theoretical foundations in the field. These foundations will provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals of software and algorithm development for years to come. 

Key facts

Informatica (MSc)
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Study duration: 
2 years
February, September
Tuition fees: 
Dutch and other EU/EEA students (statutory fee, full-time) 2024-2025: € 2,530

Non-EU/EEA students (institutional fee) 2024-2025: € 23,765

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Accredited by the NVAO
Graduate school: 
School of Natural Sciences
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