Career prospects

During the Master’s programme, you will be challenged to determine which career perspective best fits your talents and interests. We will guide and support you to focus your programme on obtaining all the skills required for a certain career path.

Academic Careers 

For graduates interested in a research-oriented career, the Master’s degree offers the opportunity to start a PhD research project, leading to a doctorate degree in any of the related topics at a university in the Netherlands or abroad. There are a number of such positions available within the Centre for Advanced Gaming and Simulation, and our staff maintain extensive contacts with other universities. Graduates may also find challenging positions in research departments of international companies.

Non- Academics Careers 

Graduates with an interest in software development are well qualified for jobs in many different companies, in such fields as:

  • Multimedia
  • Consumer electronics
  • 3D web design
  • Game development
  • Industrial computer vision
  • Medical image analysis
  • Automated cartography
  • Geographical information systems
  • 3D interactive systems

Their work could involve the development or supervision of new products and applications. Graduates are also qualified for jobs in consultancy or can establish a start-up company in an emerging market.

Career Services

UU Career Services offers training related to career orientation and job application skills; examples include writing an application letter and CV and conducting a job interview. You can find more information about career services on UU Career Services for Dutch students or UU Career Services for international students.

Careers Day

Once a year Utrecht University organises a Careers Day. The Careers Day offers the opportunity to sign up for workshops and trainings, and to meet recruiters at the careers fair. It’s also possible to join a job application training or have your resume checked.