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Information-driven in a diverse society 

Software systems enable us to do things that would otherwise be difficult, time-consuming, or even impossible. In the Master’s programme Computing Science, you will learn the advanced concepts, software design methods, problem-solving techniques, and analytic skills necessary to create information-driven systems and applications for our diverse society.

Within the programme, you can select one of four tracks:

The programme is research oriented. You will explore theories and techniques in software design, optimization algorithms, and data science as well as participate in the research done to advance the field.

Programme objective 

To successfully design software, you first need to describe and analyse the relevant domain and its properties using language, modeling, or data. You then need to develop suitable software technologies and algorithms to derive the outcomes you want to achieve. Finally, you need an easy and efficient way to implement these components and turn them into an actual application.

You will learn to analyse and develop the concepts, design methods, and techniques underlying all of these steps. 

Applications
Examples of applications you may explore include:

  • optimizing the performance of the electricity network
  • process mining of hospital patient careflow data to improve efficiency and quality of patient care
  • advanced technologies for developing correct and efficient software

Summary

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Informatica
  • Programme: Computing Science
Accreditation:
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
66978
Language of instruction:
English
Part- or full-time status:
Full-time
Duration:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
120
Start of studies:
  • September
  • February
Application deadline:
  • September: Dutch & EU/EER students: 1 June
  • September: Non-EU/EEA students: 1 April
  • February: Dutch & EU/EER students: 15 October
  • February: Non-EU/EEA students: 1 September
Tuition fees:
Faculty:
Science
Graduate school:
Natural Sciences