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specialised tracks
to choose from

Do you wonder…

•    How you can optimise the performance of the electricity network?
•    How you can use hospital data to improve the efficiency and quality of patient care? 
•    How you can develop correct and efficient software?

If you’re interested in questions like these, then the Computer Science programme at Utrecht University might be it for you! 

The fundamentals of Computer Science

Computer 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 Computer Science Master’s programme, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Computer Science, 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 data-driven 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. 



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
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
Language of instruction:
Part- or full-time status:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
Start of studies:
  • September
  • February
Application deadline:
  • February: Dutch & EU/EEA students: 15 October
  • February: Non-EU/EEA students: 1 September
  • September: Dutch & EU/EEA students: 1 June
  • September: Non-EU/EEA students: 1 April
Tuition fees:
Graduate school:
Natural Sciences