As a graduate of Computational Social Science, you will thus have an excellent position in the labour market.
We expect you to be able to work in at least four professions that can be found in all types of sectors and organisations:
After your Bachelor's in Computational Social Science, you can continue your studies with a Master's programme. As your programme is an interdisciplinary programme, there are various programmes and directions you can choose to do a Master’s in. You can choose to do a Master at the UvA, but can also continue in another city within or outside of the Netherlands. You are free to create your own study plan during your Bachelor’s – your choice in electives and extra courses you do during your studies can be important during your Master’s application.
Within the field of Social and Behavioural Science, you can choose for various Master’s in the field Political Science, Communication Science and Sociology. For some, you will need to take on extra courses specifically within this field of study. At the UvA, for instance, you will have options such as:
If your interest lies within the field of Information Sciences, it is possible to pursue a Master’s in Data Science or Information Studies. Some of the programmes you can consider at the UvA are:
There are also options outside of the field of Social Sciences or Information Sciences. You can look at interdisciplinary programmes combining Information Science with another field, like Business or Media Studies. The Master’s that the UvA offers that fit this description are:
The Student Careers Centre (SCC) helps you develop individual skills, gain experience and build connections. The team of career assistants, career coaches and internship advisors will help you focus and reflect on your individual career journey.
The Student Careers Centre organises an annual career event for students and new graduates that enables you to get in touch with potential employers and you will learn more about the latest developments in job applications, the workplace and the labour market.