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In this presentation, recorded during the Meet & Ask session in the Master’s week of November 2021, the programme director talks about the study and the professional perspective. Students explain what it is like to do this master.
Lecturer Jesse Donkervliet talks about the joint degree Master's programme at the UvA and VU.
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This two-year Master's programme consists 5 distinct tracks:
Each track comprises five mandatory core courses – relating to Computer Science in general and your track specifically – plus certain restricted choices and electives. You’ll also carry out your Master’s project and write your thesis in the second half of your second year.
The curriculum in this Master’s programme mainly takes place at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
The University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have joined forces in the Computer Science Master’s programme. As a student you will benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes. Upon completion of the programme you will receive a joint degree certificate.
The entry requirements and the application procedure for this Master’s programme depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad.
If you have a Bachelor’s degree from a Dutch university of applied sciences (HBO) you are advised to contact the Master’s coordinator before applying. An individual programme will be designed in consultation with the coordinator.
The Master's programme Computer Science is a full-time programme and does not offer a part-time programme.
The application process and the deadline depend on whether you have completed your prior education in the Netherlands or abroad. We strongly recommend to start the application procedure at least a week before the deadline. Getting all your documents ready and going through the process will take several days.