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Information Studies: Information Systems (track)


The Information Systems (IS) track in the Master's programme Information Studies is designed to give you the tools to analyse and create systems for the supply, storage and communication of information. IS is based on the intelligent communication between humans and information systems.

Discover the Master's programme & tracks

The Master's programme Information Studies offers specialisations in two tracks. Information Systems is one of them. The other track is:

Meet the people

How to get to know this Master’s programme better than via its students? Read the experiences from students and what they say about Information Systems.

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I have always been interested in the role that computers can play in our society and in what way they can really contribute and help people. Sebastiaan de Stoppelaar, student Information Studies

After graduation

Graduates work in a wide range of industries and public institutions, and have jobs in which they play a liaison role between ICT and non-ICT people: the speak both "languages". There is an enormous demand for such people. Graduates can also pursue careers as scientific researchers.

Is Information Systems for you?

It is, if you:

  • are interested in the ways people interact with (new) technology and media, and how they are supported, hampered and influenced by them
  • want to analyse systems for the supply, storage and communication of information
  • want to make connections between the people responsible for developing technological solutions and corporate management
  • want to translate user demands into innovative solutions
Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Information Studies
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time, part-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60229
Location Science Park