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.
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The Master's programme Information Studies offers specialisations in two tracks. Information Systems is one of them. The other tracks is:
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.
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
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.
It is, if you:
|Degree programme||MSc Information Studies|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||60 ECTS, 12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|