Career prospects

After your studies

In the upcoming years, an increasing number of IT specialists is needed. Corporate processes are becoming more automised, digital security is gaining in importance, and our infrastructures circle more around computer scientists than ever.

Computer scientists can work in a broad array of fields. Companies are dying to take on students with a background in computing science. Most students often find a job before graduating from the programme. It's up to you to decide what you want to specialise in.

Possible occupations

  • Information and software analyst
  • Consultant or manager in a corporation or government
  • Reseacher for a company, university, or research institution
  • Entrepreneur at your own start-up
  • Cyber crime specialist at Team High Tech Crime

Put your studies to work!

To prepare you for finding a job, Radboud University offers various forms of job market orientation, so that you can prepare for your future during your studies. Career Service Science assists students and young alumni with their journey into the job market. You can contact them for help with job orientation, application tips, and information about internships and vacancies. Furthermore, students organise the BBB Career Event each year, the ideal place for students and employers to meet.

Continue with a Master's

With a Bachelor's degree in Computing Science, you can advance to Master's programmes in Computing Science and Information Sciences. You can choose one of the following programmes:

Computing Science

Information Sciences

Society/management specialisations

You can choose to combine one of the Computing Science research specialisations with a societal/management specialisation. The first year of your Master's will consist of your research curriculum, and in your second year you can shift to one of the 1-year specialisations below.


Educational Master's

The Master's in science education combines computing science subjects, didactics and internships, which trains you to become a qualified teacher in secondary or higher education.

After graduating: what's next?

Computing Science-alumnus Tom de Ruijter now works as a Data Scientist at BigData Republic. In this video Tom tells more about his job.