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Curriculum of Information Sciences

The Master’s programme in Information Sciences is taught at the Faculty of Science in collaboration with Nijmegen School of Management. This programme has a course load of 60 EC or one year.

About this study curriculum

The course overview is an indication of the study programme of the academic year 2024-2025. Are you a current student, please consult the online course guide for your course overview.

COURSE GUIDE

Course overview

The master's programme in Information Sciences consists of the following components:

  • Compulsory courses (18 EC)
  • Elective programme: choice between two tracks (18 EC)
  • Free electives (6 EC)
  • Master's thesis (18 EC)
Total EC
60 EC
Elective courses
P1
P2
P3
P4

Choose one elective programme:

Total number EC: 18 EC
Security & Privacy
18 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
Aligning Business and IT
18 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3

Your core curriculum is supplemented by an elective programme, based on a specialisation package of your choice. You can choose one of two specialisations; Security & Privacy or Aligning Business and IT. You can find more information about these elective packages at the bottom of this page. 

Free electives
P1
P2
P3
P4
Free electives
6 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

For your Free electives, you can choose any courses offered at Radboud University (provided that you have the prerequisite knowledge for that course).

Thesis & research
P1
P2
P3
P4
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

In your Master's thesis, you will prove that you are able to analyse a problem in Computing or Information Science at master level and design a solution for this problem using scientific methods and techniques. It is possible to combine your research for the master's project with an internship in a suitable company.

Specialisations