Why study Information Sciences in Nijmegen?
There is hardly a company in the world that doesn’t use ICT in some shape or form and many of them face problems in getting ICT to do what it’s supposed to do. So they turn to ICT technicians for advice. However, more often than not, technical problems are only the tip of the iceberg, and a broader perspective is needed to understand and solve them. This programme teaches you the broad theoretical foundations you will need in order to understand the technological aspect of any ICT project that may come your way, looking beyond technological concerns when tackling ICT-related problems in practice. It builds on expertise in the field of information architecture, systems theory, and the quality and security of information systems.
This programme is suited for both students with a technological background with management ambitions, as those with a management background and a strong affinity with technology wanting to specialise in ICT.
Why study Information Sciences?
- The programme provides you with a unique combination of technological and organisational expertise.
- There is a high demand for well-trained information experts who can look beyond the technical aspects of IT and who have an understanding of organising and managing the use of IT in organisations, and in deciding on the best solutions that provide sound, secure, and user-friendly technology.
- You will be taught by top researchers and experts of Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) and the Institute of Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS). NSM brings in expertise in Business Administration, Organizational Design & Development, and Knowledge Management, and iCIS brings its expertise in Cyber Security, Privacy, and Big Data. Depending on the elective courses you take, you can choose to specialise in these topics.
- Through GipHouse, a virtual software company of Radboud University which is run entirely by students, you can gain experience on how to manage the design and implementation of new ICT solutions in a practical setting.