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Study programme

The Master's specialisation Software Science brings you to the forefront of academic research on software, and prepares you to play a leading role in building the society of tomorrow. This specialisation builds on the strong international reputation of the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS) in three closely related areas: software technology, computer-aided analysis, and theory of computation. You will follow courses in each of these areas. Depending on your interests, you can then specialise in one area, or study the fascinating links between the areas.


  • Curriculum of Software Science

    The Master’s specialisation in Software Science has a course load of 120 EC (two years). The first year of this specialisation contains five compulsory courses. You can compose the rest of the programme with specialisation electives and free electives.

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Study abroad

During your Master's programme, you will have the opportunity to go abroad for your studies, internship and/or thesis. You will learn to look at things from the perspective of a different culture and you will meet new people; it is an experience that will enrich your life. What’s more, it will look great on your CV. Please see the Radboud International web page for information about meetings, scholarships, internships and other practical information.

Additional challenge

Do you want an extra challenge during your studies? Do you find it interesting to think about current, social themes from different academic perspectives? Discover what the Radboud Honours Academy has to offer to achieve your maximum potential during your time as a student.