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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.31k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 17.9k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    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. The Master’s programme in Information Sciences will teach you to become the digital architect who can look beyond mere technical sides to ICT adoption and assist in designing competitive business solutions. You’ll become an expert designer and coordinator of information systems projects, with knowledge in data analysis and cyber law. This Master's programme is taught by the Faculty of Science in collaboration the Nijmegen School of Management
     

    Key courses: System Approaches to Organisation and Information; Research Methods; Philosophy and Ethics for Computing and Information Sciences, and Software Development Entrepreneurship or System Development Management. Apart from these compulsory courses, you can choose between two 18 EC tracks: Security & Privacy or Enterprise Architecture.


    program_requirements

    A completed Bachelor's degree in Computing Science, Business Informatics, or a related programme.


    Note that apart from a background in Computer Science, some background in Business Administration is required.

    Proficiency in English

    In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English. Non-native speakers of English* without a Dutch Bachelor's degree or VWO diploma need one of the following:

    • A TOEFL score of ≥575 (paper based) or ≥90 (internet based)
    • An IELTS score of ≥6.5
    • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher

    Motivation letter

    In this letter of motivation you should explain why you want to attend this programme and why you think you are suited for this programme. Also enclose a resume with a photo, and a list of grades. An interview (face-to-face or via Skype) will follow before you are admitted to the programme.

    Letters of recommendation

    Applicants will need to send in two letters of recommendation by lectures or supervisors (including contact details).

    * Applicants are considered to be a native speaker of English if they are from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, USA or South Africa.

    There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our scholarships and grants page at our website. 

    Radboud Scholarship Programme

    Open to a select number of excellent international students. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,083 in 2019/2020). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.

    Orange Tulip Scholarship

    Open to students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Indonesia, South-Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and China. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,083 in 2019/2020). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.

    Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships

    Open to excellent American students. The grant will be paid in 12 monthly instalments of 1,050 euros. International travel and the cost of the residence permit will be covered, and an extra allowance of €1150 will be paid on arrival.

    Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship

    Open to excellent students from China. Consists of a contribution of € 16,113 towards the total costs of one year of study or research in the Netherlands.

    DIKTI-Neso Scholarships

    Aimed at lecturers at higher education institutions in Indonesia who wish to pursue a PhD or Master's at a university in the Netherlands. A DIKTI scholarship includes allowances for living expenses, insurance, travel costs, tuition fees and more.

    Indonesian Education Scholarship (LPDP)

    Open to excellent Indonesian students under the age of 35. Involves a full scholarship.

    Holland Scholarship Programme

    Open to excellent students from Canada, America, India and Turkey. Scholarship consists of 5,000 euros payed at the start of study.

    Dutch Student Finance

    EU/EEA students and Swiss students under 30 years of age are eligible if they are working at least 56 hours per month in the Netherlands, or have been living in the Netherlands for five years or more. Dutch student finance consists of four components: a basic grant, a supplementary grant (depending on the parental income), a student travel product, and a loan.

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