You have a lot of freedom in customising your Master’s in Business Information Technology.
Within this Master's, you will build your expertise within one of the two specialisations. In addition, you can tailor your Master’s with elective courses that suit your interests and ambitions. There is a large variety of electives you can choose from – you can even choose electives from related Master’s! By working towards your ideal Master’s, you get to develop your own expertise in the field of Business and IT.
As a student of this Master’s, you will follow six compulsory courses which provide a solid theoretical foundation in the field of Business Information Technology. What the rest of your curriculum looks like, depends on the choices you make in composing your Master’s. There are two steps in doing so:
During this two-year Master’s, you will collect a total of 120 EC. The six compulsory courses provide you with fundamental knowledge in business information systems. Moreover, this programme offers the perfect balance between business & IT. Both perspectives are integrated into virtually all BIT courses, with teachers representing both business and computer science. This way, you will get equipped with an in-depth understanding of both the technological and business-related implications of IT.
Compulsory courses for the Master's
Each specialisation consists of a set of (elective) courses. Out of these, you need to choose (at least) four electives. Find out more about the courses you can follow by first choosing a specialisation.
You can choose many different electives out of a pre-approved list. You can also suggest another course. In that case, you need the permission of the Examination Board. Alternatively, you can also incorporate an internship in this free space.
You will end your Master’s in BIT by writing your master’s thesis (30 EC). Most students complete their thesis within the industry, but you can conduct research at the university as well. You could also complete your thesis abroad. The course Research Topics BIT (10 EC) serves as a preparation for your thesis.