Master's programmes

Master's programme Internet Science & Technology

The two-year master’s in Internet Science & Technology is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start either in September or in February. Read more about the master's programmepre-master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career perspectives. Read the testimonial of students from Internet Science & Technology.

Communication networks, most notably the internet, have become a crucial part of everyday life. This Master’s examines all aspects of such networks, from fundamental technology to application.

Programme overview

Master’s degree in Internet Science & Technology
Certification: MSc
2 years
Full-time (no part-time programs possible)
English taught
Starting date
1 February 2018
1 September 2018
1 February 2019
1 September 2019
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme

Internet Science & Technology

Networked systems have become vital to our smart society. The Internet connects huge numbers of humans and devices worldwide, providing countless innovative services. The introduction of the Internet of Things means phenomena in our physical world will also increasingly be sensed and/or controlled in an integrated manner. Because these networks are so pervasive, it is extremely important that they are dependable and secure. Our Master’s programme in Internet Science & Technology examines all aspects of networking, from technology to application. You will study the design and analysis of the Internet, mobile and wireless networks, as well as emerging and embedded networks, including car-to-car, industrial control and health networks. You will cover novel developments, such as cloud and social networks and the Internet of Things, gaining in-depth understanding of the dependability and security of networks. Possible careers include that of a network architect, a network security specialist or a network scientist.

Why choose this programme?

The Master’s programme in Internet Science & Technology enables you to gain a thorough understanding of the core topics in networking, while also offering you a choice of elective courses that focus on specific aspects of this fascinating domain. You will develop the high-level analytical and critical abilities you need to understand and adapt to the evolution of technologies, and to design new products or systems.

Studying Internet Science & Technology at the University of Twente puts you at the cutting-edge of scientific endeavour. Twente is home to the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT), and many companies that specialize in telematics are located nearby. 

Career prospects

Graduates of the Master’s programme in Internet Science & Technology find careers in numerous sectors of industry and the academic world. You could go into management, design, or join a research and development team in a technical department. In our technologically advanced society, commercial and governmental organizations are in constant need of people with a solid networking background at graduate level, and this need will only grow as technology forges ahead.

Take also a look at the information about the master programme structure.

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