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Information Sciences is a one-year Master's program in English at Radboud University.

The Netherlands is the European leader in information science. By providing excellent training in a stimulating research environment, Radboud University Nijmegen is thus a leader among leaders, producing graduates who ensure that good software is also useable software. The university has close links with research at the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (ICIS) which means that you will be taught by top researchers and ICT experts. Nijmegen is best known for its specialisations in information architecture, systems theory, and the quality and safety of information systems. Due to the close contacts with the private sector, the university offers a wide range of internship positions

The programme has been praised by external experts, who have declared it to be both varied and challenging. For example, students run their own software company, GIPHouse, where they practice for careers as managers and ICT specialists. Nijmegen's information specialists work closely with colleagues from other disciplines, such as law, medicine, brain research, and artificial intelligence. Because information systems have a wide application, this programme shows you how to look beyond the borders of your own discipline. The program has included annual study tours - in countries such as India, Uganda and South Africa, which will enable you to expand your boundaries.

Location: Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Duration: 1 year

Possible careers: in the industry, banking, insurance, or public sector organizations, such as schools and hospitals.

Main subjects: Architectural System Design, Research Methods, Philosophy and Ethics for Computing and Information Science

Admission requirements:
Bachelor's degree in the field of information technology (a description of all the courses that you have completed and the grades you received, with the names of the professors teaching the course and the titles of the literature that was used for the course. Please add an explanation of the grading system at the university where you achieved your Bachelor degree or equivalent; if it is possible provide a link to a website that contains more information about the institute, curriculum and teachers )
• Description of practical laboratory exercises (what techniques are used and what obligations you had)
• Contacts of teachers or employers who could give more information about you as a person.
• Cover Letter
• Copy of ID Card
• English certificate:
IELTS certificate with a minimum of 6 points; TOEFL Internet version at least 80; Cambridge Certificate CAE or CPE

*If you have completed a bachelor's program in English you do not need a certificate

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