This master's in Computer Science focuses not only on the development of ICT systems in their societal context, but also on technological aspects and applications of embedded systems.
Research and specialisation at the University of Twente
As a master’s student in Computer Science, you will engage in in-depth study of wireless and sensor systems, computer security, data science or methods for reliability. At the same time, you will focus on more fundamental aspects of information technology, such as software engineering and information systems. Many students are co-author of scientific reports, for example for the Digital Society Insitute. You can choose one of four specialisations:
- Cyber Security, also available as a double degree via EIT Digital Master School
- Data Science & Technology, with the option to further specialise in Sports Data Science and also available as a double degree via EIT Digital Master School
- Software Technology.
- Internet Science & Technology
Six reasons for studying computer science at twente
- Our Computer Science programme combines highly specialised areas of computer science. The two main pillars are: Dependable Networked Systems and Human Centered Computing. We will give you the tools you need to make a valuable and lasting contribution to this fascinating and challenging field.
- Your lecturers are renowned researchers eager to share their latest insights with you. They have world-leading competencies in the ability to do multi-disciplinary research. The quality of our research is excellent and our societal impact is strong.
- We combine computer science and engineering with social sciences. This is typical of the UT’s High Tech Human Touch approach.
- Our university is very active in European public-private partnerships.
- We have a successful tenure track system for scouting young talent. PhD students from across the world are enthusiastic about our open research environment for sharing and collaborating.
- As part of the most entrepreneurial university in our country, Computer Science delivers about four spinoff companies each year. Twente is a great place for incubator centres, accelerators and venture capitalists.
The job market for computer science professionals is full of opportunities. Our graduates find employment in ICT R&D, IT management and IT consulting. They work in settings ranging from small companies to leading multinationals. Many start their own businesses. Others work for government agencies or pursue a PhD.
Typical jobs could be:
- (Cyber) Security Consultant
- Security Analyst
- (Information) Security Architect
- Data Scientist
- Web Service Engineer
- Software Developer
- Verification Engineer