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MSc programs - Business Informatics

Business Informatics

The MBI programme results in the degree Master of Science in Information Science at Utrecht University. The program accommodates both research-oriented students as industry oriented students with the following profiles:
  • research: with a desire to obtain a PhD position in a university or a research position in a company;
  • business consulting: advising organizations (private and public) on innovative IS/IT (web) solutions, information management strategies and business/IT alignment, in positions as consultant, project/program manager, or enterprise architect with the intention of improving an organization's performance;
  • technical consultancy: aiming at implementing innovative IT solutions in organizations, in positions as product manager, IT architect, web-designer;
  • enterpreneurship: for those wanting to start their own company in product software or IT services.
The program has a duration of two years and comprises 120 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points. Students can enter the Master's program twice a year, i.e. in February and September. We run the MBI program since September 2003, and more than 100 students from all over the world have enrolled. The graduates get usually several job offers from the top companies in their area of interest.