Computing Science, M.Sc. | Utrecht University | Utrecht, Netherlands
24 months
21736 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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 In the Master’s programme Computing Science at Utrecht University  you’ll learn more about the algorithms and programming languages that power modern software development. Also, you will learn the data-driven techniques and analytical skills to create information-driven systems and applications for our diverse society. You will apply this theoretical knowledge in your Master’s thesis.


Computer Science is a young field, that is rapidly evolving. As a professional, it’s vital for you to stay up to date with the latest developments so that you can use them to create innovations that improve our society. In the CMaster’s programme Computing Science at Utrecht University, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Computer Science, which will form a common thread throughout your degree. This will give you a solid foundation in the field and make you future-proof as a professional or researcher.

Career Prospects

The combination of excellent knowledge of the concepts and methods as well as analytical and presentational skills put you in an excellent position for jobs in the IT domain, such as software system designer, IT specialist, project leader, or consultant.

If you are interested in becoming a researcher, you will be well-equipped to pursue a PhD position in computer science or one of its application domains or for jobs in research institutes and industrial laboratories.


Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms For Decision Support
  • Big Datat
  • Concepts Of Programming Language Designt
  • Algorithms And Networks
  • Geometric Algorithms
  • Network Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a sufficient Bachelor's degree from a research university. Our International Students Admission’s office will verify whether a non-Dutch degree is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree at a Dutch research university. If your degree is assessed as less you are not eligible for admission.
Research Bachelor’s programmes that most likely meet the requirements are:
  • Computer Science;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Mathematics;
  • programmes with a major in the above fields; or
  • programmes with a major in Science (e.g. Physics) and a minor in Computer Science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21736 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21736 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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