The Master of Information Management (Leuven) programme explores specific management issues in depth to develop the skills required to analyse information, design and manage information systems and fine-tune an IT strategy as part of an overall business strategy.
On completion of your Master's thesis, you can apply these skills within a specific business context. Finally, a wide range of electives enable you to explore specific areas in greater depth, or gain a broader understanding through a multidisciplinary focus.
The programme consists of a common core focusing on information systems development and management. The electives give the opportunity for further specialisation in management, software engineering and data science. In the master’s thesis this knowledge and insight will be applied in business-oriented research.
This programme presents a non-technical curriculum in information management. It focuses on the effective and efficient application and management of information technology in a business setting.
By the end of the programme, students will have acquired:
Our graduates are trained to gain leverage within a company through the strategic use of technology. The analysis and management of information in line with an overall business strategy, bridge vital roles between computer science and business.
Qualities such as strong communication skills, teamwork and group management are therefore more valuable than just technological expertise. Graduates pursue careers as information analysts, project leaders and information technology strategists.
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Mandatory Courses (36 ECTS)
Master's Thesis (15 ECTS)
Electives (9 ECTS)
You are familiar with and interested in the basics of computer science and its business applications. Background knowledge of business economics is useful, but not strictly necessary.
Minimum required score:
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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