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Computer Science and Business Studies (MSc)

The master’s specialisation Computer Science and Business Studies offers you the possibility to combine research with training in business and entrepreneurship.

What does this master's programme entail?

Business Studies bridges science and business by focusing on areas such as technology management, innovation, entrepreneurship, operations and decision making. In this master’s specialisation you combine research in computer science with Business Studies. You will learn about analytical frameworks and skills for managerial decision making. The emphasis of the business specialisation is on the application of these frameworks and skills in the context of R&D-intensive organisations. After completion, you have obtained the necessary knowledge and skills to take on managerial responsibilities in your work.

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Why study Computer Science and Business Studies at Leiden University?

  • The specialisation provides you with a full year of research training in computer science followed by a year of training in business theory.
  • You have ample of opportunities to assemble your own study path: an individually tailored programme will be designed for each student.
  • You have the opportunity to gain hands-on business experience working as an intern for a company. The real-life experience of the internship often provides students an edge in securing competitive job openings.

Find more reasons to choose Computer Science and Business Studies at Leiden University.

Computer Science and Business Studies: the right master’s programme for you?

Do you pursue a management career in industry from a computer science research perspective? Do you want to learn all about technology commercialization and business development? Then, Computer Science and Business Studies is the master’s specialisation of choice for you. It enables you to broaden your scope outside research in computer science. The Business Studies specialisation offers training that is analytically rigorous and connected to practice through class discussions based on real-life business cases, company visits, guest speakers, and an internship experience.

Read more about the entry requirements for Computer Science and Business Studies.

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