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Computer Science - Leiden University

ICT in the Public Sector (MSc)

Programme structure

The MSc specialisation ICT in the Public Sector gives you the opportunity to study the field of IT management in a governmentall setting. You will learn how to benefit from your technical Computer Science knowledge on an administrative, management level.

Programme outline

The curriculum depends on the student’s background. Students with a business background follow the foundation courses on ICT (15 ECTS total). Students with an ICT background follow the foundation courses on Business (15 ECTS total). Students with a Bachelor degree ‘Informatica & Economie’ from Leiden University are exempted from the courses in the foundation modules. These students follow additional electives instead for 15 ECTS. Students who choose for the specialisation ICT in Business need to take all courses from the Module specialisation ICT in Business (24 ECTS in total), whereas students who choose for the specialisation ICT in the  Public Sector take all courses from the Module specialisation ICT in the Public Sector (24 ECTS in total).

Programme (120 EC)

Main courses

EC

LEVEL

Training Cross Cultural Management

0

n.a.

Research Methods

5

500

Applied Research Methodology

4

500

Global Business game

1

400

Module Foundation Business or Module Foundation ICT (see below)

15

500

Leading and Managing People

5

500

Capstone Cases

4

500

ICT Architectures

6

500

Systems Development

3

500

ICT Enabled Process Innovation

3

500

Software Development and Product Management

6

500

Advances in Data Mining

6

500

Module specialisation ICT in Business or ICT in the Public Sector (see below)

24

500

Master Thesis Research Project

38

600

Total

120

 
 

 

Module specialisation ICT in the Public Sector

EC

LEVEL

 

 

 

Digital Government Citizen Interaction

3

500

Data-Driven Policy Making

3

500

Regulatory Governance for Data Science

6

500

Role of IT in Public Administration

6

500

Electives (see below)

6

500

Total

24

 

Electives

EC

LEVEL

Data Science in Practice

6

500

Digital Transformations

5

500

Information Retrieval and Text Analysis

6

500

Introduction to Machine Learning

6

500

Lean Six Sigma

3

500

Management Science

3

500

Managing Software Evolution

3

500

Marketing Analytics

3

500

Social Network Analysis

6

500

Working for the Government as ICT Expert

6

500

 

It is also possible to take electives within other scientific fields or at universities inside or outside the Netherlands.

The electives need approval by the Board of Examiners before the courses can be taken. Without this preliminary approval we cannot guarantee these electives to be part of the curriculum.

For an up-to-date course overview, please visit the e-Prospectus.

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