Business Information Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #179 (WUR) ,
The Business Information Technology offered by the University of Twente (UT) covers the areas of enterprise architecture, IT management and innovation, and business analytics. We offer courses on IT architectures, e-business, big data, business process modeling and design and project management. 


The courses of the Business Information Technology offered by the University of Twente (UT) are given by experienced researchers in the fields of Computer Science and Business Management. You will get the opportunity of performing research assignments in the context of research projects in application domains like Finance, Logistics or Health, amongst others. The specializations that we offer are:

  • Enterprise Architecture
  • IT Management & Innovation
  • Data Science & Business

IT continues to drastically change the way we live and work. However, IT is not a goal in itself. In this programme you will acquire a keen insight into business processes and organizations, enabling you to apply IT to innovate and create added value. The programme is run by some of the world’s leading research groups and consistently ranks among the top three Master’s programmes in the Netherlands.


Graduates who can bridge the gap between IT potential and business needs are in high demand in industry, consulting, research and government. This demand is expected to increase even further in the years to come. Exciting national and international careersare waiting for you!


The programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • E-Strategizing
  • Business Process Integration Lab
  • Foundations of Information Systems
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information Services
  • Design Science Methodology
  • Service-oriented Architecture with Web services
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Business Case Development for IT-Projects
  • Architecture of Information Systems

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Full-time duration 24 months
                    • Credits
                      120 ECTS
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus

                    English Language Requirements

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                    Academic Requirements

                    • Bachelor of Science in the field of Computer Science, Information Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Information Technology, Business Administration with specialization in Information Management or equivalent. 
                    • Copy of diploma
                    • CGPA of at least 70-75% of the maximum score, or your country's equivalent
                    • Business Administration
                    • Computer Science
                    • Transcript of records
                    • Research methodology
                    • Mathematics and statistics
                    • English summary of thesis (BSc or MSc). 
                    • Motivation letter (max. 2 pages)
                    • Curriculum vitae stating relevant work experience, extracurricular activities, honours or awards obtained

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                    Tuition Fee

                    • International Applies to you

                      14250 EUR/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 14250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                      2060 EUR/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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                    Living costs for Enschede

                    650 - 920 EUR/month
                    Living Costs

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