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MSc System and Network Engineering (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Part Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

14630 EUR
2000 EUR
2000 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GMAT (avg)600

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About this course

 The Master’s programme System and Network Engineering (SNE) may also be done part time at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). It allows students to specialise in System and Network Engineering on a more theoretical level. With security as a vocal point in the programme for the last thirteen years, it prepares students for realistic situations outside of academics.

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Eligibility Criteria

In general, applicants should hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Computer Science, (Technical) Informatics or a closely related subject. This degree can be academic or from a university of applied sciences (HBO).

All applicants are required to participate in a selection procedure. This procedure takes a full day, and consists of a number of exams to test your:

  • discrete mathematics skills
  • Unix knowledge
  • networking knowledge
  • academic reading and writing skills.

In the weeks following the exam day, applicants are invited to an intake interview: to discuss their exam results, their Bachelor's project and their motivation to join the Master's programme.

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Course Modules

Compulsary courses

The programme contains the following core courses (all 6 EC):

• Classical Internet Applications

• Essential Skills

• Distributed Systems

• Security of Systems and Networks

• Large Installation Administration

• Offensive Technologies.

Track related courses

In addition to the core course load, there are so-called track courses (12 EC in total), the subject of which depends on the track (programme specialisation) you choose.This track division takes place halfway into the second semester.

Tracks: There are two tracks to choose from:

  • Networking
  • Security

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How to Apply

Please be sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Register in Studielink
  • Application file submission
  • General application procedure (different for Dutch and International students in some respects)
  • Pay the Tuition Fee (after Admission)

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