About the programme

The programme consists of four modules. The hybrid character of these modules enables you to combine business economics and information technology. You can explore specific areas of your interest in greater depth by choosing from a wide range of electives.

Digital business fundamentals

This module gives you a solid foundation in business economics, with an explicit focus on innovation. During the courses, you will be trained to create added value in our digital economy.

Digital engineering fundamentals

Find out what role IT innovations play in the daily functioning of organisations and learn how to build complex software. Work with databases, data mining and data engineering to find answers to complex business questions. 

Learn to identify risks and opportunities presented by global information and communication technology within an organisation.

Major & minor

Tailor the programme to your own interests by choosing a major and minor. You can focus on business-oriented electives such as European and International Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, or Strategy and Organisation, or more IT-oriented topics such as Digital Agility.

Master thesis portfolio

Your Master’s thesis and the integration project form the crowning piece of your two-year study. The Integration Project is a capstone course in collaboration with leading companies such as Accenture and Baloise Insurance, in which knowledge from all courses in integrated to solve a complex, real-world case study. 

Thanks to this module, you will be able to conduct academic and practical research independently.

Practical information

Ready to start?

If you meet the entry and language requirements, you can enrol for this two-year Master's programme. Even if you don't meet all the requirements, you might be able to start if you follow a preparatory programme.

Students who obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Engineering: Management Information Systems in a Flemish university, have direct access to the master’s programme and do not have to submit an application. Students who obtained another degree, must meet the entry and language requirements and must submit an application.

Deadlines

  • ​Start applications: 1 December 2021
  • Deadline applications student outside European Economic Area: 1 March 2022
  • Deadline applications student within European Economic Area: 15 May 2022