Your future after completing Information Technology

With a bachelor’s in Information Technology you have a wealth of career opportunities open to you, also internationally. This degree gives you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of sectors and as you will also have developed essential soft skills for communicating and working in a team and in a multidisciplinary setting, you'll be hugely sought after. 


Career diversity 

As an IT professional you’ll have highly developed conceptual skills, be able to work in and manage a team and have the knowledge and skills to understand and take on a variety of roles. Drawing on the insights you gained during your minor specialisation, you can work in positions such as software developer, programme or systems engineer, either for a company interim, or as a self-employed freelancer.  

Careers open to you after graduation include: 

  • Software Engineer: developing specific software (for example: new electronic payment systems, popular games or web applications) for companies and institutions
  • Certified Ethical Hacker: acting as an advisor on IT security matters 
  • Full Stack Developer: designing, developing and maintaining both the back-end and the front-end components of software applications
  • IT Consultant: evaluating a company's IT system to help them achieve their business goals 
  • Embedded systems engineer: programming for embedded systems (devices, machines, robots)
  • Cloud Solutions Architect: designs and oversees the implementation of cloud-based systems and applications
  • Systems Analyst: assess an organisation's current information systems and business processes to recommend improvements and develop IT solutions

Continue your studies 

With our Bachelor’s in IT you will be extremely well prepared to pursue the Master Computer Vision & Data Science. This NHL Stenden Master is perfect for anyone interested in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. If you're more interested in how to use gaming purposefully to achieve solutions, then why not take the Master Serious Gaming (in Dutch)? 

It is now also possible for our students to take an English-taught pre-Master's degree at the University of Twente during the minors phase of our IT programme. That way, after finishing your bachelor’s degree at NHL Stenden, you can smoothly transition to one of six IT-related master's programmes at a top research university in the Netherlands.


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Is this the degree for you?

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