What Information Technology offers
IT has become an integral part of our society and new programmes and applications are being developed every day. With a degree in Information Technology, you can be a part of this innovation. You could be behind the development of a new online payment system or develop a mobile app that will be used by millions! With this programme, you can develop your interest in software and computers, and explore areas such as software, games, web technology, company networks, databases and programming languages. The NHL Stenden campus in Emmen is home to some exciting state-of-the-art technology, so you get to work with the latest developments. And you’ll love the personal atmosphere on the campus, with your own study coach guiding you through your studies.
Information Technology in practice
You work on assignments from real companies during the course, collaborating in small groups and drawing on the skills and experience of lecturers and professionals in information technology. You could be analysing a company’s IT set up, looking into its database management, developing a mobile app or working on a software application. This method of working (Design-Based Education) means you learn to draw on feedback to adapt your ideas and become more flexible, while also developing your teamwork and leadership skills. It means you get hands-on experience of what it’s like to research and understand a company’s IT set up and develop solutions based on the needs of the company and the users.
Gain international experience
Studying Information Technology at NHL Stenden means combining IT skills with personal development so that graduates not only have a strong understanding of their field but are also capable of communicating their insights to a broader audience and in an international context. Our participation in RUN-EU means you can join Short Advanced Programmes and carry out projects with partner institutions in Europe. You can also go to one of the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences Grand Tour locations in South Africa, Bali or Thailand. Or you can go on an exchange to a partner university or and delve into a totally new way of studying. With over 100 different minors on offer through NHL Stenden and held at locations all over the world, you're sure to find the perfect specialisation, from Certified Ethical Hacking to Hack@Sea, from Critical Thinking & Data-Driven Decision Making to E-business.
The #6 reasons to study at NHL Stenden
Have you seen our #6 reasons why you should most definitely, without a doubt, come study at NHL Stenden? Read about how our students and alumni not only value NHL Stenden’s top quality education and the amazing global network, but also feel that what they learn is really relevant thanks to our educational concept and the work opportunities we offer – and they get to enjoy a great, affordable student life while they’re at it.