• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Are you interested in security and the Internet of Things? Would you like to learn computer programming languages and work with the latest technology? Then the Information Technology programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is the right choice for you! With this degree, students can continue in any direction in the field of information and communication technology.
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Key facts

  • Outstanding job prospects in the Dutch and international IT markets.
  • Study and work in a rapidly developing, information-rich environment.
  • Minor Certified Ethical Hacking at NHL Stenden is unique in Europe.
  • Practical assignments in small groups.
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology, including 3D printers, home automation and robotics.

Career opportunities

In a world in which automation and digitisation are becoming increasingly important, you will hold all the cards as a graduate of the Information Technology programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences . Working in a challenging and exciting field, your professional expertise will help companies and other organisations to better serve their customers by developing software, designing multimedia or building an IT network.

Careers open to you after graduation include:

  • software engineer: develops specific software for companies and institutions, so that their clients can be better served and their market share increased;
  • developer of new electronic payment systems, popular games, or in the field of web development;
  • IT Consultant, either self-employed or at a company;
  • Certified Ethical Hacker: serves as an advisor on IT security matters. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • PHP, (X)HTML / CSS
  • Databases
  • Digital graphic design
  • Information management
  • Java
  • networking
  • C#
  • Media production
  • IT service management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be admitted to one of the bachelor programmes you have to meet certain admission requirements. NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences recognises the following general international qualifications:  

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School diploma from an accredited institution
  • Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes (final grade A, B or C) and two ‘AS’ level passes. These six passes combined must all be in different subjects.
  • Associate, Bachelor or Master Degree 
Did you previously follow a programme in the field of technology, or do you have experience in this area? Then you can qualify for a shorter programme. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8350 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Emmen

  • 780 - 1160 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


If you are thinking about applying to NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, you may be eligible for a scholarship. We are a proud partner in the Holland Scholarship and Orange Tulip Scholarship programmes. These scholarships award selected international undergraduate students from outside the EU/EEA with a one-time financial contribution. 

In addition, NHL Stenden starts with a new Excellency Scholarship for bachelor students. This is a performance-based scholarship. This means that you cannot apply for it before starting your studies. It will be granted to our best-performing NON-EU/EEA bachelor students during their first and second year of being a student at NHL Stenden. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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