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Master in Business Information Management

Master of Science in Business Information Management (MSc)

Combining business and IT, the MSc in Business Information Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University focuses on using information management to improve business performance.

Explore and analyse decision-making by studying business information management. The MSc in Business Information Management examines the convergence of business and information technology, and requires no computer programming skills.

Build project-management skills and unlock potential for innovations with a thorough understanding of the strategic value of information through interactive learning, international experience and internships. Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is ranked as a top 10 player by the Financial Times European Masters in Management list. It has the widest selection of one-year MSc programmes in the Netherlands and is located in a city with a truly international flavour.

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Why study a Master in Business Information Management in Rotterdam?

Why a Master in Business Information Management?
  • a focus on the business side of information management through inspiring and relevant master courses;
  • a thorough understanding of the strategic value of information;
  • small-scale interactive classes that encourage debate and discussion of programme material;
  • a diverse international student body;
  • promising career prospects.

Career opportunities Master in Business Information Management

Career opportunities Master in Business Information Management

Business Information Management (BIM) master students enjoy excellent career prospects. Companies put great value on BIM master graduates who display an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the strategic use of information. Positions available at national and international companies for BIM masters include chief information officer (CIO), business consultant and business analyst.


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Education objectives Master in Business Information Management

Education objectives Master in Business Information Management As a Business information Management master student you will
  • learn to analyse the strategic potential of information;
  • develop management skills for the implementation of business applications and learn to recognize how crucial change management is in the implementation process;
  • develop consultancy and project management skills;
and gain the title: MSc in Business Information Management.

Curriculum Master in Business Information Management

Curriculum Master in Business Information Management
  • Information Strategy
  • Designing Business Applications
  • Business Architecture & Consultancy
  • Managing Knowledge and Information
  • BIM Research Clinic
  • New Media in Business
  • Smart Business Networks
  • Next Generation Business Applications
  • Business Analytics and Big Data
  • Managing Complex BIM Projects


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Mode of education Master in Business Information Management

Mode of education Master in Business Information Management

In addition to lectures, you will work in small groups on business cases and assignments. Many of the exercises are carried out in teams. Skills training, presentations, visiting lecturers and practitioners are all part of the curriculum. In order to graduate you will be trained in analytical and research skills and must write an individual thesis on a topic of your choice.

Target audience Master in Business Information Management

Target audience Master in Business Information Management

The Business Information Management master programme is for recent bachelors of business, economics and information management. It focuses on graduates whose ambition it is to understand and optimise the intersection of business with information technology. Computer programming skills are not required for admission to the MSc in Business Information Management programme.

Admission criteria Master in Business Information Management

Admission criteria Master in Business Information Management

For the MSc in Business Information Management are as follows:

  • Pre-determined undergraduate degree from a research university.
  • GMAT > 600.
  • GPA equivalent to 7 out of 10 in the Dutch education system.
  • English language requirement (TOEFL / IELTS).
For exact admission requirements please visit RSM’s admission pages.


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Application Master in Business Information Management

Application Master in Business Information Management

You should apply directly to Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) through its online application system (OLAF). Please visit RSM’s admission pages for comprehensive instructions on how to proceed.

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