This webpage provides you with the most important information about the application for the Master’s Certificate.
You can apply for your diploma when all the grades of all study components (including the research project) are registered in SIS. Application is possible here: https://datanose.nl/#graduation
Please note the following important considerations :
In case you need a confirmation graduation letter you can visit the DUO website (mijndiplomas.nl - you need a DigiD in order to log in) to download a certificate. This is official proof that you have obtained your degree. If this is not a possibility for you, you can request graduation statement from the Education Desk: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students who have successfully passed the final examination will be awarded a Master of Science degree. The degree awarded will be noted on the certificate. An appendix to the certificate, signed by the Chairperson of the Examination Board and stating the components of the final examination, the study load and the assessment will be issued.
The ceremony for the master programme Software Engineering will take place on Thursday, October 14th at 19:30 in room H008 (Science park). We are very happy to be able to host a graduation ceremony on campus and look forward to welcoming our graduates on campus again! Graduates who have indicated on their diploma request that they want to participate in the graduation ceremony will be formally invited by the Education Desk to the ceremony. This invitation will also contain more information about the graduation ceremony itself.
If you need the diploma you can download a certified digital extract from the diploma register on the DUO website mijndiplomas.nl (you need a DigiD to do so). This is official proof that you have obtained your degree. If this is not a possibility for you, you can request a graduation statement from the Education Desk: email@example.com.
For more information about the Examinations Board go to:
The designation of ‘cum laude’ (with distinction) is added to your diploma in recognition of exceptional performance. Such an allocation by the Examinations Board is based on rules stated in the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board.
In order to find out whether you have shown exceptional competence as a student you need to consult the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board. Here you will find the conditions for the designation of ‘cum laude’, such conditions may be: no component is marked with less than a seven (7), the result for the Master’s thesis is at least an eight (8), the weighted average of all Master’s programme components, excluding the Master’s thesis, is at least an eight (8). These conditions vary per study programme.
Please take a look at article 5.2 of the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board in order to find out what the specific conditions and exemptions for your study programme are.
Please note that this text is only an indication, the specific conditions and exemptions are stipulated in article 5.2 of the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board
Since the 1st of September 2019 the master programme Software Engineering has introduced the SPA (Study Plan Application). The SPA was already in use by other master programmes within the Graduate School of Informatics and has made the administrative procedures regarding study programme much more efficient. Therefore, all master programmes of the GSI have implemented this system. The SPA can be found in Datanose on your personal page under the heading PROGRESS (NL: voortgang) or login at https://acadplan.datanose.nl/ .
Students can use the SPA to:
Since the master programme Software Engineering has a standard curriculum most students will probably not use the SPA very often.
However: please note that if your curriculum changes ( e.g.: you change 1 course from the standard curriculum you started with) during your enrolment as a SE master student you will have to request approval from the Examinations Board by means of the SPA for your new curriculum.
Do you have questions regarding your study plan or the SPA please contact the programme coordinator Nienke Boevé