Elective Registration

Elective Registration

  • Basic Rules

    As per the MSc Examination Regulations,

    1. You are required to complete three electives for your one-year MSc programme,
    2. You may take only one elective per block.
    3. At least two of the three electives must be a Master Programme Elective (MPE). This may be in the form of:
    • 2 Master Programme Electives (MPEs) + 1 Master Free Elective (MFE), or
    • 3 Master Programme Electives (MPEs)

    Elective Overview 

    Please refer to the Elective Overview document for electives that are available to your programme studies. It is your responsibility to make sure that you select electives that comply with the above rules during the MSc Elective Registration process (especially during the switch weeks).

    Some master programmes offer elective information sessions to provide more information about their elective courses. Please find information about such sessions under the “Elective Information Sessions” section below.

    Elective Registration Process

    The MSc Elective Registration process consists of two rounds of preference ranking and three switch weeks. Depending on your study situation, you may participate in all or some parts of the below elective registration process. Please carefully review the Elective Registration Process document to learn what the process is and what actions you need to take. 

    Below is an overview of key dates of the elective registration process in 2019:

    1. Register your study situation:  Monday 4 November 2019, 12:00 through Wednesday 13 November 2019, 23:59.
    2. Round 1: Tuesday 19 November 2019, 08:30 through Friday 22 November 2019, 23:59. 
    3. Round 2: Monday 9 December 2019, 08:30 through Thursday 12 December 2019, 23:59.
    4. Switch weeks:
    • Before Block 3: 13 – 17 January 2020
    • Before Block 4: 2 – 6 March 2020
    • Before Block 5: 20 – 24 April 2020

    Note that you can switch your electives in any available block in one of the switch weeks. For example, in the switch week before block 3, you can switch your electives of block 3/4/5.

    In case you still have questions after carefully reviewing the above information and the documents, please refer to the FAQ document.

  • The majority of master programmes will be holding elective information sessions in the weeks prior to the elective registration (end of October - Mid-November). If you are interested in hearing about the electives on offer this year, we encourage you to attend any of these informational sessions. Please see the schedule below for dates and times. No registration is necessary.

    Accounting & Financial Management
    Thursday 24 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 in Sanders 0-01

    Business Information Management
    Online information

    Finance & Investments
    Monday 11 November 2019, 15:00 - 17:45 in Van der Goot M2-03

    Global Business and Sustainability (slides)
    Tuesday 5 November 2019, 13:00 – 15:45 in Sanders 0-01

    Human Resource Management (slides)
    Tuesday 15 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 in Mandeville T3-39

    Management of Innovation (slides)
    Tuesday 29 October 2019, 14:00 - 16:45 in Theil CT-1

    Marketing Management
    Thursday 31 October 2019, 14:00 - 16:45 in Sanders 0-03

    Organisational Change and Consulting (slides)
    Tuesday 15 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 in Mandeville T3-39

    Strategic Entrepreneurship (slides)
    Monday 28 October 2019, 15:00 - 16:45 in Theil CT-6

    Strategic Management
    Thursday 31 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 in Sanders 0-02

    Supply Chain Management (slides)
    Wednesday 6 November 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 in Theil CT-1

  • The Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ) document includes answers to the most commonly asked questions in relation to the master elective registration.