Information Systems Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 16.3 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2025
183 place StudyQA ranking:8564 Duration:24 months

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Information Technology is opening up unprecedented opportunities for creating flexible and innovative organisations and societies. This development will require leaders with a thorough understanding of IT as well as its application to business and societal challenges. With the Information Systems Management programme, students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to use cutting edge IT for solving both organisational and societal problems. The programme focuses on the design, implementation, usage, and evolution of information systems. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge of information systems design and architecture including requirements engineering, service oriented architectures, and agile systems development. Students will also develop a strong understanding of the role of IT in supporting and transforming organisations and networks, for example value network design, enterprise systems, business process management, and business intelligence. Graduates of the programme will find positions as IT architects, enterprise architects, project managers, database administrators, systems analysts, and application developers. They may pursue their careers in a variety of organizations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies, and non-governmental organisations (NGO). Graduates may also enter PhD programmes for a research career. Starting autumn 2011 the different courses are available as distance courses that gives you the opportunity to take the courses in your own speed regardless of place. The courses are also given as traditional campus courses so you may choose the pedagogical approach of your preference.

The Master's Programme in Information Management Systems is comprised of business and technology courses. Our programme curriculum is designed to propel you along a more successful career path in information systems management. This outline is created by a world-class faculty. The Master's programme "Information Systems Management" start in autumn 2011 with the following course syllabus:

1st year
1st Term Autumn

You will start during the Autumn with the following compulsory courses

* Enterprise Computing and ERP Systems
* Requirements Engineering
* Scientific Writing & Research Methodology
* Data warehousing

2nd Term - Spring

There is only one compulsory course in the second term, and that is Philosophy of Science. In addition to this course, you are entitled to choose one from a preliminary set of courses of your choice such as

* Systems theory and IT
* Decision and risk analysis
* Strategic management of IT
* Business process design and intelligence
* Mobile business

2nd year
1st Term Autumn

In this term, you can choose two of the following courses

* Web mining
* Organizations, IT-systems and management
* Decision and risk analysis - special topics
* System integration

2nd Term - Spring

In this term, you will do your thesis work

General requirements for Master's programmes:- An academic degree (i.e. a Bachelors degree or the equivalent, at least 180 ECTS.) Stockholm University does accept applicants in their last year of Bachelor's studies. See note below: Previous university records- Proficiency in English, which must be demonstrated in one of the following ways: * IELTS score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with no section scoring below 5.5) * TOEFL score 20 in written test, total score of 90 (internet based) * TOEFL score 4,5 in written test, total score of 575 (paperbased) * Cambridge/Oxford - Advanced or Proficiency levelTOEFL test scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS), to University Admissions in Sweden (institution code: SWEDEN 3477). English language test exemptions Some students may be exempt from submitting formal test evidence. These are: * Students who have a Bachelor's degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the latest edition of International Handbook of Universities. * Students who have a Bachelor's degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen or equivalent academic qualifications) with English as the major subject. * Students with a 4-year university degree in Engineering, Science or Technology from India and Pakistan. * Students who have 30 HE credits from a Nordic country and the language of instruction of the course/programme/university is English. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 90
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