MSc in Information Systems

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Information Systems

Lund University

Programme overview

The Master’s in Information Systems provides you with outstanding career opportunities. After graduation you can pursue careers all over the world as, for example, systems architect, IS/IT-consultant, IS designer, IS/IT project manager, UX-designer, business and system analyst, business process engineer, systems analyst and software engineer.

Key concepts of the programme

You will learn how information and communications technologies can be used to achieve strategic goals. Emphasis is put on how to design and develop modern information systems, that are mobile and flexible to the goals and needs of the organisation.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the wider business context of information systems and how they should be designed to reach sound technical performance and interaction qualities, such as useability.

The programme is capabilities-driven, i.e. students will acquire specific valuable information systems design capabilities and skills. You are expected to demonstrate the skills and ability to:

Graduates are expected to demonstrate the skills and ability to:

  • Design IS in order to achieve improvements and innovative change in organizations and society
  • Apply theories, design methods, and tools for the development of IS
  • Participate in and manage IS-related change and innovation projects in national and international contexts
  • Deploy IS and IT in organizations and business activities
  • Plan, carry out, and report design and social science investigations and studies

The courses are designed to help you practice the theory, models and tools on real and complex problems in Information Systems, its design and development. In a national audit of degree programmes, our Master’s programme in Informations Systems received the highest quality grade available.

If you want a career as the link between technology, people and business goals, then look no further. This is the programme for you.

Career prospects

Graduates are in high demand as companies rely on information systems experts to understand, design and develop systems that help them remain competitive in today's global marketplace.

The programme prepares you for a career in international firms and organizations as, for example, systems architect, IS/IT consultant, IS designer, IS/IT project manager, UX designer, business and system analyst, business process engineer, systems analyst and software engineer.

Former students have found work at companies such as Goldman Sachs, Tetra Pak, Capgemini, IBM, Microsoft, Sony Mobile, Ericsson, PWC, IKEA, the UN, Accenture and Ernst & Young. Some graduates have also started their own businesses.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked 70th in the QS World University Ranking 2015, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated May 26, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2016
1 year
Full time
Start date Sept. 2016
Sweden Lund
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