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 in positions such as: systems architect, IS/IT consultant, IS designer, IS/IT project manager, UX designer, business and system analyst, business process engineer, systems analyst and business intelligence analyst. We offer you a world class programme that provides you with the tools and skills to design, develop and implement systems that solve important organisational and societal problems.

You will learn how information and communication technologies can be used to achieve strategic goals. Emphasis is put on how to design and develop modern information systems, which 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 usability.

The courses are designed to help you practise the theory, models and tools on real and complex problems in information systems, as well as its design and development. The programme is capabilities-driven, where you acquire specific valuable design capabilities and skills within the area of information systems. You will be expected to demonstrate the skills and ability to design information systems in order to achieve improvements and innovative change in organisations and society. You will learn how to apply theories, design methods and tools for the development of information systems. You will also learn how to participate in and manage IS-related change and innovation projects in national and international contexts.

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!

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

Career prospects

The programme prepares you for a career in international firms and organisations 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, Sigma, Qlick, Accenture and EY. Some graduates have also started their own businesses. The programme is also an excellent preparation for PhD studies.

More information about this programme: www.lunduniversity.lu.se/Information-Systems

Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, 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.

Learn more at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

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Last updated October 17, 2016
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