Master's Program in Information Systems in Europe

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Information systems is a field of study that teaches students the most important elements of both business and computer science to prepare them for a field in several industries, including those with large mega-corporations, private market analyst positions and even important government jobs.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Master in Cyber Security

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Programme Description The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Programme Description This program is taught in ENGLISH. The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Year 1 During the first year students quickly recap basics of computer science and then focus on fundamentals of cyber security including computer architecture, operating systems security, secure programming, networks, and cryptography. Modules Computer Architecture Secure Programming Algorithms and Data Structures Practical Unix Windows Administration Operating Systems Computer Networking Human Aspects of Cyber security: Law, Ethics and Privacy Cryptography Software Engineering & Design Scripting Languages Java Programming Identity and Access Management Technical Writing and Presenting Introduction to Interaction Design Leadership and Group Dynamics Secure Data management Capstone Project Seminars & Workshops Year 2 The second year exposes students to different dimensions of cyber security field. Subjects range from Mobile and Cloud Security to Digital Forensics and Quantum Communication and Cryptography. Additionally students participate in communication and leadership modules preparing them for the career as a successful member of a professional team. At the end of the program, graduates will be ready to take on responsibilities to safeguard an organization’s information and technology assets. Modules Technical Project Management Application Security Mobile Security Network Security Enterprise Security Architecture and Design Software Testing Reverse Software Engineering Vulnerability Analysis, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling Ethical Hacking and Response Cyber Warfare Security Tools for Information Security Digital Forensics Quantum communication and cryptography Parallel and Distributed Computing Cloud Computing Advanced computer networks Distributed Databases Global Cyber Capabilities and Trends Enterprise Security Threats Enterprise Security Case Studies Economics of Security Cyber Risk Management Information Governance Cybersecurity Governance and Compliance Cybersecurity Law & Policy Captstone Project Seminars & Workshops Programme Leadership RICHARD BUCKLAND PhD,Chair of the Academic Board of the Australian Computer Society Education, Member of UNSW Academic Board LIVING IN BARCELONA Studying in Barcelona has the following advantages: Barcelona is #1 in Europe for quality of life and clearness of environment (2012 Quality of Life City Rankings – Mercer Survey) Barcelona is #1 in the world for the level of infrastructure and urban development (2011, Ernst & Young). The region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is the capital, contributes significantly to the Spanish GDP. The growth of Catalonia’s GDP is currently 3.3%, much higher than in Europe on average. Catalonia’s exports are €42.2 billion, higher than in any other region of Spain. 7,000+ innovation and technological companies during the last 10 years. Barcelona is 6th in Europe for attractiveness and comfort for doing business (European Attractiveness Survey 2011, Ernst & Young), Barcelona is 2nd in Europe (after London) for being promoted as a business center (European Cities Monitor 2011); Barcelona is 2nd in the world for hosting different international conferences and congresses (City and Country World Report 2011, ICCA ). Barcelona is the host of the annual World Mobile Congress, which attracts thousands of international companies that work in the mobile industry. 7,000,000 + millions of tourists / year 20° C - average temperature during the day 2437 hours of sunshine/ year Cost of living 550 euro / month [-]

Integrated Master's in Engineering and Management of Information System - Post Labor

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Portugal Guimarães

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master). [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Information Systems and Technologies INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS NORMAL + POST - LABOUR The role of these engineers is to use the information technologies and its applications for organizations. The main actions of these professionals include organizational interventions related to the adoption of IT management technologies and organizational information systems, engineering work and organizational processes and managing organizational knowledge. Graduates also have technology translation skills that allow them to also engage themselves in building applications or establishing the organization's IT infrastructure. They will also be able to work in any organization, regardless of size or sector of the economy and in management and consulting firms [-]

Master in Information and Communication Systems Security

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Moldova Chisinau

The graduate of the proposed program can carry out its professional activity in national and international organizations and companies in the field of information technologies as an analyst of information systems, designer of information systems [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Master in Information and Communication Systems Security This program is realized in collaboration with Intelligence and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova. Courses: Networking Operating Systems and Internet Protocols, Computer Network Security, Security of Wireless and Mobile Devices, Electronic Document Security, Standards and Regulations on Information Security, Protection Cryptographic Protocols, Databases Security, Multimedia Security, etc. The graduate of the proposed program can carry out its professional activity in national and international organizations and companies in the field of information technologies as an analyst of information systems, designer of information systems, administrator of information networks, teacher of information security. The goal of this program is to prepare specialists of high level qualification in the field of information security, who are able to elaborate, implement and administrate security politics in concordance with standards and regulations of information society. [-]

Master's Programme in Information Technology

Åbo Akademi
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Vaasa Turku + 1 more

The programme gives you a broad education covering several different fields within computer science and computer engineering. [+]

Degree awarded: Master of Science (Technology) or Master of Science Annual intake: 30 Contact: mit@abo.fi Website: www.abo.fi/mit Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/aamasterit/ The programme gives you a broad education covering several different fields within computer science and computer engineering. You will obtain the necessary knowledge and experience which is needed in different types of careers within the software industry (for example supercomputing, e-health, IT security, formal methods, embedded systems and software engineering), in the biotechnology industry (for example, bioinformatics, computer modeling), in the data analysis industry (for example, machine learning, customer segmentation, data-driven business). Admission to the master's programme in Information Technology gives you the right to take the Master of Science degree in Computer Science or the Master of Science (Technology) degree in Computer Engineering. In Computer Engineering you can either focus on Software Engineering or Embedded Computing. Students applying to the Master's Programme in Information Technology will be able to rank the three available tracks (Computer Science, Embedded Computing and Software Engineering) in order of preference in the application form.The second and the third preference can be optionally added. In the admission decision, the student will be notified if s/he can be admitted to the track of first preference, or to the tracks of second or third preference. We are located in the recently renovated Agora building, where research groups and academic programmes from both Åbo Akademi University and University of Turku, meet, interact, and collaborate. The study facilities are brand-new and equipped with the latest technology. The programme is affiliated with the Turku Center for Computer Science (​​ TUCS​) graduate school, which coordinates all research and education in IT in both universities in Turku (University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University). Through TUCS, the students can take advantage of advanced-level courses offered by both universities. Admission requirements A completed university level Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or in a closely related field is required for admission. Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of how well the bachelor’s degree corresponds to the programme and on the study merits of the student. We expect the applicant to has passed courses in several of these areas: Mathematics Basic computer science courses ( e.g. algorithms and data structures, operating systems, computer networks and protocols, compiler construction) Basic courses on computer architecture, computer network or system design Programming courses (e.g. courses in C/C++ or Java programming) Applicants to the Master's degree programmes taught in English must always prove their knowledge of the English language. For more detailed information on admission requirements, please check admission requirements and application procedures. No entrance examination. Admission is granted on the basis of the application. How to apply? For more information on the application requirements and procedures, tuition fee and scholarships, please see http://www.abo.fi/ansok/master [-]

Master Programme (one year) in Informatics

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Borås

Second level education shall essentially build on the knowledge that students acquire in first level education or corresponding knowledge. Second level education shall involve a deepening of knowledge, skills and abilities relative to first level education and, in addition to what applies to first level education, shall further develop the students' ability to independently integrate and use knowledge, develop the students' ability to deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, and develop the students' potential for professional activities that demand considerable independence or for research and development work. [+]

Master Programme in Informatics  

The overall goal of the Master's program in Informatics is that students will develop advanced skills and knowledge in the subject of informatics. After completion of the program, the student will show Knowledge and understanding

knowledge and understanding in their major field of study, including both an overview of the field and deeper knowledge of certain parts of the field and insight into current research and development, deepened knowledge of methods applicable in informatics,

Skills and abilities

ability to integrate knowledge and to analyze, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information, ability to independently identify and formulate issues and to plan and to carry them out within specified time frames, ability to verbally and in writing, to present and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments behind them, in dialogue with different groups, the skill required to participate in research and development work or to work in other advanced contexts. Entry Requirements Bachelor’s degree, 180 credits, in Informatics (or equivalent). Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B/6 in the Swedish Upper Secondary School. For further information about English language proficiency, please view: http:www.hb.se/en/International-student/Bachelor--Master-student/Application--Admission/Admission-process/English-language-proficiency/ Examination Completed program leads to a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Informatics. Further information Teaching is normally in English. The course literature is in English. The training is mainly organized on campus, with elements of some courses that support flexible learning. The program provides national and international co-operation with relevant courses from other institutions for higher education after individual agreement / assessment on the student's request. [-]

M.Sc. Computer Science – Data Analytics

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Galway

Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep technical and analytical skills. (1) Accenture, Gartner and McKinsey have all identified Data Analytics as one of the fastest growing employment areas in computing and one most likely to make an impact in the future. The Irish Government’s policy is for Ireland to become a leading country in Europe for big data and analytics, which would result in 21,000 potential new employment opportunities in Ireland alone. (1) CNN has listed jobs in this area in their Top 10 best new jobs in America. 1) “Assessing the Demand for Big Data and Analytics Skills”, 2013-2020. Forfás Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, 2014. Programme objectives & purpose This is an advanced programme that provides Computing graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the emerging growth area of Data Analytics. It includes advanced topics such as large-scale data analytics, information retrieval, data mining, natural language processing, and web data analytics. It also includes foundational modules in topics such as statistics and programming for data analytics. Students on the programme further deepen their knowledge of Data Analytics by working on a project either in conjunction with a research group or with an industry partner. Graduates will be excellently qualified to go into academic research or to pursue careers in industry in a wide range of areas. Opportunities include: - PhD-level research in NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland, or abroad - Multinational enterprises, in Galway and elsewhere, that provide services and solutions for analytics and big data; - Multinational enterprises whose businesses depend on analytics and big data technologies; - Innovative indigenous companies and leading-edge start-ups whose provide analytics solutions and products. What’s special about CoEI/National University Ireland Galway in this area: The MSc in Computer Science (Data Analytics) is being delivered by the Information Technology Discipline, in collaboration with the Insight Research Centre and with input from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics in NUI Galway - The Information Technology Discipline is NUI Galway’s Computer Science academic discipline, with a 25-year track record of education, research, and industry collaboration - The Insight research centre in NUI Galway is Europe’s largest research centre for Data Analytics - This programme opens the door for graduates for opportunities in PhD level research, careers in industry, or starting new ventures. Programme Structure 90 ECTS programme One full year in duration, beginning September and finishing August Comprises: - Foundational taught modules (20 ECTS) - Advanced taught modules (40 ECTS) - Research/Industry Project (30 ECTS). Programme Content Sample Modules - Statistics - Probability - Advanced Biomaterials - Linear Algebra - Digital Signal Processing - Programming for Data Analytics - Research Project Fundamentals - Open & Linked Data - Information Retrieval - Machine Learning & Data Mining - Learning for Information Retrieval - Tools & Techniques for Large Scale Data Analytics - Data Mining on the Web - Systems Modelling and Simulation - Case Studies in Data Analytics - Embedded Signal Analysis and Processing - Natural Language Processing - Data Visualisation Opportunity for number of Industrial & Research internships: Students enrolled on this programme will have an opportunity to apply for a one-year post-graduation internship in either a related industry or research group in Ireland. Scholarships   A number of scholarships are being made available by the College of Engineering and Informatics to non-EU students registered on these MSc programmes. Each scholarship will be valued at €2,500 and will be awarded to successful candidates based on the submission of a personal statement and CV to the College.    A number of industry sponsored Scholarships will also be available, each to the value of €2,500. Entry Requirements The M.Sc. is suitable for high-performing graduates of Computer Science and closely related degree programmes. Entry to the programme is open to individuals who have at least Second class honours, grade one in a Level 8 degree such as a B.Sc. in Computer Science or a BE in Computer Engineering, or another degree programme that is similar in content to the relevant undergraduate degrees offered by NUI Galway and is from a recognised university or third level college. How to apply Applications are made online via the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC). The PAC code for this program is GYE06. [-]

Applied Computer Science

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 24 months October 2017 Germany Heidelberg

The key position occupied by Informatics in the various areas of business and research requires a foundation in current knowledge that exceeds basic job qualifications. In our Master of Science [+]

Master - Applied Computer Science

 (School of Informatics)

 

The key position occupied by Informatics in the various areas of business and research requires a foundation in current knowledge that exceeds basic job qualifications. In our Master of Science programme for Informatics (M.Sc.), you will acquire this knowledge on a high level – even to the point of qualifying for doctoral studies in Informatics / Computer Science.

Programme core and objectives:

 

In-depth instruction in the most significant areas of Computer Science, with close ties to current research Incorporation of practical, applicable components into instruction, e.g. practical examples and individual project work with a high degree of self-directed learning Management competencies are a further distinguishing trait of the Master’s programme. As a student, you will acquire skills in international project management. ... [-]

Master It-management And Information Systems

Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft FHDW
Campus Full time 31 months October 2017 Germany North Rhine Westphalia

The master's degree program IT management and information system with the degree "Master of Science" (M.Sc.) ideally combines [+]

Part-time studies for Master of Science The master's degree program IT management and information system with the degree "Master of Science" (M.Sc.) ideally combines the latest developments and methods of information technology with business expertise and modules to expand the leadership skills. Graduates of the course to take, for example, responsibility for IT departments, the introduction of new IT solutions or the economic development of their company. Duration 31 months target group The course is aimed at graduates of computer science and technology-oriented business that would like to take leadership responsibility in a corporate environment in perspective. Pre-requisites 1) Professionally qualifying university degree in computer science, applied computer science or technically oriented business of at least 180 ECTS and with a grade point average as a rule of at least 2.4 2) resume and cover letter, setting out the study motives and personal goals 3) Successful completion of the aptitude test in the form of a job interview 4) Basic knowledge in programming, software engineering, databases, project management and networks (Proof of certificates, in exceptional cases, by practical experience) 5) English language skills according to the B1 level of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(CEFR)" (proof about certificates, foreign language testing, longer stays abroad in English-speaking organizations or Countries or external language tests. If proof as part of the aptitude test a language test is performed.) Organization The master's program is for career professionals in 31 months. The first four semesters start each week with a presence. More class lectures are scheduled on Saturdays. In the week synchronous e-learning takes place. The fifth and sixth semester are available for the completion of a Master's thesis and the colloquium is available. Tuition and Fees 31 months x 600 € = total € 18,600; off examination fee: 2.400 € [-]

Master in Software Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona do Porto
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Oporto

This degree curricula is aimed at training professionals characterized by an enormous versatility skill for Information Technologies market. It is intended that students develop their critical capacity of analysis in the fields of Software Engineering and Information Systems, with a geat focus on current research and practical application of their knowledge. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Objectives The course of study presented aims to prepare students with profiles characterized by an enormous versatility in the Information Technologie markets . The curriculum provides students with two areas of specific training specialization. These two specializations serve the interests of candidates at the Software Engineering (managers dedicated to developing computer applications and multimedia) and Information Systems (dedicated to managers of information systems departments and consultants). During the course, students are constantly challenged to work with realpractice scenarios in order to cope with different professional profiles. This cycle is designed to develop scientific students skills, exploring the discovery of new concepts and models, and challenging them for the creation of scientific work. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This degree curricula is aimed at training professionals characterized by an enormous versatility skill for Information Technologies market. It is intended that students develop their critical capacity of analysis in the fields of Software Engineering and Information Systems, with a geat focus on current research and practical application of their knowledge. This course offers an enormous breadth of knowledge, allowing rapid adaptation to a continuously changing business processes that requires a timely and consistent monitoring of computer systems. The curriculum culminates with a thesis that evaluates the development of scientific skills and its application to a topic of student interest. Comments This degree in proposes 2 alternative specializatios: - Software Engeneering - Information Systems Scientific Areas Ciências informáticas | Informática - programas não classificados noutra área [-]

MSc in Information Technology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months August 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. It provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills for a career in Computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. [+]

The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. It provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills for a career in Computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. Computing Science at Stirling has strong links with industry. Students can get a first-hand industrial experience through placements and internships with local enterprises and organisations. More specifically, we offer company-based MSc projects to our students where our students can work with an employer to gain valuable commercial experience. We usually place more than 50% of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. We also regularly invite industry experts to share their expertise with students through seminars and talks. You will also get prepared for finding and securing a great job after completing this course through an integrated structured personal and professional development programme. This programme covers crucial topics such as self-image, body language, interview techniques, assessment centre strategies, conflict resolution as well as CV preparation and job targeting techniques. Accreditation British Computer Society logoThe BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is the foremost professional and learned society in the field of computers and information systems in the UK. The Division of Computing Science and Mathematics is an Educational Affiliate of the BCS. The MSc in Information Technology course is accredited by the BCS as partially meeting the educational requirements for Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) registration. CITP is the professional member level of the BCS ('partially meeting' is the normal level of accreditation for such MSc courses, and does not indicate a shortcoming! Additional training/experience is required for full registration.) Course objectives This is an intensive 12-month course which provides an opportunity for non-computing graduates to develop key specialist skills suitable for a career in Computing. It is ideal for those who wish to complement their knowledge and expertise with core computing skills in order to apply them to a new career. Our company sponsored MSc projects will provide an ideal pathway into the industry. The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. By studying this course students will study in depth key topics including: software development enterprise database systems web technologies benefit from research-led teaching demonstrate acquired research and development skills by undertaking a substantial piece of software project work prepare for positions in the IT industry What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent in any subject other than Computing/IT related subjects. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. INTO University of Stirling offers a Graduate Diploma for those students who do not meet the required criteria for this course. If you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Science, Computing and Engineering and meet the required progression grades, you will be guaranteed entry onto year one of this Master's degree. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17 If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Scholarships & funding Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan This course is currently approved for PTFL (Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan) funding from SAAS. Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions. The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions. Structure and content This course comprises two 15-week semesters of taught modules, a winter programming assignment over three weeks in January, and the MSc project over three months at the end. Semester 1 concentrates on fundamental techniques. Semester 2 integrates, develops and applies these skills. Practical work is a key component in this course. It builds from self-contained tasks in the first semester, over the larger winter programming assignment, to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project (possibly with a company) is the largest piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. In the Semester 1 you will take the following modules: Principles and Practice of Programming: Covers the designing and testing of programs written in Java. You learn good practice in program construction, programming with data structures and graphical user interfaces Foundations of Information Technology: Covers central topics including machine architecture, operating systems, networks, algorithm efficiency, the limits of computation, software engineering, user interface design, as well as professional and ethical issues Database Principles and Applications: Provides a critical understanding of the role of database management systems and the ability to creatively design and implement practical databases During the winter break there is an extended programming assignment. Semester 2 modules: Networking and Technologies for Ecommerce: Discusses computer networks and their layered architecture. You also study web scripting using PHP, Java script and XML Object-oriented Software Design: Discusses how to analyse and model requirements and develop software using object-oriented analysis and design, through the use of UML and CASE tools for software design Data Analytics: This module looks at Reasoning Systems, Data Mining and the use of probability information in predicting data values. You may graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma after two semesters, or continue with a three-month project and dissertation for the MSc. Computing Science at Stirling has strong links with industry. We offer a number of commercially linked projects for the MSc dissertation period. Topics include mobile phone app development (iPhone, Android, and also cross platform environments), bespoke Java applications, and advanced website development projects. Delivery and assessment You will learn about key areas in computing through lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. Lectures involve the whole class, while tutorials and practicals are for small groups. Practical work is a key component in our degrees, and provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. It builds from self-contained tasks in Semester 1, over a larger programming assignment in the winter break to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project is your largest single piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. After two semesters of classes you will embark on a three-month project working on your dissertation topic. At the end of the project you will write up your findings as your MSc dissertation. For the MSc projects, we will make a number of industrial placements available. We usually place more than 50% of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. Stirling is also partner in the Making the Most of Masters initiative, which organises company lead MSc projects. Other project suggestions both from external bodies and from within the University are also offered. Furthermore, students' own ideas for projects are encouraged and welcomed. Strengths Hands on experience & industrial placements Practical work is a key component in our degrees, and provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. It builds from self-contained tasks in Semester 1, over a larger programming assignment in the winter break to a group project in Semester 2. Finally, the dissertation project is your largest single piece of work leading to your MSc dissertation. After two semesters of classes you will embark on a three month project working on your dissertation topic. At the end of the project you will write up your findings as your MSc dissertation. For the MSc projects, we will make a number of industrial placements available. We usually place more than 50 percent of our students with a company for the MSc project duration. Stirling is also partner in the Making the Most of Masters initiative, which organises company lead MSc projects. Other project suggestions both from external bodies and from within the university are also offered. Furthermore, students' own ideas for projects are encouraged and welcomed. Computing Science at the University of Stirling supports the Scottish e-Placement project which provides short- and long-term (one-year) placements with Scottish high-tech companies. These placements typically are paid and thus a good way of gaining commercial experience and helping with your living expenses. At Stirling, computing students are prepared for the employer-based MSc projects and the workplace more generally through an integrated structured personal and professional development programme called ‘Lift-Off’. This programme covers crucial topics such as self-image, body language, interview techniques, assessment centre strategies, conflict resolution as well as CV preparation and job targeting techniques. Career opportunities The MSc in Information Technology will greatly enhance the employment prospects of students. As a graduate of Information Technology, you will be in demand in a range of sectors including health, IT software organisations, service enterprises, engineering and construction firms as well as in the retail sector. Previous students have been very successful in obtaining suitable employment in the Information Technology field in a considerable diversity of posts - some with small companies, others with major UK organisations, with Local Authority and Government bodies as well as in the field of Higher Education. Here are some recent posts that IT students have taken up: IBM, Perth: Junior IT Specialist CAP-GEMINI, Glasgow AIT, Henley-on-Thames: Graduate Trainee Database Administrator Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh: MVS Team (Mainframe Support) British Airways, Hounslow: Programmer Ark Computing Solutions Ltd, Perth: Programmer/Developer Lancaster University, English Dept: Java programmer Rothes Infographics, Livingston: Trainee Software Developer More generally, common job profiles of our graduates are: As a Systems Analyst, you will work on solving computer problems. This might involve adapting existing systems or using new technologies designing a new software solution In doing so, you will design software, write code, and test and fix software applications. You might also be involved in providing documentation for users. Typically, you would work as part of a larger team. IT Consultants closely work with clients (often at the clients premises) and advise them on how to use computer technology and applications to best meet their business needs. You will work with clients to improve their efficiency of using computer systems. This may involve the adaptation/customisation of software applications, or the development of custom applications for the specific needs of the customer. As well as technical duties, you may be involved in project management. Applications Developers translate software requirements into programming code, and will usually specialise in a specific area, such as computer games or web technology. Often developers work as part of a larger team. You may be in charge of developing a certain component or part of a larger application. [-]

Master in Industrial Systems Analytics

University of Vaasa
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Vaasa

The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the energy sector organizations. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the energy sector organizations. Energy systems are complex systems that require a holistic understanding and thus multiple perspectives of research and education. Energy systems can be seen as socio-technical systems, and the new ISA programme is built from Technology, Organization and People perspectives (TOP). Systems dynamics and systems thinking are the connecting elements necessary for the programme. It is important to understand how the technology and people are organized to achieve the goals. The program prepares the students to develop and manage product and service innovation for industrial energy systems, delivery and use. The courses consist of lectures, team work assignments, projects, presentations and final exams. The topics taught in this programme include Data science and analytics, Quality engineering, Systems engineering, Decision support, Project management and Industrial project work. [-]

Master - Computer systems

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The program developing the competencies to analysis, design and build sophisticated business information systems and use state-of-the-art methodologies [+]

Master Study Program “Computer systems” The program developing the competencies to analysis, design and build sophisticated business information systems and use state-of-the-art methodologies, tools, hardware and software. The program provides the opportunity to integrate classroom learning and real business projects. Graduates have found employment as I.T. Consultants, Business/Systems Analysts, Programmer/Analysts, Technical Support and as Researchers. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Professional Master in Computer Science Systems and Professional qualification “System Analyst” Admission requirements: - for 3 semesters studies: Professional or academic bachelor's degree or 2nd level professional higher education with length of studies being at least 4 years (240 ECTS) including a completed practice with value at least 30 ECTS) in computer sciences or information technologies or related engineering science. - for 4 semesters studies: Professional or academic bachelor’s degree or professional higher education (length of studies at least 3 years (180 ECTS) but a practice with value at least 30 ECTS is not completed) in computer sciences or information technologies or related engineering science. Duration of studies: 1,5 or 2 years of full and 2 or 2,5 years of part-time studies. Study program consists of 2 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) To complete study program student has to earn 60or 80 KP credits (90 or 120 ECTS) Access to further studies: Doctor Studies Final test: Master thesis Study fee: 2050 EUR per year [-]

Master in Information Systems, IT in Public Administration

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Örebro

Our Master gives you the skills by providing scientific knowledge and opportunities to apply these to real-life settings. We provide cutting edge scientific and practitioner expertise and a vast network of experts to become part of. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. The use of IT expands and skilled IT developers developing systems that are efficient, user friendly and fulfil the needs of users and organisations are therefore urgently needed. Do you want to work as a professional IT-specialist developing organizations and businesses using IT? Then this master program is for you by providing you with skills and knowledge about the social and technical aspects needed to use IT in order to improve organisations and businesses. Information technology is today an integrated part of all organisations and businesses. Today there is therefore a need for a new expertise that is innovative and that skilfully combines the technical, organisational and social skills required to make IT-systems truly useful for people and organisations. We focus on the building blocks necessary to harness technology for development: Users, Organization, Technology, and Economy. Our Master gives you the skills by providing scientific knowledge and opportunities to apply these to real-life settings. We provide cutting edge scientific and practitioner expertise and a vast network of experts to become part of. You become an expert able to provide the necessary cross-sector integration necessary to manage change in situations with multiple and conflicting interests, including departmental and business interests, regulatory and legal standards and norms, and human and social concerns. Our Master in Informatics/Information Systems prepares you well for working life and includes two specialisations: IT project management and IT in public sector. Specialization IT project management: This specialization gives you the skills to initiate and lead IT- projects in order to solve strategic and operative problems in organisations. Central skills concern system requirement, project work and management, evaluation and investment assessment. Specialization IT in public sector: This specialization gives you the skills needed to understand and act upon the technical, organizational and sociological changes that occur when IT is used in public sector. You will know how information is created and used in organizational processes and how these processes can be managed and improved. Central skills concern how IT is used in public sector; political and democratic dimensions; management and infrastructures; e-services; process modelling and enterprise architecture. During our Master you will also enhance your skills in professional writing and communication. You can also influence your specialization via assignments and thesis writing. Specific entry requirements A first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in a main field of study and at least 60 credits are for courses in informatics or computer science. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School. Qualifications (degree awarded) Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits] Degree of Master of Arts/Science [120 credits] Career The career opportunities for skilled IT systems developers are very good. After finishing the Master you can work as an IT-consultant or project leader. You are an expert on assessing how to best use IT to solve organisations' various problems and you are highly skilled in project management within businesses. The program also prepares you for PhD studies in Informatics. Additional information The application period is open between October 16th 2015 - January 15th, 2016. [-]

International Master in Intelligent Systems

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The objective of the programme is to prepare Master of Science that possess knowledge of state-of-art and new trends of automation and intelligent. [+]

International Master Degree Programme: Intelligent Systems

The 5 best reasons to participate in the program

1. Graduates of this programme have great opportunities to be employed in Russian and international engineering and automation companies as well as to continue their education in international PhD programmes.

2. In two years candidates may receive two diplomas: from SPbSPU and from University of Hannover (Germany).

3. Unique opportunities for international mobility.

4. Master degree programme “Intelligent systems” is fully delivered in English.

5. World-class professors from SPbSPU and University of Hannover (Germany).... [-]


Master in Embedded Systems (ES)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris Sweden Stockholm Italy Trento Germany Berlin Hungary Budapest Netherlands Eindhoven Spain Madrid Finland Espoo United Kingdom London + 16 more

Embedded systems are everywhere. More than 98% of the world’s processors are located in embedded systems. Applications include a wide variety of industrial and personal systems such as satellites, robots, cars, airplanes, elevators, mobile telephones, washing machines, and health-care equipment just to mention a few. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Why study Embedded Systems? Embedded systems are everywhere. More than 98% of the world’s processors are located in embedded systems. Applications include a wide variety of industrial and personal systems such as satellites, robots, cars, airplanes, elevators, mobile telephones, washing machines, and health-care equipment just to mention a few. In all these areas, embedded systems confer added value to the products by either extending the range of the delivered functionalities or by enhancing the quality of a “traditional” functionality that is rendered to the user. What are the career opportunities for Embedded Systems graduates? Many European companies are world leading in the field of embedded systems design and have a strong demand for highly skilled, creative engineers, innovators, system architects, and specialists. Europe also needs brand new companies that are able to provide innovative embedded solutions to address societal challenges, to improve the quality of life, and to boost the European economy and leadership. Why Embedded Systems at EIT Digital? "I found my masters course with EIT Digital very involving and fulfilling. It gave me access to two of the top universities in Europe and it's faculties. The business part of the programme helped me to envision my technical learning as real world applications and business opportunities." Shriraam Mohan, 2013 Cohort What is Embedded Systems Master at EIT Digital all about? The Embedded Systems programme focuses on enabling technologies and design methodologies for computing systems which are embedded as integral part of larger systems, designed for specific control functions of devices with various electronic and mechanical components. Graduates of the Embedded Systems programme will be world-class specialists and innovators in the field of embedded systems, capable of developing embedded solutions for new challenges in the cyber-physical systems and internet-of-things domains. The Embedded Systems programme has three entry points and seven exit points. The first year will be similar at the three entry point universities (KTH, TUB, TU/e), covering the common base studies on construction of embedded systems, embedded hardware & software, and models & methods for embedded systems design. The second year will accommodate the technical specialisation provided by one of the exit point universities (KTH, TUB, TU/e, AALTO, TUCS, UNITN, BME). The seven specialisations are: (1) Embedded Platforms (2) Embedded Multicore Processing, (3) Embedded Networking, (4) Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems, (5) Internet of Things and Energy-Efficient Computing, (6) Real-Time Systems and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems, and (7) Critical Embedded Systems. What are the goals of the programme? The mission of the Embedded Systems programme is to give students a holistic and multidisciplinary view and skillset on embedded systems, their underlying technologies, their development, and their integration. Through the combined technical and entrepreneurial education, students will get insight into the role of embedded systems in the modern society and ability to develop innovations into business ideas and high tech embedded systems start-ups. They will also be capable of taking on leading management roles in embedded systems and more general ICT companies. How is the programme structured? The general structure of the two-year programme (120 ECTS) is shown below. The first year (60 ECTS), providing the technical core (common base) and I&E courses, is spent at one of the entry unversities. The second year (60 ECTS), providing the technical specialisation courses, is spent at one of the exit universities. The selected entry and exit points must reside in different countries. This international and cross-organisational mobility is a mandatory and essential part of the programme. The teaching language in all the courses is English. Embedded Systems programme The Embedded Systems programme involves seven partner universities and provides three entries and seven exits. The partner universities and their roles are as follows: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Platforms”. Technical University of Berlin (TUB), Germany: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Multicore Processing”. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Networking”. Aalto University (AALTO), Finland. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems”. Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS), Finland. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Internet of Things and Energy Efficient Computing” as joint effort between the two universities in Turku - University of Turku (UTU) and Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU). University of Trento (UNITN), Italy. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Real-Time Systems and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems”. Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Critical Embedded Sytems”. Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering/ electronics, computer engineering, computer science or information technology is required. The studies should include at least 60 ECTS courses in computer science, computer architecture, or programming, and mathematics including calculus, algebra and mathematical statistics. [-]