Master's Degree in Information Systems in Portugal

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Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the... [+]

Best Masters in Information Systems in Portugal 2017. This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master's degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master's Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Objectives Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

Master in Informatics Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). [+]

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). This cycle of studies aims at training well-informed, critical and active professional Informatics Teachers that are able: to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the framework of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and in the information society; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]

Integrated Master's in Informatics Engineering

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

This cycle of studies aims to prepare engineers with abilities in all phases of software development, namely the ones related to analysis, design, implementation and installation of software systems. [+]

Best Masters in Information Systems in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Computer Engineering INTEGRATED MASTER'S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master's in Informatics Engineering trains engineers able to apply the fundamental principles of computer sciences into the development of effective, robust and scalable software solutions. The curriculum covers all phases of the software development process, from analysis and design to implementation and maintenance. The training of these graduates also does not neglect their capacity to assess the cost and economic impact of the developed solutions, so it bets strongly in the laboratory and project component. The graduates of Informatics Engineering are recognized for the quality and accuracy which scores their performance, and are able to develop work in any area of information and communication technologies, or to successfully continue their education in later cycles. Careers Technology-strong companies in the production, testing and maintenance of software. Companies providing network and information technology based services in general. Consultancy in software engineering. State and public sector organizations IT BackOffice support. [-]

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 [-]

Integrated Master's in Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering

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

This course, with spread spectrum, ensures knowledge of communication systems in a comprehensive and consolidated manner, integrating the fields of electronics and information technology. [+]

Best Masters in Information Systems in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Telecommunications Engineering INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The course provides knowledge of communication systems, integrating the fields of electronics and information technology. The graduate will be holding specific expertise in different technological aspects, including in the areas of radiation and electromagnetic propagation, coding and transmission of information, computer communication networks, mobile systems, management and operation of networks and communication systems, as well as new services and applications supported by modern integrated telecommunications systems. Because of his profile, he will be able to work for telecom operators, enterprises in the area of computer networks, companies that develop equipment and applications for telecommunications and content providers, without forgetting the centres of research and development that develop work in this field. Careers The graduate will be able to perform functions required by various types of Telecommunications operators, for companies operating in the area of computer networks, for companies developing equipment and applications for telecommunications or contente providers, not to mention research & development centers working in this area. [-]

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. [+]

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 [-]

Master in Information Systems

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Bragança

This master programme is fully lectured in English and seeks to provide technological training for professional purposes in the several fields covered by Informatics, including: planning, operation and maintenance of information systems and technologies; audit, control, and management of information technology projects; [+]

Best Masters in Information Systems in Portugal 2017. Program Description This master programme is fully lectured in English and seeks to provide technological training for professional purposes in the several fields covered by Informatics, including: planning, operation and maintenance of information systems and technologies; audit, control, and management of information technology projects; drawing up contingency plans and security in information systems; development of processes of innovation, quality and entrepreneurship in information systems; database management and administration of web technologies and services; development of multimedia applications. Profile of the programme The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Informatics: Information Systems; Computing Sciences; Computer Engineering. Key learning outcomes The degree of "mestre" (master) in Information Systems is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to: develop and enhance the knowledge obtained in the first cycle, in order to develop and apply that knowledge to original situations often in the context of research; apply their knowledge and understanding and problem solving capacities to new and unfamiliar situations in wide multidisciplinary situations, although related to their area of studies; integrate knowledge, deal with complex matters, develop solutions or put forward opinions on situations of limited or incomplete information, including reflecting upon the implications and ethical and social responsibilities that result from both those solutions and opinions or indeed that condition them; communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning that underly them, both to experts and non-experts, clearly and unambiguously; develop competences that will enable them to benefit from self-oriented or autonomous lifelong learning. To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan. Occupational profiles of graduates The degree of "mestre" (master) in Information Systems belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme. 
 Access to further studies The degree of "mestre" allows to proceed to 3rd cycle studies (PhD), according to the Portuguese Higher Education System. Examination regulations, assessment and grading Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB regulations. Qualification awarded (in original language) "Mestrado em Sistemas de Informação". Title of "Mestre". Level of qualification 2nd Cycle of Studies. EQF level 7. ISCED level 5. Recognition of prior learning Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution. 
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.  Qualification requirements and regulations 4 Semesters (2 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 120 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a scientific dissertation, a project work or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report comprising 42 credits. The holders of this qualification are entitled to apply for positions in the public administration and local government senior official career and for senior positions in enterprises. Requirements The holders of a “licenciado” degree or legal equivalent, the holders of a foreign bachelor academic degree, and the holders of a relevant academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae, may apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System. Work Experience No work experience is required. Programme director Jose Eduardo Moreira Fernandes (jef@ipb.pt). [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific [+]

Objectives - Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; - Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; - Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; - Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: - Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and - Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master’s degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master’s Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

Master's Degree In Management Information Systems

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master's main objectives are to train technicians and managers with high competence in planning, analysis, development and security of organizational information systems. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master's main objectives are to train technicians and managers with high competence in planning, analysis, development and security of organizational information systems. It is a master of nature pro ¬ fissionalizante in order to expand their career prospects to the participants by developing their potential technical and scientific background in management information systems.

RECIPIENTS

The Master is essentially a complete formation of the first cycle by pro ¬ cio ¬ ¬ ¬ on of a degree in management, computing, engineering ¬ ¬ nha laugh, economics, mathematics or other degree deemed appropriate. Your recipients are managers, technicians and consultants and information technology systems, or recent graduates wishing to specialize in the area of ​​information systems. ... [-]


Master in Informatics Engineering

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Faro

The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas. [+]

The Master in Informatics Engineering is a two-year degree with 120 ECTS. The curriculum includes an organized set of curricular units corresponding to 66 ECTS plus a dissertation corresponding to 54 ECTS.The curricular units include both mandatory and optional units. The optional curricular units can be offered in thematic groups (e.g., the thematic group on Intelligent and Information Systems or the thematic group on Networking). Two curricular units, corresponding to 12 out of 66 ECTS pertain to soft-skills. Registered in DGES with the number R/B-AD-783/2007 Objectives The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas. Competencies This MSc degree promotes the development of several competencies, namely: to develop the students capacities for keeping up with the knowledge and technological evolution throughout their professional life; to develop creative and critical skills, and to foster the needs of experimentation, hypothesis formulation and bibliographic search; to develop professional skills such as teamwork and leadership capacities, oral and writing communication; to enable a seamless integration in companies and organizations, by introducing topics such as economical aspects in engineering, project management, companies organization and entrepreneurship; analysis, design and development of information systems; relevant programming languages and paradigms; management of information systems; advanced techniques for problem-solving; advanced topics on security; management of software projects; intelligent systems for complex problem-solving; design and management of computer networks; data mining. [-]