Distance learning Master's Degree in Information Systems in Sweden

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Information Systems

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.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

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Master in Information Systems (120 credits)

Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Växjö

The master programme in Information Systems will give advanced and broad knowledge of the planning, design, use and leadership of information systems in organisations and businesses. [+]

Department: Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Teaching Language: English

Level: Second Level

Information systems offer opportunities for enterprises and for people to communicate, learn, innovate and organize.

The master programme in Information Systems will give advanced and broad knowledge of the planning, design, use and leadership of information systems in organisations and businesses. Examples of themes of the programme includes: knowledge management, participative design, leadership in collaborative work, professional ethics, information security, e-business, strategic planning of information systems and systems thinking.

In order to be able to work in these fields, we consider it important to have the ability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge and to analyse and handle complex questions and issues. It is also important to develop one’s ability to critically, independently and in a creative way identify and express questions.... [-]


Master in Information Systems (60 credits)

Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology
Campus or Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Växjö

Information systems offer opportunities for enterprises and for people to communicate, learn, innovate and organize. [+]

Department: Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Teaching Language: English

Level: Second Level

Information systems offer opportunities for enterprises and for people to communicate, learn, innovate and organize.

This programme gives advanced and broad knowledge of the planning, design and use of information systems in organisations and businesses. It will also prepare for research studies within informatics. The aim is to give each student the competence needed to describe and analyse businesses and their need for developing information systems.

In order to be able to work in these fields, we consider it important to have the ability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge and to analyse and handle complex questions and issues. It is also important to develop one’s ability to critically, independently and in a creative way identify and express questions.... [-]


Master Program in Information Security

Luleå University of Technology
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Luleå

This program is designed to provide the foundation for understanding the key issues associated with protecting information assets, and to emphasize the business considerations and consequences of effective information security management. [+]

Master Program in Information Security, 120.0 Credits

During the first year of your studies important concepts within the area will be defined, for example information security, safety, critical systems, information classification, and risk analysis. Other important issues are techniques to transfer information between users in business and how transferring can be made in a secure way. Internet Secutity is a course during the first year where you learn more about this. You also gain knowledge of professions and roles from a security perspective and important standards used. The first year is completed by project work in a company or a public authority. The function of cooperation and collaboration and the system for decision making are important when working with security. Therefore, during the second year you learn about information security management. Research within the area of information security is one other issue during the second year. Parallel to this, you can choose between various courses focused on technologies or management. The thesis is also written during the last year.... [-]