Master's Programme in Open eGovernment

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)

Program Description

Master's Programme in Open eGovernment

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)

Master's programme in Open eGovernment provides you with planning, management and technical skills necessary for leading and transforming public organisations to be open, inclusive, innovative, flexible and effective using Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

The programme is given as a set of distance courses and can be studied in accordance with your preferred timetable. Thereby, the programme can be studied wherever you are located in the world, and can easily be adapted to your studying and working situation. The program also contains non-mandatory workshops, one each semester, at the campus in Kista, just outside Stockholm. During these workshops, students can meet other students, teachers and experts in the area of e-Government, and visit eGovlab, a center for excellence in e-governance at Stockholm University.

The programme provides in-depth knowledge, including theories and practices, in areas such as e-service design and innovation, e-democracy, e-governance, requirement engineering, business process management and improvement, security and privacy in e-Government, ICT architecture, ICT system integration as well as project and change management. The programme also has a specific focus on business intelligence, decision support systems, and open and big data management for e-Government.

The master programme promotes a new role needed in public organisations, an e-Government architect, a role that has the knowledge and skills necessary to drive ICT enabled changes in the public sector. An e-Government architect combines knowledge about democratic processes, citizen service and public administration with skills in designing effective ICT systems and e-services for e-Government.

The master programme is inspired by the Swedish democratic model as well as models in the area of e-Government developed in Europe and the rest of the world.

Career

Graduates will find positions as enterprise and IT architects, project managers and change agents in public organisations as well as private and non-governmental organisations working within the area of e-Government. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career.

Programme outline

The Master's Programme in Open e-Government is comprised of business and technology courses, all given as distance courses. Our programme curriculum is designed to propel you along a successful career path in the area of e-Government.

More information about the programme

Credits: 120
Language: English
Study form: Distance
Duration: 2 years
Begins: Autumn

Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/eGovMaster
More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/

Qualification requirement

A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS

Language proficiency

Swedish upper secondary school course English B or:

IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5).

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test) Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test)

University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies

Selection

The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses.

This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme.

Application

Application is done online at:

www.universityadmissions.se

The application deadline for all applicants is January 15th.

Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
270,000 SEK
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Deadline
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Note! The application deadline for all applicants is January 15th.
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Sweden Stockholm
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Duration 2 years
Price 270,000 SEK
No tuition fees for EU/EE citizens