MSc in Information Systems

Lund University

Program Description
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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, or software engineer.

We offer you a world-class programme that provides you with the tools and skills to design, develop and implement systems that can 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 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!

Programme modules/courses

Courses offered (7.5 credits each): Strategic Management and Information Systems; IT, Innovation and Sustainability; Business Decision Management; Human–Computer Interaction Design; Mobile Industry Dynamics; Business Intelligence; Research Methods. The programme ends with a Master's thesis (15 credits).

Career prospects

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.

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. The programme is also an excellent preparation for PhD studies.

Former students have found work at organisations such as Goldman Sachs, Tetra Pak, Capgemini, IBM, Microsoft, Sony Mobile, Ericsson, PWC, IKEA, Accenture and EY. Some graduates have also started their own businesses.

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

Why Lund University?

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, sustainable and democratic countries.

If you would like to start building your international network in a global classroom setting, Lund University is a great option. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate in-depth learning.

The University is located in Lund, a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes away from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is also home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more about Lund University at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

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Last updated October 8, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
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1 year
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Sweden - Lund, Skåne County
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