MSc in Technology Studies in Sweden

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Technology Studies

Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.

Technology is broadly defined as a collection of processes which are used to create goods or services. Technology therefore refers to the knowledge of such processes, or the processes themselves, which are often embedded into machines or devices.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

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Master of Science in Software Product Engineering

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Jönköping

The goal of this two year Master's programme is to develop students with the knowledge and skills to work in and lead teams in the development of software products. [+]

This master’s program gives students the knowledge and experience to lead software product teams and to act as senior developer, software architect, project manager, requirements engineer, test manager or system engineer. Software from a product perspective

Software is everywhere – visible as a product or service in its own right, or hidden as a component of a wider product. Thinking of the code base in product terms from the outset can ensure that the delivered software is successful both in its initial release and as a platform for product evolution over the longer term.

Working with software

In everyday speech, we are using concepts like apps, software, IT systems, platforms, etc. This diverse software landscape is further enriched by the increasing use of rapid and dynamic (agile) methods and approaches. Software product development involves people working together in teams to which individuals contribute their expertise in various areas, providing a structured yet creative way of moving development forward.... [-]


Master of Science Programme in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Telecommunication System

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Karlskrona

The objective of the programme is to prepare for qualified development work in industry as well as provide a basis for research studies. The students meet and work closely with researchers in the field of telecommunication systems and will get a thorough understanding in... [+]

Master of Science Programme in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Telecommunication System (120 ECTS)

The objective of the programme is to prepare for qualified development work in industry as well as provide a basis for research studies. The students meet and work closely with researchers in the field of telecommunication systems and will get a thorough understanding in this area. After finishing the studies the student will be able to apply the knowledge in a range of situations for an analysis of problems as well as creation of solutions. The student will be able to select, design and apply a range of complimentary and cohesive tools and concepts in the area. During the programme studies the student will acquire an understanding of basic definitions and concepts, construction principles and construction methods and the practical application of these within the area of telecommunication systems and computer networking. The student will also obtain knowledge of important protocols, methods of system evaluation, current trends and problems in the context of mobile and broadband communications including security. The studies will mainly be carried out on campus to make it possible for the students to work close to the researchers. The education will include both theory and practical applications and the student will work both independently and integrate into team as well. The programme will be finished by a master thesis work (30 credit points) which normally will be done in close cooperation with the industry and/or research projects. In order to get the master’s... [-]


Master of Science Program in Computer Science (120 ECTS)

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Karlskrona

Our Master in Computer Science offers is a number of elective courses with an emphasis on information security, information systems, and intelligent systems. Courses focus on issues closely related to research frontier in Computing Science. [+]

Master of Science Program in Computer Science (120 ECTS)

Today Computing Science is a huge field including topics such as programming languages, algorithms and complexity, data structures, intelligent systems, distributed systems and network technology. Over the fifty years that computer science has existed, it has come too defined as the technology of our time. Computers are integrated into many parts of our society and scientific field continues to develop at an astonishing pace. New technologies are constantly is constantly being introduced and the existing ones become obsolete.

Our Master in Computer Science offers is a number of elective courses with an emphasis on information security, information systems, and intelligent systems. Courses focus on issues closely related to research frontier in Computing Science. It is included in the master's program to write the master's thesis, which must be based on current research and scientific articles. After the student has obtained master's degree the student is then well prepared for work in the industry as well as to make scientific careers at the university.... [-]


Master of Science Program in Software Engineering (120 ECTS)

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Karlskrona

The program is for two years and organised around a group of mandatory and elective courses. The mandatory courses provide a broad based and cover more advanced topics like software engineering industry is currently in need of. [+]

Master of Science Program in Software Engineering (120 ECTS)

Software has become an increasingly important element in many products being developed today. There has been a change in development costs from hardware development to software solutions. This increases the need to develop software based on the right functionality, quality, on time and in budget.

Master Program in Software Engineering is designed to meet these challenges by educating software developers in advanced concepts within software engineering that cover the entire development chain, from management's perspectives to the technical and developing perspectives.

The program is for two years and organised around a group of mandatory and elective courses. The mandatory courses provide a broad based and cover more advanced topics like software engineering industry is currently in need of. In addition, securing a general basis for all students. The elective courses give students with the opportunity to specialise in particular perspectives and thus helps to increase their attractiveness of future employers in a way as the student chooses. All courses are designed to offer a mix of latest practice and latest findings. This is strengthened further of the fact to higher education has active research in all of the mandatory course subjects.... [-]


Master of Science in Software Technology

Linnaeus University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Sweden Teleborg

This programme focuses on the development of complex software systems – large software projects featuring millions of lines of code and advanced techniques such as web services, distributed systems, component-based development and parallel processing. [+]

This programme focuses on the development of complex software systems – large software projects featuring millions of lines of code and advanced techniques such as web services, distributed systems, component-based development and parallel processing.

Within software technology, you study theories, methods, and tools for efficient development of complex and high-quality software. The programme emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects of software development. It prepares you for a career as a professional in software engineering, specifically as a specialist in the efficient development of complex software systems, but you will also have the opportunity to pursue an academic career.... [-]


Master of Science in Social Media and Web Technologies

Linnaeus University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Teleborg + 1 more

The programme focuses on the design and development of social media tools and services using the web and mobile technologies. [+]

The programme focuses on the design and development of social media tools and services using the web and mobile technologies.

This master programme provides a balanced combination of theoretical perspectives and applied knowledge. In particular, it offers in-depth understanding of online communities and the technical environments in which they interact. You will develop the skills required for creating innovative solutions and tools that use the web and mobile technologies for supporting these communities.

The programme consists of a number of general courses within the field of media technology, combined with specialized ones that explore the latest topics and state of the art knowledge within social media and web technologies. These courses cover areas such as web technologies, design, and interaction, social media, and IT business. The program is well suited for those of you who have a basic understanding of, and practical skill in working with basic web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (and perhaps also server-side techniques such as PHP, Python, ASP.NET or Ruby ), and are looking to elevate those skills to a more advanced level with special interest towards social media.... [-]


MSc in Statistics and Data Mining

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

Data is the driving force behind today's information-based society. There is a rapidly increasing demand for specialists who are able to exploit the new wealth of information in large and complex systems. [+]

Data is the driving force behind today's information-based society. There is a rapidly increasing demand for specialists who are able to exploit the new wealth of information in large and complex systems.

The programme focuses on modern methods from machine learning and database management that use the power of statistics to build efficient models, make reliable predictions and optimal decisions. The programme provides students with unique skills that are among the most valued on the labour market.

The rapid development of information technologies has led to the overwhelming of society with enormous volumes of information generated by large or complex systems. Applications in IT, telecommunications, business, robotics, economics, medicine, and many other fields generate information volumes that challenge professional analysts. Models and algorithms from machine learning, data mining, statistical visualisation, computational statistics and other computer-intensive statistical methods included in the programme are designed to learn from these complex information volumes. These tools are often used to increase the efficiency and productivity of large and complex systems and also to make them smarter and more autonomous. This naturally makes these tools increasingly popular with both governmental agencies and the private sector.... [-]


MSc in Computer Science

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

This programme is aimed at students with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. You will learn to master the theoretical foundations in the field and how to integrate them with other technologies. [+]

This programme is aimed at students with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. You will learn to master the theoretical foundations in the field and how to integrate them with other technologies.

Computer science is one of the most dynamic and expansive fields of science. In addition to having a deep understanding of the theoretical and technical foundations, professionals in this field must be able to apply the technology to challenging problems and integrate it with other technologies. Applicants should have an adequate background in computer science and good programming skills.

The first three semesters include not only core courses in theoretical computer science and programming, but also elective courses such as artificial intelligence, databases and data mining, the design and programming of computer games, information security, advanced computer graphics, and human-computer interaction. Most courses feature lectures in theory and techniques, which are applied in practical laboratory work. Some courses also feature projects and seminars.... [-]


MSc in Communication Systems

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

The programme offers a broad curriculum on communication technology focusing on both the fundamental principles of systems engineering and the practical design of digital and wireless communication systems. [+]

The programme offers a broad curriculum on communication technology focusing on both the fundamental principles of systems engineering and the practical design of digital and wireless communication systems.

We are living in an increasingly networked society. The number of mobile phone users is rising by 50 million per month, while video streaming and social networking are pushing data volume demands. New applications for the internet-of-things are set to revolutionise the coming decades by creating a new paradigm in which not only humans but also machines communicate with each other. The exponential growth in the use of communication devices requires skilled engineers to drive technological development and inspire new inventions.... [-]


MSc in Electronics Engineering

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Linköping

This programme focuses on the design of integrated circuits and System-on-Chip in advanced semiconductor technologies. This requires a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills across many fields within engineering and science. [+]

This programme focuses on the design of integrated circuits and System-on-Chip in advanced semiconductor technologies. This requires a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills across many fields within engineering and science.

The programme provides a competitive education in digital, analogue and radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits (IC) and System-on-Chip (SoC) design, combined with in-depth knowledge in signal processing, application specific processors, embedded systems design, modern communications systems, and radio transceiver design.

Modern society depends on reliable and efficient electronics. Mobile phones, the Internet, computers and TVs are just a few examples that constantly improve in terms of functionality, performance and cost. In addition, a growing number of concepts and technologies significantly improve areas such as mobile and broadband communication, healthcare, automotive technology, robotics, energy systems management, entertainment, consumer electronics, public safety and security, industrial applications, and much more. This suggests that there will be vast industrial opportunities in the future, and a high demand for skilled engineers with the knowledge and skills required to lead the design of such complex integrated circuits and systems.... [-]


MSc in Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

This is a competitive programme that provides students with specialist knowledge in the area of new materials. Huge advances in modern technology and products in recent decades have to a large extent relied on developments in this field. [+]

This is a competitive programme that provides students with specialist knowledge in the area of new materials. Huge advances in modern technology and products in recent decades have to a large extent relied on developments in this field.

The importance of advanced materials in today’s technology is best exemplified by the highly purified semiconductor crystals that are the basis of the electronic age. Future implementations and applications of materials in electronics and photonics involve such subjects as nano-scale physics, molecular electronics and non-linear optics.

With support from internationally competitive research activities in materials physics at Linköping University, the programme has been established with distinct features that offer students high‑level interdisciplinary education and training in fundamental solid state physics and materials science within the following areas:... [-]


MSSc Computational Social Science

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Linköping

During your first year, you gain perspectives on the philosophy of social science, primers in the science of human decision-making, and frameworks for connecting individual behaviours to outcomes in social systems. You will also learn to apply advanced computational methods... [+]

How do ideas spread? How do cities become segregated? The programme prepares you to harness complex data and advanced computational tools to address these and other important social questions.

Using statistical and computational methods to understand society and human behaviour

The increasing integration of technology into our lives has created unprecedented volumes of data on everyday social behaviour. Troves of detailed social data related to choices, affiliations, preferences and interests are now digitally archived by internet service providers, media companies, other private-sector firms, and governments. New computational approaches based on machine learning, agent-based modelling, natural language processing, and network science have made it possible to analyse these data in ways previously unimaginable.... [-]


Master's Programme in Strategic Information Systems Management

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Students acquire the knowledge and skills to use cutting edge IT to solve organizational and societal problems. Students will obtain in-depth knowledge of information systems design and architecture, including requirements for engineering and service-oriented architectures. [+]

Master's Programme in Strategic Information Systems Management, 120 credits

The programme helps you develop your skills in planning, management and technique required for leading any organization in today's complex digital world. The focus is on design, implementation, use and evolution of information systems. You acquire in-depth knowledge about information systems design and architecture including requirements engineering, digital resource management, service-oriented architectures and agile systems development. You will get a strong understanding of the role of IT in supporting and transforming organizations and networks, including value network design, digital innovation, enterprise systems, business process management, business intelligence, decision support and knowledge management.... [-]


One-year Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Sciences

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme (One Year) in Computer and Systems Sciences is a one-year postgraduate programme for those who already have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar. [+]

Master's Programme (One Year) in Computer and Systems Science

The programme focuses on advanced courses and suits those who wish to improve their skills and knowledge as a preparation for a successful professional career. Students will receive deeper knowledge in ICT its role in business and society, and how it interacts with humans. They will also develop insights into emerging trends in the field, as well as how future technologies could be used.

The programme consists of a set of recommended course blocks, such as IT Management, Information Systems Architecture and Design, Business Intelligence, Interactive Design, Global Delivery and Outsourcing, and Information Security. The programme provides both the theoretical base and practical skills in the selected areas. The degree culminates with a scientific degree project resulting in a Master’s thesis.... [-]


Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics (MSc)

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities. [+]

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities.

Health informatics deals with learning how to improve modern healthcare through efficient management of knowledge and health information. You will learn methods to make healthcare safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer-based information and knowledge management.

Students with a technical background start by taking courses in basic medical science and healthcare organisation and management at Karolinska Institutet while students with a background in healthcare take courses in basic computer and systems sciences at Stockholm University. After this, both groups join to focus on health informatics. In the second year, students profile their education by taking elective courses and complete a degree project.... [-]