Master Program in Informatics (1 year)

General

Program Description

Programme Overview

This one-year program targets motivated students with an undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems, information technology, software engineering or a similar subject. The overall goal is for you to acquire deeper knowledge and more advanced skills in IT, specifically the ability to handle complex problems related to software development and IT-use, in a systematic and scientific way.

Content

The programme contains the following courses:

  • Research Methods in Social Science (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • Trends in Informatics (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • Business Intelligence (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • Business Process Modelling (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • Data Mining (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • System Development Philosophies (Advanced level, 7.5 credits)
  • Thesis for Master’s (one year) Degree in Informatics (15 credits)

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, 180 credits, in Informatics (or equivalent).
  • Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B/6 in the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

For further information about English language proficiency, please view:
http:www.hb.se/en/International-student/Bachelor--Master-student/Application--Admission/Admission-process/English-language-proficiency/

Examination

A completed program leads to a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Informatics.

Further information

Teaching is normally in English. The course literature is in English. The training is mainly organized on campus, with elements of some courses that support flexible learning. The program provides national and international co-operation with relevant courses from other institutions for higher education after individual agreement/assessment on the student's request.

Last updated Jan 2019

About the School

The University of Borås has approximately 11 000 students and 730 employees. In collaboration with the public and private sectors, we conduct education and research of high international quality with ... Read More

The University of Borås has approximately 11 000 students and 730 employees. In collaboration with the public and private sectors, we conduct education and research of high international quality with great societal relevance. We are a modern university with a central campus in the centre of the city. The national and internationally known Swedish School of Textiles and Swedish School of Library and Information Science are a part of the University of Borås, both of which have educational programmes and research. Read less