Master of Science in Information and Service Management

Aalto University

Program Description

Master of Science in Information and Service Management

Aalto University

The interdisciplinary programme has a strong emphasis on data analysis and project management. The skills you learn will help you analyse the ever-growing supply of information, as well as manage new technologies and electronic business operations.

In the Master's Programme in Information and Service Management (ISM), you can focus on one of three areas of specialisation: Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Logistics and Service Management.

Specialization fields

In the Master's Programme in Information and Service Management (ISM), you can focus on one of three areas of specialisation: Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Logistics and Service Management.

Business Analytics
Information Systems
Logistics and Service Management

Career opportunities

As a graduate of ISM, you will have broad career prospects in the contemporary data-driven market: according to a recent Forbes study on the employability of graduates, students with information systems, statistics and math majors are the most sought after.

Below are some typical jobs:

  • Analyst, business intelligence
  • Consultant, information-based services development
  • Project manager
  • Logistics manager

Quantitative data analysis skills are one of the growth areas in the next few years. Our graduates typically find jobs very easily, and for example information systems majors have some of the highest starting salaries of all business majors according to both Finnish and international studies.

Learning outcomes

Upon graduating from the program, you will be able to:

  • use and develop data analysis and business intelligence in organisations
  • apply quantitative and data driven marketing
  • analyse and develop business models for digital and service business
  • analyse and develop services
  • lead people and projects
  • design research

Required previous studies

To be considered for admission the applicant must have completed at least 12 ECTS credits of studies that give ability to start the advanced studies in the programme. The credits completed in the following subjects, or subjects that the Aalto University School of Business considers to be corresponding, may be considered: Logistics, Management Science, Information Systems Science, Technology Management, Business Mathematics and Statistics. Theses or internships cannot be included in these credits. The previous credits in the core area of the programme giving the ability to start the advanced studies are assessed by a representative of the programme.

The applicants that fulfill the above requirement of previous studies are ranked according to:

  1. Weighted GPA of previous degree
    Applicants with a weighted GPA of previous degree lower than 3.50 are not eligible for admission.
  2. Amount and weighted GPA of previous studies giving the ability to start the advanced studies.
  3. CV
  4. Motivational letter

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
15,000 EUR
For non-EU/EEA citizens, €15000/year.
Information
Deadline
Jan. 11, 2019
The application period for studies starting in autumn 2019 runs from 3 December 2018 to 24 January 2019.
Locations
Finland - Helsinki
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Jan. 11, 2019
The application period for studies starting in autumn 2019 runs from 3 December 2018 to 24 January 2019.
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2019
Finland - Helsinki
Application deadline Jan. 11, 2019
The application period for studies starting in autumn 2019 runs from 3 December 2018 to 24 January 2019.
End date Request Info