Sweden is a top choice for many students from around the world for a Master in IT program for several reasons; one being that Sweden’s economy is driven by technology making it an ideal location for an IT program. There are plenty of professional opportunities in Sweden for academic and professional development, including both local and multinational companies where students can apply the knowledge they gain in the classroom to real world situations.
In Sweden, a Master in IT program will usually require a bachelors degree in a related field to ensure an adequate knowledge base. Master in IT programs in Sweden are generally comprised of coursework, practicum, research, and a thesis. Students will explore such areas of IT as information security, software engineering, web design, computer programming, and telecommunications, to name a few.
A Master in IT degree in Sweden is a first step towards a successful career in a variety of fields. If this sounds of interest to you, then take a look through the programs below and find the one that suits you best!
The programme in Security and Privacy focusses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. It follows a constructive security approach to teach the very complex and challenging field of information assurance. [+]
The ITA master is a new European two-year master programme within the EIT Digital Master School “ICT Innovation”. The aim of the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) is to breed a new generation of technology-skill [+]
Embedded systems are everywhere. More than 98% of the world’s processors are located in embedded systems. Applications include a wide variety of industrial and personal systems such as satellites, robots, cars, airplanes, elevators, mobile telephones, washing machines, and health-care equipment just to mention a few. [+]
Data abounds: social media, manufacturing systems, medical devices, logistic services, and countless others generate petabytes of data on a daily basis. With a wealth of data available, we are at a point in history, where we can conduct analyses to detect, discover, and, ultimately, better understand the world around us. [+]
The programme in Cloud Computing and Services focuses on a broad range of applications like electronic commerce, mobile services, online social networks, peer-to-peer systems and Web services. [+]
Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. [+]
The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]
The MSc Information Technology is an intensive, practically-oriented course. It provides an opportunity for graduates of non-computing subjects to develop key specialist skills for a career in Computing. It is ideal for complementing your expertise with core computing skills. [+]
The joint Master's programme in ICT Innovation offers seven tracks which combine technical competence with a set of skills in innovation and entrepreneurship. The programme lets you build a curriculum of your choice, based on your skills [+]
The Master’s programme in Computer Science is designed to function as the final two years of the corresponding Civil Engineering programme. Students can choose to specialise in a wide range of topics, and have a high degree of flexibility [+]
Graduates of this programme are ready to work in the area of information security and related fields in both private and public sector organisations as managers, advisors, and specialists providing professional and expert know-how. [+]
Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. [+]
Master in Interaction Design and Technologies
Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. It focuses on behaviour – how users act and how products respond to user behaviour.
As such, it is a necessary discipline in any design project aiming to create something complex and computer-augmented that is to be used by humans: computer software, games, interactive products such as smart phones or MP3-players, “intelligent” homes, cars, clothes and so on.
Given the increased focus on interaction design in general, and on social media, entertainment and new physical products in particular, the programme aims to provide interaction designers with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the ever-shifting demands of this emerging job market segment.... [-]
Our Master gives you the skills by providing scientific knowledge and opportunities to apply these to real-life settings. We provide cutting edge scientific and practitioner expertise and a vast network of experts to become part of. [+]
Emerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their [+]
Master in Software Engineering of Distributed SystemsEmerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their components employ a high degree of autonomy. This is an exciting and rapidly evolving field where there is a continuous demand for qualified software engineers on the world labour market. Programme outlineThe set of devices in which distributed software applications may operate, ranges from workstations to PDAs. New technological developments create considerable demand from industry and for engineers who are able to design software systems utilising these developments. This Master’s programme is intended to be an educational response to such industrial demand. It provides students with state-of-the-art knowledge of the field and develops their practical skills in order to meet current industrial requirements, as well as enhancing their ability to adapt to the new developments of tomorrow’s technology.Degree projectThere are several opportunities for degree projects in the programme, with one set of thesis topics provided by faculty. Many students choose to look for their theses in industry, either in Sweden or abroad, and others are interested in pursuing their project in foreign universities. The choice of degree project depends on an individual’s plans for future industrial or research work, and experience has shown that degree projects in industry are the most popular.Career prospectsSince the programme is oriented to educate software engineers with comprehensive knowledge of recent advanced methods and technologies in distributed software systems, opportunities for graduates to find a job are extensive. The programme qualifications allow students to work in a multitude of companies developing or maintaining software, and this is a huge market. Many students have been offered permanent positions either in Sweden or abroad even before they graduate. Feedback from former students shows that they very much appreciate the knowledge of modern technologies they learned from the programme, and this knowledge enables them to be very competitive in the labour market. Likewise, there are many examples of graduates becoming key employees in their companies by promoting these modern technologies. A large number of students also target an academic career, and many of them have proceeded to PhD student positions in well-known universities all over the world.... [-]
About 99 per cent of all computers today are embedded – they are found in mobile phones, game consoles, digital cameras, cars, aeroplanes, medi- cal equipment, home appliances, robots, et [+]
Master in Intelligent Embedded Systems
About 99 per cent of all computers today are embedded – they are found in mobile phones, game consoles, digital cameras, cars, aeroplanes, medi- cal equipment, home appliances, robots, et cetera. These systems are getting more and more intelligent to meet the specific needs of their users. Intelligent embedded systems belong to the future – do you want to learn how to design them?
We offer a top-quality education in Intelligent Embedded Systems, with world-famous expert teachers, industrial student projects and internships, scholarships to study abroad, and a double-degree opportunity with a top-ranked research university. Course units feature state-of-the-art theory and practice in the fields of embedded systems, artificial intelligence and robotics. The practical part is organised as applied projects on real industrial equipment with some of the industrial partners, for example ABB and Ericsson. Industrial partners are actively involved in the programme and they provide quality assu- rance and industrial relevance of the programme.... [-]