Master's Program in Information Systems in Europe

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Information Systems

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Information systems is a field of study that teaches students the most important elements of both business and computer science to prepare them for a field in several industries, including those with large mega-corporations, private market analyst positions and even important government jobs.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Master in Cyber Security

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Programme Description The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Programme Description This program is taught in ENGLISH. The MS program is designed for those who want to extend their technical and programming skills to handling enterprise security challenges. Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Year 1 During the first year students quickly recap basics of computer science and then focus on fundamentals of cyber security including computer architecture, operating systems security, secure programming, networks, and cryptography. Modules Computer Architecture Secure Programming Algorithms and Data Structures Practical Unix Windows Administration Operating Systems Computer Networking Human Aspects of Cyber security: Law, Ethics and Privacy Cryptography Software Engineering & Design Scripting Languages Java Programming Identity and Access Management Technical Writing and Presenting Introduction to Interaction Design Leadership and Group Dynamics Secure Data management Capstone Project Seminars & Workshops Year 2 The second year exposes students to different dimensions of cyber security field. Subjects range from Mobile and Cloud Security to Digital Forensics and Quantum Communication and Cryptography. Additionally students participate in communication and leadership modules preparing them for the career as a successful member of a professional team. At the end of the program, graduates will be ready to take on responsibilities to safeguard an organization’s information and technology assets. Modules Technical Project Management Application Security Mobile Security Network Security Enterprise Security Architecture and Design Software Testing Reverse Software Engineering Vulnerability Analysis, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling Ethical Hacking and Response Cyber Warfare Security Tools for Information Security Digital Forensics Quantum communication and cryptography Parallel and Distributed Computing Cloud Computing Advanced computer networks Distributed Databases Global Cyber Capabilities and Trends Enterprise Security Threats Enterprise Security Case Studies Economics of Security Cyber Risk Management Information Governance Cybersecurity Governance and Compliance Cybersecurity Law & Policy Captstone Project Seminars & Workshops Programme Leadership RICHARD BUCKLAND PhD,Chair of the Academic Board of the Australian Computer Society Education, Member of UNSW Academic Board LIVING IN BARCELONA Studying in Barcelona has the following advantages: Barcelona is #1 in Europe for quality of life and clearness of environment (2012 Quality of Life City Rankings – Mercer Survey) Barcelona is #1 in the world for the level of infrastructure and urban development (2011, Ernst & Young). The region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is the capital, contributes significantly to the Spanish GDP. The growth of Catalonia’s GDP is currently 3.3%, much higher than in Europe on average. Catalonia’s exports are €42.2 billion, higher than in any other region of Spain. 7,000+ innovation and technological companies during the last 10 years. Barcelona is 6th in Europe for attractiveness and comfort for doing business (European Attractiveness Survey 2011, Ernst & Young), Barcelona is 2nd in Europe (after London) for being promoted as a business center (European Cities Monitor 2011); Barcelona is 2nd in the world for hosting different international conferences and congresses (City and Country World Report 2011, ICCA ). Barcelona is the host of the annual World Mobile Congress, which attracts thousands of international companies that work in the mobile industry. 7,000,000 + millions of tourists / year 20° C - average temperature during the day 2437 hours of sunshine/ year Cost of living 550 euro / month [-]

Maste of Computer Science (MSc) - Information Systems Management

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

This programs aims at providing knowledge of the fundamentals of IT strategic planning, IT implementation and organizational management. Graduates will become highly skilled professionals with a multifaceted understanding of how technology can improve an organization’s performance and enable its members to share and access information, plan and collaborate, while having the analytical edge to strategically plan for future growth [+]

Program objectives This programs aims at providing knowledge of the fundamentals of IT strategic planning, IT implementation and organizational management. Graduates will become highly skilled professionals with a multifaceted understanding of how technology can improve an organization’s performance and enable its members to share and access information, plan and collaborate, while having the analytical edge to strategically plan for future growth. Testimony Arina Zueva - Italy - Information Systems Management - Class of 2018 My specialization, Information Systems Management, will allow me to create a technical background that will boost my actual profile and will allow me to address the business subjects from a more practical point of view. Students and teachers in this Master program come from various backgrounds and working experiences. This reality is enhancing a parallel process of learning: experiences and business cases coming from real life are often mentioned and the practice of frequent team work is the perfect occasion where we can learn the best from our team members in terms of working skills and cultural differences. Admissions requirements Our Master of Engineering graduate program is open to candidates holding a 4-year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields. Students with a strong background in Engineering and a degree in business are also encouraged to apply for the Information Systems Management program. Candidates must also have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. Candidates should have the following documents translated into English or French in digital format to apply. Curriculum Vitae Official university transcripts Certified copy of your Bachelor degree certificate Certified copy of your High School certificate 2 letters of recommendation Copy of passport TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge ESOLBULATS record results The admission process is fully automated and the application should be submitted online on our “Apply Online” page. The application will undergo three phases: Validation of your candidature Conduction of a remote interview Admission announcement The status of your application will be communicated to you by email during each phase of the procedure. [-]

Master in Embedded Systems (ES)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Berlin Netherlands Eindhoven Finland Espoo United Kingdom London France Paris Sweden Stockholm Italy Trento Hungary Budapest Spain Madrid + 16 more

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. [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Why study Embedded Systems? 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. In all these areas, embedded systems confer added value to the products by either extending the range of the delivered functionalities or by enhancing the quality of a “traditional” functionality that is rendered to the user. What are the career opportunities for Embedded Systems graduates? Many European companies are world leading in the field of embedded systems design and have a strong demand for highly skilled, creative engineers, innovators, system architects, and specialists. Europe also needs brand new companies that are able to provide innovative embedded solutions to address societal challenges, to improve the quality of life, and to boost the European economy and leadership. Why Embedded Systems at EIT Digital? "I found my masters course with EIT Digital very involving and fulfilling. It gave me access to two of the top universities in Europe and it's faculties. The business part of the programme helped me to envision my technical learning as real world applications and business opportunities." Shriraam Mohan, 2013 Cohort What is Embedded Systems Master at EIT Digital all about? The Embedded Systems programme focuses on enabling technologies and design methodologies for computing systems which are embedded as integral part of larger systems, designed for specific control functions of devices with various electronic and mechanical components. Graduates of the Embedded Systems programme will be world-class specialists and innovators in the field of embedded systems, capable of developing embedded solutions for new challenges in the cyber-physical systems and internet-of-things domains. The Embedded Systems programme has three entry points and seven exit points. The first year will be similar at the three entry point universities (KTH, TUB, TU/e), covering the common base studies on construction of embedded systems, embedded hardware & software, and models & methods for embedded systems design. The second year will accommodate the technical specialisation provided by one of the exit point universities (KTH, TUB, TU/e, AALTO, TUCS, UNITN, BME). The seven specialisations are: (1) Embedded Platforms (2) Embedded Multicore Processing, (3) Embedded Networking, (4) Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems, (5) Internet of Things and Energy-Efficient Computing, (6) Real-Time Systems and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems, and (7) Critical Embedded Systems. What are the goals of the programme? The mission of the Embedded Systems programme is to give students a holistic and multidisciplinary view and skillset on embedded systems, their underlying technologies, their development, and their integration. Through the combined technical and entrepreneurial education, students will get insight into the role of embedded systems in the modern society and ability to develop innovations into business ideas and high tech embedded systems start-ups. They will also be capable of taking on leading management roles in embedded systems and more general ICT companies. How is the programme structured? The general structure of the two-year programme (120 ECTS) is shown below. The first year (60 ECTS), providing the technical core (common base) and I&E courses, is spent at one of the entry unversities. The second year (60 ECTS), providing the technical specialisation courses, is spent at one of the exit universities. The selected entry and exit points must reside in different countries. This international and cross-organisational mobility is a mandatory and essential part of the programme. The teaching language in all the courses is English. Embedded Systems programme The Embedded Systems programme involves seven partner universities and provides three entries and seven exits. The partner universities and their roles are as follows: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Platforms”. Technical University of Berlin (TUB), Germany: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Multicore Processing”. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands: Develops and implements the common base (entry) and the specialization (exit) “Embedded Networking”. Aalto University (AALTO), Finland. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems”. Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS), Finland. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Internet of Things and Energy Efficient Computing” as joint effort between the two universities in Turku - University of Turku (UTU) and Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU). University of Trento (UNITN), Italy. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Real-Time Systems and Design of Cyber-Physical Systems”. Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary. Develops and implements the specialization (exit) “Critical Embedded Sytems”. Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering/ electronics, computer engineering, computer science or information technology is required. The studies should include at least 60 ECTS courses in computer science, computer architecture, or programming, and mathematics including calculus, algebra and mathematical statistics. [-]

Manager Of Information Systems

Grenoble Ecole de Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Grenoble

Totally overwhelmed by the digital revolution of the last decade, the IT sector barely recruit. Candidates - and more candidates! - Remain too few when the information system is the core of the customer relationship with the company. [+]

Objectives: The SI program manager aims to train experts of information systems in a business environment. Students will gain a vision for the management of SI covering all aspects of the business (strategy, human and material resources). Program: During the first year students have the option to take a semester course followed by an exchange at HEC Montreal, or being alternately throughout the year. The second year takes place alternately (14 week course, 37 weeks now). Courses cover various topics such as behavior management, IS and business and project management. What job can I do with this training? The degree of IS manager achieves positions SI and organization consultants, sales engineers, architects SI, responsible change management, etc.. How to integrate this training? This training is open to: - The students +3 from general or specialized courses - For students Bac +4 parallel admission Admission is by validation of written and oral tests. [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. Objectives - Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; - Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; - Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; - Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: - Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and - Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master’s degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master’s Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

Mastère Spécialisé SIS : Sécurité de l’Information et des Systèmes

ESIEA Graduate Engineering School
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 France Paris

Le Mastère Spécialisé® SIS s’adresse à tous ceux qui souhaitent devenir experts de la sécurité de l’information et des systèmes, disposant d’une vision globale du système d’information – et plus généralement de l’information – qu’ils doivent protéger, et capables de répondre de manière rapide et efficace aux situations très variées d’insécurité, liées à des attaques externes ou internes, auxquelles ils se trouvent confrontés. [+]

Le Mastère Spécialisé® SIS s’adresse à tous ceux qui souhaitent devenir experts de la sécurité de l’information et des systèmes, disposant d’une vision globale du système d’information – et plus généralement de l’information – qu’ils doivent protéger, et capables de répondre de manière rapide et efficace aux situations très variées d’insécurité, liées à des attaques externes ou internes, auxquelles ils se trouvent confrontés. Face à ces phénomènes, le spécialiste doit avoir une vision globale. Le Mastère Spécialisé® SIS est destiné à des profils Bac+5 (ou éventuellement Bac+4) sachant programmer, et ayant un socle technique solide. Le Mastère Spécialisé® SIS est notamment ouvert aux cadres déjà en activité qui souhaitent se spécialiser en sécurité informatique. À l’issue de la formation, les étudiants sont capables d’évaluer la sécurité d’un système d’information, de définir un plan de protection des installations qui leur sont confiées, d’élaborer et de mettre en oeuvre les dispositifs techniques correspondants, et d’en assurer l’exploitation opérationnelle. Ils interviendront en tant que responsables opérationnels, ingénieurs, consultants ou chefs de projets dans la sécurité des systèmes d’information ou des réseaux, le développement d’applications sécurisées, le reverse engineering ou encore l’audit et l’évaluation des risques. La Sécurité de l’Information & des Systèmes : du code au réseau Le Mastère Spécialisé SIS a pour objectif de former les spécialistes de la sécurité de l’information que les entreprises attendent. Les points forts du Mastère Spécialisé Sécurité de l’Information et des Systèmes 1. Un Mastère Spécialisé est une formation Bac+6 d’une durée d’au moins deux semestres. Elle inclut des enseignements théoriques, un travail personnel de recherche en entreprise et la soutenance d’une thèse professionnelle. Cette formation est accréditée par la Conférence des Grandes Écoles. 2. Le Mastère Spécialisé SIS – ESIEA est une formation exhaustive et exigeante qui va de l’ISO 27001 jusqu’au Reverse Engineering, la virologie et la cryptologie, en passant par la programmation sécurisée, l’intelligence économique, la sécurité Windows ou la programmation de cartes à puce. 3. La pédagogie repose sur une mise en pratique constante, où l’étudiant est véritablement acteur de sa formation. Afin de se placer dans des situations proches de la réalité des entreprises, des scénarios d’urgence sont reproduits en temps réel dans notre laboratoire de sécurité, ou opposent des équipes qui défendent et attaquent alternativement un système ou une application. 4. Le Mastère Spécialisé SIS – ESIEA fait intervenir une cinquantaine d’experts, souvent internationalement reconnus. 5. Créé en 2004, le Mastère Spécialisé SIS – ESIEA a diplômé plus de 350 étudiants. 6. L’ESIEA est un acteur reconnu de la formation et de la recherche en matière de cybersécurité. L’école fait partie des rares acteurs de l’enseignement cités par le rapport d’information sur la cyberdéfense du Sénateur Bockel (Juillet 2012). Son équipe de cryptologie et virologie opérationnelles a été à l’origine du projet DAVFI, de développement d’un antivirus open source « made in France”, soutenu par l’État dans le cadre des Investissements d’Avenir. 7. Le Mastère Spécialisé SIS – ESIEA figure : Dans les quatre formations retenues dans la catégorie « Réseaux, Télécoms, NTIC » par le Palmarès 2014 des meilleurs Mastères Spécialisés du journal Le Figaro- Étudiant. Comme seule formation en sécurité retenue dans le banc d’essai 2014 des MS et MBA spécialisés en Systèmes d’Information du journal Le Parisien Pré-requis La formation exige des pré-requis techniques, une forte motivation et une grande disponibilité : Savoir élaborer un programme en C et Java Connaître et savoir utiliser les commandes UNIX Posséder des notions générales sur l’architecture d’un système, hors matériels, (processeur, mémoire, système d’entrée, sortie) : rôles et relations. De très bonnes capacités d’expression orale et écrite en langue française sont aussi exigées, ainsi qu’un bon niveau en langue anglaise. Candidatures (année universitaire 2017/2018) Les demandes de Dossier de Candidature doivent être faites par courrier, accompagné d’un CV qui permet à la Direction du Programme de statuer sur la recevabilité de votre candidature. Si votre candidature est jugée recevable, nous vous adressons un Dossier de Candidature, qui doit nous être retourné dûment complété. La première session de recrutement pour le Mastère Spécialisé SIS porte sur les dossiers déposés avant le 31 mai 2017. Il est recommandé à tous les candidats de faire leur demande, et leur dépôt, de dossier au plus tôt – et notamment pour les candidats salariés, qui feront une demande d’aide du FONGECIF, ou les candidats étrangers, qui devront faire des démarches d’obtention de visa. Une vingtaine de places seulement sont ouvertes. En fonction des places restant disponibles, une session de recrutement supplémentaire se terminera le 30 juin 2017, et éventuellement une troisième, avant le 25 septembre 2017. Après étude du dossier de candidature, les candidats déclarés admissibles, sont convoqués pour deux entretiens (ou, pour les candidats résidant à l’étranger, pour un rendez-vous Skype ou téléphonique) : un entretien avec Vincent GUYOT, directeur scientifique du Mastère Spécialisé de Paris, ou Eric FILIOL Directeur de Recherche, laboratoire CVO (Cryptologie et Virologie Opérationnelle) axe CNS (Confiance Numérique et Sécurité). un entretien avec un autre membre de l’équipe pédagogique. La décision d’admission est notifiée au candidat par écrit à la suite de ces entretiens, dans le mois qui suit la date limite de dépôt de dossier. Cette décision relève du directeur général de l’ESIEA, sur proposition motivée du Directeur de Programme. L’inscription définitive est soumise au règlement de la scolarité. [-]

ICT Management Engineer

ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Angers

A 3 year programme in French [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. A 3 year programme in French - Security Intelligent Systems - Connected Devices - Big Data & Data science - Digital Management (+) Professional certifications in our in-house training center [-]

Master in Information Systems

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Bragança

This master programme is fully lectured in English and seeks to provide technological training for professional purposes in the several fields covered by Informatics, including: planning, operation and maintenance of information systems and technologies; audit, control, and management of information technology projects; [+]

Program Description This master programme is fully lectured in English and seeks to provide technological training for professional purposes in the several fields covered by Informatics, including: planning, operation and maintenance of information systems and technologies; audit, control, and management of information technology projects; drawing up contingency plans and security in information systems; development of processes of innovation, quality and entrepreneurship in information systems; database management and administration of web technologies and services; development of multimedia applications. Profile of the programme The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Informatics: Information Systems; Computing Sciences; Computer Engineering. Key learning outcomes The degree of "mestre" (master) in Information Systems is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to: develop and enhance the knowledge obtained in the first cycle, in order to develop and apply that knowledge to original situations often in the context of research; apply their knowledge and understanding and problem solving capacities to new and unfamiliar situations in wide multidisciplinary situations, although related to their area of studies; integrate knowledge, deal with complex matters, develop solutions or put forward opinions on situations of limited or incomplete information, including reflecting upon the implications and ethical and social responsibilities that result from both those solutions and opinions or indeed that condition them; communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning that underly them, both to experts and non-experts, clearly and unambiguously; develop competences that will enable them to benefit from self-oriented or autonomous lifelong learning. To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan. Occupational profiles of graduates The degree of "mestre" (master) in Information Systems belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme. 
 Access to further studies The degree of "mestre" allows to proceed to 3rd cycle studies (PhD), according to the Portuguese Higher Education System. Examination regulations, assessment and grading Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB regulations. Qualification awarded (in original language) "Mestrado em Sistemas de Informação". Title of "Mestre". Level of qualification 2nd Cycle of Studies. EQF level 7. ISCED level 5. Recognition of prior learning Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution. 
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.  Qualification requirements and regulations 4 Semesters (2 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 120 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a scientific dissertation, a project work or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report comprising 42 credits. The holders of this qualification are entitled to apply for positions in the public administration and local government senior official career and for senior positions in enterprises. Requirements The holders of a “licenciado” degree or legal equivalent, the holders of a foreign bachelor academic degree, and the holders of a relevant academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae, may apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System. Work Experience No work experience is required. Programme director Jose Eduardo Moreira Fernandes (jef@ipb.pt). [-]

Master in Information Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

Our Master’s courses may change from year to year to reflect ongoing developments and international Information Sciences research. They can include... [+]

Master in Information Sciences

 

Information Sciences is the multidisciplinary area spanning Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its practical application in society. Are you interested in how information is created and processed in companies and organizations? Are you more interested in the application of technology than technology for its own sake? Do you believe it is important to consider the role of people, organizations and cultures in the design, modelling, communication and sharing of information? If so, then the Master’s programme in Information Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is an excellent choice for you.Information Sciences combines technology and organizational studies on the one hand, with technology and culture on the other. It features courses that keep you ahead of the rapid pace of developments within this sector. The programme focuses on web applications and internet research for the e-society of the future, including areas such as e-business and e-entertainment. The Master’s programme seeks to promote scientific insight and a sense of social responsibility. You will be required to select courses with a total value of 15 credits from a list of approved courses which are rooted in our international research.Our Master’s courses may change from year to year to reflect ongoing developments and international Information Sciences research. They can include guest courses, SIKS National Graduate Research School courses and courses on other new topics taught by the university staff. Our current courses include Information Retrieval, E-Business Innovation, Software Architecture, Ontology Engineering and Multimedia Design Case.... [-]


Master in Informatics and Computer Engineering

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Volgograd

Informatics and computer engineering (09.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: [+]

VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the amount of qualified specialists of Volgograd region, the South of Russia and some foreign countries. University obtains a well-developed infrastructure, ensures high professional level and influences forming of social qualities of students for their successful integration in the international economy. According to the strategy of University there was founded a research and education industrial complex (cluster) focused on training of well-qualified specialists for high-tech sectors of economy. Transformations in the sphere of higher education of the Russian Federation were affected and realized in VSTU as a multilevel system of educational programs, modern forms of academic activity organization, quality control, adequate material and technical support. Favorable social environment has been created in a large team of employees and students. Most of them share cultural and ethical values, keep and develop tradition of polytechnic school. VSTU is committed to the principles of the Bologna Declaration. Informatics and computer engineering (09.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: Computer Aided Design; Automated data processing and management system; Computer machines, systems and networks Information systems and technology in construction; Applied informatics in economics; Software and information systems development; In order to enter Master’s Program, it is obligatory to provide: a diploma of higher education (Bachelor’s), legalized and nostrificated, translated into Russian and authenticated; In order to enter the Master’s Program a candidate should undergo entrance examinations in the specialization. Dates of entrance examinations to Master’s Program: Full-time course of studies — from June 25 to July 1; Part-time course of studies — from June 25 to July 1. [-]

Master IT Management

FOM Hochschule
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Essen Stuttgart Nürnberg Munich Cologne Hamburg Frankfurt am Main Berlin Region Düsseldorf Bonn Münster Augsburg + 11 more

As a university for the FOM professionals puts a special focus on the relevance of teaching content for practice [+]

Master IT Management

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

With Prof. Dr. Stefan Eickermann, Chair of Economics Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Directs a renowned IT expert to master's degree program IT management at the FOM University. Prof. Eickermann has published Numerous publications in international magazines. His expertise is included in the courses of the Master's Degree Program - as well as the results of research projects did support the FOM in this field of competence. Currently, the University Throughout the project to IT innovations in human environment. As part of its "High-Tech Strategy 2020", the Federal Government supports the project financially. As a university for working professionals, the FOM has a Particular Focus on the relevance of the curriculum for practice. Accordingly, in addition to methods of research, application-oriented topics: such as project management and software engineering are part of the curriculum. finish your degree as a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in IT Management... [-]


Master in Computer Science

Marconi University
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master in Computer Science responds to this need and represents an important opportunity of vocational training on: development/implementation of information systems architecture; development, management and maintenance of business databases; implementation of guidelines for software development; knowledge and implementation of policies for the security and reliability of systems and the web. [+]

With the spread of information technologies into contemporary lifestyles and into many different professional contexts, it is evident how important is to meet the growing demand for high-qualified learning programs for the development and project of effective and innovative IT solutions. The Master in Computer Science responds to this need and represents an important opportunity of vocational training on: development/implementation of information systems architecture; development, management and maintenance of business databases; implementation of guidelines for software development; knowledge and implementation of policies for the security and reliability of systems and the web. A student is granted a Master’s degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may also be awarded ‘summa cum laude’ (110 e lode). The final thesis of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation. The MCS degree program consists of four modules: Computer networks (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits), Database (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits), Software engineering (18CFU/ 13.5 quarter credits) and Security (12CFU/ 9 quarter credits). Module 1 – Computer networks – MCS_E_M1 CFU/ECTS 12 – US QC 9 The module allows you to have in depth knowledge of computer and telecommunication networks. A description of the layers will be given: physical, data links and the network and transport of the OSI model. Furthermore, the features of the main systems used in geographical areas will be described such as telephone networks and cell phone systems, as well as metropolitan areas such as WiMax where protocols and structures will be explained. Lastly, the functioning of IPv6 will be considered. Module 2 – Database – MCS_E_M2 CFU/ECTS 12 – US QC 9 The module aims to present the system characteristics, their architecture and the principles that they aspire to, based on database technology and in particular on the relational ones. They deal with the application design point of view and, in addition, the systems for data management, interrogation languages and design methodologies will be studied on the databases themselves. They will deal with automatic information retrieval systems from heterogeneous and distributed sources by giving the skills needed to understand the processes and techniques of information processing which characterize today’s search engines and their applications. Particular emphasis will be given to automatic learning technologies which allow for the rapid development of systems based on the reutilization of data and available knowledge in electronic format within open sources. Module 3 – Software Engineering – MCS_E_M3 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The module’s objective is to understand the more advanced aspects of object oriented programming by using Java as the language of reference. The software industrial production process will be defined, by highlighting the lifecycle of the software product from the requirements stage to the implementation and integration stage according to the most modern object oriented methodologies. The knowledge for the analysis, design and quality software systems implementation will be given, by focusing on the description of the software development stages. Furthermore, the methodologies developed for complex problem analysis will be described in order to evaluate the complexity of each approach and to identify the structures and strategies to resolve them. Module 4 – Security – MCS_E_M4 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The module intends to give the know how in order to understand the different aspects in which we articulate the theme of security in computing systems. The technical aspects relating to cryptography, system and network security will be dealt with, as well as the managerial and normative point of view. The capacity of dealing with the digital signals which must be transmitted remotely or stored on a device will be considered, whose purpose is to reduce redundancy and increase the probability of correct information retrieval after the transmission or storage. Learning Objectives The Master enables students to project, develop, create, manage and maintain business information systems and is specifically focused on the physical structure of the information network. Moreover, the Master provides students with the basics in the field of the development of software and the management of business databases, web applications and mobile technology. Outcomes and Professional Profile The Master in Computer Science intends to form high-skilled professionals able to work in public and private organizations worldwide as business information systems managers. [-]

Master in Communication Systems

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The KTH Master’s programme in Communication Systems offers students a strong fundamental education in key knowledge areas, whilst providing a broad scope of academic courses and [+]

Master in Communication SystemsThe KTH Master’s programme in Communication Systems offers students a strong fundamental education in key knowledge areas, whilst providing a broad scope of academic courses and specialisations to choose from. This highly relevant field is becoming increasingly important to how our societies function, and our global information infrastructure will continue to demand well-rounded specialists in the future. Programme outlineThe programme focuses on the integration of the Internet and mobile network technologies to develop global communication systems for next generations. Students work in a research environment with ample experimental resources and in close contact with the industry – including leading system manufacturers, service developers and providers, and advanced early adopters. The first study period consists of mandatory core courses, which provide in-depth knowledge in the areas of communication systems and networks. The programme continues with a wide range of elective courses, allowing students to focus on their individual areas of interest depending on their career objectives. Many courses are problem-oriented, with self-directed and project-based work.Degree projectThe purpose of the degree project is for students to demonstrate the skills acquired during the programme, by applying them to solve realistic problems. The student writes a thesis, which must be approved by an examiner from one of the degree project courses in the curriculum, and presents it for critique; the topic of the thesis may be suggested from a number of sources – a professor, external agency, an industry collaborator, or the student – but should be relevant to the focus of the course work. Career prospectsThe Internet and mobile phone networks are among the most powerful technologies of our time. Today’s challenges are to integrate them and make them scalable, secure and sustainable. Commercialisation of these new ideas will create value for users, vendors, operators and society in general. Consequently, entrepreneurship, product realisation and economics are inextricably linked to communication systems.... [-]


European Master in Lexicography

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’ s degree programme (120 ECTS) that has been offered by the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg since 2009. [+]

The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’ s degree programme (120 ECTS) that has been offered by the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg since 2009. It includes a joint summer semester abroad for all students in cooperation with the following universities and institutions: Partner universities Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem Budapest Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach (Kattowitz) Université de Lorraine Universidade do Minho Universita degli Studi Roma Tre Universidade de Santiago de Compostela [1] [2] Stellenbosch University Associated partners Universität Hildesheim Institut für Deutsche Sprache Mannheim University of Texas at Austin Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Basic idea and general objectives The master programme EMLex is an international course of studies that promotes the international and interdisciplinary training of lexicographers (unique in Germany and Europe in its present structure) teaches lexicographical theories on a high international level includes a distinct connection to the practical application of dictionary creation brings together students from different European countries. Post-graduates will be qualified to work both as lexicographers at a publishing company and as academic lexicographers in all fields of lexicography, starting from the conception of printed and electronic dictionaries and specific lexicographical tasks through to the technical realization of lexicographical products. Besides, they will recieve profound training in the theoretical field of modern lexicography, which will enable them to conduct scientific research or to work in an advisory position in the field of publishing and further education. The four-semester programme can be taken up each winter term; the second semester is completed abroad. The programme corresponds to the regulations of the Bologna process: The overall number of ECTS points granted is 120 (the modules have either 5 or 10 ECTS points). The total number of students who are registered for EMLex at the participating universities is limited to 30 per year, which is due to the particular design of the block seminars during the summer term. These seminars constitute the key components of the programme’ s international orientation. Students are expected to conduct large amounts of private study, because a considerable degree of self-motivation is required. The modules are either e-learning-modules, specific lexicography modules or import modules from other courses of study. The post-graduates will be absolute specialists Europe-wide because such a master degree programme in lexicography is unique in Germany and Europe, even more so with regard to its international form of organization. In addition to the usual master degree at the university, the students will receive an extra certificate in which the internationality of the contents of the studies is documented. Conditions of admission The admission to the master programme is subject to special conditions: A first academic degree with a mark above average and a special entrance examination (cf. examination regulations). A basic command of German and English, which can be deepened in the first semester, is essential for participation in the programme because the lectures will be held in these two languages. A proficiency level of B1 or higher (Common European Framework of Reference) is recommended from the beginning. Curriculum The curriculum places an emphasis on the following lexicographical topics: Typology of dictionaries, dictionary research, metalexicography, history of lexicography, corpus work, research of dictionary usage, user needs and preconditions of usage, critical dictionary research, functions of dictionaries, bilingual lexicography, lexicographical data, applied lexicography, work in the lexicographical workshop, lexicographical tools, lexicography for special purposes, terminology and terminography, computational lexicography, electronic dictionaries, encyclopaedic dictionaries, learner lexicography, lexicology, etymology. Soft skills include language courses and a computer science module. Funding The EMLex is being supported by the European Erasmus Mundus programme and can thus offer 2-year scholarships to international students with good German and English knowledge and basic linguistic knowledge. Application deadline: 31st January For more information, please click here. [-]

Master "fundamental Computer Science And Information Technology (fiit)"

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

Educational direction FIIT focused on the training of professional programmers in the field of multi-user distributed information systems with fundamental knowledge in the areas of: [+]

Masters in Information Systems in Europe 2017. 02.04.02 Fundamental informatics and information technologies (FIIT) The profiles of the educational program heavy duty systems technology development (training in Russian) Database Technologies (in English Language) Areas of expertise Educational direction FIIT focused on the training of professional programmers in the field of multi-user distributed information systems fundamental knowledge in areas: distributed object technologies, parallel database management systems, cloud computing, heavily web-based systems, development of corporate web applications, systems of data mining. Future Career The graduate is prepared for activities that require in-depth basic and vocational training, including scientific research, in the development of modern multi-user distributed information systems and heavy duty web-based systems, the creation and use of new analytical data processing technologies implemented in the form of software systems, products and services. And also designed to work in companies engaged in the development and implementation of multi-user distributed information systems; research centers and educational institutions, to develop new technologies to handle large data sets; as well as in public administration and organizations of various forms of ownership, use in their work highly loaded systems. specialized courses Object-oriented CASE-technology Distributed object technology Parallel and Distributed Programming Mathematical foundations of information security and information security Modern database technology development Modern technologies of software development Programming in Java Programming for Multicore Accelerator Modern NoSQL-system Highload web system Administration and optimization of corporate databases Object databases Computer animation and modeling Programming Mobile Devices Analysis of Information Technology Managing high-performance computing clusters Cloud computing Enterprise Management Systems equipment used As part of the educational process in the disciplines related to the study of parallel programming and supercomputer technologies, students have access to supercomputers Laboratories supercomputer simulations SUSU. Students are taught in today's multimedia computer classes with access to cloud services provide the necessary professional software. In the educational process in this direction actively introducing advanced technologies and high-end design approach learning. Teaching Staff The training of students participated leading Russian and foreign experts in the field of information technology. Some courses are taught by representatives of commercial companies involved in software development. Students practice in real-world software companies. The volume of the program and mode of study 120 ECTS credits, full time (2 years, 4 semesters), Master's Degree Fundamental Computer Science and Information Technology Scholarship Students studying on a budgetary basis, receive a monthly stipend, and can claim a place in a hostel, getting increased and social grants. Continuing education Received a master's degree have the opportunity to continue their education in graduate school in the specialty "Mathematical and software of computers, complexes and computer networks." [-]