Master's Degree in Information Technology in Örebro in Sweden

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The field of information technology focuses on the creation, storing, sending, processing and retrieving of electronic data. Studies may teach students about different types of applications as well as some skills such as programming.

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.

Having a headcount of over 100,000 people, Örebro city is the administrative center of the Örebro municipality of Örebro County, Sweden. It is the home town to one of Sweden’s new upgraded colleges – the Örebro University.

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Master in Information Systems - Information Security Management

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Örebro

A number of information security incidents, as well as the financial losses relating to such incidents, is increasing. Thus it is not surprising that Information security management, aimed at safeguarding an organisation's information assets, has become a key strategic issue for many organisations. [+]

A number of information security incidents, as well as the financial losses relating to such incidents, is increasing. Thus it is not surprising that Information security management, aimed at safeguarding an organisation's information assets, has become a key strategic issue for many organisations.

Safeguarding an organisation's information assets in today's complex environments is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our program includes courses considering organizational, social and technical aspects of information security.

During the first year, the students gain a broad understanding of information security and develop advanced knowledge and skills within information security management. The second year aims to develop advanced knowledge and skills in research and investigation. The students learn how to develop and communicate knowledge within the field of study as well as increase their degree of reflection on research and practice within the field. The education is based on case-based learning and flipped classroom pedagogic. These pedagogic methods encourage students to active learning and develop their problem-solving skills that are necessary to address the complexity of information security management in organisations. By working with cases developed in collaboration with our industry partners, the students gain a deeper understanding and practical field experience.... [-]