Degree awarded: Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
Annual intake: 20
Effective and efficient management of digital transformation is critical to the success of enterprises and organizations in the contemporary society. In this master's program, you learn how digitalization enables new ways to create knowledge, to create value to the customer, new ways to configure organizational processes, and new ways to organize industry level co-operation between organizations. This two-year program prepares its graduates for challenging careers in the field of digital transformation and focuses data analytics, digital services design, business models, digital information and knowledge management and IT governance.
The programme is organised by the School of Business and Economics, which has been awarded the status of a Pedagogical Unit of Excellence within the Åbo Akademi University. The different modules combine a broad range of relevant pedagogical methods including problem based learning, teamwork, workshops, individual and group exercises, seminars, and project work, together with lectures by the faculty, industry representatives and international guests. The use of different working methods prepare the graduates to meet the challenges of contemporary and future work life characterised by flexibility, virtual work, cooperation, teamwork and demand of analytical expertise and research skills. The modules are taught by faculty members and guests with both theoretical and practical expertise in their respective fields ranging from information studies, information and knowledge management, data analytics, digital services design, business models and IT governance.
A completed university-level Bachelor's degree with or in addition to the degree 20 ECTS in business and economics or information studies or other relevant studies. In the statement of purpose (motivation letter) the applicant should pay attention to his/her reasons for applying to this program. Eligible applicants are assessed on the basis of their academic merits (transcript of records and the evaluation of the bachelor's thesis/other academic paper) and the motivation letter. The academic merits weight more in the assessment than the motivation letter. Applicants must always prove their knowledge of the English language: www.abo.fi/ansok/en/language
How to apply?
For more information on the application requirements and procedures, tuition fee and scholarships, please see www.abo.fi/en/study/apply/international-master-programmes/
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Last updated November 16, 2018