The Master Program in Information Systems provides students with IT-related knowledge and skills with a particular emphasis on management and research topics. The curriculum allows students to individualize their studies, and encourages them to reflect on what they have learned in a holistic context. Working independently and accepting responsibility for their work are additional important skills. A wide selection of available electives gives students the opportunity to acquire a well-rounded education in the field of information technologies. Specialization options early in the program give students sufficient time to acquire profound specialist knowledge. A well-balanced mix of theory and practice and the inclusion of state-of-the-art research findings give graduates the tools they need to question standard practices and develop innovative solutions.

The curriculum ensures that students acquire a well-balanced mix of theoretical and practical knowledge. It consists of twelve compulsory core courses forming the common body of knowledge of the Information Systems program. In addition, students can choose from a number of electives, including three IT specializations and six fields of competence.


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WU employs a rolling admission policy, allowing students to apply from the beginning of September until spring. Rolling admission for the academic year 2018/19 starts September 1st, with the following three priority deadlines: October 8th, 2017; January 8th, 2018 and March 8th, 2018.

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