University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

Introduction

The Department of Applied Information Technology offers education and counducts research within the areas of information technology, informatics, learning, cognitive science and communication. Both research and education is carried out in close cooperation with industry and public sector.

The department is located at Campus Lindholmen, central Gothenburg.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master in Digital Leadership

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The overall purpose of the Digital Leadership programme is to give students a deep understanding of how digitalization transforms industries and society and to develop capabilities for taking a leading role in embracing and shaping this transformation. [+]

Digital Leadership

Digitalization is a signature of our time. It offers almost unlimited opportunities for firms, public authorities and citizens. At the same time, it makes a steamroller of existing markets, organisations, and technologies, causing deep societal challenges.

Given this background, the overall purpose of the Digital Leadership programme is to give students a deep understanding of how digitalization transforms industries and society and to develop capabilities for taking a leading role in embracing and shaping this transformation.

About the programme

Digital leadership relies on capability to navigate the competing concerns of digitalization, but also involves active orchestration of digital innovation processes. The study programme in Digital Leadership seeks to provide individuals and organisations with such capability from five distinct perspectives:... [-]


Master of Science in Communication

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

In this programme you will aquire an advanced understanding of theories, methods and issues in communication, and learn how to manage interactions between people, organizations and culture. [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depends on it. In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods useful in studies of communication in its context.How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]


Contact
Post address
Department of Applied Information Technology,
Chalmers University of Technology | University of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, SE-412 96 SE
Location address
Department of Applied IT
Forskningsgången 6

Gothenburg, SE-417 56 SE
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