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Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University

Uppsala, Sweden

Summary

The Department of Informatics and Media (IM) teaches and develops knowledge about contemporary and future ways of communicating and disseminating information.

The rapidly increasing digitalisation of society involves major changes for individuals, organisations and society. As a result, future information systems graduates must be equipped and prepared to tackle these challenges. The Master's Programme in Information Systems provides you with expertise in management and development of digital practices, focusing on systems development based upon organisational requirements. In other words, the programme covers the fundamentals of how work is undertaken in a digital environment. This includes courses on digitalisation and its effects, infrastructure and advanced software engineering methods for creating complex information systems.

You will learn how systems and applications interact with individuals and groups in the various activities performed in organisations today. You will be challenged with courses on big data and machine learning. You will master how to develop systems that are based on both clients' and users' needs, and to do so in teams. You will practice adopting scientific approaches to practical problem solving.

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