Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)

Introduction

Are you interested in being part of the latest innovations in Information Technology?

Stockholm University is among the top 100 universities in Europe and is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Stockholm University and has a strong partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). DSV puts great emphasis on providing quality university education through its excellent faculty and its innovative learning environment.

DSV’s education is not only structured and coherent but it is also flexible. DSV offers diversified concentrations, many with a variety of focused tracks in a specific discipline. DSV cooperates with more than 30 universities globally and has established university-wide initiatives in an effort to address worldwide problems in education and poverty.

Our main concentrations are:

  • Technology and enhanced learning
  • Business systems and service design
  • Digital media
  • Interaction design
  • E-government
  • Risk and security
  • Multimodal communication
  • Computer games development
  • Mobile services
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Information systems and system development
  • Information security
  • IT for health and medical informatics
  • System analysis, decision and risk analysis

Located in the heart of Stockholm's Silicon Valley, DSV has strong ties with the industry and offers a dynamic student life. There are many opportunities for students to enjoy their education at DSV.

Join us and pave your own reasons for choosing DSV!

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Programmes

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Master

Master's Programme in Information Security

Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Graduates of this programme are ready to work in the area of information security and related fields in both private and public sector organisations as managers, advisors, and specialists providing professional and expert know-how. [+]

Information security is primarily concerned with the protection of information assets. Today, most of the information resides in - and is communicated via IT systems. Hence, these systems need to be protected from various threats and attacks. The goal of information security is to protect with respect to the information its confidentiality, integrity and availability. Naturally, it all depends on the business needs and legal requirements. The area of information security is both exciting and overreaching since it also entails the protection of the essential and critical cyber infrastructure, trying to prevent or solve a wide range of computer crimes and other illicit activities, as well as protecting human rights, freedom and democracy. One of the many objectives is to devise new methods and strategies for cyber readiness and defence. At Stockholm University, we approach the subject area from both the business side and the technical side. This masters programme includes courses such as: Introduction to Digital and Information Security, Secure Software, Information Security in Organisations, Network Security, Information Security Project Management, Cyber Security, Legal aspects of information security and Cyber Forensics. Career The job market for information security professionals is very good. Information security graduates from Stockholm University work, among other, as information security managers (CISO), information security consultants, cyber security specialists, cyber and digital forensics professionals. Some graduates choose to pursue their careers in research education that eventually leads to a doctoral degree in this exciting field. What’s your ambition? Graduates of this programme are ready to work in the area of information security and related fields in both private and public sector organisations as managers, advisors, and specialists providing professional and expert know-how. More information about the programme Credits: 120 Language: English Duration: 2 years Study form: On campus Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/security More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper secondary school course English B or: IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5). TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test) Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test) University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies Selection The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses. This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme. Application Application is done online at: www.universityadmissions.se Note! The application deadline for all applicants is January 15th. [-]

Master's Programme in Open eGovernment

Online Full time Part time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

Master's programme in Open eGovernment provides you with planning, management and technical skills necessary for leading and transforming public organisations to be open, inclusive, innovative, flexible and effective using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). [+]

Master's programme in Open eGovernment provides you with planning, management and technical skills necessary for leading and transforming public organisations to be open, inclusive, innovative, flexible and effective using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The programme is given as a set of distance courses and can be studied in accordance with your preferred timetable. Thereby, the programme can be studied wherever you are located in the world, and can easily be adapted to your studying and working situation. The program also contains non-mandatory workshops, one each semester, at the campus in Kista, just outside Stockholm. During these workshops, students can meet other students, teachers and experts in the area of e-Government, and visit eGovlab, a center for excellence in e-governance at Stockholm University. The programme provides in-depth knowledge, including theories and practices, in areas such as e-service design and innovation, e-democracy, e-governance, requirement engineering, business process management and improvement, security and privacy in e-Government, ICT architecture, ICT system integration as well as project and change management. The programme also has a specific focus on business intelligence, decision support systems, and open and big data management for e-Government. The master programme promotes a new role needed in public organisations, an e-Government architect, a role that has the knowledge and skills necessary to drive ICT enabled changes in the public sector. An e-Government architect combines knowledge about democratic processes, citizen service and public administration with skills in designing effective ICT systems and e-services for e-Government. The master programme is inspired by the Swedish democratic model as well as models in the area of e-Government developed in Europe and the rest of the world. Career Graduates will find positions as enterprise and IT architects, project managers and change agents in public organisations as well as private and non-governmental organisations working within the area of e-Government. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career. Programme outline The Master's Programme in Open e-Government is comprised of business and technology courses, all given as distance courses. Our programme curriculum is designed to propel you along a successful career path in the area of e-Government. More information about the programme Credits: 120 Language: English Study form: Distance Duration: 2 years Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/eGovMaster More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper secondary school course English B or: IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5). TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test) Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test) University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies Selection The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses. This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme. Application Application is done online at: www.universityadmissions.se The application deadline for all applicants is January 15th. [-]

Master’s Programme in Decision Support and Risk Analysis

Online Full time Part time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

In this programme you will acquire a solid knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of various decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV. Hence you will have the qualifications needed to give well-founded advice to decision makers in almost any domain after having completed the programme. [+]

Decision problems pop up almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. It is, therefore, somewhat paradoxical that even complicated decisions still to a large extent are based on intuition and not supported by adequate tools. A possible reason for this is that the latter are based on algorithms that in most cases can only be executed on computers. In this programme, which consists of courses given at a distance and in accordance with your preferred timetable, you will learn how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. Moreover, you will acquire a solid knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of various decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV. Hence you will have the qualifications needed to give well-founded advice to decision makers in almost any domain after having completed the programme. Career Graduates may pursue careers in a variety of organizations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies and non-governmental organizations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career. Programme outline The programme is comprised of courses in Decision Theory, Risk Management, Decision Support Methods, Business Intelligence and Risk and Decision Analysis. The main focus is on the applicability. More information about the programme Credits: 120 Language: English Study form: Distance Duration: 2 years Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/decisionmaster More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper secondary school course English B or: IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5). TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test) Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test) University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies Selection The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses. This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme. Application Application is done online at: www.universityadmissions.se Note! Application deadline for all applicants is January 15th. [-]

One-year Master’s Programme in Decision Support and Risk Analysis

Online Full time Part time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

In this programme you will learn how to employ decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV in structuring decision problems and risk analyses. Hence, you will have the qualifications needed to evaluate the usefulness of a variety of decision support systems. You will also have gained some insight into how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. [+]

Decision problems pop up almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. It is, therefore, somewhat paradoxical that even complicated decisions still to a large extent are based on intuition and not supported by adequate tools. A possible reason for this is that the latter are based on algorithms that in most cases can only be executed on computers. In this programme, which consists of courses given at a distance and in accordance with your preferred timetable, you will learn how to employ decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV in structuring decision problems and risk analyses. Hence, you will have the qualifications needed to evaluate the usefulness of a variety of decision support systems after having completed the programme. You will then also have gained some insight into how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. Career Graduates may pursue careers in a variety of organizations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies and non-governmental organizations. Programme outline The programme is comprised of courses in Decision Theory, Risk Management, Decision Support Methods and Business Intelligence. The main focus is on applicability. More information about the programme Credits: 60 Language: English Study form: Distance Duration: 1 year Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/oneyeardecisionmaster More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper secondary school course English B or: IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5). TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test) Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test) University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies Selection The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses. This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme. Application Application is done online at: www.universityadmissions.se Note! Application deadline for all applicants is January 15th. [-]

MSc

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics (MSc)

Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities. [+]

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities.

Health informatics deals with learning how to improve modern healthcare through efficient management of knowledge and health information. You will learn methods to make healthcare safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer based information and knowledge management.

Students with a technical background start by taking courses in basic medical science and healthcare organisation and management at Karolinska Institutet while students with a background in healthcare take courses in basic computer and systems sciences at Stockholm University. After this, both groups join to focus on health informatics. In the second year, students profile their education by taking elective courses and complete a degree project.... [-]


Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Sciences (MSc)

Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Computer and systems sciences gives you an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in relevant areas in preparation for a successful professional or research career. [+]

Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Sciences

The programme allows students to expand knowledge and skills in ICT systems and programming. Students will learn how to efficiently develop both advanced computer and software systems, using both agile and standard development methods. Students will learn management skills along with technical skills, such as understanding the needs of end-users, working in groups, and project management. The programme is, to a large extent, project- and problem-oriented.

The programme is very diverse and offers the opportunity to select a specialisation or track that best suits the student’s goals and ambitions, e.g. Business Intelligence, Global Delivery Models, Human Computer Interaction Design, Information and Knowledge Systems Design, Architecture, Information Security. However these are only examples, and there are also other specialisations or tracks. The degree culminates with a scientific degree project resulting in a Master’s thesis.... [-]


Master's Programme in Information Systems Management (MSc)

Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

With a Master of Information Systems Management degree from Stockholm University, students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to use cutting edge IT for solving both organisational and societal problems. [+]

Master's Programme in Information Systems Management 

The programme will help students develop better planning, management, and technical skills necessary for leading any organisation in today’s complex, digital world.

The programme focuses on the design, usage, implementation, and evolution of information systems. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge about systems architecture and information systems design, service-oriented architectures, and agile systems development.

Students will also develop a strong understanding of the role of ICT in supporting and transforming organisations and networks, including value network design, enterprise systems, business process management, business intelligence, decision support, and knowledge management.... [-]


One-year Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Sciences

Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme (One Year) in Computer and Systems Sciences is a one-year postgraduate programme for those who already have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar. [+]

Master's Programme (One Year) in Computer and Systems Science

The programme focuses on advanced courses and suits those who wish to improve their skills and knowledge as a preparation for a successful professional career. Students will receive deeper knowledge in ICT its role in business and society, and how it interacts with humans. They will also develop insights into emerging trends in the field, as well as how future technologies could be used.

The programme consists of a set of recommended course blocks, such as: IT Management, Information Systems Architecture and Design, Business Intelligence, Interactive Design, Global Delivery and Outsourcing, and Information Security. The programme provides both the theoretical base and practical skills in the selected areas. The degree culminates with  a scientific degree project resulting in a Master’s thesis.... [-]


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