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

The department is located at Campus Lindholmen, central Gothenburg.

Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

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 ca ... [+]

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 the 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:... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

Communication is essential to human beings. It is key in meeting the challenges of a society that is increasingly globalized, digitalized and specialized. The programme M ... [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

What are current topics, trends and challenges in the field of communication? Which theoretical approaches and research methods enable us to understand and critically reflect upon them? The programme Master in Communication supports you to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in three areas of specialization:

intercultural communication organizational communication digital communication

The programme Master in Communication is distinguished by interdisciplinarity, a research and practice orientation as well as interculturality. Insights and perspectives from disciplines including, but not limited to, media and communication studies, linguistics, organization and management research, informatics, and sociology enable you to develop a holistic understanding of communication as a vibrant field of research. Problem-based learning approaches in an intercultural learning environment strengthen your ability to analyze and solve complex communication challenges and foster your personal development. Cases closely related to business and society as well as training in rhetoric and argumentation allow you to develop practical communication skills.... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
Location address
Department of Applied IT
Forskningsgången 6

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, SE-417 56 SE
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