Advanced Professional Studies
Research and Development Methods and Tools
|Research Skills and Methods||5|
|Business Development Methods and Tools||5|
|Strategy, Management and Leadership||5|
|Business Intelligence and Management Information Systems||5|
|Innovation and Renewal||5|
Alternative Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 20 ECTS)
Advanced Marketing Management
|Strategic Marketing Planning||5|
|Marketing Processes and Solutions||5|
Advanced Supply Chain Management
|International Supply Chain Management||5|
|Enterprise Resource Planning Systems||5|
(Select 10 ECTS)
Master's Degree Programmes - Electives
|Statistical Methods of Quality Management||5|
|Artificial Intelligence in Finance||5|
Metropolia UAS Master's Summer School
|Corporate Social Responsibility||5|
|ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year||45||45||18.3||26.7||27.5||17.5||10.5||8||13||13.8||13.8||13.8||8.8||8.8|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.
Business Informatics is a Master’s degree programme for business professionals and practitioners who want to deepen their strategic and managerial expertise through improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems.
In addition to a strong business management and business development core (30 ECTS), this Master’s degree program in Business Informatics offers a deeper insight into business management areas such as management accounting, modern marketing, or logistics, each linked to corresponding ICT systems (20 ECTS). The student will become a competent analyzer and user of business intelligence in decision-making, in business operations, as well as in business development. Electives (10 ECTS) bring an individualized touch to the learning scheme.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Business Informatics consists of
- Advanced Professional Studies, 30 ECTS
- Alternative Advanced Professional Studies, 20 ECTS from a set of choices
- Elective Studies 10 ECTS
- Master’s Thesis 30 ECTS
Each student plans and implements a research & development project in/for real business life, typically for their work organization. In doing so, the student’s research, development, project as well as change management skills will be enhanced. Networking, team skills and negotiation skills also improve in the multi-cultural, tied-to-business setting in which this Master’s DP is carried out. The R&D project will be reported as a Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS).
When studying on a part-time basis, the student can achieve the Master’s degree in two years. Contact sessions take place on Fridays, approximately twice a month. Thursday evenings and occasional Saturday workshops may be needed, especially for the Master’s Thesis process. Various forms of e-learning will also be applied. The language of instruction is English.