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Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics (in English)

Autumn 2016

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Advanced Professional Studies
Research and Development Methods and Tools
Research Skills and Methods 5
Business Management
(Select 10 ECTS)
Business Economics 5
Strategy, Management and Leadership 5
Business Intelligence and Management Information Systems 5
Innovation and Renewal 5
Alternative Advanced Professional Studies
(Select 10 ECTS)
Advanced Accounting
Management Accounting 5
Accounting Systems 5
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  
Elective Studies
(Select 5 ECTS)
Master´s Thesis
Master's Thesis 30
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 553020.834.23011.79.216.717.51515

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 program for engineers with an interest to enhance their business management know-how and skills, all aiming at improved information management and better use of business intelligence systems in making business decisions.

In addition to a business management and business development core of 15 ECTS, the Master’s degree program in Business Informatics offers deeper insight into business management areas such as management accounting, modern marketing, or logistics, each linked to corresponding ICT systems. For a Master of Engineering, this category counts for 10 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 (5 ECTS) bring an individualized touch to the learning scheme.

The Master’s Degree Programme in Business Informatics consists of
- Advanced Professional Studies, 15 ECTS
- Alternative Advanced Professional Studies, 10 ECTS from a set of choices
- Elective Studies 5 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 1.5 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 be applied. The language of instruction is English.