Master Programme (One Year) in Informatics

60 credits, full-time 100%

Welcome to the masters programme in Informatics!

Dear Students,

congratulations on your decision to study the master programme in Informatics! This programme will enable you to deepen your knowledge in the area of Informatics and allow you to advance in your personal career by obtaining a leading position in the area of IT. Possible opportunities include such exciting positions as senior consultant, leader of IT projects or even CIO.

To take you to this level we will give you a solid education that is both scientific and practical. On the practical side you will help organizations to solve IT-related problems in the areas of business processes, software development, data mining and business intelligence. On the scientific side we will gradually develop your research capabilities starting with elementary skills such as literature review and the formulation of a research problem and question and proceeding via the choice and development of a suitable research method to more advanced skills such as the collection and analysis of relevant data, the answering of a research question, the discussion of results and the evaluation of the study.

Together these skills make a unique combination giving you excellent career opportunities in many areas of IT including doctoral studies.

Once again welcome to the masters programme in Informatics!

For more information consult our web page: http://www.hb.se/en/International-Student/Program/Programmes-Autumn-2018/Master-Programme-One-Year-in-Informatics/

Peter Rittgen,

Programme Director

Programme information

Start semester: Autumn 2018
Programme code: NAINF
Programme occasion code: NAINF18h1
Study pace: full-time 100%
Study time: Day
City: Borås


The programme is held at the Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT.
For specific questions regarding the programme, contact the faculty:
E-mail: a3@hb.se.
Phone: +46 (0)33 435 4013 - answering hours: Mondays - Fridays kl 10:00-12:00.

Programme co-ordinator Peter Rittgen

Study Counselling
For other questions, contact Student Reception


Syllabus (pdf)

Schedules of the study programme

Please note that course syllabuses may be revised until course registration. Always contact the course coordinator, or check in Ping Pong, before acquiring literature.

Autumn 2018

Business Intelligence 1
Application code I18H8
Type Mandatory
Period 12 Nov - 20 Jan
Business Process Modeling
Application code I17H8
Type Mandatory
Period 12 Nov - 20 Jan
Research Methods in Informatics and Business Administration
Application code I16H8
Type Mandatory
Period 3 Sep - 11 Nov
Trends in Informatics
Application code I26H8
Type Mandatory
Period 3 Sep - 11 Nov

Spring 2019

Data Mining
Application code I11V9
Type Mandatory
Period 21 Jan - 31 Mar
System Development Philosophies
Application code I12V9
Type Mandatory
Period 21 Jan - 31 Mar
Thesis for Master's (one year) Degree in Informatics
Application code I13V9
Type Mandatory
Period 1 Apr - 9 Jun