Masters in Informatics & Information Science

Informatics is the science of information, engineering of information systems and information processing. It is the multidisciplinary field which deals with the information analysis, its collection, transmission, storage, utilization and dissemination. The field is closely related to computer sciences as well as communications, mathematics, electronics, philosophy, management and library science. Informatics and information sciences became popular since the first digital information devices were introduced. Modern organizations exchange the information using information transmission devices and their programming systems. This results the high demand of IT specialists, who understand the latest information and communication technology issues, develop the software and solve practical engineering problems. The study field also deals with the ways how the information is used and affects human welfare. There are many contributing disciplines, such as computer science, communication studies, complex systems, information theory, information technology, didactics of informatics and etc.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,100 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 16,500 per year
  • 12 months

The course focuses on scientific, technical and computational aspects of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Geographical Information Science (GIScience) with particular reference to the socioeconomic and environmental sciences. It provides a source of highly qualified and motivated students for employers in the GIS/GIScience sector, for whom such skills are in high demand.

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Web Sciences and Big Data (Online) Web Sciences and Big Data (Online)
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • 30 months

Become a sought-after web sciences and big data professional, ready to take on key management positions in these rapidly expanding areas that are transforming private and public sectors around the world. This is a unique opportunity to advance in both web sciences and big data as you study a BCS-accredited programme fully online with a leading Computer Science department of a prestigious UK University – in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Connect with a diverse range of international IT professionals in a dynamic online environment. Choose from 16 specialist IT and management modules, customising your degree to your career.

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Information Technology Management Information Technology Management
  • Any time
  • National $ 7,125 per year
  • International $ 7,125 per year
  • Not specified

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is sought by those who seek graduate level understanding, research and analytical capability, and practical application in the corporate world of the theory and practice of business marketing, management, finance, law, information systems, and strategy.

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Big Data and High Performance Computing (MSc/PGDip/PGCert) Big Data and High Performance Computing (MSc/PGDip/PGCert)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,300 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 15,700 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc in Big Data and High Performance Computing is designed to address this anticipated skills gap and provide those completing the programme with the necessary abilities (abilities which will be highly desirable within the employment market) to address big data centric problems in the context of HPC.

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Information and Computer Sciences Information and Computer Sciences
  • Jan 2016
  • EEA € 400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 400 per year
  • 24 months

This Master programme is a continuation of the Bachelor studies as a first step towards the PhD . MICS starts with an orientation meeting where all new students get to know the professors and other students.

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Intelligence Analysis Intelligence Analysis
  • Any time
  • National $ 7,125 per year
  • International $ 7,125 per year
  • Not specified

Intelligence analysis is fundamental to understanding the issues, problems and threats faced by the intelligence community. The intelligence discipline of analysis requires critical thinking.

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Geographical Information Systems (Online) Geographical Information Systems (Online)
  • Jan 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 8,000 per year
  • International £ 8,000 per year
  • 36 months

The overall aim of this course is to provide open distance learning for people working in commercial or public sector organisations who require core training and skills development in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), or for students who want to study in their own environment and in their own time.

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Information Technology (Enterprise Software Development) Information Technology (Enterprise Software Development)
  • Any time
  • National $ 7,125 per year
  • International $ 7,125 per year
  • Not specified

This degree program is market driven and prepares learners to exploit the high demand for IT professionals in various market sectors. It focuses on the development and implementation of information systems and includes topics such as database systems, object-oriented analysis and design, IS architectures, IT project management, security, and computer forensics.

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IT, Computer Science and Management IT, Computer Science and Management
  • Mar 2016
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 12,400 per year
  • Non-EEA € 12,400 per year
  • 24 months

The aim of this International Engineering Master at EPITA is to develop in its students the best management practices within the field of Computer Science Engineering. Each student should have a solid basis in fundamental engineering concepts and in those additional skills essential for both clarity and accuracy in situation analysis and problem solving in the IT business.

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Information Systems Management (Business Information Management) Information Systems Management (Business Information Management)
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • 24 months

Walden University’s Master of Information Systems Management offers you an in-depth understanding of the role technology plays in achieving company goals. Students in the Business Information Management specialization learn key approaches to support business strategy and decision-making through gathering relevant enterprise information.

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Information Technology Management Information Technology Management
  • Jan 2016
  • May 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 1,510 per module
  • International $ 1,710 per module
  • Not specified

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Technology Management (PBC ITM) is offered by Athabasca University's School of Computing and Information Systems. The certificate program is intended to provide professional development for those already working in the IT field. The focus on operations and organizational behavior, along with ethical, legal, and social issues, will complement an existing technical acumen to help them with managerial and consultancy roles.

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Public Engagement with Science Public Engagement with Science
  • Sep 2015
    Not specified
  • 12 months

Taught by university academics and utilising the expertise and experience of professional staff from the Centre for Life, the course will foster your skills in intellectual analysis through a range of modules, culminating in an investigative research project.

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