Graduate characteristics will include good international communication skills due to the integrated language and communication studies; argumentation and logical thinking; team working abilities and social skills.
Our aim is to train highly competent professionals of the ICT domain and to provide professionals working in other fields with basic skill sets in using and managing information technology, as well as to carry out internationally acclaimed, high quality research in selected fields of expertise.The relationship of IT and its users, both people and organizations, is in the very heart of Information Systems Science. The main interest lies in the development and usage of information systems as part of an organization and business with the aim of understanding them holistically from the viewpoint of technology, the users and the effects of the usage of information systems.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
After the ranking, the top applicants will be interviewed using digital communication services (preferably Skype). The structured interview will take c. 15 minutes per candidate. The interview will assess the candidates’ current knowledge and skills from prior studies and work, their motivation and the adequacy of their language skills.
Four main categories are assessed during in the interview: knowledge and skills in information systems and technology; knowledge and skills in business and economics; preparedness for studies and language skills; and motivation to study in the programme. An applicant may be disqualified as the result of the interviews.
Tuition fees will be introduced only for non-EU/EEA students in Finland from August 2017 onwards. The fees will concern non-EU/EEA degree students who start their studies in English-taught Master's degree programmes in August 2017 or after that at the University of Jyväskylä.
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