Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)

Introduction

Are you interested in being part of the latest innovations in Information Technology?

Stockholm University is among the top 100 universities in Europe and is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Stockholm University and has a strong partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). DSV puts great emphasis on providing quality university education through its excellent faculty and its innovative learning environment.

DSV’s education is not only structured and coherent but it is also flexible. DSV offers diversified concentrations, many with a variety of focused tracks in a specific discipline. DSV cooperates with more than 30 universities globally and has established university-wide initiatives in an effort to address worldwide problems in education and poverty.

Our main concentrations are:

  • Technology and enhanced learning
  • Business systems and service design
  • Digital media
  • Interaction design
  • E-government
  • Risk and security
  • Multimodal communication
  • Computer games development
  • Mobile services
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Information systems and system development
  • Information security
  • IT for health and medical informatics
  • System analysis, decision and risk analysis

Located in the heart of Stockholm's Silicon Valley, DSV has strong ties with the industry and offers a dynamic student life. There are many opportunities for students to enjoy their education at DSV.

Join us and pave your own reasons for choosing DSV!

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Programs

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Master

Master's Programme in Open eGovernment

Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

Master's programme in Open eGovernment provides you with planning, management and technical skills necessary for leading and transforming public organisations to be open, inclusive, innovative, flexible and effective using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). [+]

Master's programme in Open eGovernment provides you with planning, management and technical skills necessary for leading and transforming public organisations to be open, inclusive, innovative, flexible and effective using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The programme is given as a set of distance courses and can be studied in accordance with your preferred timetable. Thereby, the programme can be studied wherever you are located in the world, and can easily be adapted to your studying and working situation. The program also contains non-mandatory workshops, one each semester, at the campus in Kista, just outside Stockholm. During these workshops, students can meet other students, teachers and experts in the area of e-Government, and visit eGovlab, a center for excellence in e-governance at Stockholm University. The programme provides in-depth knowledge, including theories and practices, in areas such as e-service design and innovation, e-democracy, e-governance, requirement engineering, business process management and improvement, security and privacy in e-Government, ICT architecture, ICT system integration as well as project and change management. The programme also has a specific focus on business intelligence, decision support systems, and open and big data management for e-Government. The master programme promotes a new role needed in public organisations, an e-Government architect, a role that has the knowledge and skills necessary to drive ICT enabled changes in the public sector. An e-Government architect combines knowledge about democratic processes, citizen service and public administration with skills in designing effective ICT systems and e-services for e-Government. The master programme is inspired by the... [-]

Master’s Programme in Decision Support and Risk Analysis

Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

In this programme you will acquire a solid knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of various decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV. Hence you will have the qualifications needed to give well-founded advice to decision makers in almost any domain after having completed the programme. [+]

Decision problems pop up almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. It is, therefore, somewhat paradoxical that even complicated decisions still to a large extent are based on intuition and not supported by adequate tools. A possible reason for this is that the latter are based on algorithms that in most cases can only be executed on computers. In this programme, which consists of courses given at a distance and in accordance with your preferred timetable, you will learn how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. Moreover, you will acquire a solid knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings of various decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV. Hence you will have the qualifications needed to give well-founded advice to decision makers in almost any domain after having completed the programme. Career Graduates may pursue careers in a variety of organizations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies and non-governmental organizations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career. Programme outline The programme is comprised of courses in Decision Theory, Risk Management, Decision Support Methods, Business Intelligence and Risk and Decision Analysis. The main focus is on the applicability. More information about the programme Credits: 120 Language: English Study form: Distance Duration: 2 years Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/decisionmaster More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper... [-]

One-year Master’s Programme in Decision Support and Risk Analysis

Online Full time Part time 1 semester September 2017 Sweden Stockholm + 1 more

In this programme you will learn how to employ decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV in structuring decision problems and risk analyses. Hence, you will have the qualifications needed to evaluate the usefulness of a variety of decision support systems. You will also have gained some insight into how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. [+]

Decision problems pop up almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. It is, therefore, somewhat paradoxical that even complicated decisions still to a large extent are based on intuition and not supported by adequate tools. A possible reason for this is that the latter are based on algorithms that in most cases can only be executed on computers. In this programme, which consists of courses given at a distance and in accordance with your preferred timetable, you will learn how to employ decision support systems including an advanced one developed by researchers at DSV in structuring decision problems and risk analyses. Hence, you will have the qualifications needed to evaluate the usefulness of a variety of decision support systems after having completed the programme. You will then also have gained some insight into how to structure decision problems and risk analyses. Career Graduates may pursue careers in a variety of organizations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies and non-governmental organizations. Programme outline The programme is comprised of courses in Decision Theory, Risk Management, Decision Support Methods and Business Intelligence. The main focus is on applicability. More information about the programme Credits: 60 Language: English Study form: Distance Duration: 1 year Begins: Autumn Read more about this programme on our website here! http://dsv.su.se/en/education/courses-and-programmes/masters/oneyeardecisionmaster More info at: www.dsv.su.se/en/ Qualification requirement A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS Language proficiency Swedish upper secondary school course English B or: IELTS (International English... [-]

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Stockholm University
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Kista, SE-164 07 SE