With a Master’s degree in Information Studies, you can find work in the following areas:
- IT consultant and IT strategy development in small or large IT companies. You learn to implement and specify complex IT solutions.
- Human Resources and organisational communication. You acquire knowledge of organisational analysis and change processes that you can use in connection with HR functions and organisational development.
- Project management. You learn to establish a comprehensive view of a project and identify the connections between problems, tasks and project participants.
- System development and design. The key word in Information Studies is user-driven design. You learn to analyse user needs and to design user-friendly technology.
- Teaching and communication – mainly within the IT industry.
- Research. You have the option of applying for admission to the PhD programme at the faculty’s graduate school. You can apply when you have completed your Bachelor’s degree and one year of your Master’s degree studies or when you have completed your Master’s degree. More information about PhD degree programmes at the Faculty of Humanities.
The Master’s degree in Information Studies teaches you the following competences:
- Assess, analyse and perform in the interaction between information technology, people, organisations and society.
- Participate in system development and information projects, and facilitate communication between different academic perspectives/fields of study.
- Use analytical concepts to understand the interaction between companies and society, and the companies’ use of information technology.
- Apply different IT tools and systems that support system development processes, and the ability to assess formalisation possibilities and limitations within specific system development work.