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Norwegian School of Information Technology. Master of IS Management and Innovation. Why Information Systems?. Information Technology is changing the world E-Business E-Government E-Health Society Personal Information Systems is combining IT and business

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why information systems
Why Information Systems?
  • Information Technology is changing the world
    • E-Business
    • E-Government
    • E-Health
    • Society
    • Personal
  • Information Systems is combining IT and business
  • An endless resource for service innovation



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becoming an is p rofessional
Becoming an IS Professional
  • NITH educates competent and socially responsible IS professionals
  • IS professionals work in many fields, such as CIOs, project managers, business analysts, consultants, systems developers and IT security experts
  • The programme is research based, and is taught by active researchers
  • The programme is developed in close co-operation with business and public organisations

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master of information systems
Master of Information Systems
  • Information Systems is both a professional and a research discipline. The main aim is to ensure the competent use of IT in organisations and society
  • Our aim is to develop reflective and hands-on IS professionals who can chair management roles in IT
  • IS professionals work in many roles, such as Chief Information Officer (CIO), project managers, business analysts and consultants. Job prospects are good!

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master of information systems1
Master of Information Systems
  • Two year Master Programme (Three years part-time)
  • Admission: Bachelor in IT or other relevant field
  • Choose between two specialisations:
    • Master of IS and Innovation
    • Master of Business Systems
  • Co-operation with industry
  • Taught in English

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structure of programme
Structure of Programme
  • 120 ECTS
    • Two years full-time
    • Three years part-time
  • First year
    • Eight courses, each of 7,5 ECTS
    • Four shared courses
  • Second year
    • Two shared courses
    • Master dissertation of 45 ECTS

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is management and innovation
IS Management and Innovation
  • Tailored for IT Bachelors with a management ambition
  • Provides knowledge and skills within IT management and innovation in organisations
  • Future positions: CIO, project manager, consultant, and IT security

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digital business
Digital Business
  • Tailored for Bachelors aiming for a hands-on competence in business systems
  • Provides knowledge and skills in ERP, CRM, Business Intelligence and marketing
  • Future positions: business analyst, product manager, consultant

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study model
Study Model
  • Block mode
    • Successive courses for four weeks incl. assessment
  • Seminars and workshops, with active student participation
  • Self study and assignment writing

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nith and business
NITH and Business
  • Lecturers with working experience from IT companies and other organisations
  • Master projects in business, organisations, and public sector
  • Internships of Master Students
  • Research projects in private and public sector

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research based p rogramme
Research Based Programme
  • Active research environment
  • Cooperating with University of Agder, University of Gothenburg, Brunel University of London
  • Participating in international knowledge networks and conferences
  • Student dissertations may be conducted as part of NITHs research programmes
  • Master of Information Systems qualifies for PhD studies

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starting a utumn 2013
Starting Autumn 2013
  • Induction days: August 21-22
    • Introduction
    • Meeting students, lecturers and staff
  • First course starts: August 26
    • Introduction to IS Research
    • Write first assignment

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academic staff at master of is
Academic Staff at Master of IS

Professor Bendik Bygstad, NITH

Assistant professor Wanda Presthus, NITH

Program Director

Leader for IS and Innovation

Research: IT and innovation studies

Module leader: Business Intelligence

Research: Business Intelligence

Assistant professor Eivind Brevik, NITH

Associate professor Asle Fagerstrøm, NITH

Module leader: IT Strategy

Research: IT and economics

Leader for Digital Business

Research: Behavioural economics

Associate professor Tor-Morten Grønli, NITH

Associated staff

Bjørn Erik Munkvold, professor, University of Agder

Dag-Håkon Olsen, University of Agder

George Ghinea, Brunel University

Johan Magnusson, University of Gothenberg

Knut Rolland, PhD, Steria AS

Module leader: Agile Project Management

Research: Mobile technologies

Assistant professor Hanne Sørum, NITH

Module leader:Social Media Management

Research: Website quality

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location in central oslo
Location in central Oslo

Schweigaards gate 14

Easy access by metro, rail, tram, buss

Modern premises

Close to cafés, stores and pubs

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contact information
Contact information
  • Dean Bjørn J. Hanssen:
  • Professor Bendik Bygstad:
  • Associate Professor Asle Fagerstrøm:

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