Master - Oslo

Information Systems - Business Analytics

This education will make you build bridges between IT and business, a highly sought-after skill in commerce.

Start date
Fall 2022
51 200 kr per semester
Mode of study
2 years
Admission requirements
Program description

Information Systems is both a profession and an academic discipline aimed at bridging the gap between the technical possibilities provided by IT and the needs of businesses. With this course you will develop your analytical skills and will be able to qualify for leading positions related to organizational development and implementation of business-based IT and analytics solutions.

Throughout the course, you will develop knowledge and skills concerning IT solutions, strategies and methods that are essential to businesses and industry both now and in the future. In addition, you will learn to design, develop and implement descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to support business decisions in an organization.

Among other things, you will learn both the theory and practice of planning and implementing analytics projects and gain an in-depth knowledge of various concepts concerning IT Governance, Data Management as well as dive deeper to specialized data mining and analytics concepts related to visual analytics, text mining and big data analytics. This makes you a highly sought-after candidate within the job market.

What do you learn?

The teaching takes place in English and is built up of modules. With a dedicated focus on a single topic, students and lecturers are given the opportunity to delve deep into each individual subject area.

In addition, the curriculum is dynamic and provides room for custom lectures that consider the latest trends and technologies and technics being used in the industry.

Topics we will focus on during the course include:

  • Relevant research within the discipline of Information Systems
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining & Applied Statistics
  • Visual Analytics
  • IT Project management
  • Management of agile IT projects
  • IT Governance
  • Applied and Big data analytics
  • Research methods
  • Business intelligence and dashboards

You will gain "hands on" experience with technologies related to Information visualization dashboards using tools like Tableau, Power BI, etc. and exposed to use of functional or object-oriented programming frameworks like R or Python.

Our teaching methods include lectures with real-life cases, practical assignments and lab work, all under the supervision of skilled researchers at Kristiania University College.

Job opportunities

This is a highly sought-after course designed for the job market of the future. The need for quality IT candidates is good, and on this course, you will gain the tools and knowledge the industry is looking for.

After completion of the course, you are able to work in roles such as a:

  • Business/Data/Product/People Analyst
  • BI Developer
  • Data Specialist
  • IT Advisor/consultant
  • IT manager
  • Project manager

Upon completion of your Master studies, you’ll be awarded the title Master of Science in Information Systems. This degree also qualifies you for studying a PhD in a related field of research.

Study details

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Study programme leader

Lester Allan Lasrado

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