What is a Master in Informatics & Information Sciences?
part of Computer Science & IT
Informatics and information sciences became popular when the first digital information devices were introduced. Modern organisations exchange the information using information transmission devices and their programming systems. IT specialists understand the latest information and communication technology issues, develop software and solve practical engineering problems. Informatics and information science integrates disciplines such as computer science, communication studies, complex systems, information theory, information technology, didactics of informatics, etc.
Masters in Informatics will offer students abilities that are related to a logical, strategic and analytical thinking. Informatics graduates are able to analyse and find alternative solutions to problems, to identify measures of system performance. They develop the ability to combine pieces of information and to formulate general rules while keeping one step ahead with new trends in the field.
Career opportunities for graduates cover a wide range of options: archivists, systems developers, programmers, system designers, web designers, web developers, information architects, business analysts, database administrators, product managers, web content managers.
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Here is a checklist of the most common actions that users take before finding their dream programme.
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Search with at least 2 filters
You can use the search page. The filter section on the left contains a variety of useful filters.
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Visit 5 programme pages
You can find programmes in different ways. If you haven't viewed any programmes yet, the search page is probably a good place to start.
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Visit 2 university pages
You can find universities in different ways. From the page of a programme you like you can jump to the corresponding university or you can start with the country you like and check a list of universities there.
Take our personality test
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Create an account
Creating an account gives you a number of benefits. It will unlock 6 more items on your checklist. Some new things you'll be able to do are:
Check your fit with a programme
Get 50% profile completeness
Go to the profile page and tell us more about you. If you do, you will receive better recommendations and it gives other benefits as well.
View your recommendations
Go to the recommendations section of the profile page. There, programmes are shown that might be interesting for you. The more you do across the website, the better your recommendations become.
Complete Best Fit
You can use the BestFit tool on any programme page or for any of the programme cards that can be found on several pages. Look for any "check your match" buttons. When opened, BestFit asks you to answer some questions about yourself. Upon completion, you can find out whether the given programme is a good fit for you.
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Wishlist 2 programmes
Save any programmes that you find interesting in your wishlist. All programmes, either on a dedicated page or on a programme card, can be wishlisted by clicking on the icon. It will be much easier to find them again later on and wishlisted programmes can be viewed side by side in our compare tool.
Compare 2 programmes
Our comparison tool is accessible via the wishlist. You can select two or more wishlisted programmes and view them side by side.
Visit 1 high fit programme
Once you have answered all questions in the Best Fit questionnaire, you can easily see how well you match any programme on our website. Find a programme for which you have a high fit in Best Fit.
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