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Governance of Digitalization

Åbo Akademi University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
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About

The Governance of Digitalization programme of Åbo Akademi University combines latest knowledge from the fields of information systems and information studies in a unique way that gives its graduates a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary competence.

Overview

The Governance of Digitalization programme of Åbo Akademi University covers how digitalization affects organisational activities, enables new ways to create knowledge, creates value to the customer or other stakeholders, and enables new ways to organize industry level co-operation between organizations. Effective and efficient management of digital transformation is critical for the success of enterprises and organisations in the contemporary society.

This two-year programme prepares its graduates for challenging careers in the field of digital transformation. It focuses on data analytics, digital services design, business models, IT governance, digital information and knowledge management as well as people’s interaction with digital technology.

Our focus is on the digital environment regarding:

  • how the strategy of organizations is expressed to fulfil its aims and goals
  • how digitalization is implemented in different types of organizations and in different hierarchical or functional levels of the organization and how it affects the organizational environment
  • the services of the organization and the users’ perspective

We look into how emerging as well as enabling information and communication technologies are designed, implemented, used and what kind of effect they have on organizing work and ways of doing business. We also focus on their support functions from technical, social, psychological and economic points of view.

After graduation opportunities

This two-year programme prepares its graduates for challenging careers in the field of digital transformation and focuses data analytics, digital services design, business models, digital information and knowledge management and IT governance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Development of Digital Services
  • Information in the Digital Age
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Behaviour
  • Information and Knowledge Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed university level Bachelor’s degree with or in addition to the degree 20 ECTS in business and economics or information studies or other relevant studies
  • In the statement of purpose (motivation letter), the applicant should pay attention to his/her reasons for applying to this programme
  • Eligible applicants are assessed based on their academic merits (transcript of records and the evaluation of the bachelor’s thesis/other academic paper) and the motivation letter. The academic merits weight more in the assessment than the motivation letter
  • Applicants to the Master’s degree programmes taught in English must always prove their knowledge of the English language and fulfill the general academic requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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