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Social Information Systems, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The Graduate Program in Social Information Systems at the Open University of Cyprus enables students to develop the skills needed in order to understand and improve the interaction between people, information and technology. 
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Overview

To this end, the Program in Social Information Systems at the Open University of Cyprus teaches relevant theory, principles and best practices stemming not only from computer and information science, but also from the social sciences.

In particular, the Program has as its mission:

  • Research related to the design and analysis of social information systems, with emphasis on technologies that support.
  • Research related to the use of social information systems and their influence on the human experience (e.g., their influence on human relationships, the ways in which we communicate, work, learn and entertain ourselves, etc.)
  • Provision of the necessary training for students, which will enable them to be successful professionals in the field of information technology, which continues to undergo rapid change.
  • Promotion of the socio-technical approach to the study of information systems, which views information systems as consisting of both technical and social components that interact and that are interdependent
  • Preparation of graduates who will be effective and ethical users, designers and/or analysts of social information systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Information in Social Systems
  • Web Technologies
  • Data Tools for Social Science
  • Social Computing
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Empirical Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Greek
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • First degree from a recognized higher educational Institution (compulsory).
  • Solid command of the English language, as a significant part of the bibliography is in English
  • Competency in the use of computers for personal and networked (Web / social media) applications

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5400 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5400 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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