Information Studies: Information Systems (track)

The Information Systems (IS) track in the Master's programme Information Studies is designed to give you the tools to analyse and create systems for the supply, storage and communication of information. IS is based on the intelligent communication between humans and information systems.



Information Systems is for you if:

  • you are interested in the ways people interact with (new) technology and media, and how they are supported, hampered and influenced by them
  • you want to analyse systems for the supply, storage and communication of information 
  • you want to make connections between the people responsible for developing technological solutions and corporate management 
  • you want to translate user demands into innovative solutions

 

Technology

The programme examines subjects such as:

  • media & sensor technology
  • intelligent interactive systems
  • system dynamics
  • information retrieval
  • semantic web technology
  • privacy and ethical aspects in complex systems
  • innovation & design thinking
  • cognitive tools

The University of Amsterdam is ideally suited to research these subjects. The city of Amsterdam is located in one of the most important European centres in the area of ICT and new media and it offers an environment of unrivalled innovation. 

 


Degree programme
MSc Information Studies
Type
Regular study programme
Mode
Full-time, part-time
Credits
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
English
Starts in
September
CROHO code
60229

Published by  Faculty of Science