The program is offered by UrFU Graduate School of Economics and Management
Duration of study: 2 years
Direction: Informatics and Computer Technologies
Subject: Applied Informatics
Credits: 120 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Heads of the program:
Prof. Dmitry Berg, D.Sc. of Physics and Mathematics, Professor of Academic Department of Systems Analysis and Decision Making
Marina Medvedeva, PhD, Head of Academic Department of Systems Analysis and Decision Making
Entry requirements: 4-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
Program goal: The purpose of the master’s program is to train highly qualified managers of IT services of enterprises and state institutions, as well as leading consultants and project managers of IT-companies. The program trains potential owners of businesses based on use of innovations in information technologies.
1. The educational process is based on implementation of a real project for creations of a new product or system for business.
Students themselves choose a real project at the first year of master’s study or continue to promote and accompany the project developed in the bachelor's degree.
When studying the modules of curriculum, interdisciplinary projects are fulfilled being a part of a real project. Students show the skills of applying the knowledge of individual disciplines for the development of their business projects.
During passing through all the stages of the project, students understand what they want to do: business analytics, data analysis, web design, corporate systems support, marketing, including social networking, programming, or, having studied all stages of the project, to become IT project managers.
In the intermediate stages of projects implementation, the experts from employers participate in the result assessment. They do not only assess the work of students, but also help them to promote their projects as practitioners.
2. Students choose only those modules of study that they need for professional development and which are really useful in working life.
3. The main modules of the curriculum are taught by corporate partners. It makes possible, upon completion of the study, to obtain a professional certificate to creare a portfolio and gives a competitive advantage for employment.
4. All masters are guaranteed employment in research divisions of the university or at the academic department for performance of research and teaching activities.
This program graduates are qualified for careers in economic, financial, marketing, production and analytical services in different industries, areas and forms of ownership, institutions and organizations, including financial, credit and insurance institutions, municipal authorities and government, academic and institutional research organizations.
Possibilities for continuing scientific training.
Graduates of the subject 09.04.03 "Applied informatics" are prepared to continue education as postgraduate students of the next subjects: 05.13.01 System analysis, management and information processing (in computer science, computer facilities and automation), 05.13.18 Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods and Program Complexes, 08.00.13 Mathematical and Instrumental Methods of Economics.
Price: 255 200 RUB per year
Student Recruitment and Admission Managers
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Created / Updated: 18 March 2019 / 23 April 2019
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