Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems

Video in French

General content

The Master of Science in Information Systems allows you to acquire advanced skills in New Information and Communications Technologies (NICT) for use within organisations. Subjects are studied with a balanced multidisciplinary approach and cover both information technology and management techniques.

The Master’s degree thus trains high-level specialists with the skills needed to design, manage, evaluate and implement IT services and applications. This course also allows to undertake doctoral studies.

Work is currently underway to redevelop the course for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, at HEC Lausanne only. For up-to-date information, see HEC Lausanne's website.

Practical information

Organiser
HEC Lausanne
Institute of Information Systems (DESI)

Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems

ECTS credits
90

Duration
3 semesters

Teaching language
French and English. Recommended level : C1.

Admission requirements
Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science awarded by a Swiss university in one of the following areas: Business Information Systems; Economics, Management or Finance, provided that the candidates have earned at least 12 ECTS credits in informatics; in Informatics or Communication Systems provided that they have earned at least 12 ECTS credits in human and social sciences.
Another degree or university title may be judged to be equivalent and give access to this Master’s degree course, with or without further conditions.

Final enrolment dates
30 April. The degree course begins in the autumn semester.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland : 28 February.

More information
Timetables and course descriptions

Career prospects

University studies develop a great many transverse skills such as: communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, and so on. This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities such as:

  • IT Project Leaders
  • Information System Designers
  • Senior Management Technology Adviser
  • Chief Technology Officer - CTO
  • Chief Information Officer - CIO
  • IS Auditor
  • Integrator
  • Business Analyst
  • NTIC Consultant
  • Company Architect

Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts are authentic.
Last update: 25 July 2018

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