Master's programme in Information Systems Management will help you develop a better planning, management and technical skills that are necessary for leading any organization in today's complex, digital world.

The programme focuses on the design, implementation, usage, and evolution of information systems. You acquire in-depth knowledge about information systems design and architecture including requirements engineering, service oriented architectures, and agile systems development. You get a strong understanding of the role of IT in supporting and transforming organizations and networks, including value network design, enterprise systems, business process management, business intelligence, decision support, and knowledge management.

The programme offers much flexibility, as most of the courses will be given not only as campus courses but also as online courses. DSV offers you the opportunity for a blended learning experience. This means that you will be able to study both on campus and/or from the comfort of your home. The online courses are designed in ways that maintain the same level of interaction between teachers and students.


Graduates will find positions as IT architects or enterprise architects, project managers, database administrators, systems analysts, and application developers. They may pursue careers in a variety of organisations, including large and mid-size corporations, public sector agencies, and non-govermental organisations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career.

Programme outline

The Master's Programme in Information Management Systems is comprised of business and technology courses. Our programme curriculum is designed to propel you along a more successful career path in information systems management. This outline is created by a world-class faculty.
Complete outline for Master's Programme in Information Systems Management

More information about the programme

Credits: 120
Language: English
Duration: 2 years
Study pace: 100%
Study form: On campus
Begins: Autumn

Qualification requirement

A Bachelor degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS. A minimum of 90 ECTS within computer and systems sciences (e.g., computer science, systems science, informatics, information systems etc.)

Language proficiency

Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or:

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5).
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test)
    • Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test)
  • University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies


The selection of students is based on grades of academic courses.

This means that you don’t have to submit recommendation letters or motivation letter when applying to this specific programme.



DSV’s Master’s Programmes start once a year, in September.

The application round is open from mid-October to mid-January.
Exact dates can be found on when it approaches.

Apply online on the University Admission web site:

The University Admission web site contains all the information you need to be able to apply: key dates, documents you need to upload etc, and the staff will assist you with issues regarding the admission process.

Important information regarding the application process:

Late application

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