The programme helps you develop your skills in planning, management and technique required for leading any organisation in today's complex digital world. The focus is on design, implementation, use and evolution of information systems. You acquire in-depth knowledge about information systems design and architecture including requirements engineering, digital resource management, service-oriented architectures and agile systems development. You will get a strong understanding of the role of IT in supporting and transforming organisations and networks, including value network design, digital innovation, enterprise systems, business process management, business intelligence, decision support and knowledge management.

Career | Outline | Requirements | Selection | Application


Graduates will be able to 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-governmental organisations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes to pursue a research career.

Programme outline

The Master's Programme in Strategic Information Systems Management consists of courses in both business and technology. Our programme curriculum is designed to propel you along a successful career path in strategic information systems management.

Programme outline – list of courses

More information about the programme

Credits: 120
Language: English
Duration: 2 years
Study pace: 100%
Study form: On Campus
Begins: Autumn
Degree: Degree of Master of Science (120 credits). Main Field of Study: Computer and Systems Sciences.

Education plan

Programme requirements

Bachelor’s degree or a degree equal to 180 ECTS, including a 15 ECTS independent degree project or thesis, or the equivalent.

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 only based on grades of academic courses.

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


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

Next opportunity to apply is for programme start in the autumn of 2020. The admission round is open from October 16, 2019 to January 15, 2020.

Application online at the University Admission website

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.

More information regarding application

Late application

If the admission is closed, you are not able to apply. Occasionally some programmes are open for late application, and in that case, it is indicated at