The Department of Applied Information Technology offers education and conducts research within the areas of information technology, informatics, learning, cognitive science and communication. Both research and education are carried out in close cooperation with industry and public sector.

The department is located at Campus Lindholmen, central Gothenburg.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

MSc

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

The master’s programme in Digital Leadership provides you the opportunity to gain deep understanding of how digitalization transforms industries and society. As a student ... [+]

The master’s programme in Digital Leadership provides you the opportunity to gain deep understanding of how digitalization transforms industries and society.

As a student of the programme, you will develop a toolset for a leading role in responsibly shaping this transformation. Methods and techniques for analysing the implications of digitalization will complement your skills to manage and lead change in complex environments. Our programme focuses on strategies to simultaneously leverage digitalization and address potential negative effects.

About the programme

Digitalization offers almost unlimited opportunities for firms, public authorities, and citizens. However, digitalization is a force without conscience, and existing markets, organizations, and technologies can be steamrolled, exacerbating and causing new societal challenges. Digital leadership requires the capability to navigate competing concerns of digitalization, but also actively orchestrate digital innovation processes. In order to preserve valuable learned experiences, we must learn to navigate a new landscape where digitalization needs coexist with established proven practices. Our newly developed master’s programme in Digital Leadership has adapted to this changing landscape by providing you with capabilities in five distinct areas:... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

Our programme stimulates independent, critical, and creative minds. Insights and perspectives from disciplines such as media and communication studies, linguistics, organ ... [+]

Our programme stimulates independent, critical, and creative minds. Insights and perspectives from disciplines such as media and communication studies, linguistics, organization and management research, and sociology allow you to develop a comprehensive understanding of communication as a vibrant field of research and practice.

Through courses and student-driven activities, we bring people from all over the world with different professional and educational backgrounds together to create something that is bigger than the sum of its parts.

About the programme

The increasingly globalized, digitalized, and specialized society we live in today poses a number of complex challenges: fostering inclusion, equality and diversity in fast-changing work environments, ensuring and strengthening mental wellbeing in the light of online harassment and information overload, or for example listening and being heard in an arena of many competing voices. Communication is key in meeting challenges. Our programme empowers you to grow as an independent, critical researcher and skilled professional, able to navigate the intricate dimensions of intercultural, organizational, and digital communication.The Master's Programme is taught in English and encourages applications from students all over the world.... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English

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Location address
Department of Applied IT
Forskningsgången 6

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, SE-417 56 SE
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