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Digital Innovation

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

This course examines how innovations in information technology (IT) and the digital properties they have can be used to develop business processes. The course addresses the development of organizational flexibility and how to stimulate IT-supported innovation of business processes. An important dimension in this context is to understand and anticipate trends and changes in both technology development and market development as well as knowledge of methods and tools to support organizational product and service innovation. Customers are particularly important to include in innovation processes as they can contribute both important insights and skills in development processes, which have important implications for business processes. During the course, key issues in innovation research will be addressed and related to digitalization. The course provides an overall picture of the debate about the nature of the innovation process and how IT and digitalization affect innovation processes.

Application and eligibility

Digital Innovation, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 18 February 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 credits in informatics, computer science, business administration, media and communication studies, pedagogics, psychology, political science or sociology (or equivalent competence). Also required is English B/6.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-27321

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2018. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 18 February 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 credits in informatics, computer science, business administration, media and communication studies, pedagogics, psychology, political science or sociology (or equivalent competence). Also required is English B/6.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F2733

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2018. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Informatics
Contact person for the course is:
Studentsupport