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Informatics and information sciences became popular when the first digital information devices were introduced. Modern organisations exchange the information using information transmission devices and their programming systems. IT specialists understand the latest information and communication technology issues, develop software and solve practical engineering problems. Informatics and information science integrates disciplines such as computer science, communication studies, complex systems, information theory, information technology, didactics of informatics, etc.

Masters in Informatics will offer students abilities that are related to a logical, strategic and analytical thinking. Informatics graduates are able to analyse and find alternative solutions to problems, to identify measures of system performance. They develop the ability to combine pieces of information and to formulate general rules while keeping one step ahead with new trends in the field.

Career opportunities for graduates cover a wide range of options: archivists, systems developers, programmers, system designers, web designers, web developers, information architects, business analysts, database administrators, product managers, web content managers.

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Short Course Big Ideas in Computer Science: Understanding the Digitized World

Interaction with computers has become a big part of our daily life, but they do much more than help us with practicalities. They are tools for understanding the fundamentals of information, processes and human thinking. The insights they have brought us are some of the most important in human history, with far-reaching consequences for society. The Big Ideas in Computer Science: Understanding the Digitized World course is offered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Netherlands
Certificate Leading Trends in Information Technology

The "Leading Trends in Information Technology" course from Stanford Summer will be focused on the new trends and disruptive technologies in IT. Emphasis will be given to the way technologies create a competitive edge and generate business value.

United States
Certificate Data-Driven Archaeology

The Data-Driven Archaeology course from the University of Pisa aims for a fruitful combination of archaeology and mathematics through the teaching of Data analysis,

Italy
Certificate Computers and Management Information Systems

The University Certificate in Computers and Management Information Systems from Athabasca University is designed to develop skills and expertise in the area of computers and management information systems and provide a foundation for further studies.

Canada