INFORMATIONSCIENCESDr. Patricia LagoFaculty of Sciences2013-2014
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELSInterdisciplinary field primarilytekstconcerned with the analysis,collection, classifi...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                                                    Key questionsUnder...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                           Research                      •  Web	  and	...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS               ResearchtekstGreen ICTpracticesIT Migration toservices
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS               ResearchtekstGreen ICTpracticesIT Migration toservices
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                              Program structuretekst                   1 Year = 60 ECT...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                       Program structure1 yeartekst programJoint VU – ...
KOP OVER    INFORMATION SCIENCES    2 REGELS                                                                              ...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                            Master projectstekst Master’s program in Information “The ...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                      Carreer prospectsIndustries and public tekstinstitutionsInside a...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                            Alumnitekst                  Thesis @ KLM ...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS               Alumnitekst
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                   Admissiontekst    Master Coordinator: Dr. Pieter De...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                 Pre-Mastertekst30 ECTS Max.•  Assessment•  IntakeMaster CoordinatorDr...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                               Questions & infoBoothtekst at the information market•  ...
KOP OVER     INFORMATION SCIENCES     2 REGELS   tekst•  Great contacts with     companies, media and     cultural institu...
KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS                                 Questions?tekst                www.vu.nl/is        Dr...
Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam
Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam
Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam
Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam
Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam
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Master Information Sciences 2013-2014 at VU University Amsterdam

  1. 1. INFORMATIONSCIENCESDr. Patricia LagoFaculty of Sciences2013-2014
  2. 2. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELSInterdisciplinary field primarilytekstconcerned with the analysis,collection, classification,manipulation, storage, retrieval anddissemination of information(Merriam-Webster)At VU we pay special attention tothe latest innovative developmentsand applications of ICT, related to:Internet, World Wide Web,multimedia, intelligent systems, andelectronic business
  3. 3. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Key questionsUnderstand  the  complexity  of  the  Web:  tekst •  E-­‐Business  Innova.on:  how  can  small  companies  digi8ze  their  business   models  and  take  part  in  business  webs?  What  are  successful  strategies?   •  Knowledge  sharing:  how  can  make  the  Web  more  intelligent  so  it   becomes  easier  to  share  knowledge  in  large  communi8es?    Effec.vely  exploit  IT  for  a  business  which  is  both  profitable  and  sustainable   •  Service  oriented  design:  how  to  align  business  processes  to  informa.on   systems?  How  can  I  migrate  legacy  ICT  to  modern  e-­‐services?  Can  a   company’s  IT  be  both  profitable  and  environmental-­‐friendly?   •  SoHware  asset  management:  how  much  does  a  company  IT  porAolio   cost?  And  what  is  its  added-­‐value  to  a  successful  business?  
  4. 4. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Research •  Web  and  Media  Research groupstekst •  Knowledge  Representa.on  and  Reasoning   •  SoHware  and  ServicesInterdisciplinaryresearch institute www.networkins.tute.org
  5. 5. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS ResearchtekstGreen ICTpracticesIT Migration toservices
  6. 6. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS ResearchtekstGreen ICTpracticesIT Migration toservices
  7. 7. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Program structuretekst 1 Year = 60 ECTS 5 ‘track courses’ = 30 ECTS = 12 compulsory + 18 elective Research methods = 6 ECTS Literature Study and Thesis Design = 6 ECTS ECTS Master Project = 18 ECTS Internal Join a research group (do your own research) External Join a company (double supervision)
  8. 8. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Program structure1 yeartekst programJoint VU – UvATwo tracks: Business Information Systems Web & Media Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  9. 9. KOP OVER INFORMATION SCIENCES 2 REGELS Program 2013-2014Business  Informa.on  Systems   tekstp1   p2   p3   p4   p5   p6  Business  IT  Alignment   Research  Methods   Elec.ves  for  example:                                 Thesis     Master  Project  (18  ECTS)   Design   SoHware  Asset   (Virtual)  Organiza8ons  in  a   Management  Service  Oriented  Design   Dynamic  Context  Web  &  Media  p1   p2   p3   p4   p5   p6  Intelligent  Interac8ve   Research  Methods  Systems   Elec.ves  for  example:               Thesis     Master  Project  (18  ECTS)   Design   Knowledge  Engineering  or   The  Social  Web  Knowledge  and  Media   Mul8media  Informa8on   Systems  
  10. 10. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Master projectstekst Master’s program in Information “The Sciences prepares students to undertake a leading role in areas where business and ICT converge.” From Business Tools to Van Gogh http://wiki.cs.vu.nl/mp/Information_Sciences
  11. 11. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Carreer prospectsIndustries and public tekstinstitutionsInside and outside the ICTsectorExamples•  Consultant, analyst, designer•  Project coordinator, ICT programme manager•  Researcher
  12. 12. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Alumnitekst Thesis @ KLM Operation Control Center “Identifying business value in SOA services” Thesis @ Deloitte “The Performance Benefits of Being Analytical” Thesis @ IBM “The design of a generic service-based baggage handling solution for airports and airlines”
  13. 13. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Alumnitekst
  14. 14. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Admissiontekst Master Coordinator: Dr. Pieter De LeenheerBSc. from a Dutch UniversityBachelor from Dutch HBOPre-master program max. 30 ECTSInternational diploma International Office
  15. 15. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Pre-Mastertekst30 ECTS Max.•  Assessment•  IntakeMaster CoordinatorDr. Pieter De Leenheer
  16. 16. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Questions & infoBoothtekst at the information market•  www.few.vu.nl > Prospective students > Master’s programs >Information Sciences•  www.vu.nl/collegegeld•  studentenbalie@dienst.vu.nl
  17. 17. KOP OVER INFORMATION SCIENCES 2 REGELS tekst•  Great contacts with companies, media and cultural institutions and other universities•  Internationally renowned researchers•  Personal supervision www.networkins.tute.org/tech-­‐labs/intertain-­‐lab  
  18. 18. KOP OVERINFORMATION SCIENCES2 REGELS Questions?tekst www.vu.nl/is Dr. Pieter De Leenheer (BIS Coordinator) pieter.de.leenheer@vu.nl Dr. Lora Aroyo (W&M Coordinator) l.m.aroyo@vu.nl Otto Schrofer (Other educational matters) otto.schrofer@vu.nl

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