At a Glance
Increased flexibility and co-operation, continuous improvement and the progress towards learning organisations are of vital importance for the competitiveness of enterprises. This programme provides the graduates with up-to-date methods and skills to cope with these challenges by the adequate use of information technology.
Collaboration between the University of Camerino, and the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Business, offers students the opportunity to study in both countries and to qualify for a dual degree.
– Full time: 3 semesters (1.5 years)
– Part time: 5 semesters (2.5 years)
Flexible adaptation to personal constraints and opportunities is possible.
For part-time students the lectures take place on one particular working day from Monday to Friday (to be defined in advance) and additionally on Saturday morning. In addition to the lectures the students have to spend time on self-study and project work.
The normal registration requirements for the Master of Science in Business Information Systems programme encompass a Bachelor or Diploma Degree in Business Information Systems (Wirtschaftsinformatik), Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Science or related field of study with good or very good grades as well as good linguistic abilities in English.
Language of Tuition
All courses of the MSc Business Information Systems are taught in English.
The regular fee for Swiss and EU/EFTA citizens as well as for students having a permanent place of residence in Switzerland is CHF 700 per semester. The fee for all other students is CHF 7,500 per semester.
For further details see the section on study fees.
Mainly Olten, some courses and students’ projects can take place in Basel.
In conjunction with MSc in International Management, MSc in Business Information Systems offers excursions to Brazil and South Africa providing unique insights in best practices abroad.
Start of the Programme
September and February each year.
For exact start dates, see fhnw.ch/business/msc-bis
17th May 2013, an early application is recommended, due to limited study places. Applications coming in after 17th May 2013, will be considered if there are vacancies.
Two intakes per year
Students can choose to start their study in February for the spring semester or in September for the autumn semester.