MSc in Business Informatics

Informations générales

Description du programme

  • Department responsible for the program: Institute of Informatics
  • Program instructor: dr. Szabó Zoltán
  • Bachelor's degree program: Business Informatics
  • Specialization: Information Technology
  • Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
  • Program language: English
  • Site/Location: Budapest
  • Division: Full time
  • Program Type: Normal

Are you interested in both IT and business after receiving your bachelor’s degree in a similar field? Business Informatics offers you this successful mix of management, controlling and accounting with IT-related competencies: managing information as a strategic resource, information strategy planning, system design and development, IT project management, application integration, business intelligence, process management, IT security, IT service management and IT audit. Start your studies and build a career as a business intelligence specialist, business analyst, or IT audit specialist at managerial positions in IT-dependent companies ranging from start-ups to multinational companies in the finance or service sector. Aim high! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 880 000 HUF (≈2700 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants.

The level of qualification attainable in the Master's program, and the title of the certification

  • Qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc).
  • Qualification in Hungarian: okleveles gazdaságinformatikus.
  • Qualification in English: Business Informatics Engineer.

Degrees accepted for admittance into the Master's program

Accepted with the complete credit value: business informatics undergraduate degree.

[1] May be primarily considered with the completion of the credits defined: Computer Science Engineer, Computer Scientist, and Computer Science Operational Engineering undergraduate degrees.

[2] May also be considered with the completion of the credits defined: azok az alapképzési és mesterképzési szakok, illetve a felsőoktatásról szóló 1993. évi LXXX. törvény szerinti szakok, amelyeket a kredit megállapításának alapjául szolgáló ismeretek összevetése alapján a felsőoktatási intézmény kreditátviteli bizottsága elfogad.

[1] Established by Section 2 (2), Appendix 1 of the Ministry of Human Capacities decree 31/2017. (XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017

[2] Incorporated by Section 2 (2), Appendix 1 of the Ministry of Human Capacities decree 31/2017. (XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017

For persons with degrees defined the minimal requirements of admittance to the Master's program training cycle

For those with degrees defined in sections 4.2 and 4.3 – except for holders of Computer Science Operational Engineering undergraduate degrees as per section 4.2 – the minimum number to enter the Master’s training cycle of credits is 70 from the following fields:

  • 10 credits from the fields of natural science studies (Analysis, Probability Theory, Statistics, Operation Research, Mathematics, Computer Science);
  • 20 credits from the fields of economic and human studies [Economics, Corporate Economics, Finance, Legal Studies, European Union Studies, Management, Management Theory (Decision Theory, Methodology) Studies];
  • 40 credits from the fields of informatics studies (Computer Architectures, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Programming Theory, Programming Languages, Program Design, Database Management, IR Architectures, Development, and Management, Quality Assurance, Integrated Developmental Tools, Development Support, Informatics Audit, Integrated Corporation Management Systems, Special Applications).

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s program is for the student to have at least 40 credits in the listed area based on his/her undergraduate studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s program as defined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

For entering the Master’s program with a Computer Science Operational Engineering undergraduate degree, a minimum of 60 credits is necessary from the following subject areas:

  • Introduction to natural sciences (Analysis, Statistics, Operational Research) 10 credits, economic and human studies (Economics, Financial Studies, Accounting, Controlling) 20 credits;
  • Informatics studies (Computer Architectures, Databases, Business Intelligence, Corporate Management Systems, Quality Assurance, IT Audit, System Development) 30 credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s program is for the student to complete 60 credits in the listed fields of study in parallel with the Master’s program, in the first two semesters after admittance, as defined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

The number of credits to be completed for the Master's degree: 120 credits

  • Degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent).
  • Thesis credit value: 30 credits.
  • The minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits.

International Standard Classification of Education field of education code: 481

Master's degree training objectives

The objective of the program is the training of Business Informatics Engineers capable of understanding complex business processes, uncovering issues, and developing alternative solutions. They are capable of recognizing expectations towards IT systems that support value-creating processes, developing applications and managing finished applications, and performing and coordinating research and development tasks. They are prepared to continue their training at the Ph.D. level.

Professional properties

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based on are:

  • Natural science and economy studies (Computing Science, Operation Research, Multivariate Statistics, Management Control, Strategy, Managerial Accounting) 18-30 credits;
  • Business informatics professional studies (Software Engineering, Network Technologies, Security, System Development, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Corporate Architecture, Informatics Strategy, Process Management) 20-25 credits.

Considering optional specializations, specialist knowledge learned in specialist fields appropriate for the requirements of the informatics profession. The credit value of specialization recommended by the training institution is 25-50 credits.

Foreign language requirements

To obtain a master's degree, the student must have an intermediate "B2” complex type state-recognized language examination in any living foreign language in which scientific literature for the profession exists, or an equivalent graduation certificate or diploma.

Internship requirements

The internship is professional training that contains at least 240 certified work hours that lasts for at least 6 weeks defined by the curriculum of the higher education institution.

Mis à jour le Juin 2020

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