The master programme in Information Technology comprises theories, models and tools in design and development of information systems. Courses are focused on how communication technologies can be used to achieve strategic goals. Emphasis is put on how to design and develop modern information systems, which are tailored to the organizational and business needs and how information systems should be designed to reach sound technical performance and interaction qualities.
Graduates are and will remain in high demand as each organization and needs experts who are capable to design and develop systems that help them remain competitive in today's global marketplace.
The blended form of the program in Information technology combines classroom-based curriculum with laboratory research. Before graduation, all students, both enrolled in blended and online form, must complete an information security study project to demonstrate their knowledge on a specific area or issue and internship.
Training is organized as to involve students in discussion of cases, multimedia simulations, individual exercises and workshops carried out in collaboration with specialists in order to align theoretical with applied knowledge also through the continuous interaction between frontal and participatory learning.
Students are provided with online Tutors/Help Desk in order to have tailored form of project assignments and work. Each student has an entry/exit coaching component, delivered online and aimed to facilitate personal career orientation.
Once enrolled students are provided with id and pw for logging into the online Pegaso platform, where it is possible to find all the educational materials available 24 hours a day:
- Online video lessons (each lesson lasts 20/30 min; each module consists of several online video lessons for a total of modules corresponding to 60 ECTS);
- Specifically arranged hard copy;
- Bibliographic reference;
- List of websites (referring links recommended by professors for a detailed study);
- Evaluation online tests for each individual course
- Applied exercises and workshops (for the blended form of training)
- Team and individual project works (assigned by and/or agreed with professors)
Project works are to be presented and discussed as a part of the examinations when applicable along with completion of the multiple-choice tests aimed to evaluate the learning outcomes of each candidate for the educational modules. The graduate project is defended in presence in the end of the educational path.
The educational materials are provided in the following languages:
(Delivery of the programme in Bulgarian language can also be organized upon achievement of a minimum number of 25 applicants).