The Malta Independent 17 December 2018, Monday

MCAST to offer new Master's in Business Informatics in collaboration with Haaga-Halia

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 09:59 Last update: about 3 years ago

MCAST to offer new Master's in Business Informatics in collaboration with Haaga-Halia University of Applied Sciences

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology  and Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland have joined forces to deliver a MQF Level 7 Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics from this October 2016. The signing of this agreement took place at the MCAST Main Campus on Tuesday 21 June.

The Master of Business Informatics programme is jointly designed by HH UAS and MCAST and will be delivered at MCAST by staff of both institutions at the Institute of Business Management and Commerce. The Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences will make its curriculum and teaching related materials, learning outcomes and teaching support materials available for MCAST. The joint programme will be adapted or customised to meet local requirements and needs. The mode of delivery will be a model for blended learning utilising the modern pedagogical methods in an innovative and profitable way.

This Master's programme focuses on information and communication systems for all kinds of organisations and the more effective management of a business based on these systems and supporting technologies. The programme comprises ten modules of 6 ECTS each and a Master's Dissertation of 30 ECTS for a total of 90 ECTS.  

The Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences is Finland's second largest university of Applied Science. It is an open polytechnic, owned by a foundation run by Helsinki's business community. The school's primary facilities are in Pasila, Helsinki. Haaga-Helia offers courses in business, information technology, sport and leisure education, hospitality, tourism, management assistant education, vocational teacher education programmes, journalism, marketing, and in languages. It has about 10,500 students and about 700 staff, of whom nearly 400 are full-time teachers.

Further information on the Master's Degree Programme in Business Informatics can be obtained by sending an email to  [email protected] or by calling the Office of the Part-time Courses on Tel: 23987142.

 

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