BSc in Global Business Informatics
The three-year BSc programme in Global Business Informatics provides you with the theoretical and practical tools for working with IT in an international business context and emphasises qualitative approaches to understanding IT, and its global significance. The programme is taught in English.
How does organisations engage in developing IT strategies and governing their enterprises across countries and differences, including various professions, and gender? How does ordinary people put technologies to use in their everyday work environments? These are key questions addressed in the Global Business Informatics programme.
IT affects all aspects of society and people’s lives well beyond what we consider technical. Informatics is the interdisciplinary study of how technologies are designed and put to use in social and organisational settings.
Global collaboration is an important part of the Global Business Informatics programme. The programme is carried out in English and many professors have an international background. As a Global Business Informatics student, you will work in groups with students from all over the World and have an excellent opportunity to create an international network.
The BSc in Global Business Informatics is a three-year full-time programme divided into six semesters. Each year of the Global Business Informatics programme has an overall theme for both courses and projects.
- First year (1st and 2nd semester): IT in a social context
- Second year (3rd and 4th semester): IT in businesses
- Third year (5th and 6th semester): IT in the global world
IT in a social context, offers contemporary theories and perspectives on how to analyse media and technology as an integral part of society, work and social practices as well as a basic introduction to IT at a technical level, databases and big data.
IT in businesses, deals with basic business terminology, organisational theory, enterprise systems and information management and state of the art in applying process perspectives on modelling IT and work in organisations in order to improve business processes.
IT in the global world, goes in depths with the idea of globalisation and the dynamics in bringing various cultures to interact in technological mediated contexts, as well as management challenges in governing IT under those circumstances.
The competencies of Global Business Informatics and the global perspective of the programme prepares you for a career in both Danish and global/international context, working as e.g.:
- Project coordinator
- Process analyst
- Quality professional
- IT architect
- Support Chain Manager
- Business developer
As Project coordinator, you can function as project manager and coordinate projects and various tasks. You will be the connecting link between all stakeholders of the project and ensure continuous communication between all levels of a company and its partners – nationally and globally.
A Process analyst observes and documents work processes and can then adapt IT systems and organisations to each other.
As Quality professional, you can make quality measurements of the company’s IT solutions, interpret them and initiate improvement projects. You can also develop quality systems in accordance with international standards.
As Support Chain Manager, you can design education programmes for users, make analyses of the use of IT systems, help users use IT systems and suggest qualified system changes to make them more user friendly.
To apply for admission to the BSc in Global Business Informatics, you are required to have an upper secondary education or corresponding foreign or international qualification.
Specific admission requirements
- Mathematics corresponding to the Danish B-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate
- English corresponding to the Danish B-level with an average mark of at least 6 on the Danish 7-point marking scale of the marks included in the subject on your certificate
- You must be proficient in oral and written English, as the programme is taught in English.
EU/EEA citizens are not to pay any tuition fees (including citizens of the Nordic countries). Non EU/EEA citizens are to pay tuition fees.
Please note that the IT University of Copenhagen offers no scholarships for students applying for a bachelor programme.
About the School
The IT University is creating more IT graduates, than any other university in Denmark and offers a variety of research based study programmes within the field of IT.