Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems and Digital Innovation

Student testimonial (in French)


General content

The Master of Science in Information Systems and Digital Innovation allows you to acquire advanced skills in New Information and Communications Technologies (NICT) for use within organisations. Subjects are studied with a balanced multidisciplinary approach and cover both information technology and management techniques.

The Master’s degree thus trains high-level specialists with the skills needed to design, manage, evaluate and implement IT services and applications. This course also allows to undertake doctoral studies.

Practical information

HEC Lausanne
Institute of Information Systems (DESI)

Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems and Digital Innovation

ECTS credits

3 semesters

Teaching language
French and English. Recommended level : C1.

Admission requirements
Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science awarded by a Swiss university in one of the following areas: Business Information Systems; Economics, Management or Finance, provided that the candidates have earned at least 12 ECTS credits in informatics; in Informatics or Communication Systems provided that they have earned at least 12 ECTS credits in human and social sciences.
Another degree or university title may be judged to be equivalent and give access to this Master’s degree course, with or without further conditions.

Enrolment and final dates
The degree course begins in the autumn semester only.
Applications must be submitted to the Admissions Department before the deadline.
Final enrolment date: 30 April. Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

More information
Timetables and course descriptions

Career prospects

University studies develop a great many transverse skills such as: communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, and so on. This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities such as:

  • IT Project Leaders
  • Information System Designers
  • Senior Management Technology Adviser
  • Chief Technology Officer - CTO
  • Chief Information Officer - CIO
  • IS Auditor
  • Integrator
  • Business Analyst
  • NTIC Consultant
  • Company Architect

Information about career prospects for students of the Faculty of Business and Economics:

Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 12 September 2023

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