The courses Information security and Systems Sciences has received the grades very high-quality and High Quality by the Authority of Higher Education (HSV). In a new quality evaluation, HSV has given top ranks for courses at the university that is focused towards a really hot sector, Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- Yes, this is obviously very gratifying because we know that the industry concerned is growing rapidly and demand our courses. A close example is Luleå with Facebook's establishment. The rating shows that we are well placed and that our students have very good chance to strengthen their already started career, or getting a job after their education, says Johan Sterte Vice Chancellor at Luleå University of Technology.
Master in Information Security, with a high percentage of international students studying at a distance, is rated very high quality by HSV. LTU is one among only three universities in the country that received the high rating for education in the field of information technologies where Information security is included. It is about how the future of information management, through the Internet, is to take place safely. HSV's very high marks for Information Security has several explanations.
- It's all about dedicated teachers who also have extensive experience in distance education and talented and motivated students, as well as a strong link to research where knowledge through practice plays an important role, says assistant professor Dan Harnesk. He takes over as program director of the Master Information Security at Luleå University of Technology on 1 July 2012.
Systems Science candidate, is rated High Quality by HSV. It is an education that includes a focus on improving and developing information and communication systems in the interaction between technology, operations and human.
- A good program of the course with tutorials and seminars are leading students right, says Harriet Nilsson, Director of Studies Systems Science.