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Qualification descriptor for Degree of Bachelor of Science - Major; Information Systems Sciences
Filosofie Kandidatexamen - Huvudområde; Systemvetenskap

Degree regulations of 2007
First cycle
Qualification descriptor approved on 2010-02-17 by Ordförande filosofisk fakultetsnämnd.
Examanition Objectives
Higher Education Act
English information is not available
Higher Education Ordinance

Annex 2

Knowledge and understanding
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the field, understanding of applicable methodologies in the field, specialised study in some aspect of the field as well as awareness of current research issues.

Competence and skills
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated the ability to search for, gather, evaluate and critically interpret the relevant information for a formulated problem and also discuss phenomena, issues and situations critically
    * demonstrated the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems autonomously and to complete tasks within predetermined time frames
    * demonstrated the ability to present and discuss information, problems and solutions in speech and writing and in dialogue with different audiences, and
    * demonstrated the skills required to work autonomously in the main field of study.

Judgement and approach
For a Bachelor's degree the student shall have:
    * demonstrated the ability to make assessments in the main field of study informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues
    * demonstrated insight into the role of knowledge in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
    * demonstrated the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and ongoing learning.


Detailed objectives for this degree

For a Degree of Bachelor students must be able too

  • Plan, manage, carry through and present system development projects in cooperation with other project members
  • Develop and desing ICT as a learning and creative process
  • Explain the role of information- and communication systems in organizations and society
  • Describe the different schoolings within Information Systems Sciences and their central concepts
  • Assess and apply theories, methods and methodologies used in the processes of Information Systems Sciences
  • Develop, construct and maintain computer-based information systems
  • Analyze user situations and processes to be able to design information systems
  • Carry out a major, independent work within a problem area related to Information Systems Sciences 

For international profile students must

  • Write a ithesis in english
  • Present and discuss projects in english
The programme requires 180 credits.

The credits stated indicate the total for all courses leading to the degree. All courses are to have been completed and passed.

Special requirements
Higher Education Ordinance and Luleå University of Technology
Independent project (degree project)
A requirement for the award of a Bachelor's degree is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) for at least 15 credits in the main field of study. (The Higher Education Ordinance, Annex 2 Qualifications ordinance)

Compulsory courses included in degrees the equivalent of 180 credits are at first cycle level. Courses at second cycle level equal to at most 15 credits may be included in a degree the equivalent of 180 credits.(Guidelines for Bologna adaptation), LTU Dnr 783-06).

All course requirements for this degree are stated in the official syllabus.

Degree certificate

A degree certificate will be issued upon application to students who fulfil the requirements for a degree.

Course requirements for this degree