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About the programme
GPA 2018: All applicants admitted  
Language: Danish  | Place of study: Aarhus  |  Commencement: August / september


This programme is only offered in Danish.

Information technology, people, organisations and society

Would you like to work with organisational and communication tasks that involve the development and application of IT in organisations? The supplementary subject in IT and organisations teaches you a number of analytical and practical methodologies and competences that – when combined with your main subject – enable you to target your academic profile to a career within IT and organisations.


A supplementary subject in contact with the business community

Your main subject can be included and supplemented with insights into IT and organisations. Such a combination can provide you with an interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree that is an excellent basis for work in a private sector company or a public institution. We do not provide final solutions, but good concepts and cases to work with.

This study programme is based on project and group assignments in which you work with cases and empirical methods. Working on these projects it is possible to make contact with private sector companies and public institutions that provide you with examples.


A focused information technology profile

Your study programme gives you a clear information technology profile in your main subject area and teaches you methodologies you can use when working with technological issues in interdisciplinary situations.

The supplementary subject in IT and organisations qualifies you for admission to the Master’s degree programme in Information Studies' C-track.

Questions about IT and organisations

  • What are the consequences for identities and work methods in an organisation when a new IT system is introduced?
  • How does a computer think?
  • What are the marketing perspectives of e-business?
  • How can users contribute to the development and design of systems and user interfaces?

Admission requirements

In order to be admitted to a supplementary subject, you have to be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree programme at a Danish university. Furthermore, the academic regulations of the bachelor’s degree programme have to allow for a combination with a supplementary subject.

You also have to meet the admission requirements for the supplementary subject in question. You can familiarise yourself with the requirements on the Danish version of this page by clicking on Danish in the top right corner.

Read more about admission to supplementary subjects.

Academic regulations

As a student it is important to know the regulations for the chosen supplementary subject: what is the content, how is it structured and what does it require from you.

You can find this information in the academic regulation for the bachelor’s supplementary subject:


In the following graphical presentation of the subject you can see the different modules and courses that, in addition, link to the course catalogue where you can read the course descriptions.

Structure bachelor

Student life

Your everyday life as an IT and organisations student involves a combination of lectures, exercises, reading group meetings and individual preparation. You attend lessons in IT and organisations with first-year Master’s degree students of the same subject.

Your teaching is a combination of lectures, lessons taught by student teachers and practical exercises, where you either do case-based or practical exercises in small groups. Every Friday, there is a joint lecture for all students of information studies.

The academic environment at IT and organisations is influenced by the diverse academic backgrounds of the students, and the teaching always takes current IT development into account. The result is a very dynamic and interdisciplinary environment for students of this supplementary subject.


The information society


As an IT and organisations student, you have plenty of opportunity to add a social element to your academic work. Part of your life as a student is spent in the computer room. Other facilities include a common room, radio and video editing facilities, and a TV studio, not to mention the many comfortable sofas. Information Studies is located in the IT Byen Katrinebjerg


Academic and social initiatives

As a student at the Institute of Information and Media Studies, you become part of a creative and committed group. Information Studies is characterised by many student initiatives.


  • SAIS is a student association at Information Studies. SAIS organises lectures in relevant topics, company visits and study tours.
  • The Friday Bar organises bar evenings and parties for Media Studies and Information Studies.
  • The Social Committee is responsible for many great ideas and interesting events. This committee organises two or three parties a year, held in combination with Media Studies and Digital Design.

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Job profile

The supplementary subject in IT and organisations qualifies you for admission to the Master’s degree programme in information studies.

A supplementary subject in IT and organisations (perhaps in connection with a Master’s degree in information studies) qualifies you for work in the following areas:


  • IT consultant in small or large IT companies: Working with the implementation and specification of complex IT solutions.
  • Human resources, organisational communication: You acquire knowledge of organisational analysis and change processes that you can use in connection with HR functions and organisational development.
  • Project management and IT strategy development.
  • System development and design: User-driven design is the key expression in IT and organisations. You learn to analyse user needs and to design user-friendly technology.
  • Teaching, research and communication – mainly within the IT industry.


The supplementary subject provides you with competences that enable you:


  • To apply different IT tools and systems that support system development processes, and the ability to assess formalisation possibilities and limitations within specific system development work.
  • To assess, analyse and perform in the interaction between information technology, people, organisations and society.
  • To participate in system development and information projects and facilitate communication between different academic perspectives/fields of study.
  • To use analytical concepts to understand the interaction between companies and society and the companies’ use of information technology.