09.04.02 Information systems and technologies

The alumni of this Master’s program professionally focus on information processes, technologies, systems and networks, their instrumental (software, technical, organizational) support, the methods and techniques of designing, setting up, making and using information technologies in various fields of science and engineering, at various enterprises and in all kinds of activities in an information-based economy.
Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Higher mathematics
Profiles and specializations:
Hardware, software and mathematical support for information system security
The alumni of this Master’s program professionally focus on information processes, technologies, systems and networks, their instrumental (software, technical, organizational) support, the methods and techniques of designing, setting up, making and using information technologies in various fields of science and engineering, at various enterprises and in all kinds of activities in an information-based economy. They conduct research in development, operation and administration of computerized information security systems, servers and sensor networks; modeling and programming of system-level and application-level protection and safety of computing systems, distributed servers, embedded and cyber-physical intelligent systems. They also are engaged in designing multiprocessor and parallel computer systems of information security problem prediction and management of “the Internet of things.”
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • system integrator
  • programmer
  • IT development analyst/supervisor
  • database and network administrator
Specialized disciplines
  • Mathematical support for information system security
  • Methods and algorithms of information system performance analysis
  • Information systems and system-administrated networks
  • Design and making of customized information systems
  • Information system reliability theory
  • Hardware and software interfaces of information systems
  • Intelligent information system methods and tools
  • Hardware and software support for information system security
  • Security of open systems
  • Parallel and distributed programming
  • Hardware and software tools for IT system administration
  • Mathematical support for sensor data networks
  • Embedded management information systems
  • Mobile application security
Graduating department:
Department KB-5 “Computer System Hardware, Software and Mathematical Tools”
Intelligent information systems and technologies
Students receive instruction in information processes, technologies, intelligent systems, methods and tools of designing intelligent information systems and technologies in various fields. They also study and practically apply design strategies, develop and explore various object models. Lectures are given by teaching professionals in intelligent technologies, and master classes are conducted by invited specialists from various fields of industry and security. Scientific seminars are held on an ongoing basis.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • information systems and technologies in various fields of science and manufacturing
  • development, implementation and operation of intelligent information systems and technologies in science and manufacturing
  • device, system and software development
  • research and simulation of information processes and technologies
  • development of computer vision and digital signal processing systems
Specialized disciplines
  • Intelligent systems
  • Intelligent data analysis tools
  • Economics of the information society
  • Secure information systems
  • IT project and IT staff management
  • Techniques of processing big data volumes
  • Telecom network structure optimization models
  • E-government and e-business
  • Information resource management
  • Information retrieval systems
  • Psychology (inclusive course)
  • Information technology service and content management
Graduating department:
Department KB-4 “Automated Control Systems”
Pricing information systems in a digital economy
Software and mathematical support of protected information-computing systems
Students of this program explore systemic foundations and methodology of developing software and mathematical support for information-based computer systems with full account taken of information safety requirements at all stages of their life cycle.
They acquire skills and abilities in the field of systems analysis, the synthesis and modeling of structurally complex information-based computer complexes, and learn to optimize and synthesize design and technology-related decisions to assure the safety, reliability and quality of the information system components developed. Having completed the program, students are also ready to conduct research in this field.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • systems analyst
  • data safety expert
  • computer security specialist
  • systems analysis expert
  • software engineer
  • IS and database designer/developer
Specialized disciplines
  • Methodology of scientific research
  • Methodological foundations of information technologies
  • Software engineering methodology of information systems
  • Mathematical modeling methods for information processes and systems
  • Systems analysis
  • Information and computing system security
  • Secure information systems
  • Technologies to ensure the information security of entities
  • Designing secure versions of hardware and systems
  • Methods and means to ensure information technology security
  • Information security management
  • Object-oriented analysis, design and programming
  • High-performance computing organization
  • Modern information system organization techniques
  • Data recognition and processing methods and algorithms
  • Development of problem-oriented translator tools
  • Distributed information processing technologies
  • Cloud technologies
Graduating department:
•    Department KB-3 “System Management and Modeling”
•    Management of object-based information system development and implementation