Master Programme in Decision, Risk and Policy Analysis 60 cr

In the study programme in Decision, Risk and Policy Analysis, an education in central theories and basic methodology is given for decision making, risk assessment and policy making. The programme is given on distance, in Swedish.

About the studies

In all sectors of the society, it is necessary to handle complicated decision problems, to discover and assess the size of different kinds of risks and to design adequate policies for different activities. Today, there are scientific results and methods which are useful in these contexts, and there is a rapid development of software with the purpose of facilitating the management of complicated social problems. Examples are programs for knowledge representation in planning, simulation as the basis of prognosis and different forms of decision support and expert systems.

The programme is given on distance, in Swedish.

After the studies


  • Master of Arts/Science (60 Credits)

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Application information


Qualified for the master's programme are those who have a first-cycle qualification of at least 180 HE credits or equivalent foreign higher education qualification. General requirements in Swedish and English from upper secondary school


University credits


Application *
Autumn 2023
Distance learning
2023 - 2025
Number of participants: 80
Location: Ortsoberoende
Application code: HIG-19103
Language: Swedish
Pace: Half-time

*) The online application at opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Publicerad av: Maria Åstrand Swenneke Sidansvarig: Veronica Liljeroth Sidan uppdaterades: 2021-08-10
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)