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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


Degree of Master (60 cr)


Form of study
Application *
Autumn semester 2024
Distance learning
2024 - 2026

Number of participants: 80

Location: Ortsoberoende

Aplication code: HIG-19103

Language: Swedish

Pace: Half-time

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

Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)