MSc Information Systems
Information School, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are the UK’s leading centre for information, data and knowledge management research and teaching. Our forward-thinking courses are fully accredited by CILIP and will equip you with the knowledge and skills required by employers.
About the course
Course description 2017
This CILIP-accredited course will prepare you for a career in the private or the public sector. It’s run in partnership with the Department of Computer Science so you can specialise in either a technical computing route or an organisational and information-focused route.
You’ll acquire valuable transferable skills such as presentation and report writing. We can help develop your skills as an information systems leader.
If you have little or no relevant work experience, this course is for you. If you’re more experienced, you should take the Professional Enhancement Programme.
- Foundations of Object-Oriented Programming
- Professional Issues
- Information Systems Project Management
- Information Systems Modelling
- Information Systems in Organisations
- Information Systems and the Information Society
Examples of optional modules
- Advanced Java Programming
- Computer Security and Forensics
- Web Technologies
- Cloud Computing
- E-Business and E-Commerce
- Content Management Systems
- Information Systems Change Management
- Researching Social Media
- Information Governance and Ethics
- Business Intelligence
- Database Design
- Human Computer Information Interaction
- 1 year full-time
- 2/3 years part-time
You’ll need at least a 2:2 in any subject. Relevant work experience is an advantage but we’ll give consideration to candidates without experience.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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