MSc Information Systems Management

Sheffield University Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

Triple Crown accreditation means we meet the high standards of three of the world's most prestigious accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. This puts us in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide.

We teach business management from a truly global perspective. Our staff and students come from all over the world. And our courses are based on pioneering research into the challenges faced by businesses everywhere.

About the course

Sheffield is a world-leader in information systems. Our research on health informatics, e-business, digital technology and social media influences the way businesses, governments and individuals interact.

IT and information systems drive and control organisations. If your approach isn't dynamic, responsive and adaptable, you won't survive. But understanding the technology isn’t enough.

Organisations are looking for developers who also understand management practice. Professionals who understand how information systems can change the structure and processes of a business.

This course delivers, giving you a grounding in management practices and developing your skills so you can play a key role in the design, implementation and development of information systems.

You can apply to base your dissertation on a project which you would work on with an external organisation. Recent projects include working with a national company to develop a prescriptive method for qualifying risks and quantifying the value added by advanced service systems for process packaging equipment.

Core modules

  • Information Systems Modelling
  • Information Systems and the Information Society
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems Project Management
  • Information Systems Change Management
  • Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation
  • Strategic Management
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

One of the following:

  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Business Intelligence
  • Human Computer Interaction and User Interface Design
  • International Business Strategy

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Group work for collaborative learning
  • Web-based discussion groups

Assessment

  • Individual assignments
  • Group projects
  • End-of-semester exams
  • Dissertation

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Rob Globke, postgraduate in the School of Managment

Key facts

Course duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Your career

This specialist MSc is designed to prepare you for a career in the sector. Recent graduates work for AcAe and SAP.

How we teach

We'll teach you how to identify opportunities, solve problems and inspire others. Many of our teaching staff are world-class researchers working in policy-relevant areas. Our courses are based on their research.

We bring in guest speakers from business, local government and industry. You can apply to carry out a project with an external organisation as part of your course. We also offer you the chance to spend the summer at another university overseas.

Triple Crown accreditation

The School is Triple Crown accredited, placing it in the top one per cent of business schools globally. Courses are also accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, as well as specialist institutions including the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, and the Institute of Consulting.

The perfect learning environment

The Management School moved to a newly-refurbished building in 2013. Close to the Students' Union, Sheffield city centre and the Peak District, these high-quality facilities are designed to stimulate study and the exchange of ideas.

Apply now

You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

E: pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)114 222 3376