2019 start
MSc

Information Systems Management

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

IT and information systems drive and control organisations. This course gives you a grounding in management practices and develops 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.

Applying for this course

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

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Modules

Core modules

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

Optional modules

One of the following:

  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Business Intelligence
  • International Business Strategy
  • Information Governance and Ethics
  • Information Systems and the Information Society

Teaching

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

Assessment

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

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree or approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Apply

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

Apply now

Contact

management-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3376

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.