2020 start
MSc

Information Systems Management

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

Bridging the knowledge gap between business and information managers is vital for companies. This programme, jointly delivered by Sheffield University Management School and the Information School, develops skills in management practices and gives you a comprehensive understanding of information science, delivering work-ready graduates with IT and management expertise. 

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

Optional modules

One of the following:

  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Information Governance and Ethics
  • Information Systems and the Information Society
  • Business Intelligence
  • 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 examinations
  • Dissertation

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree or approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score 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.