What is this course about? This new one-year course will provide an opportunity for students to study for an MSc in IT Management, corresponding to a Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits). The programme provides graduates with the necessary skills to fulfil a role in IT Management. Graduates will also understand how IT Managers are perceived by business, demonstrate an understanding of business and be able to support the setting of the business agenda nationally and internationally.
Progression routes from this Programme: Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).
Postgraduate Diploma: Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Information Technology Management is an Embedded Exit Award.
What subjects will I study? Mandatory Subjects Leadership & Strategy Innovation Management Technology Integration & Project Management Information Security Management Data & Information Systems Management Vendor and Service Management Dissertation Research Methods
What are the entry requirements? The MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Embedded Exit Award) are designed for graduates of Bachelor of Science in Computing Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours). Candidates with significant experience in the computing field (as determined by Recognition of Prior Learning), in addition to an Honours Primary Degree in another discipline area may also be considered for entry. Applicants applying for entry via routes other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Criteria to be considered will include academic qualifications and recognition of prior learning. Applicants may be called for interview as part of the application process.
Special features of the course: Students on this programme have exclusive use of the UNUM Software Development Centre. This is a new state-of-the-art centre that provides the students with a real world working environment using the latest technology.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Nigel Whyte BSc, MSc Head of Department E: [email protected] T:059-9175500
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Recipient: Institute of Technology, Carlow
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