Making the right decisions about how to use technology becomes more and more critical, and that’s why there are great career opportunities for graduates who have skills in technology management. At the end of the course, you will be able to examine the characteristics of business information systems, how they are designed, and how they can be successfully implemented in the working environment.
The course is suitable for individuals with a management background wishing to specialise in information system technology or technology specialists wishing to move in to managerial roles.
What you'll learn
You will learn about information systems management and development in organisations, and how to design and implement information systems solutions. You will also gain transferable skills in project management, time management and communication. You will focus on how these systems work, how the requirements for them are established and how they are designed and developed. Gaining an overview of the importance of systems to organisations as well as gain technical and communication skills which the industry values. This course is studied full-time over one year or part-time. Achieving an MSc requires completion of six modules and a dissertation. Complete 3 modules to gains a PG Certificate; complete 6 modules for a PG Diploma.
Required modules include: • Information Systems Engineering • Security, Audit and Compliance • Management of Software Projects • Enterprise Information Systems with SAP
Plus two modules chosen from: • Strategic Information Systems Management • Database Systems and Computer Systems • Digital Business Environments • Web Design and Development
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
After graduation, you can expect to be involved in both academic and practical fields in widely diverse areas of Business Information Technology, including: Interactive System Design, Usability Engineering, Information Engineering, Software Engineering, IT-Security.
We have lots of funding options available such as the postgraduate tuition fee loan for Scottish & EU students, specifics scholarships for students from North or South America, Asia and Africa, as well as bursaries & grants for those closer to home in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.