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MSc Information Technology (Business)


Course Description

This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and IT subjects at Masters level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT projects, developing businesses and e-commerce.

Full-time students take 4 courses each semester and must normally take course marked with **

Semester 1
Databases and Information Systems
Design for Online Learning
Information Systems Methodologies**
Software Engineering Foundations
Strategic Project Management
Systems Programming & Scripting
Work, Culture & Organisations

Semester 2
Advanced Software Engineering
e-Commerce Technology
Integrated Online Learning Environments
Network Applications
Project Management**
Research Methods and Project Planning**

After semester 2 students continue full-time on the MSc project

Visit the MSc Information Technology (Business) page on the Heriot-Watt University website for more details!

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Entry Requirements

Students must have a first or second class honours degree in Information Technology, Science, Engineering, or a degree subject with a significant Mathematical or Computing content. Candidates holding less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level. Non-native English speakers should have an English level of IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent.

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