Emphasis on the MSc in Management Information Systems is placed on developing the knowledge and skills for the management of information systems and IT resources in business organisations.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Students are provided with lecture notes, exercises, case studies and information about helpful websites through our school intranet and our electronic learning support environment, WebCT.
Forums enable students to interact with one another and work together as virtual groups.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Basic aspects of management i.e. business strategy, finance, marketing and human resource management, are studied on this course, but more time is given to IS/IT activities such as systems procurement, the design of networking and database strategies, or the implementation of ecommerce systems.
The modules studied are:
study skills and research methods; usability; internet and information security (double module); software development; advanced database systems; enterprise systems; project management; decision support systems; dissertation. For the award of MSc you must also complete the Masters Project. The project component, which is often undertaken with a company, involves practical application and development of some of the knowledge and skills acquired in the taught modules.
To enter the course you need to have one of the following:a good honours degree or an equivalent qualification;a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard, e.g. BCS Professional Graduate Diploma, CEng, CIM Diploma;an unclassified degree plus at least two years' further study or professional experience.
Recipient: Coventry University
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