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Course summary

On this course you’ll develop your understanding of IT from a business perspective, learn how to create a systematic view of business system development, as well implement IT systems. Why study MSc Information Technology at BU?

  • If you have some experience but no formal qualification in Information Technology, or a first degree in a different subject, then this course will enable you to enter the business computing profession
  • Software infrastructure forms a core part of many organisations' business function, so it is vital for system developers and managers to understand how the business process and strategy shape the IT applications
  • You will be exposed to all aspects of modern business IT systems, including but not limited to, IT management, cloud services and their applications, service integration and human-centred design
  • Draw on our academics' expert knowledge, their research and recent developments in IT to gain awareness of current problems and learn to develop systematic, original and creative solutions to them
  • A real-world research problem of your choice will give you the opportunity to explore your particular area of interest in greater depth and you will acquire skills on how to plan your project, create and interpret IT knowledge and report to a professional standard
  • Benefit from a work placement, which provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain first-hand experience and apply your learning, especially if you are considering a change in career or direction.
On this course you’ll develop your understanding of IT from a business perspective, learn how to create a systematic view of business system development, as well implement IT systems.

Modules

Core units: IT Management; Data Management; Human Centred Design; Research Methods & Professional Issues; Individual Master's Project. Option Units (choose two): Cloud Computing; Blockchain & Digital Futures; Cyberpsychology; Persuasive Technology & Behaviour Change; Psychology of Software Development; Accessibility & Assistive Technology.


Entry requirements

Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10000 Year 1
Scotland £10000 Year 1
Wales £10000 Year 1
Channel Islands £10000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10000 Year 1
EU £17500 Year 1
International £17500 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Information Technology at Bournemouth University - UCAS