Information Systems at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

Course summary

Master technology and business skills, in a city buzzing with data-driven industries, on this MSc Information Systems. Whether your background is in business or in information technology, you’ll build on your professional interest in combining them for effective commercial solutions. You’ll study the ways information systems unites these subjects, and develop your problem-solving skills and critical faculties. You’ll graduate with the ability to investigate complex business situations, develop entrepreneurial solutions to problems, and communicate the value of your plans to the sector you’re working in. You’ll be eligible to register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), and you’ll be well placed to explore the modern business world from our London campus. Course highlights

  • Focus on strategies that apply information technology to analyse and build innovative business solutions
  • Develop your problem-solving, managerial and communication skills, so you can lead on delivering technical solutions at the heart of modern industry
  • Join the course even if you don’t have a background in IT
  • Register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) on graduation
  • Join an international student group at our friendly London campus
The University of Portsmouth is ranked 5th of the modern universities for research quality in computer science and informatics (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021) Careers this Master’s prepares you for You’ll be studying in our London campus, at the heart of the UK, where the technology sector reached a trillion-dollar value in 2022. You’ll also find information systems jobs in every sector, as modern business depends on the technological understanding you’ll bring. During your study, you’ll be able to work on live data from active companies, demonstrating how your business analysis skills can be applied in industry. You’ll also be able to shape your final project to focus on the sector, or the skillset, you want to work with.


  • Managing Information Systems – 30 credits
  • Research Methods – 15 credits
  • User Experience Design – 15 credits
  • Web Product Development And Management – 30 credits
  • Database Management – 15 credits
  • Cyber Security And Information Systems – 15 credits
  • Masters Project – 60 credits
Changes to course content We use the best and most current research and professional practice alongside feedback from our students to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies. Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry. If a module doesn't run, we'll let you know as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Business or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.
PTE Academic54An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 54 in each skill.
TOEFL (iBT)7979 with a minimum of 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 20 in Writing.
Cambridge English AdvancedCambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

**Postgraduate fees for 2023 entry will be available shortly.** For further fee information please see the corresponding University of Portsmouth course page or visit
Information Systems at University of Portsmouth - UCAS