From revenue reports and customer data to figures used to forecast sales and analyse trends, the useful knowledge which organisations can gain from information systems is virtually limitless. Experts who can use the technology intelligently and creatively to add value to a business, combining technical ability with an understanding of an organisation's needs, are in high demand. This course is designed to meet that demand. The university's close links with industry have allowed us to develop a highly practical course, focusing on the skills employers tell us they want. We work with companies such as Microsoft and Siemens, and we are a Cisco local academy and a Xilinx university partner – meaning you will have access to the latest equipment, and can make use of specialist teaching materials and workshops. You will be encouraged to learn, explore and work within our award-winning technology centre and its specialist network, software, digital and wireless laboratories equipped with industry-standard software and hardware. All sessions will be delivered online.
Information Systems Quality Management (30 credits) - Compulsory Information System Strategy and Management (30 credits) - Compulsory Regulation of Electronic Commerce and Information Technology (30 credits) - Compulsory Data Management for Decision Support (30 credits) - Optional Knowledge Management Strategies (30 credits) - Optional Postgraduate Computing Project (60 credits) - Compulsory
You will be assessed through exams, your research project and other coursework, including research papers and extended abstracts, essays, reports, critical analyses of research issues, database exercises, posters, presentations and case study assignments. Some assessed work will be done in groups and you’ll receive regular feedback on all work. All assessment will take place online during the 2020/21 academic year and all module leaders have a wealth of experience in setting, moderating, supporting and assessing e-assessment.
We normally require graduates with a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate a minimum of three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.
English language requirements
|With at least 6.0 in each component
|With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
|With at least 51 in all components
Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.