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Course summary

This master’s degree will prepare you for roles related to an organisation's management of its IT function or its information systems provision. You'll learn practical applications of information systems and digital business, and the implications of modern technologies. Learn current digital technology trends, such as big data and cloud computing. Modules include practical assignments like simulations that will enhance your employability. Recent graduates are working at companies such as JP Morgan, IBM, and Hootsuite.


For a full list of compulsory and optional modules, please visit our website

Assessment method

Assessment methods may include exams, coursework, group assignments and a dissertation.

How to apply

International applicants

IELTS language requirements: 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification approved by the University) in a relevant subject such as business, management, economics, computer science, information technology, engineering, chemistry or other similar subjects. Applicants with work experience in an IT related field can compensate for degree subject/grades and are encouraged to apply.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Digital Strategy and Information Systems at University of Southampton - UCAS