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City, University of London

Information Systems and Technology

This postgraduate Information Systems and Technology course is for students who have a keen interest in both information system development and information management. Students are either in the early stages of their career or have significant work experience in the area and wish to formalise their knowledge.

Students will have curiosity about information and knowledge and will want to learn about managing them in organisations, together with the requisite design and technical skills to meet business requirements. Our postgraduate Information Systems and Technology degree will equip you with the skills to develop and maintain information systems that align with the strategic needs of any organisation.

Entry requirements

MSc: A Bachelor's degree with lower second class honours or above, or overseas equivalent in a related discipline. Applicants should have basic competence and familiarity with mathematics and good professional English.

Other Suitable Qualifications -
INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes:

If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City, University of London means guaranteed progression to this degree.

For overseas students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is required: IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all four components).

Course modules

Core modules:
Systems Specification INM312 (15 credits); Databases INM343 (15 credits); Information and Knowledge Management INM351 (15 credits); Research Methods and Professional Issues INM373 (15 credits); Information Architecture INM401 (15 credits). **Research Methods and Professional Issues (INM373) must be passed with a mark of at least 50% without compensation to proceed with the dissertation (INM363).

Elective modules:
Information Retrieval INM305 (15 credits);
Web Applications Development INM316 (15 credits);
Business Engineering with ERP Solutions INM342 (15 credits);
Information Law and Policy INM361 (15 credits);
Project Management INM372 (15 credits);
Data Visualization* INM402 (15 credits);
Libraries and publishing in the information society INM380 (15 credits);
Information Organisation+ INM303 (15 credits);
Business Intelligence and Analytics INM451 (15 credits).
+Students who take INM303 must also take INM305 as an option.
*Students may only take one of INM402 or INM451 as an option.

Assessment methods

Assessment is in a number of ways, including coursework, examinations, presentations and multiple choice questions.

Sponsorship information

UK/EU applicants - Computer Science Scholarships of £2,000.
International Student Scholarships of £2,000.
City, University of London Graduate Loyalty Discount of £2,500.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 15,500 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 7,750 (Year 1) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months

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