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Knowledge and Information Systems Management

This masters degree will equip you with the digital skills businesses are looking for. It covers the main theories and practice relating to information systems management but, unlike most UK MScs in this area, also has a strong emphasis on contemporary knowledge management.

You will learn about the strategic application of information technologies, including recent trends such as big data and cloud computing, and the development and use of information systems.

This course will prepare you for a role related to an organisation's management of knowledge its IT function or its information systems provision. Recent graduates have gone on to work at companies such as J.P.Morgan, IBM and Hootsuite.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject such as business, management, economics, computer science, information technology, engineering or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Digital-business and Human-Computer Interaction; Information Systems Development; Introduction to Knowledge and Information Systems Management; Data and Knowledge Management; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Systems Thinking; Web Applications; Dissertation
Optional modules: Innovation and Technology Transfer; Consultancy Skills; Simulation; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Project Risk Management; Business Ethics.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,500 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,000 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) England 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Wales 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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