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Information and Communication Technology in Business MTech - At the institution - Uxbridge - Greater London
The aim of the programme is to develop critical and reflective awareness in relation to the state-of-the-art in the value and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in business organisations.
Entry Requirements Students will normally be admitted through a recruitment process undertaken by the organisation in conjunction with the University broker. Students are generally expected to have a minimum of five years industrial experience. Applicants are expected to be competent in problem-solving and/or scientific analysis and will be selected on the basis of demonstrable aptitude through the completion of formal preparatory work assessed by the Course Director as part of the recruitment process and enabling wider participation. When the applicant's suitability cannot be determined satisfactorily from the documentation submitted decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis by the Course Director and industrial certifications may be taken into account. As appropriate interviews will be used by the Course Director to assist in the selection process. Where applicable applicants require a demonstrable level of English language skills - normally IELTS score of 6.5 or higher or equivalent in another recognized test of English Language.Applicants in the IELTS range 6.0 - 6.5 (or equivalent) may be accepted on the programme but will be required to undertake remedial language skills development as either pre or in-sessional courses as directed.
Information and Communication Technology in Business MTech
At the end of the programme you will be able to:
* Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the issues and challenges of managing information and knowledge in a systemic, integrated and logical manner.
* Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the strategic issues associated with the planning, implementation and roll-out of ICTs in line with business needs.
* Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the issues and challenges of delivering ICTs in line with business needs.
* Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the challenges and issues of systemically managing change across people, organisation, process, information and technology.
* Reflect, critically and in-depth, on relevant aspects of the state-of-the-art of both the practice and theory of the management of ICTs in business.
Modules (all core)
* Project and Change Management (30 Credits)
* Data, Information and Knowledge in Business (30 Credits)
* Business and IT Strategy (30 Credits)
* Information Systems Development (30 Credits)
* Industrial Dissertation (60 Credits)