MSc-Diploma-Certificate Information Systems Management

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  • Objectives
    The MSc in Information Systems Management brings together the Management School and the internationally-renowned Department of Information Studies to provide: High-quality education in general management, with the emphasis on understanding and managing complex organisations AND An understanding of the workings of IT and information systems and their role in controlling and driving organisations The programme is aimed at those who wish to gain knowledge and a critical appreciation of management principles and practices, and to become managers in IT departments OR to gain an extra edge in other areas of management.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A good second class honours degree or better from a recognised university, or approved professional qualification. Our standard English requirements for overseas students are: IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6 in each category or TOEFL 617 with 4.5 on the Test of Written English, which must be taken as a separate part of the TOEFL test, or 260 in the computer-based test with 5 in the TWE.
  • Academic title
    MSc/Diploma/Certificate Information Systems Management
  • Course description
    Course content

    Core modules

    -Information Systems and the Information Society
    -Information Systems Project Management
    -Information Systems Modelling
    -Managing People in Organisations
    -Operations Management
    -Strategic Management
    -Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation

    Optional modules (you will choose two)

    -E-business and E-commerce
    -Educational Informatics
    -Business Information
    -Healthcare Information
    -Human Computer Interaction and User Interface Design
    -Electronic Publishing
    -International Business Strategy
    -Strategic Management of Information
    -International Human Resource Studies
    -Employee Performance Management

    Students complete a project/dissertation in the following summer.

    -Case studies
    -Group work for collaborative learning
    -Augmented with web-based discussion groups

    -Individual assignments
    -Group projects
    -End-semester examinations

    Certificate/Diploma in Information Systems Management
    Students who successfully complete the first semester but do not proceed receive the Certificate. Those who pass both semesters´ modules but do not proceed receive the Diploma

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