Taught course

Information Systems and Business Analysis

Institution
Aston University · Aston Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

One of the following:

  • A good UK honours degree (2:2)
  • Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University.


As well as:

  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date
  • A completed application form.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a fantastic opportunity to study a highly regarded, unique masters programme. The course is recognised as a leading information systems masters programme and is ranked 18th in Europe and 3rd in the UK by Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2018. It has been developed in collaboration with our industry partners. This ensures that we’re providing you with the specialist skills needed for business analysis and information systems roles, which in turn will enhance your employability.

What sets this course apart from other masters programmes is its focus on developing practical skills which are in high demand in the job market. The vast majority of modules are very hands-on and involve applied learning activities. For example, with our Developing Business Systems Workshop, you’ll have the chance to gain first-hand experience of planning and implementing a consultancy project from start to finish. What makes this truly unique is that we actively monitor your progress and vary the tasks and their complexity to ensure you get the most out of the experience.

You’ll learn the various tools and approaches used to analyse business and system requirements, which will give you the skills and know-how to develop ICT systems to meet the needs of businesses. You’ll also learn key project management processes and techniques. This will provide you with a theoretical background as well as practical experience, so you’re confident and capable of planning, monitoring and evaluating major commercial projects.

We are a global leader in higher education standards, we’re among the top 1% of business schools in the world, thanks to our triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We’ve also been awarded a five-star rating for excellence in teaching, employability, innovation, facilities, inclusiveness and our international outlook by QS World University Rankings.

We pride ourselves on the employability of our graduates. Due to the unique skillset we provide our students with, they’ve been able to secure positions with leading companies, across a range of sectors, such as Hewlett Packard, IBM, Capgemini and Jaguar Land Rover. Whatever your career ambitions we can help you achieve.

You can choose to study this course as part of our double degree programme.

Study abroad and internship opportunities available.

Information for international students

Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Find out more about our scholarships here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3200