Taught course

Information Technology

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Computer Science and Information Systems
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Second-class honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a subject other than computing or information systems.

Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered, if they have significant relevant experience in the IT industry.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme covers practical aspects of information systems development, modern management topics and professionalism in IT. If you already have experience of working in the IT industry, the programme provides opportunities for broadening and deepening your knowledge and skills; if you do not have previous experience, it provides a platform for a career in the IT industry.

You will reach an advanced level of understanding of computers, computing, software development, and how to design and implement software systems. The programme also covers the use of information systems in organisations, and the management of IT and information systems, and you will gain skills and knowledge in problem analysis, evaluation of technology options, systems development, technology-driven organisational change and technology-based innovation.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700