Taught course

Information Systems and Technology

Institution
City, University of London · School of Informatics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a lower second class honours degree, the equivalent from an international institution or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants should have basic competence and familiarity with mathematics and good professional English. Other Suitable Qualifications: INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City University London means guaranteed progression to this degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Information systems are a key part of an organisation's IT infrastructure. IT professionals who can manage a business's information resources, and understand the technologies and systems that enable this are key to a modern enterprise's success.
A degree in information systems and technology will equip you with the skills to develop and maintain information systems that align with the strategic needs of any organisation. Rather than focusing on technical issues only, the course combines technological fundamentals with a systematic understanding of IT's broader business contexts, including human and organisational factors. The course exploits City's research expertise in both computing and information management to produce effective professionals with a broad understanding of IT underpinned by a firm grasp of key technical concerns.
Graduates are employed in a range of information systems roles in large and small organisations, including banks, consultancies, pharmaceutical and IT industries, central and local government, and the education and health sectors, for example. The course is also excellent preparation for doctoral (PhD) study.
This flexible programme delivers both a broad and

Information for international students

Applicants should have good professional English in order to understand and produce literature of a complex technical nature. For students whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 600 (250 computer-based version) is required.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £9,000, Part-time EU: £4,500 per year, Full-time Non EU: £14,500, Part-time Non EU: £7,250 per year
Scholarships and bursaries
The School offers a range of generous scholarships and bursaries to applicants for this course: UK/EU applicants - Computer Science Scholarships of £2,000, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, International Student Scholarships of £2,000, Other scholarships, bursaries and prizes.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Officer, Postgraduate Office, School of Informatics
Email
smcsepg@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 0248
Fax
+44 (0)20 7040 0233