Taught course

Business Systems Analysis and Design

City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a lower second class honours degree, the equivalent from an international institution or an equivalent professional qualification. Previous academic and commercial experience is considered. 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, August

Course content

This MSc course for postgraduate is designed to produce hybrid IT/business professionals who understand the role IT systems play in supporting organisations and management and can ensure that IT systems can fulfil their intended role.
On graduation, you will have specialist knowledge ranging from business systems requirements analysis and design, software systems engineering, and data modelling, to business intelligence, project management and business engineering with ERP solutions.
Practical work is emphasised throughout, to develop understanding and skills, which are strengthened by the interactive teamwork approach.
The full time and part time course has an excellent track record in producing highly employable graduates in roles such as systems analysis and IT consultancy. The course is also excellent preparation for doctoral (PhD) study.

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.
Scholarships: We provide a comprehensive list of other funding sources, such as Career Development Loans, Research Council Studentships, Access to Learning Funds, and Charities and Trusts. here. There are no mandatory awards (direct government grants to students) for postgraduate study. Applicants should consider carefully the cost of fees and maintenance at an early stage in the application process.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Programmes Office
+44 (0)20 7040 0248