A good 2nd class honours degree or an equivalent qualification or a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard, eg BCS Professional Graduate Diploma, CEng, CIM Diploma or an unclassified degree plus at least two years further study or professional experience Students whose first language is not English will be expected to have must IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 or equivalent.
Months of entry
Emphasis on the MSc in Management Information Systems is placed on developing the knowledge and skills for the management of information systems and IT resources in business organisations.
Students are provided with lecture notes, exercises, case studies and information about helpful websites through our school intranet and our electronic learning support environment, WebCT.
Forums enable students to interact with one another and work together as virtual groups.
Basic aspects of management i.e. business strategy, finance, marketing and human resource management, are studied on this course, but more time is given to IS/IT activities such as systems procurement, the design of networking and database strategies, or the implementation of ecommerce systems.
The modules studied are:
- study skills and research methods;
- internet and information security (double module);
- software development;
- advanced database systems;
- enterprise systems;
- project management;
- decision support systems;
For the award of MSc you must also complete the Masters Project. The project component, which is often undertaken with a company, involves practical application and development of some of the knowledge and skills acquired in the taught modules.
Information for international students
Please contact our International/EU Office:
Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152
Fees and funding
For Coventry University graduates there is an alumni discount of £500, there are also Postgraduate Merit Scholarships available to UK students of £1000 towards tuition fees - please visit website for more information and criteria
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||17|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
- UK - Recruitment and Admissions Office
- +44(0)24 7765 4321
- +44 (0)24 7688 8609