Taught course

Management of Information Systems and Technology

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

To enter the course you need to have one of the following:

  • An honours degree (with a minimum of a second class honours degree), or an equivalent qualification in information systems, computing or information technology related subjects.
  • An unclassified degree in information systems, computing or information technology plus professional experience within the field of computing.

Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Management of Information Systems and Technology MSc is designed for students who would like the opportunity to acquire proficient skills in, and develop knowledge of, the key aspects of Information systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) Management.

The course provides a framework within which to develop essential skills required by a wide range of industries both locally and globally. Some of these are Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Project Management, AGILE, Scrum (currently one of the most popular frameworks for implementing AGILE) and PRINCE2. This does not include PRINCE2 foundation and/or practioner certificate.

The interesting design of this course focuses on key aspects of information technology and information systems in business enterprises. It aims to help equip you with the skills required for capture, organisation and presentation of information and data in a format that enhances efficient communications, while minimising error and increasing throughout. The course provides a framework within which to develop the skills of graduates and professionals, whether employed or studying in preparation for employment, by introducing the key aspects of Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) Management.

You will be provided with a wide range of business intelligence tools and management software within an operative and tactical context, using it as an enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. It aims to develop your knowledge of how to plan and streamline business processes of large enterprises across procurement, manufacturing, service, sales, finance and HR with SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Another feature of this course is Agile (a process that helps teams provide quick and unpredictable responses to the feedback they receive on their project) and PRINCE2 methodologies. Projects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2), which is currently a de facto process-based method for effective management of projects across the world.

Work placement option

This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000.  

Find out more about the work placement pathway.

Please note that we are unable to guarantee any placement or study abroad opportunities and that any such opportunities referred to on this webpage may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,600 | £4,000 (Work placement option additional fee) (per year)
International students
£18,250 | £4,000 (Work placement option additional fee) (per year)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Email
infopoint.ss@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 8888