Taught course

Strategic ICT Leadership

Institution
Edinburgh Napier University · School of Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or equivalent with a background in a discipline with computing, information technology or Business component.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course has been created for professionals to develop more influence in their organisation; corporate executives to develop strategic ICT skills; public sector managers, especially in education or health, to protect services by exploiting ICT and SME directors to build business growth on innovative ICT. The value of this course in helping develop high-level skills has been recognised by the UK government in the report Forging Futures.

You'll develop business, technology and leadership skills, making a strategic contribution to ICT in your organisation at a senior level and using technology to deliver business improvement. Linking learning and development to your work activities, you can ensure your professional development is part of the strategic plan of the organisation and can consider and reflect on established views of the organisation, colleagues and yourself, to promote innovation and change.

Work Based Learning:

You’ll be mentored and supported by dedicated consultants to deliver a package of work drawing on your current projects/activities.

Three on-campus modules:
(overall you’ll attend campus one day per month)

  • Project and Programme Governance
  • Leadership and Identity
  • Security Audit and Compliance

MSc Dissertation:

Your final project will allow you to use the tools and approaches you’ve developed on the course.

Participation in this course will indicate your aspirations and dedication to your management and enhance your chances of promotion. It may also open doors with other employers or improve your standing as a consultant.

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Information for international students

For applications whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, with no individual component score of less than 5.5 or equivalent. We also offer a range of pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme. Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for up-to-date information about fee and funding and what you could be eligible for.

We have lots of funding options available such as the postgraduate tuition fee loan for Scottish & EU students, specifics scholarships for students from North or South America, Asia and Africa, as well as bursaries & grants for those closer to home in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
pgadmissions@napier.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 333 900 60 40