Taught course

Information Technology (Business)

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Entry requires a good honours degree in a numerate subject area. Candidates holding a little less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In Information Technology (Business) it aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and IT subjects at Masters level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT, business organisation and stategy, project leadership and e-commerce.

In some cases, the MSc project can be carried out in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.

Graduates from the programme would be suitable for employment with IT companies, company R&D divisions, financial services organisations, defence contractors or government IT agencies or could register for a PhD.

This programme is also available at our campus in Dubai, where a January start date is also possible.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS overall 6.0 (with no score lower than 5.5 in any individual category). 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.

Fees and funding

For details of all scholarship opportunities and current fees please visit our website or contact us by email.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
21 months

Course contact details

Name
June Maxwell
Email
MACSpgenquiries@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 451 4152
Fax
+44 (0)131 451 3327