Taught course

Information Systems

Institution
Kingston University · Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing
Qualifications
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in an IS/IT subject or substantial work experience.

Months of entry

January, March, September

Course content

This course examines the design, development and management of information systems. You will study how information is used in organisations, who uses it, how it relates to decision making and contributes to organisational objectives.

You will be able recognise and accommodate change and instability in the business and information environment created by social, economic, political and technical developments.

Your studies may include lectures, practical lab work, group working, case studies and presentations. Through the project/dissertation you will gain valuable research skills.Information systems, when used effectively, can give a business or organisation the competitive edge. They can also transform businesses, restructure organisations and streamline business processes. This course seeks to address the shortage of people who can operate at the interface of business and IT, and offers the chance to study a spectrum of relevant business and technical subjects.

You will study the design, development and management of information systems to enable you to recognise and accommodate the increased rate of change and instability in the business and information environment created by social, economic, political and technical changes. You will gain an understanding of how information is used within an organisation, who uses it, the nature of the information, how it relates to decision making and how it contributes to organisational goals and objectives.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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