Taught course

Internet and Database Systems

London South Bank University · Business, Computing and Information Management

Entry requirements

Although applicants normally require a first degree (usually at least a 2:2) or HND, in a relevant subject and a minimum of three years post-qualification experience in a relevant field to undertake postgraduate study, we recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge developed at work or through training. If you have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or post-experience studies, we will consider your application on its individual merits.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc Internet Database Systems teaches you to develop bespoke information systems using internet and database technologies, while critically evaluating the technical, security and privacy issues surrounding their deployment and on-going maintenance.

Distinctive features of the course:

*The course is designed for both computing and non-computing graduates wishing to pursue a career in the IT industry deploying and maintaining Database or Internet technologies.
*The course provides a balance between database management and business intelligence with a special focus on data warehousing, cloud computing and IT project management
*The course also addresses the latest IT trends including cloud computing, also software development for web and mobile technologies
*The course allows 'practitioner entry' for those who have had considerable industrial experience in relevant fields and are able to demonstrate an ability to work appropriately at master's level.
*Career opportunities range from IT services to business consultancy. Graduates of similar courses have entered positions such as: Business/IT consultant, Database Administrator BI Analyst, Development Team Leader, Agile Consultant and IT Adviser in various industrial sectors.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See: www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
16 months

Course contact details

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