Taught course

Information Systems Management

National University of Ireland Galway · J E Cairnes School of Business and Economics

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a qualification from a university or other internationally recognised academic institution or authority, corresponding to Level 8 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), to a minimum standard of Second Class Honours (or equivalent).

It is expected that successful applicants will come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds with prior exposure to information technology and/or business. GPA 3.0 or equivalent. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc is designed as a specialist course which assists students in blending their existing talents with the technological skills and business knowledge needed to design, develop, use and manage information systems within modern organisations.

Students gain practical knowledge of business systems analysis and design; project management; database design; applications
development; business information technologies; Internet and multimedia development; and the business context of IS development and management.

Specialised aspects are also covered, such as: human-computer interaction, information systems security,
enterprise systems, business analytics and decision support systems, electronic commerce, and innovation.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Chris Barry
+353 91 492 308