Taught course

Information Technology and Business Intelligence

Robert Gordon University · School of Computing Science and Digital Media

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any NON-Computing discipline.

Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course provides an opportunity to develop the skills suitable for a career in Computing with specialist subjects in software development and business intelligence (data science/data analysis).

It allows those who wish to apply their knowledge and expertise in a technical environment to develop the computing and business intelligence skills needed to match software solutions to the needs of business. The course is suitable for graduates wishing to transition into an IT career from other disciplines, as well as for candidates wishing to extend their existing IT experience with a formal Computing qualification.

You will develop skills in business intelligence/data science, software development, database systems, and web programming, as well as the research and development skills required to undertake a sustained piece of data science or software development project work. The course is designed to provide the core computing and business intelligence knowledge and skills required to work within the IT industry, using software development and business intelligence tools and techniques to extend and enhance the knowledge and skills of non-computing graduates.

This course is available to study full-time or part-time. The part-time mode is ideal if you would like to develop your career but are unable to commit to full time study.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
Home/EU - £5,500, RUK - £6,750
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 1224 262728