Taught course

Management of Information Systems

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Computer Science and Statistics

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course must normally hold a good honours degree (at least upper second-class level) in computer science, information systems, information technology, business and information technology, computer engineering or a cognate discipline. Relevant professional experience is also desirable. Applicants with degrees in other subject areas, but with good IT experience will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants may be interviewed. Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides a practical grounding in critical aspects
of information systems (IS) management, together with
an understanding of current research. On completion of
the M.Sc., students will be equipped with the professional
knowledge, expertise and competencies required to assume
more senior roles in information systems management in any
sector of society. Some graduates pursue further research.
The course consists of a taught component and a substantial
research project resulting in a dissertation of approximately
20,000 words. Students are actively encouraged to research
topics that are of interest to them and/or relevant to their work
and careers. IS theoretical models and perspectives are applied
in the course of this research. The taught component covers
the following areas: strategic systems planning for information
systems; organisational and social impact of information
systems; managing the IT customer and supplier environments,
innovation and entrepreneurship and research methods.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Assoc. Professor Denise Leahy
+353-1-896 2418