Taught course

Information Technology and International Business

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have, or expect to have, a degree in a subject other than computing, with a grade equivalent to at least a Class 2.2 Honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Information Technology and International Business offers students a practical mix of technical computing modules such as internet and computer systems and software developmentand business modules like economics for business managers and international business strategy.

The course is based on practical, real-world assignments to provide great experience for your future career. As it is modelled on good practice within the industry, the MSc in Information Technology and International Business ensures that students are kept up-to-date and instilled with a high level of employability.

We know how important it is to be at the leading edge of computing and so you will learn from research-active staff. Leading researchers teach you and small class sizes mean that they really get to know you, making for an informal and supportive community.

Industrial collaboration is part of our ethos too, so we regularly include guest experts from industry.

You select six taught modules, three per semester, during the period September-April. This will typically consist of four computing modules, chosen from:

  • Software Development
  • Technology Innovation Management
  • Database Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Human Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering

and two business modules chosen from:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Performance Management and Reporting
  • Operations Management and Change
  • Business Accounting for Non-specialists
  • Principles of Marketing Practice
  • International Business Strategy
  • Global Marketing
  • Human Resource Management Strategies
  • Marketing Management and Strategy
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • International Human Resource Management

Please note that some of the modules in the programme are shared with other masters programmes and some of the teaching and resources may be shared with our BSc programme. These joint classes offer a valuable opportunity to learn from, and discuss the material with, other groups of students with different backgrounds and perspectives.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Keith Edwards
Email
k.j.edwards@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 384463