Taught course

Business Information Systems

University of East London · School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering - ACE

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 degree (or equivalent). Applicants without this qualification will be assessed on a case-by-case basis in the light of their professional and academic experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme offers a balance of theory, advanced practical skills and experience, providing a sound knowledge and analytical ability to support your professional development. For those with little or no previous computer experience, the programme offers valuable insights into the use of IT in a business context and an awareness of its best use for strategic advantage. The very latest developments are studied from the perspective of theoretical research or with a view to complex systems construction.

Programme structure:
Core modules:
Database Systems;
Global Sustainable ICT;
Project Management;
Rapid Application Development;

The programme provides for a wide range of career paths from specific Information Systems Management related positions as well as more hybrid management / Information Systems specialist positions. These are needed to fill the growing need for companies to have key management positions filled with personnel who can understand the challenges of the particular industry but are also able to make best productive use of their Information Systems facilities in supporting their strategic objectives.
Moreover, the programme provides the necessary knowledge for graduates who wish to engage in further study for a PhD degree and possibly follow a career in academia.

Information for international students

In the case of applicants whose first degree is from overseas, then minimum overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum 6.0 in writing & speaking and 5.5 in reading & listening (or equivalent) is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

2014/15 UK / EU Fees:
Full-time 2014/15: £6,990
Part-time 2014/15: £1,165 per 30 credit module

2014/5 International Fees
Full-time 2014/15: £11,400

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
16 months
full time
8 months


full time
4 months
part time
8 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
+44 (0) 208 223 3333
+44 (0) 208 223 2978