Taught course

Information Systems

University of Portsmouth · UoP London

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Business or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content


Master technology and business skills, in a city buzzing with data-driven industries, on this MSc Information Systems.

Whether your background is in business or in information technology, you’ll build on your professional interest in combining them for effective commercial solutions. You’ll study the ways information systems unites these subjects, and develop your problem-solving skills and critical faculties.

You’ll graduate with the ability to investigate complex business situations, develop entrepreneurial solutions to problems, and communicate the value of your plans to the sector you’re working in. You’ll be eligible to register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), and you’ll be well placed to explore the modern business world from our London campus.

Course highlights

  • Focus on strategies that apply information technology to analyse and build innovative business solutions
  • Develop your problem-solving, managerial and communication skills, so you can lead on delivering technical solutions at the heart of modern industry
  • Join the course even if you don’t have a background in IT
  • Register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) on graduation

Career planning

During your course you'll have expert career support from our Careers and Employability Centre, your tutors and our Business and Law Career-Ready Programme. This support will continue for 5 years after you graduate.

Career support

You'll benefit from:

- Networking events

- Regular emails from the Career Ready Programme sharing job opportunities, application tips and events

- Applied projects with companies such as IBM, Boeing and Hampshire County Council

- Workshops to enhance your employability skills

- Recruitment events including the Student and Graduate Opportunities Fair

- 1-to-1 appointments

- CV and cover letter advice

- Interview preparation and practice

- Support starting your own business

Careers and opportunities

Careers this Master’s prepares you for

You’ll be studying in our London campus, at the heart of the UK, where the technology sector reached a trillion-dollar value in 2022. You’ll also find information systems jobs in every sector, as modern business depends on the technological understanding you’ll bring.

During your study, you’ll be able to work on live data from active companies, demonstrating how your business analysis skills can be applied in industry. You’ll also be able to shape your final project to focus on the sector, or the skillset, you want to work with.

Graduates of the Portsmouth campus MSc have gone onto roles such as:
  • Business intelligence developer
  • Finance officer
  • Software test analyst

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12, 16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

University Admissions Centre
+44 (0)23 9284 5566