Taught course

Digital Strategy and Information Systems

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification approved by the University) in a relevant subject such as business, management, economics, computer science, information technology, engineering, chemistry or other similar subjects. Applicants with work experience in an IT related field can compensate for degree subject/grades and are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This master’s degree will prepare you for roles related to an organisation's management of its IT function or its information systems provision.

You'll learn practical applications of information systems and digital business, and the implications of modern technologies.

Learn current digital technology trends, such as big data and cloud computing.

Modules include practical assignments like simulations that will enhance your employability.

Recent graduates are working at companies such as JP Morgan, IBM, and Hootsuite.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test.

IELTS language requirements: 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4393