Taught course

Management and Information Technology

University of St Andrews · School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree equivalent to a 2.1 (Upper Second Class Honours) or better in either a business or management-related programme or in an IT-related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Expertise in information and project management is essential in any modern managerial role. The MSc in Management and Information Technology is a challenging programme delivered by leading academics from the School of Management and the School of Computer Science. It provides you with the knowledge and the analytical and critical skills needed to manage the information and communication technologies that underpin all successful business practice.

We will provide you with a solid foundation in contemporary management methods and the complementary use of information technologies. It's a qualification that will bring advantages to anyone who aspires to reach a professional position with managerial responsibilities.

The programme will help you to develop a critical understanding of the issues associated with the effective management of people in an IT-rich environment. It will also help you to appreciate of the theoretical and practical requirements for effective strategic management of organisations in times of rapid change and continuing advances in the uses of modern information technology.

Information for international students

A minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. Students with lower grades might be offered a pre-sessional English-Language course

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Secretary
+44 (0) 1334 46 3253