Taught course

Strategic Information Technology Management

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGCert

Entry requirements

For direct entry onto the Master’s programme: A lower second honours degree or equivalent in a related subject is required for direct entry onto the Master’s programme. or A Postgraduate Certificate in a related subject or equivalent with a minimum of grade C in all modules. For entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate programme: (Completion of which, with a minimum of grade C in all modules, will allow a student to progress to the Master’s programme) A pass at degree level. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance and may be invited for interview. Students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience. Minimum English competency is the standard MSc entry: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The overarching aim of this course is to enable you to work strategically in IT management. To achieve this, the course will give you the ability to apply strategic management practices and methodologies to a variety of situations and understands the limitations of such in the business activities of all types of organisation.

You will develop strategic thinking of both short and long term goals for an organisation and be able to develop IT strategies to support their achievement. You will be able to identify and improve upon existing business processes to bring about IT-enabled organisational change. You will be able to understand the strategic issues relating to data management and governance, working at both a strategic and practical level. To enable you to work strategically you will assess new technologies, the related risk of implementing them.

In addition, you will critically reflect on how they may help a business gain a competitive advantage. Throughout this course you develop your understanding of the human factors that contribute to the overall success or failure of technology implementation. To achieve this you will acquire good communications skills as well as the ability to compile and present data to a variety of audiences to a professional standard.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
12-16 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Please see contact details below
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
0800 953 3222