Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, September 2016.

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Technology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, September 2016.

This programme covers practical aspects of information systems development, modern management topics and professionalism in IT. If you already have experience of working in the IT industry, the programme aims to provide opportunities for broadening and deepening your knowledge and skills. If you do not have previous experience, the programme aims to provide a platform for a career in the IT industry.

You will gain an advanced level of understanding of computers, computing, software development, and how to design and implement software systems. The programme also covers the use of information systems in organisations, and the management of IT and information systems.

Why study this course at Birkbeck?

  • Provides graduates who have a first degree in a subject other than computing with knowledge of information systems, computing and management of IT.
  • You will gain an in-depth knowledge of problem analysis, evaluation of technology options, systems development, technology-driven organisational change and technology-based innovation.
  • Provides a foundation for continuing on to an MPhil/PhD programme in information systems or technology management.
  • You will have 24-hour access to several laboratories of networked PCs with a range of language compilers, database and other application software. We are connected, via the SuperJANET network, to the computers of other academic institutions in London, elsewhere in the UK and abroad.

Different course options
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Full time | Bloomsbury Campus | 12 months | OCT-17

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

OCT-17

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, September 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, September 2016.

Second-class honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a subject other than computing or information systems. Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered, if they have significant relevant experience in the IT industry.

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