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Information Technology Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

Information Technology Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Technology (General) Information Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course provides a professionally relevant postgraduate programme developing competences in technology and how technology may serve the purposes of management. Modules in project management, with an emphasis on technology and risk, establish fundamental skills before moving on to address the increasingly important information security. Aspects of social computing are covered as well as key information management tools. Students will be required to undertake a team based software development project. Broadening options exist within geospatial and data analysis. All students will be required to undertake a technology dissertation. Graduates from this programme will be well equipped to perform well in the modern workplace where technology is ubiquitous and essential to maintain the competitive edge.

This programme explores how information and communication technologies may be managed, and how they may serve the purposes of management. Graduates have gained employment as: ICT managers, project mana​gers and consultants; business and systems analysts; teachers and lecturers. PgC and PgD may be awarded as stand-alone or exit awards.

Different course options

Full time | Llandaff Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Team Software Development Project (20 Credits)
Social Computing (20 Credits)
Information Security and Document Management (20 Credits)
Technology Project Management (20 Credits)
Business Analysis (20 Credits)
End User Computing Risk Management (20 Credits)
Technology Dissertation (40 Credits)
Research Methods for Technology Dissertations (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have one of the following: an Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Computing, Information Systems or an appropriate Engineering specialism. Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of Cardiff’s oldest educational institutions, having gone through several name changes during its history. It has two campuses (Cyncoed and Llandaff) which are just outside the city centre and provides a range of different courses. Approximately 35% of its students are studying a postgraduate qualification, and 30% of their overall attendees are mature students. The university was awarded a Silver...more