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Management of Information Systems and Technology MSc

Management of Information Systems and Technology MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Technology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The Management of Information Systems and Technology (MIST) MSc course is designed for students who would like the opportunity to acquire proficient skills in, and develop knowledge of, the key aspects of Information systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) Management.

The course provides a framework within which to develop essential skills required by a wide range of industries both locally and globally. Some of these are Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Project Management, AGILE, Scrum (currently one of the most popular frameworks for implementing AGILE) and PRINCE2.

The interesting design of this course focuses on key aspects of information technology and information systems in business enterprises. It aims to help equip you with the skills required for capture, organisation and presentation of information and data in a format that enhances efficient communications, while minimising error and increasing throughout. The course provides a framework within which to develop the skills of graduates and professionals, whether they are employed or studying in preparation for employment, by introducing them to the key aspects of Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) Management. These essential skills are currently required by a wide range of industries both locally and globally.

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: Coventry enjoys close links with the British Computer Society (BCS) and the local branch holds meetings regularly at the University, which you have an opportunity to attend. This provides valuable networking opportunities and opportunities for additional professional training and development.

As part of this course you will undertake a professional development which is currently accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Course information

This course aims to combine traditional and contemporary theory with the practical skills needed for the management of information systems and technology aspects of businesses, thereby bridging the gap between technology and management. You will cover aspects such as: IT project management; IS/IT strategy; business analytics and artificial intelligence; business process engineering with enterprise system; big data intelligence and modelling; global business management; simulation and global professional development.

Career prospects

Upon successful completion of this course, career and remuneration prospects may be excellent, with current high employer demand for graduates in areas such as systems analysts, SAP administrators, business analysts, IT project managers, IT systems analysts, management consultants and strategic managers.

Modules

Simulation
Business process engineering with enterprise systems
Global business management
IT project management
Project
IS/IT strategy
Individual project preparations
Business analytics and artificial intelligence
Big?data?intelligence?and?modelling
Global Professional Development - Consultancy

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,600

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

18,250

Entry requirements

To enter the course you need to have one of the following: An honours degree (with a minimum of a second class honours degree), or an equivalent qualification in information systems, computing or information technology related subjects; An unclassified degree in information systems, computing or information technology plus professional experience within the field of computing.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more