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Information Systems and Operations Management MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Management Operations Management Business Information Systems

Course type


Course Summary

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on the creative potential of information technology for innovation and change. This course will suit students if they have qualitative and quantitative skills and are a graduate in management, computer science, engineering or a related discipline and want to pursue a career in operations management. Students will also need an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. The Business School, across all three campuses (UK, China and Malaysia), is EQUIS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - one of the world's leading accrediting bodies for business schools. As a postgraduate student in Nottingham University Business School students will have access to our specialist in-house postgraduate careers team to help them develop their career management skills and explore their career options. Through a combination of students academic studies and the careers support on offer they will be in an excellent position to enhance their career prospects.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module covers: fundamental IS concepts: definitions and typology; historical context, including the evolution of the internet; why IT matters to the modern business; key technologies; Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Systems (ERP), the Cloud, Knowledge Management; digital business models; big data analytics; digital business ecosystems; law and IT; technology adoption and management of IT: insourcing, outsourcing, maturity models. This module comes under semester one.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please see the University fees website for details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please see the University fees website for details.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2.1 (or international equivalent) in a business, engineering or science-related discipline. Personal statement and a list of modules being studied in the final year (for applicants who have not yet completed their undergraduate degree).

Department profile

Based in the UK, China and Malaysia, Nottingham University Business School has an unrivalled global reach. All three Business Schools are EQUIS and AMBA accredited and, with students and staff from more than 150 countries, we offer a unique international experience. Our MSc courses prepare you for senior positions in industry, commerce and the public sector, while providing a solid foundation for PhD research. Many are recognised by...more

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