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Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Management Operations Management Business Information Systems

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.

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.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.

Fundamentals of Management Information Systems - Core

The module covers the following: Fundamentals 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; and Technology adoption. This module belongs to semester one.

Management Science for Decision Support - Core

The emphasis in this module is on formulating (modelling) and solving models with spreadsheets. The topics covered include: modelling principles, optimisation and linear programming, network models, introduction to integer programming, key concepts of probability and uncertainty, decision theory, queuing systems and simulation. This module belongs to semester one.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.

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


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2017.

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

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