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MSc Digital Strategy and Information Systems

MSc Digital Strategy and Information Systems

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Full time | Main Site - Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Policy / Strategic Planning Information Systems

Course type


Course Summary

This course will prepare you for a role related to an organisation's management of knowledge its IT function or its information systems provision. Recent graduates have gone on to work at companies such as J.P.Morgan, IBM and Hootsuite.
- You'll learn practical applications of information systems and digital business, and the implications of modern technologies.
- Learn current digital technology trends, such as big data and cloud computing.
- Modules include practical assignments like simulations that will enhance your employability.
- Graduates have gone on to work for Citi, JP Morgan and IBM.


Assessment methods may include exams, coursework, group assignments and a dissertation.


Digital Business and Human–Computer Interaction - Core
Information Systems Development - Core
Introduction to Knowledge and Information Systems Management - Core
Data and Knowledge Management - Core
Quantitative and Qualitative Research - Core
Systems Thinking - Core
Web Applications - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject such as business, management, economics, computer science, information technology, engineering or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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