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Information Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why this course?

In the era of big data, our professional graduates are driving the information society and digital economy as leaders, innovators, and managers in the areas of business, data, and technology.

This professionally accredited course has been developed in close consultation with industry practitioners and professional bodies and is equally suitable for those who are new to the subject and also those looking to enhance their existing knowledge and gain a professional qualification.

It also offers the opportunity to undertake an MSc with placement where you'll have the opportunity to work within an organisation to get hands-on practical experience.

Core subjects include business systems analysis, data analytics, strategy, information law and an introduction to cutting-edge technologies

The course is delivered by the Department of Computer & Information Sciences. The Department is an iSchool member, a partnership of the world's leading information science departments. Our staff are regular contributors to the leading international Information Science Index (ISI) ranked library and information science journals, and are directly engaged in professional practice.

What you'll study

Spanning computer and information sciences, business, and management science, this programme will provide you with the professional skills and knowledge to successfully:

  • identify and analyse organisational business information needs
  • contribute to the strategic development of information management capabilities within an organisation
  • develop and deploy emerging information and communication technologies
  • manage high-value enterprise information resources

On completion, you'll have gained:

  • high demand business, data, and technology knowledge and skills
  • practical business analysis experience via an industrial engagement project
  • direct entry to two internationally affiliated professional bodies – the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and the Chartered Management Institute

You'll also develop other valuable transferable skills including effective presentation and writing research reports, which will further enhance your skills as an information leader.

Accreditation

The MSc Information Management is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and further recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

MSc students prepare a dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic. This takes the form of an individual project on an approved topic, which allows you to pursue an area of specific interest, providing scope for original thought, research and presentation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Minimum second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent.