Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

The course provides you with sound, theoretically informed and relevant knowledge of modern information and communications technologies and its use in key business and organisational settings. This is course open to those who have not studied management or technology based qualifications previously. The course has been designed to: Respond to the increasing need for greater understanding of the role advanced information and communication technologies plays in the workplace and at home; addresses the need for managers to understand and appreciate the strategic value of technologies and processes as a source of competitive advantage, both nationally and internationally; enhance learning, employability and reflexivity in line with international educational standards.

Course Modules

Core course units: Information systems theory and practice; people and technology; database systems; internet and web technologies; information systems design, development and management; dissertation preparation and research methods; dissertation. Elective units (management): Technology management; enterprise systems; e'business; knowledge management. Electives units (computer science): Large'scale data storage and processing; business intelligence; cyber crime; service'oriented computing, technologies and management.

Course Additional Entry

UK lower 2nd class Honours degree (2.2) or equivalent. A background in business and management and/or computer science is preferred. Consideration will also be given to relevant professional qualifications and/or work experience. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other subscores.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,800  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,100  Academic year. First year home fees