Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course offers students the chance to study a spectrum of business and technical subjects. The course is designed to allow learners to tailor learning to suit individual career development, industry background and requirements of the business organisation. Students explore the design and management of information systems and learn to recognise and accommodate the increased rate of change and instability in the business and information environment that are created by social, economic, political and technical changes. Students also gain an understanding of how information is used within an organisation, who uses it, the nature of the information, how it relates to decision making and how it contributes to organisational goals and objectives.

Course Modules

Modules include: Corporate data and database management; projects and risk management; requirements engineering and management; strategic information systems for e'business; research methods; project/dissertation. Optional modules: broadband and mobile networks; building e'business; component'based software engineering; developing object'orientated solutions; digital communications; e'technologies; internet wireless networks; information technology and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; location'based services, applications and technologies; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in java; projects and risk management; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; networks; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in an IS/IT subject; or substantial work experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees