Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to allow students to tailor their learning to suit individual career development, industry background and/or the requirements of a business or organisation. Students explore the types and characteristics of innovation, as well as the major barriers to the spread of innovation. This enables them to recognise the increased rate of change and instability in the business and technology fields. They gain an understanding of how innovation can be encouraged, captured and managed within an organisation, how this relates to knowledge management, decision making, organisational goals and objectives.

Course Modules

Core modules: e'business; IT and entrepreneurship; requirements engineering and management; strategic information systems for e'business; research methods; project/dissertation. Options: broadband and mobile networks; component'based software engineering; developing object'orientated solutions; digital communications; e'technologies; internet wireless networks; IT and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in java; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; TCP/IP networks; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in an information systems (IS)/information technology (IT) subject; 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