Brunel University London

Course Introduction

<b>This exciting new programme explores developments in cloud based and mobile commerce that are changing the way businesses will operate in the future.</b> The Business Intelligence and Social Media MSc draws together technology and business perspectives in order to understand the implications for social'media enabled business. <p>

The course helps students prepare for a career in business and management within and beyond the IT sector by gaining technical skills and an appreciation of the crucial role social web technologies play in today’s organisations and their ability to transform business processes. <p>

<i><b>The course offers:</i> </b> <p>

Curriculum focus on social media in business.<p>

Teaching with and through social media. <p>

Technologies introduced from non'tech perspective. <p>

Focus on consultancy and entrepreneurship. <p>

Opportunities for students to practice and develop problem analysis, solution design, advisory and communication skills, as well as to become familiar with business models and the life'cycle of business development. <p>

Course Modules

<b>Modules include:</b> <p> professional consultancy in business intelligence and social media;<p> social media; <p> business intelligence; <p> mobile, social media and cloud services; <p>knowledge management, social networks and innovation; <p> entrepreneurship; <p> understanding business and management research; <p> dissertation.<p><b> Optional modules: </b> <p> global outsourcing; <p> international business ethics and corporate governance; <p>strategic marketing management; <p> global diversity management. <p> <i>Visit our website for more information. </i>

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,200 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,750 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A 2:2 UK Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in management, business studies or a cognate discipline (with a large component of management related subjects in their degree).
  • Applicants from non-business/management disciplines (and without any business/management element) will be considered on an indivudual basis by the Admissions Tutor if they have a 2.2 Honours degree or the overseas equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years post qualification related work experience.
  • Applicants with non-degree qualifications will be also considered who have relevant work experience (minimum five years full-time) and will be assessed on an interview basis.
  • ; applicants may be required to attend an interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).