Information Systems and Information Management

4.5
2 opinions
  • I’ve really enjoyed the panel discussions and guest lectures, which allow us to interact with senior managers and experience the ‘real life’.
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  • I liked the networking events with the Leaders in Residence as it gave me knowledge of many different organisations in the area of IT and Business.
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Postgraduate

In Leeds

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Managing information is a competitive necessity for organisations worldwide. New information communication technologies have led to growth, opportunity and disruption for businesses, and the skills to drive opportunity through information management are in high demand.
This Masters gives you the skills and knowledge to engage with the information society as a leader, innovator and entrepreneurial manager.
You’ll learn to understand and integrate contemporary theory while exploring the latest trends. Taught by our leading academics and business practitioners, you’ll be shown how to select and use cutting-edge tools and techniques to solve complex business challenges, with opportunities to gain hands-on experience through live case studies and projects.
You’ll benefit from interaction with leading UK and European businesses through panel discussions, mentoring sessions and workshops, all of which help you prepare for the challenges of a fast-changing sector.
Academic excellence
This Masters is supported by an advisory board, with representatives from leading UK and international businesses including IBM, Ericsson, Lloyds Banking Group and Thales Group. They advise on content, deliver guest lectures, provide dissertation projects and offer site visits. You’ll benefit from a curriculum developed in collaboration with these partners, which allows us to focus our teaching on the skills most relevant to the workplace.
Teaching on the MSc is informed by leading scholars from the AIMTech Research Centre at Leeds University Business School, one of Europe’s most influential research centres in Information Systems and Information Management.
The centre has a tradition of cutting-edge research subjects, including how ICT drives organisations, information sharing in disasters, ICT in developing countries (ICT4D) and the design and evaluation of mobile information systems.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leeds (North Yorkshire)
Maurice Keyworth Building, The University Of Leeds, LS2 9JT

Starts

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To take into account

Entry requirements A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in business, management or any relevant subject e.g. computing, information systems etc. International qualifications We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications. Improve your English If English is not your first language, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course before you begin your studies. This can help if you: ery high demand for places at...

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Opinions

4.5
  • I’ve really enjoyed the panel discussions and guest lectures, which allow us to interact with senior managers and experience the ‘real life’.
    |
  • I liked the networking events with the Leaders in Residence as it gave me knowledge of many different organisations in the area of IT and Business.
    |
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Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Feng Li

4.5
21/01/2017
What I would highlight: I’ve really enjoyed the panel discussions and guest lectures, which allow us to interact with senior managers and experience the ‘real life’.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Ambreen Ali

4.5
20/01/2017
What I would highlight: I liked the networking events with the Leaders in Residence as it gave me knowledge of many different organisations in the area of IT and Business.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2018

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The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

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Subjects

  • Teaching
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Mentoring
  • Information Systems
  • Design
  • systems
  • Information Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Systems thinking
  • Organisations

Course programme

Core modules will develop your understanding of research design and introduce you to systems thinking. This will prepare you to study the concepts and perspectives of the design and build of information systems, and you’ll also learn more about entrepreneurship.

You’ll explore approaches and techniques in strategic management, as well as applying your knowledge to real-life scenarios to develop professional skills. At the same time you’ll examine the importance of information management as a core business activity and how it is put to use in different organisations.

You’ll also examine the ways in which businesses use information in analytics and decision science, and broaden your knowledge by studying innovation in the context of operations management and information systems.

By the end of the course, you’ll submit a dissertation on a topic of your choice to focus on a specific question in-depth. You may be able to choose a topic set by one of our industry partners, demonstrating your knowledge and skills in an area of clear interest to organisations.

Course structure

These are typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.

Modules Year 1

You'll take 10 compulsory modules including your dissertation.

Compulsory modules
  • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Creation 15 credits
  • Information Tools for Organisations 15 credits
  • Challenges in Information Management 15 credits
  • Business Analytics and Decision Science 15 credits
  • Designing Information Systems 15 credits
  • Commercial and Professional Skills 15 credits
  • Digital Transformation Management 15 credits
  • Innovation in Operations and Information Systems 15 credits
  • Research Design and Analysis 15 credits
  • Dissertation 45 credits

For more information on typical modules, read Information Systems and Information Management MSc in the course catalogue

Learning and teaching

We use a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, seminars, tutorials, practicals, fieldwork, workshops, group learning or computer classes. You’ll also have chances to enhance your learning through panel discussions, mentoring sessions and workshops with our industry partners and guest speakers.

Independent study is also vital to this course, allowing you to develop your skills and prepare for taught sessions and assessments.

Assessment

Assessment methods emphasise not just knowledge, but essential skills development too.

You’ll be assessed using a range of techniques including exams, group projects, written assignments and essays, in-course assessment, group and individual presentations and reports.

Information Systems and Information Management

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