Management of Business Information Technology, MSc - Full time

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Management of Business Information Technology, MSc

Study Management of Business Information Technology and learn how to manage a software project, monitor the project's progress and outcomes.

Computing & Information Systems

Greenwich Campus


  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Professional recognition

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). This programme has the following accreditation: partial CITP. Your programme can therefore lead to partial exemption of the BCS Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status.

This programme teaches students the skills required to manage a software project by producing criteria to monitor the project's progress and measure outcomes. Students learn how to formulate requirements for a business system and are given an underpinning in the nature of software development and its inherent complexity. The programme also covers system modelling and user interface and database design. Students learn to develop a system from determining its requirements and graphic user interface to database implementation.

This programme is of particular interest to those with a first degree in business or with business experience. Students are given an understanding of the information technologies upon which e-commerce is built and how these technologies provide us with new ways of organising and managing business. On successful completion of this programme, students should be proficient in the development of Internet, web and database technologies. They should also have the project management skills required for IT consultancy and strategic decision making.

Through our short course centre, the opportunity may also be provided to study for the Microsoft Technology Associate Exams.

What you will study
Full time

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • MSc Project (60 credits)
  • Systems Design and Development (15 credits)
  • User Experience Design (15 credits)
  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Web and Intranet Content Management (15 credits)
  • Essential Professional and Academic Skills for Masters Students

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Cyber Security (15 credits)
  • Managing IT Security and Risk (15 credits)
  • User Centred Web Engineering (15 credits)
  • Strategic IT (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Systems Modelling (15 credits)
  • Audit and Security (15 credits)
  • Systems Development Management and Governance (15 credits)
  • Outsourcing and Organisational Awareness (15 credits)

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Entry requirements
Applicants should have:

A good first degree in any discipline.

*Potential applicants who have substantial commercial or industrial experience but who lack formal qualifications should seek an interview with the programme leader.

For applicants without English as their first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) will also be required.

Fees and finance
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Funding your study
There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.


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