Birmingham City University

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - MSC

Digital Transformation is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to pursue careers as managers and leaders in implementing technology-based information systems solutions and managing technological transformation within organizations.

WHAT'S COVERED IN THIS COURSE?

Digital Transformation Specialists must understand the complex relationships between people, information, processes, and technology to support businesses with digital development. The course will equip you with the requisite multi-dimensional skillset necessary to help organizations unleash their potential to thrive in an inclusive digital society aligned with the innovative application of digital technology to transform organizations, industries, and societies.

You will learn:

  • Strategic IS Planning: How to develop a strategic IS/IT plan that is aligned with the strategic information needs of the business.
  • Enterprise Systems: How to manage the business processes to support the organization to gain competitive advantage, improve performance, reduce operational cost, implement efficient business processes, and improve real-time decision-making capabilities via Enterprise Systems (ES), which incorporates ERP, CRM, SCM, and so forth.
  • Technology Optimisation and Integration: How to analyze the current business IT status, plan technology solutions, and develop a roadmap for legacy systems migration.
  • Digital Change Management: How to address the socio-technology challenges of leveraging value from the IS/IT in the digital society using agile methods. This involves making sense of the business requirements to ensure the end products will solve the business problem.

Entry Requirements

  • A good UK honours degree at 2:2 or above/equivalent in computing, information systems, information technology, business information systems, business information technology, business technology, business manufacturing technology, or any other degree in computing and IT subjects.

  • Overseas students need to demonstrate a good command of English. IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is needed before you can enroll in this programme.

Career Prospects

Birmingham City University programmes aim to provide graduates with a set of attributes which prepare them for their future careers. The BCU Graduate:

  • is professional and work-ready
  • is a creative problem solver
  • is enterprising
  • has a global outlook.

The University has introduced the Birmingham City University Graduate+ programme, which is an extracurricular awards framework that is designed to augment the subject-based skills that you develop through your programme with broader employability skills, enhancing your employment options when you leave university.

There are four main areas of digital transformation, each presenting its own challenges and opportunities.

  • Process Transformation. When it comes to business process transformation, there is no one size fits all approach.
  • Business Model Transformation.
  • Domain Transformation.
  • Cultural Transformation.

Course Details

Digital Transformation Specialists must understand the complex relationships between people, information, processes and technology in order to support business with digital development. The course will equip you with the requisite multi-dimensional skillset necessary to help organisations unleash their potential to thrive in an inclusive digital society aligned with the innovative application of digital technology to transform organisations, industries and societies.

Level 7

Enterprise Systems 20 credits
Technology Optimisation and Integration 20 credits
Strategic Information Systems Planning 20 credits
Digital Change Management 20 credits
Business Intelligence and Technology Entrepreneurship 20 credits
Principles of Project Management 20 credits
Individual Master’s Project 60 credits

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