University of Portsmouth - MSc Information Systems

University of Portsmouth

MSc Information Systems

Master technology and business skills, in a city buzzing with data-driven industries, on this MSc Information Systems. 

Whether your background is in business or in information technology, you’ll build on your professional interest in combining them for effective commercial solutions. You’ll study the ways information systems unites these subjects, and develop your problem-solving skills and critical faculties. 

You’ll graduate with the ability to investigate complex business situations, develop entrepreneurial solutions to problems, and communicate the value of your plans to the sector you’re working in. You’ll be eligible to register as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), and you’ll be well placed to explore the modern business world from our London campus. 

Entry Requirements

  • An upper second-class honors degree in a relevant subject, including Computer Sciences, Business or Social Sciences, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.

Career Prospects

This Master's program prepares students for careers in the UK's technology sector, which reached a trillion-dollar value in 2022. Students will study at the London campus, where they will work on live data from active companies to apply their business analysis skills in industry. They can also shape their final project to focus on their desired sector. Graduates from the Portsmouth campus MSc have gone on to roles such as business intelligence developer, finance officer, and software test analyst.

Course Details

Master's studies are more specialized and deeper than undergraduate degrees, allowing students to focus on their career and work closely with academics. Teaching methods include seminars, workshops, lectures, tutorials, and lab sessions, with more independent study and research time. Students are encouraged to develop a critical perspective on the theory and application of each week's topics and engage in debate with peers and lecturers. Assessments include written assignments, presentations, group and individual lab-based assessments, and a final dissertation. It is important to note that these indications are subject to change and should be received several weeks before starting with the program. Students should receive their full timetable several weeks before starting with the program.

Course Modules

Cyber Security For Information Systems - 15 credits
Database Management - 15 credits
Managing Information Systems - 30 credits
Research Methods - 15 credits
User Experience Design - 15 credits
Web Product Development and Management - 30 credits
Master's Project - 60 credits

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

Are you ready to start building your future?

Contact our admission counseller and get a free consultation.