Aston University

Aston University

Information Technology Project Management

This course provides knowledge and practical experience of information technology projects from the initial analysis of a problem, through design and planning, implementation and documentation in order to prepare for effective participation in the information technology industry.

Entry requirements

BSc Honours Degree in computing or IT, with at least grade 2.2 (or equivalent); relevant professional experience is taken into account; international students whose native language is not English also need to demonstrate English language ability: a TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet-based) with a minimum score of 23 in speaking, 22 in reading and 21 in writing and listening; an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each band; Pearson Academic score of 61 overall with a minimum score of 59 in each area.

Course modules

Modules include: major project; foundation in business systems; software process management; professional skills in computing; enterprise computing strategies; reliability in software engineering; project management; diploma project.

Assessment methods

Taught modules may involve lectures, tutorials, case studies, laboratories and seminars. Assessment methods are chosen in relation to the particular requirements of a module. These modules vary from 100 per cent examination to 100 per cent continuous assessment. The major project accounts for 80 of the 180 credits required for successful completion of the degree. Students who do not wish to continue to the full MSc qualification may decide to undertake a smaller 20 credit diploma project, leading to a Postgraduate Diploma.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,850 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Programmes Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3668