Aston Business School

Aston University

Information Systems and Business Analysis

MSc Information Systems & Business Analysis has been designed to give you an expert understanding of how information systems support businesses and their operations. Through our specialist career pathway, the programme will give you in-depth knowledge and experience to prepare you for a range of careers in information systems consultancy, business analysis and management. You will gain the technical, organisational and people skills needed to develop business systems and manage information systems projects in practice. A core workshop module gives you the opportunity to act as a consultant, creating a fully working information system within a realistic but supportive environment.

Entry requirements

MSc: One of the following: A good UK honours degree (2:2) Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. As well as: Two professional references - at least one must be from an academic referee An official academic transcript of your university grades to date A completed application form. For International Students: An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date. Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements. Postgraduate masters students enrolling with Aston Business School with a 5.5 in one of the 4 IELTS sections will be required to engage with English language tuition as part of the Professional Development Programme (PDP). This will be no extra cost to the student. Applicants with extensive work experience: We recognise the value of extensive professional experience. If you do not have the academic qualifications, but have extensive and relevant professional experience and a proven ability to succeed, we would welcome your application.

Course modules

Core Modules: Advanced Spreadsheets and Databases Foundation in Business Systems Developing Business Systems Workshop Managing Projects Learning, Skills and Career Development Applied Research Methods Ethics in Academic Practice Professional Development Programme (PDP) Optional Modules: Data Mining and Business Intelligence Simulation for Managerial Decision Making Enterprise Resource Planning Operations Management Strategic Global Outsourcing and Offshoring

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the course is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
ABS Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01212043200