Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Information Management and Business Communication

The programme explores challenges for information management at operational, tactical and strategic levels exploring issues such as information technology infrastructure management, policy, acquisition and control with a special emphasis on internet and other emerging technologies; students learn how to perform essential information technology related business analysis, feasibility studies, requirements specification and estimations, and evaluate solutions as is essential for managers.

Entry requirements

Relevant Honours degree and employment experience.

Course modules

Core: strategy and management (20 credits); information systems strategy, acquisition and auditing (20 credits); business processes and enterprise systems (10 credits); decision making and implementation (10 credits); internet business and web design (20 credits); marketing (10 credits); marketing information systems (MKIS) and digital marketing (10 credits); financial management (20 credits); management report/dissertation (40 credits); plus options to the value of 20 credits from: direct marketing and customer relationship management (10 credits); supply chain and logistics management (10 credits); information technology service management, computer networks and communications management (10 credits); e-government and public sector information management (10 credits); human factors in information systems (10 credits); knowledge management and enterprise intelligence (20 credits); corporate database design and development (10 credits); professional and ethical computing (10 credits); computer security (20 credits); e-commerce (10 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on written essays and reports; practical projects usually supported by reflective reports or other analytical or design-based project documentation; scholarly paper, articles and posters; presentations, written examinations including both theory and problem solving tasks.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,170 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,340 per Academic year (home fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

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Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900