Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Information Systems Development

The course is structured to develop students' knowledge of information systems to an advanced level, providing them with an understanding of information systems management and development in organisations, and how to design and implement information systems solutions.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline other than computing in order to be eligible for the programme. Although you are not required to have any formal knowledge of computing before starting the course, it does require you to engage with a wide range of new technologies in a relatively short time, so familiarity with basic computing would be an advantage.

Course modules

Trimester 1: Software development, information systems engineering, computer systems and database systems. Trimester 2: Web design and development, software development or web-enabled business, information systems group project or management of software projects. Trimester 3: MSc dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,510 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 570 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,875 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Merchiston Campus Edinburgh EH10 5DT Scotland

Key information

Information Office
Telephone number: 
0333 900 6040