Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Business Information Management

This programme imparts understanding and skills in information management and IT with a focus on business. It covers the organisation and development of businesses, information systems and IT. It also addresses management and design issues for them. Students can specialise in areas like e-commerce, online learning and IT project management. The programme studies IT, but does not require students to design programs or write software.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours Degree or equivalent. Non-native English speakers are expected to be proficient in English equivalent to an Internet based TOEFL score of at least 90, a British Council IELTS score of at least 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency C or University of Michigan ECPE.

Course modules

Semester 1: competitive strategy; databases and information systems; design for online learning; information systems methodologies; software engineering foundations; work, culture and organisations. Semester 2: advanced interaction design; e-commerce technology; integrated online learning environments; project management; quantitative research techniques; research methods and project planning.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MACS PG Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0131 451 4152