Kingston University

Kingston University

Information Systems

This course offers students the chance to study a spectrum of business and technical subjects. The course is designed to allow learners to tailor learning to suit individual career development, industry background and requirements of the business organisation. Students explore the design and management of information systems and learn to recognise and accommodate the increased rate of change and instability in the business and information environment that are created by social, economic, political and technical changes. Students also gain an understanding of how information is used within an organisation, who uses it, the nature of the information, how it relates to decision making and how it contributes to organisational goals and objectives.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in an IS/IT subject; or substantial work experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Corporate data and database management; projects and risk management; requirements engineering and management; strategic information systems for e-business; research methods; project/dissertation. Optional modules: broadband and mobile networks; building e-business; component-based software engineering; developing object-orientated solutions; digital communications; e-technologies; internet wireless networks; information technology and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; location-based services, applications and technologies; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in java; projects and risk management; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; networks; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Sponsorship information

Company sponsorship; career development loan.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

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0844 855 2177