Kingston University

Kingston University

Information Technology and Strategic Innovation

This course is designed to allow students to tailor their learning to suit individual career development, industry background and/or the requirements of a business or organisation. Students explore the types and characteristics of innovation, as well as the major barriers to the spread of innovation. This enables them to recognise the increased rate of change and instability in the business and technology fields. They gain an understanding of how innovation can be encouraged, captured and managed within an organisation, how this relates to knowledge management, decision making, organisational goals and objectives.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in an information systems (IS)/information technology (IT) subject; 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

Core modules: e-business; IT and entrepreneurship; requirements engineering and management; strategic information systems for e-business; research methods; project/dissertation. Options: broadband and mobile networks; component-based software engineering; developing object-orientated solutions; digital communications; e-technologies; internet wireless networks; IT and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in java; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; TCP/IP networks; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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