Royal Holloway, University of London
Business Information Systems
UK Lower Second Class Honours degree (2:2) or equivalent. A background in business and management and/or computer science is preferred.
Consideration will also be given to relevant professional qualifications and/or work experience.
English language requirements:
IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other subscores. If you require Royal Holloway to sponsor your study in the UK, your IELTS must be a UK government-approved Secure English Language Test (SELT).
Graduates in other disciplines such as social sciences, media and engineering, with relevant work experience will be considered. Those who have studied alternative disciplines to management or business should take the 'Foundations of Modern Management' unit during Induction Week to obtain the background knowledge required for this course.
Students from overseas should visit the International pages for information on the entry requirements from their country and further information on English language requirements. Royal Holloway offers a Pre-Master's Diploma for International Students and English language pre-sessional courses, allowing students the opportunity to develop their study skills and English language before starting their postgraduate degree.
A successful applicant will usually have the following qualities:
- Students should be curious, confident and dedicated individuals, able to work in teams, analyse complex problems and integrate management and technology elements in their solutions.
- They need to be adaptable to different cultural and working environments, with a holistic view of how organisations can make the best use of existing and new information systems and technologies.
- They should also be ethically aware of the value of data, information and communication, and of good ethical practices and codes.
People and Technology, Information System Design, Development and Management, Information Systems Theory and Practice, Database Systems, Internet and Web Technologies, Dissertation Preparation and Research Methods and Dissertation. A range of optional modules are also available.
Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Royal Holloway||Egham||TW20 0EX||South East|
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