University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Advanced Computer Science and Information Technology Management

This course is designed to appeal to those who wish to actively participate in the business of exploiting information communication technology as a strategic tool for the development of organisations, whilst maintaining their own technological advancement as professional computer scientists.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in computer science, or a joint degree with at least 50 per cent computer science content; 3 years' relevant computer science industrial experience and an Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered; IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6 in any of the sub-categories); internet based TOEFL 100 with 24 in writing; computer based TOEFL 250 with 5 in TWE; Cambridge proficiency grade C.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods and professional skills; research methods and professional skills; data analytics for business decision making; information and knowledge management; semi-structured data and the web; principles of digital biology; introduction to health informatics; data engineering; IT governance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is a mixture of written examinations, computer based practical work, and a range of coursework assessments including assessed mini-projects, group projects, reports and essays; plus a project dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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