University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Information Systems

This CILIP-accredited course will prepare you for a career in the private or the public sector. It's run in partnership with the Department of Computer Science so you can specialise in either a technical computing route or an organisational and information-focused route. You'll acquire valuable transferable skills such as presentation and report writing. We can help develop your skills as an information systems leader.

Entry requirements

At least a good 2.2 in any subject. English language requirements: IELTS grade of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Core modules

Foundations of Object-Oriented Programming; Professional Issues; Information Systems Project Management; Information Systems Modelling; Information Systems in Organisations; Information Systems and the Information Society; Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules

Including: Advanced Java Programming; Computer Security and Forensics; Web Technologies; Cloud Computing; E-Business and E-Commerce; Content Management Systems; Information Systems Change Management; Researching Social Media; Information Governance and Ethics; Business Intelligence; Database Design; Human Computer Information Interaction

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a wide variety of methods including essays, reports, small projects, in-class tests, presentations, posters, group work and a research-based dissertation.

Sponsorship information

You may be eligible for a competitive studentship under the AHRC's Professional Preparation Masters scheme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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