University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Information Systems (Professional Enhancement Programme)

Choose from 5 modules from a broad range of computing and information-related modules, such as Java and e-commerce, computer security and forensics, human�computer interaction, information systems in organisations and Information systems change management, including up to three independent study modules.

Entry requirements

You'll need at least a 2.1 in any subject plus 12 months' relevant work experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Information systems modelling; information systems project management; professional issues; research methods and dissertation preparation; dissertation (MSc only); optional modules: students choose 2 computing-related modules from a range covering Java e-commerce to HCI and graphical interfaces; 4 information-related modules from a range covering information systems; the Information society to e-business; e-commerce; and including up to 3 independent study modules.

Assessment methods

All our courses (except the distance learning options) include lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical laboratory classes, group work, online discussion, case studies, lectures by visiting speakers and visits to library and information service organisations. You'll be assessed on essays, reports, small projects, 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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
PgCert Part-time - 12 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2660