University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Knowledge and Information Systems Management

This course introduces the effective analysis, design, delivery and use of knowledge and information systems in organisations and society: it provides an basis for a career or research in knowledge and information systems management. The programme does not cover information technology topics such as hardware, programming and software engineering, though students will be expected to do some hands-on work, for example in developing web applications.

Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification; applications are assessed on individual merit; some study in management or computer science is required; international students may require evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

E-business and human-computer interaction; information systems development; information systems management and strategy; introduction to knowledge and information systems management; knowledge management and business intelligence; qualitative and quantitative research; problem structuring; systems thinking; web applications; dissertation. Plus 2 relevant optional modules, choose from: consultancy skills; simulation; credit scoring and data mining; project risk management; business ethics.

Assessment methods

Essays; case studies; coursework; examinations; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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