University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Management of Information Technology

This programme equips you with the skills to analyse information technology needs and to devise innovative solutions in companies and other organisations with complex and demanding information technology (IT) system requirements. You learn how to design, evaluate and apply information technology systems in a business setting � taking account of h relating to the management of IT as an innovative and strategic resource in an organisation. You work on individual and group-based projects, and develop skills in: Researching current practice; analysing IT system trends, methodologies and interfaces; communicating concepts, designs and evaluation within a technical environment. You will be engaged in a range of activities to help your learning, including lectures, seminars, discussions, directed reading, role play and peer review.

Entry requirements

A first or second-class undergraduate honours degree. Applicants should have an academic background with substantial computing, information technology, science, technology or business-related content. Mature applicants with relevant experience will also be considered.

Course modules

Autumn term: Change and leadership; e-business and e-commerce systems; human-computer interaction (HCI), management innovation and organisational performance; personal and professional development. Spring term: Business in context (Europe or Asia) or critical perspectives on management and organisations; HCI advanced topics; managing complex projects and systems; strategic management. Summer term: you undertake supervised work for the MSc dissertation. Part-time courses: In each of the autumn and spring terms you take 2 modules. In the summer term you undertake work on the dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include unseen examinations, reports of various lengths, individual and group presentations, and learning diaries.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01273 872668