University of Sussex
Information Technology with Business and Management
This course explores the many ways in which information technology supports and enables business and management activity and processes. You can choose to organise your studies around these themes: Business and management; human systems; managing innovation; software engineering.Alternatively, you can devise your own combination of modules according to your personal interests.
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree. Applicants with a good background in computing, information technology, engineering or other subjects where programming is a key element are suited to this course. Applicants with good degrees in business or with relevant industrial experience of programming have also been successful. Mature applicants with relevant experience will be considered.
Autumn term: Object-oriented programming (students with a high level of programming experience may take advanced software engineering); e-business and e-commerce systems; web computing. You also choose 1 option from: Business and project management; change and leadership; human-computer interaction; intelligent systems techniques; management, innovation and organisational performance. Spring term: Web applications and services; managing complex projects, products and systems. You also choose 2 options from: Business in context (Europe or Asia); critical perspectives on management, organisations and innovation; HCI advanced topics; ICT policy and strategy; machine learning; multimedia design and applications; strategic management. Summer term: you undertake supervised work for the MSc dissertation, which is based on a substantial research project. Part-time courses: Year 1: In each of the autumn and spring terms you take 2 modules; in the summer term you undertake work on the dissertation. Year 2: In each of the autumn and spring terms you take t2 modules. In the spring and summer terms you complete work on the dissertation.
Taught modules are assessed by a variety of methods including coursework, presentations, literature review, programming projects, unseen examinations and term papers. The MSc project is assessed by a 12,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|