University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Strategic Information Technology Management

The overarching aim of this course is to enable students to work strategically in IT management. To achieve this, the course will give students the ability to apply strategic management practices and methodologies to a variety of situations. Students develop strategic thinking of both short and long term goals for an organisation and be able to develop IT strategies to support their achievement; students will be able to identify and improve upon existing business processes to bring about IT enabled organisational change; students will be able to understand the strategic issues relating to data management and governance, working at both a strategic and practical level.

Entry requirements

For direct entry onto the Master's programme: a Lower 2nd Honours degree or equivalent in a related subject; or a Postgraduate Certificate in a related subject or equivalent with a minimum of grade C in all modules. For entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate programme: (Completion of which, with a minimum of grade C in all modules, will allow a student to progress to the Master's programme); a pass at degree level; students are selected using application form and references in the 1st instance and may be invited for interview; students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience; minimum English competency is the standard MSc entry: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: applied IT strategic planning; business analysis and consultancy skills or business process improvement; IS/IT management; project and programme management; research methods and study skills; systems acquisition management; the strategic role of IS and IT.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,960 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Key information

School of Technology
Telephone number: 
01902 321402