M.Sc. Management and Information Technology

University of St Andrews


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Tuition fee:
  • € 9,730 / Year (EEA)
  • € 19,650 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Masters Degree: MSc in Management and Information Technology
Expertise in information and project management is essential in any modern managerial role. The MSc in Management and Information Technology is a challenging programme delivered by leading academics from the School of Management and the School of Computer Science. It provides you with the knowledge and the analytical and critical skills needed to manage the information and communication technologies that underpin all successful business practice.

Why study at St Andrews?
We will provide you with a solid foundation in contemporary management methods and the complementary use of information technologies. It's a qualification that will bring advantages to anyone who aspires to reach a professional position with managerial responsibilities.

Course aims
The programme will help you to develop a critical understanding of the issues associated with the effective management of people in an IT-rich environment. It will also help you to appreciate of the theoretical and practical requirements for effective strategic management of organisations in times of rapid change and continuing advances in the uses of modern information technology.

Contents

Semester One
Core Modules
IS5102 Database Management Systems
MN5470 Managing Human Resources

Option Modules* (one choice from the following indicative list)
MN5401 International Marketing
MN5421 Managing People in Global Markets
MN5510 Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship
MN5607 International Financial Management
MN5608 Risk Management
IS5105 Software Engineering Principles

Semester Two
Core Modules
IS5103 Web Technologies
MN5471 Marketing Principles and Practices

Option Modules* (one choice from the following indicative list)
MN5501 Scenario Thinking and Strategy
MN5511 Leadership in Organisations
MN5554 Marketing and Society
MN5603 Responsibility, Sustainability and Accountability in Organisations
MN5604 Financial Systems
MN5611 Alternative Investments: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Socially Responsible Investment, Islamic Finance, Carbon Finance
IS5104 Information Security Management
IS5106 Digital Media

Whole Year Modules
MN5599 or IS5199 Dissertation
IS5101 Academic Project Planning

* Students must take one Management Option ( MN----) and one IT Option (IS----) during the year.

Masters Extra (MX) Programme
In addition to the scheduled classes above, you will have the opportunity to participate in our Masters Extra (MX) Programme, which includes guest lectures from eminent academics and business executives, specific sessions to enhance your career development opportunities and a range of corporate visits.

Requirements

A good 2.1 UK Honours Degree (or overseas equivalent). If first language is not English, an IELTS 7.0/TOEFL 100IB score is required.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

80 (Grade A)

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