MBA Information Technology Management

University of Greenwich

Application deadline: as early as possible
Tuition fee:
  • £ 12,850 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 13,750 / Year (International)
Start date: September  2014, September  2015
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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This programme is specifically designed for future managers of IT companies in the international arena, developing generic knowledge of and skills in the management of information technology in a strong international business context. Students will engage in critical analysis of business of IT management in an international context. Drawing on current University of Greenwich research and international academic theory, there is a strong emphasis on real-life case studies and professional management application. The focus is on managerial decision making.

The programme will help students to develop in students the knowledge and skills needed to operate in the business of international information technology management. The programme provides students who may not have a first degree in business with a good grounding in business management, followed by specialised courses, project and internship focused on information technology management. A particular feature of the programme commercial relevance and employability, designed to enhance knowledge and skills particularly sought by employers. The program is designed for a 24 month tenure.

Career options
Graduates can pursue opportunities in IT management in: multinational firms; small or medium sized exporters; local or central government agencies involved in business development; consultancies; and media companies.

Contents

Modules * Foundations of Scholarship and Research (7.5 credits)
* Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits)
* Business Research Methods (15 credits)
* Global Strategy: Analysis and Practice (15 credits)
* Competition and Business Risk (15 credits)
* International Business (15 credits)
* International Business Issues (15 credits)
* Advanced Professional Development and Research (7.5 credits)
* Professional Practice (60 credits)
* Project (MAIB) (30 credits)

Three 15-credit options (45 credits) from:

* Outsourcing and IT Management
* Systems Planning and Management
* Strategic IT in E-Business
* Requirements Analysis
* Business Analysis
* Computer Security and Risk Management

Assessment
Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Attendance

2 years full-time
3 years part-time
October or January starts

Requirements

Applicants should have:

A good relevant first degree from a recognised university.

* Students who were educated in a language other than English should demonstrate an IELTS score of 6.5 or above. Alternatively, students can enter via the University of Greenwich International Pre-Master's Programme.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
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.

60 (Grade C)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Funding

Bursaries and scholarships

All student awards
* Alumni Progression Bursary

10 per cent fee discount is available to all students who progress from an undergraduate to a non-government/research funded postgraduate programme at the university.

The undergraduate degree programme must have been completed on one of the universitys campuses (Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway), at University Centre Folkestone or at one of the universitys partner colleges prior to registration onto the postgraduate programme.

The discount is applicable to the fee due after any other allowances have been deducted.

Sports and leisure awards
* David Fussey Choral Exhibition Bursary


This cash bursary of £1,000pa (payable in two £500 instalments) is awarded for a maximum of three years and is available to all students at the university who join the University of Greenwich Choir.

The bursary is awarded in memory of Dr David Fussey, the late Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich, who gained great enjoyment from singing in choirs. If you have choral experience and pass the audition to join the choir, you may apply.

The choral exhibitioner must remain an active member of the choir, attend all rehearsals and give full support to the universitys Music Director. In the second year, the choral exhibitioner, in conjunction with the Music Director, is responsible for publicity and general administrative tasks for the choir. The closing date for applications each year is 30 September.

* Madame Osterberg Trust

Madame Martina Österberg was a pioneer of physical education for women until her death in 1915. She founded the Bergman Österberg Physical Training College at Dartford, which until recently formed part of the university.

The furtherance of education was extremely important to Madame Österberg, and awards in her memory are available to all registered students of the University of Greenwich and its partner colleges. Applications can be made for additional educational experiences that are not directly associated with a students current programme of study.

* Gravesend Rugby Football Bursary


Bursaries are available to students studying at the University of Greenwich or studying University of Greenwich programmes at one of its partner colleges. Students must have experience of playing rugby union to an appropriate level, with a minimum standard of County 18s group or a senior level of rugby, the equivalent to London South East 2 or above.

Bursaries are offered on an annual basis dependent on the students satisfactory performance and progress, a commitment to the Gravesend club and continued registration at the university.

London awards
* Royal Naval and Royal Marine Bursary


The University of Greenwich, working closely with the Royal Navy Crown charity, Greenwich Hospital, has been awarded funds to assist students studying at the University of Greenwich. The scheme aims to provide support to students who are serving or former members of the Royal Navy or Royal Marines or their sons or daughters. Navy and marine personnel must have a minimum of three years service.

The bursary aims to assist eligible students with educational costs by making awards of up to £3,000 per academic year for a maximum of four years. Payment in academic years 2 and 3 is dependent upon satisfactory academic progress; payment during a placement (Sandwich) year is dependent on the placement being unpaid.

* Sir William Boremans Foundation

The Foundation provides bursaries, to permanent residents of the London boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham. Applicants must have lived in the borough for a minimum of three years, be under 25 and have a family residual income in the region of £25,000 a year.

Bursaries can be used for travel, equipment, tuition fees, university excursions and general living expenses. UK full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible to apply.

International student awards
* Gurkha Personnel Bursary


This £1,000 bursary is available to full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students who are serving in the Gurkha military or are former Gurkha military personnel. Immediate family members may also apply.

* Nationality Scholarship

The University of Greenwich automatically awards scholarships of £1,000 to students from:

Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkic States, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.

Students must be on a full-time programme that lasts for at least one academic year.

* People's Republic of China Scholarship


The university awards scholarships of up to £1,000 to students who have completed an approved programme at one of the universitys partner or link institutions in China and have progressed to an eligible programme at the university.

* International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Progression Scholarship

New international undergraduate students selected for outstanding achievement at the end of the first academic year receive a fee remission of £1,000 for years two and three of study.

Postgraduate students selected for outstanding achievement at the end of the diploma stage of Masters study are awarded a fee remission of £2,000 for the final stage of their Masters.

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