Information Systems, M.Sc. | University of West London | London, United Kingdom
12 months
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17250 GBP/year
9750 GBP/year
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About

The Information Systems course at University of West London aims to give you a full understanding of how information systems (IS) are designed, constructed and integrated within organisations. Your studies will take into account the large, varied and distributed structures of IS today, with multiple devices in different locations being used to access systems.

Overview

This MSc Information Systems course at University of West London will build on the knowledge and skills taught on traditional undergraduate computing courses. Expanding on this foundation, you will learn about the challenges and solutions for introducing IS into enterprises and organisations.

The success of any IS/IT strategy is largely dependent on specialists who recognise diverse business needs and understand how technology can support an organisation to achieve its goals. Your studies will cover system architecture and supporting technologies as well as the effective management and delivery of content and data. 

If you have not studied computing at undergraduate level, this course also provides a route to engage with the world of information systems. It will help you gain a full understanding of how information systems are designed and constructed, and of the impact of technology and its integration into an organisation.

The skills and knowledge that you will develop on the course, including those in practical work, report writing and critical academic writing, will prepare you to complete your final dissertation. 

Throughout the course, you will have access to laboratories and dedicated information and communications technology (ICT) suites, as well as specialist networks and software, the University library and digital resources. 

Career

There is demand among employers for skilled IS and ICT professionals on both the development and service sides. Our graduates have been successful in finding employment in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Once you graduate, you could go on to work as a: 

  • data manager
  • information officer
  • information service staff
  • content or intelligence gatherer
  • analyst
  • researcher
  • searcher or intermediary – making sure network users have current information
  • librarian
  • advice or assistance worker
  • management information systems staff 
  • multimedia content manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Consultancy and Technological Innovation
  • Principles of Project Management 
  • Employability Skills & Employment 
  • Learning and Professional Development 
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Programming Support
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent in computing, or business or engineering with a significant level of computing. 
  • We will also consider equivalent professional qualifications or a relevant HND provided you can demonstrate relevant work experience. 
  • In this case you will have to complete an interview with your application and some optional modules may not be available without a first degree in computing. All applications are considered individually. 
  • You need to meet our English language requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • International £14,750 per year (February intake)

Part time

  • September UK £4,875 per year
  • February UK £4,625 per year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships and bursaries offered by UWL offer only a partial contribution to fees, students are advised to research a combination of funding sources for their studies. Each student will be granted a maximum of one scholarship or bursary from their applications, the highest value reduction will be applied.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Information Systems.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
6000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Carter Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Laurence Llewellyn Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Cathie Wallace Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Anne Naysmith Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Help to Achieve Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
16 Aug 2024
International Ambassador Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
The Patricia Evans Composition Award
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
250 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
The Lutenor Prize
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
150 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
The Phil & Yoko Leader Award for Innovation in Music Technologies
Merit-based

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University of West London
London, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based

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UK Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship Scheme set up with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Anglo-Norse Scholarship Scheme set up with the Royal College of Music
Merit-based

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The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amber Scholarship For September Intake
Merit-based Need-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Merit-based Need-based

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DFID/UK Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Marshall Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Government of the United Kingdom
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Rapid Formations
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
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