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Information Technology with Business Intelligence

Robert Gordon University

12 months
14950 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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This MSc Information Technology with Business Intelligence course offered at the Robert Gordon University provides an opportunity for candidates wishing to formalise their existing IT experience with a qualification, and for graduates of non-computing disciplines to develop the specialist skills suitable to transition into an exciting career in computing with a specialism in business intelligence.


At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Information Technology with Business Intelligence will provide you with the core computing and business intelligence knowledge and skills required to work within a technical IT environment. 

Throughout the course, content is complemented by practical work, undertaken in state-of-the-art facilities, using tools and techniques to allow you to match software solutions to the needs of businesses. This practical element will enhance your theoretical understanding by developing real-world problem-solving skills; enhancing your employability as a graduate.

Job Prospects

As a graduate of this course you could go on to work in a wide variety of IT careers, for example, a Network Manager, Network Administrator, Software Engineers, Applications Developer, Business Analyst, Database Developer and Web Developer. You could also go on to pursue a career in research or academia. 

Aberdeen is home to many multinational oil and gas companies and associated suppliers such as mainstream software houses, IT providers to major oil-related companies, specialist software consultancies, and venture capital start-ups.

The university is involved in a number of commercial collaborations on a local, national and international scale with organisations such as BP, British Geological Survey, Wood Group PSN, Accenture, WIPRO and many Aberdeen-based software development companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Management
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Intranet Systems Development
  • Data Visualisation and Analysis
  • Computer Ethics and Law
  • IT Infrastructure and Service Management
  • Network Switching and Routing
  • Information Security Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any NON-Computing discipline.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • PT: £2,750 per  year

Rest of UK and EU 

  • FT: £6,920
  • PT: £2,750 per year(1&2), £1,420 year 3


  • PT: £5,610 per year (1&2), £3,730 year 3

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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