M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Strategy and Information Systems

University of Southampton

12 months
25000 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Digital Strategy and Information Systems MSc course offered by the University of Southampton will teach you methods to process business knowledge and use information systems. These skills are in demand to help organisations improve their business and reach their operational goals. MSc Digital Strategy and Information Systems explores recent trends and topics, taught by leaders in the field.


Course Details

To be competitive in today's digital economy, businesses need to develop a digital strategy. A digital strategy can help organisations manage a range of information systems, organisational resources and analytics capabilities to:

  • tap into new sources of data, such as ‘big data’
  • produce new insights about their customers or business processes
  • design processes and platforms that allow them to share this knowledge among employees

Information systems are the technology-based processes organisations use to create, gather, process, store, use and share management information and organisational knowledge.

This Digital Strategy and Information Systems MSc course offered by the University of Southampton will give you in-depth knowledge of the effective development, use and management of information systems in businesses and social organisations.

You’ll learn about the theory and practice of digital strategy and information systems, and examine the technological, managerial and social aspects of the subject.

You’ll learn from academics who underpin their teaching with specialist research and industry knowledge. You’ll be encouraged to explore key theories in practical tasks to improve your analysis, design and information systems skills. These are vital in a competitive job market.

Career Opportunities

This course will prepare you for an in-house management of knowledge role, specialising in IT function or information systems provision. You could also work in IT, digital or web consultancy.  

This master’s degree will also prepare you for further study at PhD level. 

Alumni have gone on to work for organisations including:  

  • Citi 
  • Daimler AG 
  • IBM 
  • J.P. Morgan 
  • Chase & Co 
  • KPMG 
  • Hootsuite 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics and Organisational Decision Making
  • Digital Business and Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems Management and Strategy
  • Information Systems and Digital Technologies
  • Managing Complexity, Uncertainty and Subjectivity
  • Managing Digital Design & Web Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 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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