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About

With information technology at the heart of modern-day business enterprises, this MSc in Information Technology from University of Derby paves the way to an influential career where you can add genuine and lasting value to any organisation.

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Overview

  • Develop theoretical knowledge and gain practical skills using our dedicated computing laboratories
  • Build your skills in a wide range of cutting-edge and emerging business technologies, such as cloud computing and data mining
  • Draw on the expertise of our research-active teaching team as well as IT experts from industry
  • Balance your studies with your other commitments: you can study full time or part time, starting in September or January
  • Prepare not only for a high-level career in the field of information technology but also for further research leading to a PhD

Careers

The MSc Information Technology offers excellent employment and earnings potential. You could go on to work for large corporate enterprises, become an IT 'solution' consultant, provide in-house IT support or design IT infrastructure.

There is also a growing demand for professionals who can specialise in the strategic use of IT to capitalise on innovative business opportunities, harnessing technologies such as cloud computing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Independent Scholarship
  • During this triple module, you will formulate, research and resolve a commercial IT problem, usually working in partnership with industrial collaborators to focus attention on specific and real applications. 
  • You will present your findings and solutions in the form of a masters-level dissertation that you can use to demonstrate your ability to apply your learning in an independent and rigorous fashion.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need an honours degree (at least 2.2) or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
UK/EU students: £875 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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