12 months
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14700 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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About

With information technology at the heart of modern-day business enterprises, this Information Technology programme 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

This Information Technology programme from University of Derby will:

  • Develop theoretical knowledge and gain practical skills using our dedicated computing laboratories
  • Learn how to use IT intelligently to tackle the real-world challenges faced by the industry today
  • 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.

Alternatively, you could undertake further research leading to a PhD or gain employment in a research and development environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Scholarship
  • Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods
  • Database Development
  • IT Project Management
  • Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Implementation
  • Business Analytics with SAS
  • Web Technologies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK students: £875 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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