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Information Systems and Information Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #93 (QS) ,
The Information Systems and Information Management program from University of Leeds gives you the skills and knowledge to engage with the information society as a leader, innovator and entrepreneurial manager.

About

At the Information Systems and Information Management program from University of Leeds You’ll learn to understand and integrate contemporary theory while exploring the latest trends. Taught by our leading academics and business practitioners, you’ll be shown how to select and use cutting-edge tools and techniques to solve complex business challenges, with opportunities to gain hands-on experience through live case studies and projects.

Career opportunities

MSc. in Information Systems and Information Management from University of Leeds prepares you for a range of careers related to information management. Graduates can consider a management position in information systems, information management, senior IT or business analysis roles, or may pursue a dynamic career as a technology innovator or leader.

The emergence of social media, wireless communications, the cloud, big data and mobile technologies are all creating challenges for managers and organisations. Alongside accelerating information flows, complexity and volume, the skills to manage and drive opportunity through this information are now vital for most organisations.

The skills to meet this need are scarce, particularly amongst managers. As a result, many organisations struggle with this area of business and demand for professionals with these skills is strong as a result. This course is designed to meet the expectations of both leading organisations and individuals who wish to pursue a career in information systems and information management.

Accreditation

Leeds University Business School has triple accreditation from the three leading bodies AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Tools for Organisations
  • Challenges in Information Management
  • Business Analytics and Decision Science
  • Designing Information Systems
  • Digital Transformation Management
  • Innovation in Operations and Information Systems
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Dissertation

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Full-time duration 12 months
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus

                    English Language Requirements

                    • Minimum required score:

                      6.5

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                    • Minimum required score:

                      92

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                    Academic Requirements

                    You need the following GPA score:

                    Required score: Upper Second Class

                    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                    General Requirements

                    A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in business, management or any relevant subject e.g. computing, information systems etc.

                    Documents and information you’ll need:

                    • A copy of your degree certificate and transcript, or a partial transcript if you’re still studying
                    • Two academic references
                    • A personal statement
                    • An up-to-date CV
                    • Evidence of your English language qualifications, if English is not your first language
                    • A letter of sponsorship, if you need one.

                    Tuition Fee

                    Living costs for Leeds

                    • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
                      Living Costs

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

                    Funding

                    We award a range of scholarships to UK, EU and international students. Scholarships are available to candidates who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and show excellent professional and personal skills.

                    There are several scholarships available for this course that you may be eligible, including:

                    • Masters in Information Systems and Information Management International Excellence Scholarship
                    • Masters in Information Systems and Information Management UK/EU Excellence Scholarship
                    • Dean's Excellence Scholarship (UK/EU and International)
                    • Leeds Alumni Bursary and Excellence Scholarship

                    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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