Information Technology, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of the West of Scotland | Paisley, United Kingdom
12 months
14500 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Information Technology degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is ideal if you have a degree in a subject other than IT or computing and would like to develop much sought after business-relevant IT knowledge and skills.


Information Technology degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will help you to become a modern IT professional who can analyse, design, deploy, utilise and manage business-relevant IT-based systems and services. You will enhance, considerably, your understanding of modern IT-based business systems and learn how to address related development, acquisition and deployment issues in modern organisations.

Career prospects

Upon completion, you can seek a job as an IT Consultant, IT Systems Developer, e-Business Specialist, Information Officer, Information Systems Manager, Database Developer, Business Analyst or Data Analyst.

Our graduates enjoy careers at organisations such as NHS, Public Organisations, Local Authorities, and companies such as Amazon, Atos, Adobe Systems, IBM, Aggreko, CAP-Gemini, DXC Technology (formerly HP), Dell, Morgan Stanley, RBS, Clydesdale Bank, and various SMEs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Warehouse Environment
  • Web Development
  • Wireless Networking
  • Interactive Design for Smart Devices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

An Honours degree from any area other than IT or computing, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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