Why study MSc Information Technology with Project Management at UWS London?

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This course consists of a combination of core and specialisation-option modules:  

Core Modules (students must complete the following four modules): 

  • Business Data Communication and Networks (20 credits) 
  • Database Design and Implementation for Business (20 credits) 
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design (20 credits) 
  • Masters Project (60 credits) 

Specialist Pathway Modules (students must complete the following two pathway modules): 

  • Information Technology Project Management (20 credits) 
  • Enterprise Architecture (20 credits)

Recommended Optional Modules 

  • IT Strategy and Management (20 credits) 
  • Object Orientated Programming (20 credits) 
  • Work Based Learning* (20 credits) 

* To be eligible to undertake this module, it is expected that a student would already be in the workplace and a tripartite agreement would exist between the company, student, and University prior to enrolment. 

Successful completion of the PgDip will allow you to proceed to the MSc Dissertation module, entailing detailed research and critical analysis of a specific project:

  • MSc Dissertation (60 Credits)

Learning and Teaching (approximate):

  • Scheduled learning – 20%
  • Independent study – 80%

Assessment (approximate):

  • Practical – 60%
  • Coursework – 40%

Assessment Methods:

  • Oral presentations
  • Written reports
  • Coursework
  • Academic posters
  • Laboratory reports
  • Log books
  • Laboratory exercises
  • Essays
  • Scientific papers
  • Case studies
  • Literature reviews
  • Research proposals
  • Posters
  • Viva voces

What is MSc Information Technology with Project Management all about?

This one-year full-time course is a specialised master’s programme that will enable you to develop your career in IT project management, by providing you with a solid understanding of the technical and managerial aspects of the field of information technology. It has been designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage IT projects from start to finish, and covers different topics such as risk management, project planning and strategic project management. Graduates of the MSc Information Technology with Project Management course will be in high demand by the industry.

Where will this course take me?

Upon completion, graduates of this course can get jobs as a Logistics Coordinator, Community Manager, Administrative Manager, Project Coordinator, Program Manager, Cost Estimator, or Operations Manager. As well as local authorities, public organisations and SME’s, those graduating with this degree have careers at various companies such as Amazon, Adobe Systems, IBM, Dell, Morgan Stanley, just to name a few.

Who is this course for?

Students who have a degree in a subject other than IT or computing and are wanting to develop much sought-after business-relevant IT knowledge and skills alongside specialist knowledge of project management.

Why study Information Technology with Project Management?

A degree in MSc Information Technology with Project Management can help:

  • To equip students with the key principles of IT project management for a wide range of disciplines, such as strategic project management and risk management
  • To develop sufficient technical and interpersonal skills to enable students to make an immediate contribution to major projects at the leading edge of Information Technology management
  • To acquire skills to integrate essential Information Technology management topics around e-commerce and information systems management

Our facilities

Our modern London Campus is located in London Docklands, a one minute walk from East India DLR station. The campus is well connected and only a few stops away from the exciting city centre.

Our technology-rich campus with light and airy study spaces is the optimal place for learning, making international friends, and taking one closer step to your future career.

Learn more about our London Campus, the history behind it and what areas are nearby for you to explore as a student at UWS London.

Course leader profile

Dr Volkan Tunali 3
Dr Volkan Tunali
Programme Leader: MSc Information Technology (with pathways)

Further information

To study a post graduate programme with UWS London, applicants are expected to hold at least an ordinary degree from a UK institution, or an equivalent qualification if the applicant has studied outside of the UK.

Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not meet the academic requirements for each programme but can demonstrate significant professional experience in a relevant field.

For further details, please contact one of our Admissions Officers.

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.

General English language requirements at UWSInternational English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
Test Minimum Requirement IELTS (International English Language Testing System)IELTS Indicator Overall score of 6.0, with no less than 5.5 for each component
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)Grade C
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)Grade C
Cambridge English Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Int’lOverall score 170 with no element below 163
Cambridge AS and A LevelsGrade C or above
Trinity College London ISEIIReading: Pass; Listening: Pass
ibTOEFL78; no sub-test less than 17: Reading: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 17; Writing: 17
Pearson Test of English (Academic)PTE Overall score of 59 with no element less than 59
Password English Language testGrades equivalent to CEFR B2 for entry at L9 entry and above. Password scores of 6.0 or higher
LanguageCert International ESOLB2 Communicator pass/Communicator High Pass (postgraduate applicants at 6.0)
Oxford International English Language Level Test (ELLT)Overall 6, minimum 5.5 in all skills. Must be at a minimum of B2 and equivalent to IELTs of 6.
Skills for English (SELT)Overall 6, minimum 5.5 in all skills. Must be at a minimum of B2 and equivalent to IELTs of 6

UWS London provides a comprehensive range of student services dedicated to supporting you at every stage of your academic journey, ensuring your success and well-being throughout your studies.

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MSc Information Technology with Project Management

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