Why study MSc Information Technology with Project Management at UWS London?
Exceptional Career Prospects
91% of UWS graduates are in work or further study after graduating (Baseline 2020/21).
Study in a world-renowned business capital
Living and learning in the heart of London, one of the best university cities.
Build your network
Develop connections with other like-minded professionals and industry-giants.
Learn from a highly experienced team
Our teaching team will prepare you for a range of business IT careers.
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%
- Practical – 60%
- Coursework – 40%
- Oral presentations
- Written reports
- Academic posters
- Laboratory reports
- Log books
- Laboratory exercises
- Scientific papers
- Case studies
- Literature reviews
- Research proposals
- 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
You should normally possess an Honours degree or an equivalent qualification.
If you possess a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, or a less, but appropriate qualification plus relevant industrial experience may also be considered for entry to the PgDip.
Progression from the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) to the MSc is dependent upon successfully completing the PgDip.
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 UWS
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):
- Overall score 6.0
- No sub-test less than 5.5
Common equivalent English language qualifications
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
- CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII with the minimum of a Pass in all sub-tests
- PTE Pearson Academic English: An overall score of 59 to 64 with no element below 59 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5). An overall score 65 to 75 with no element below 65 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0)
For further information on English Language qualifications accepted click here.
For applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements above, there is an option to apply for the pre-sessional English language programme combined with chosen degree programme. Find out more here.
1 year full-time
Scottish — £7,500
Rest of UK & Northern Ireland — £11,750
International & EU — £15,250
Scottish — £11,750
Rest of UK & Northern Ireland — £11,750
International & EU — £15,500
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