MSc Information Technology Management (Work Experience)

Year of Entry 2024/25
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MSc

Information Technology Management (Work Experience)

Full-time Computing

Prepare for a dynamic and fast-changing business world, building your knowledge of Information Systems and Information Management technologies that enable industry in a digital world.

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    What is the fee?

    Home: £10,310 or £11,810 (with work experience) for the course
    International/EU: £17,205 or £18,705 (with work experience) for the course

  • Time

    How long will I study?

    2 Years / 20 Months

  • Location

    Where will I study?

    City Campus

  • Date

    When do I start?

    September 2024
    January 2025

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    Placement year available?

    Yes


Course summary

  • Gain a rounded knowledge with a mix of IT training and management theory
  • Apply your skills on a course angled toward real-world scenarios
  • Learn to develop, design and manage IT systems and technologies
  • Gain competencies and skills working with the latest SAP S/4 HANA
  • Sheffield Hallam is a member of SAP University Alliance
  • You’ll have an opportunity to gain industry experience (up to 12 months placement option)

Digital technologies such as digital platforms, intelligent enterprise systems and enabling technologies dramatically transform nearly all organisations and industries. In order to capture the value and benefits of digital technologies, private and public sectors are adopting holistic change efforts to survive in their industries and be ahead of competitors. This course addresses digital transformation by exploring digital technologies, the latest enterprise system applications and relevant implementation challenges, Critical Success Factors (CSFs) through case studies.

A 1-year, non-work experience route is also offered for MSc IT Management – please refer to the MSc IT Management page for further details.


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How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

During this course, you'll explore how Information Systems/Information Technology enables operational efficiency and organisational effectiveness leading to business transformation.

With a mixture of practical and theoretical studies, you'll gain advanced knowledge and solid grounding for your future career.

You learn through:

  • Our academic team
  • Written coursework
  • Projects and teamwork
  • Presentations
  • The latest enterprise system applications and cases including SAP S/4 HANA
  • Blackboard, our virtual learning environment

This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar.

Applied learning

Work placements

You will have the opportunity to go on a work placement for up to 12 months, starting during the summer of your second year. You are supported in finding placements and can apply for a vacancy as you would a job. There are dedicated sessions to support you in CV writing, interview skills and job applications.

Networking opportunities

The teaching team make use of their research and industry connections to facilitate the inclusion of real world scenarios and case studies within the teaching materials of many of the modules.


Future careers

This course prepares you for the following careers:

  • IT consultant in IT & digital transformation projects
  • Business analysts
  • Project management
  • Data analysts
  • Research analysis
  • Digital marketing

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course, you will work with:

  • The latest Enterprise System application and business software including SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Modern IT equipment, labs and software.

Entry requirements

All students

Normally you need

• a good honours degree which includes significant aspects of IT, typically 2.2 or above, from a UK university or equivalent from overseas university

We will also consider applicants do not meet these academic criteria but who have several years' experience in expert, managerial or senior IT roles. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Modules

Important notice: The structure of this course is periodically reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students and ensure ongoing compliance with any professional, statutory and regulatory body standards. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment may change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Following any changes, updated module information will be published on this page.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information.

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Module
Credits
Assessment
Dissertation For Computing
Credits 45
Assessment
Enterprise Management Project
Credits 45
Assessment
Industrial Expertise
Credits 15
Assessment
Introduction To Databases And Big Data
Credits 15
Assessment
It Strategy
Credits 15
Assessment
Postgraduate Placement
Credits -
Assessment
Research Skills For Computing
Credits 15
Assessment
Study Skills And Project Management
Credits 15
Assessment
Successful Information Systems
Credits 15
Assessment

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £10,310 for the course without work experience placement or £11,810 with work experience placement.

If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £17,205 for the course without work experience placement or £18,705 with work experience placement.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

You can also use the application form above to apply for future years of entry.

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We are Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for the outstanding quality of our teaching and student outcomes

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95% of our UK graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes Survey)

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