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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Information Technology Management

Full-time Computing

Learn to apply business and management knowledge to information technology issues and challenges.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £7,200 for the course
International: £13,500 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

Course summary

  • Gain rounded knowledge with a mix of IT training and management theory.
  • Apply your skills on a course angled toward real-world scenarios.
  • Acquire important academic and professional skills for the modern industry.
  • Graduate as a competent, capable and employable IT management specialist.
  • Learn to develop, design and manage IT systems and technologies.

This course allows you to get ahead in this ever-changing and expanding field. We help you to think about technology and the ways it can be effectively implemented, with cutting-edge facilities and expert tutelage. You'll graduate ready for an exciting position in the IT industry. This course offers a two year work experience route including a placement of up to 12 months.

Student View

Watch student Grace Ogunleye talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch lecturer Mo Rezai talk about this course.

On a flexible course of 12-36 months, you'll explore how IT supports business, and how business can improve through IT. With a mixture of practical and theoretical studies, you'll gain advanced knowledge and solid grounding for your future career; the course doesn't teach either pure computer science, business or theory - each module focusses on the real-world applicability of its teaching.

You learn through

  • our academic team
  • written coursework
  • projects
  • presentations
  • access to the latest learning materials via the learning centre
  • use of our virtual learning environment, Blackboard
  • wide-ranging learning technologies

Course leaders and tutors

Mohammad Rezai
Mohammad Rezai
Senior Lecturer in Business Computing, International Student Coordinator for the faculty and Link Tutor

Senior Lecturer in Business Computing, International Student Coordinator for the faculty and Link Tutor at Sheffield Hallam

Applied learning

Live projects

You will have the opportunity to work on real, work-based projects supplied by an external company or emulated industry case studies. You will utilise your skills and knowledge from earlier studies of topics such as data integration, statistical modelling, big data and distributed systems, to situations of genuine complexity.

Networking opportunities

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

Work Placement

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

The placement starts during the summer of your second year and most are paid. Apply for the placement route by selecting the two year course length.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • project management
  • business
  • data
  • research analysis
  • software development
  • digital marketing

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

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

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • 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. Find out more

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. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

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


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

You can take an optional placement in year two.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Computer Programming And Web Development Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Enterprise Management Project Credits: 45.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Industrial Expertise Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Databases And Big Data Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Postgraduate Placement Credits: - Assessment: &:nbsp;
Module: Research Skills And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Study Skills And Project Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Successful Information Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £7,200 for the course.

† 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 students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.
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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.

Additional costs for Computing courses (PDF)

Legal information

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.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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