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MSc Information Technology Management

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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2023/24

Information Technology Management

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: £9,910 per year (£1,500 for placement year)
International/EU: £16,385 per year (£1,500 for placement year)
How long will I study? 1 Year / 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2023
January 2024
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
  • You’ll have an opportunity to gain industry experience (up to 12 months placement option)   
  • Sheffield Hallam is a member of SAP University Alliance

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.

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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. 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.

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


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

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

You can take an optional placement in year two.

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

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £9,910 for the course without a placement. Or £11,410 with a 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 2023/24 is £16,385 for the course. If you chose to study the 2 year work placement route, the tuition fee for 2023/24 is £17,885 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.

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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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