Masters | Postgraduate Course - Information Management with Placement MSc Course Details within University of Strathclyde

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Course Fees
2018/19 Scotland/EU/Rest of UK: £7,800 International: £17,200
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PGT Admissions Team
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Information Management with Placement MSc

Study Details

MSc: 15 months full-time

In the era of big data, our professional graduates are driving the information society and digital economy as leaders, innovators, and managers in the areas of business, data, and technology.

The course has been developed in close consultation with industry practitioners and professional bodies and is for students who are new to the subject as well as those who looking to enhance their existing levels of knowledge and gain a professional qualification. It also offers the opportunity to undertake an MSc with placement where you'll have the opportunity to work within an organisation to get hands-on practical experience.

This course is delivered by the Department of Computer & Information Sciences. The department is an iSchool member, a partnership of the world's leading information science departments. Our staff are regular contributors to the leading international Information Science Index (ISI) ranked library and information science journals, and are directly engaged in professional practice.

Module details

Business Analysis
Machine Learning for Data Analytics
Information Systems Architecture
Database & Web Systems Development
Information Retrieval
Information Law
Big Data Technologies
Research Methods

MSc students


Entry Requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent.

Student Destinations

Our highly skilled graduates are employed in a variety of roles across a wide range of industries. Among these roles are:

Business Analyst
Data Analyst
Database Administrator/Analyst (DBA)
Enterprise Architect
Information Security Manager
IT Test Manager
Web Developer

Previous employers of our graduates include:

Arthur Anderson
Cap Gemini
Price Waterhouse Coopers
Sun Microsystems
Standard Life
British Council
Ministry of Defence
Royal Bank of Scotland

Strathclyde University provides a range of professional development services, including career support services introduced during induction and offered throughout the period of study and even after graduation, to help our students achieve their career ambitions. The Department of Computer & Information Sciences has one of the highest rates for Graduate Prospects in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2016).