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Information Systems and Business Analysis MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Understand information systems and how they empower business operations and develop technical skills in building and maintaining ICT systems and project management skills that are in huge demand.

Course outline and modules

Understand information systems and how they empower business operations and develop technical skills in building and maintaining ICT systems and project management skills that are in huge demand.

This course has been developed in collaboration with our industry partners. This ensures that we’re providing you with the specialist skills needed for business analysis and information system roles, which in turn will enhance your employability.

Our teaching staff are committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise to provide you with the highest quality of education. You’ll be taught by leading academics with a variety of specialisms in the field of information systems and business analytics. The School is also made up of several former students of the course, who have gone on to gain PhD qualifications and return to help deliver the course. You can be sure to benefit from their expertise and experience.

How will my skills develop?

What sets this course apart from other masters programmes is its focus on developing practical skills which are in high demand in the job market. The vast majority of modules are very hands-on and involve applied learning activities. For example, with our Developing Business Systems Workshop, you’ll have the chance to gain first-hand experience of planning and implementing a consultancy project from start to finish. What makes this truly unique is that we actively monitor your progress and vary the tasks and their complexity to ensure you get the most out of the experience.

You’ll learn the various tools and approaches used to analyse business and system requirements, which will give you the skills and know-how to develop ICT systems to meet the needs of businesses. You’ll also learn key project management processes and techniques. This will provide you with a theoretical background as well as practical experience, so you’re confident and capable of planning, monitoring and evaluating major commercial projects.

How will this course help my career?

You’ll tailor the course to suit your interests or your career ambitions. You can choose from a range of elective modules, which cover specialist areas of business analytics, ICT or complimentary business subjects. Optional modules include Data Mining and Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning as well as Operations Management.

This course is designed to enhance your employability prospects. As well as being developed with industry experts through our advisory board, we also ensure you gain exposure to opportunities throughout your studies. In your third term you’ll have the choice of studying abroad or pursuing an internship.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 122 5

    42nd out of 113 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    126 59%

    52nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    23rd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    55th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    133 60%

    46th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    30th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    96th

    39

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