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Information Technology MSc

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Markeaton Street Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc paves the way to an influential career where you can add genuine and lasting value to any organisation.

Course description

With information technology at the heart of modern-day business enterprises, this MSc paves the way to an influential career where you can add genuine and lasting value to any organisation. This course will:

  • Develop theoretical knowledge and gain practical skills using our dedicated computing laboratories
  • Learn how to use IT intelligently to tackle the real-world challenges faced by the industry today
  • Build your skills in a wide range of cutting-edge and emerging business technologies, such as cloud computing and data mining
  • Draw on the expertise of our research-active teaching team as well as IT experts from industry
  • Balance your studies with your other commitments: you can study full-time or part-time, starting in September or January
  • Prepare not only for a high-level career in the field of information technology but also for further research leading to a PhD.

The world of information technology is advancing at a remarkable pace, with emerging technologies and developments with smartphones, personal navigation systems and widespread access to broadband Internet. It means there are exciting career opportunities ahead for professionals who can harness IT in new ways to create tangible, business advantage.

The MSc Information Technology offers excellent employment and earnings potential. You could go on to work for large corporate enterprises, become an IT 'solution' consultant, provide in-house IT support or design IT infrastructure. There is also a growing demand for professionals who can specialise in the strategic use of IT to capitalise on innovative business opportunities, harnessing technologies such as cloud computing. Alternatively, you could undertake further research leading to a PhD or gain employment in a research and development environment.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,700per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 110 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 47%

    88th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    54th

    13

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