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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Merchiston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN, MAY, SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

This course has been created as a development vehicle for ICT professionals.

The course addresses the development of strategic ICT skills relating to the professional student’s current role, be that in a corporate or public sector context, in larger organisations or in SMEs. Designed in alignment with the EFQM Excellence Model, the value of this course in helping develop high-level skills has been recognised by the UK government in the report Forging Futures.

Course details

You'll develop your business, technology and leadership skills, making a strategic contribution to ICT in your organisation at a senior level and using technology to deliver business improvement.

Linking learning and development to your work activities, you can ensure your professional development is part of the strategic plan of the organisation and can consider and reflect on established views of the organisation, colleagues and yourself, to promote innovation and change.

Some credits are derived from your employment activities, so you must be already employed in a company which allows you to demonstrate your developing course knowledge.

How you’ll be taught

This course is designed for professionals already employed in the area of computing who wish to develop their ICT management skills. It allows you to gain significant course credits by applying knowledge and skills gained from this course to your company. Your knowledge is further enhanced via a number of taught modules.

You’ll be mentored and supported by a dedicated programme team to deliver a package of work drawing on your current projects/activities.

Careers

Participation in this course will indicate your aspirations and dedication to your development, and enhance your chances of promotion. It may also open doors with other employers or improve your standing as a consultant.

Graduates of the course have gone on to hold the following job titles:

  • Head of Business Operations Strategy & Development, Telecomms Company
  • Business Advisor, Government Agency
  • Director of Business Services, Housing Association
  • IT Director, Distillers
  • Lead Service Manager, International IT Services Provider
  • Information Systems and Development Manager, Further Education College.

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University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 123 9

    63rd out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    157 72%

    21st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    81st

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 57%

    41st

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    67th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    62nd

    5

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