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Offered By: KDU University College

The MSc in Business Information Technology is designed for individuals coming from a range of backgrounds seeking a change in direction or simply to add experience in the field of Information Technology and Information Systems. It best suits graduates standing to develop Business Information Technology competencies. This programme places emphasis on the role of information within and across various functional areas. Students are equipped with the practical skills and understanding of the impact of information resources upon all aspects of a business organisation – in both the operational and strategic decision-making context. By examining and accessing the ways in which IT is integrated within the business environment, this course goes beyond the basic hardware and software knowledge.

Awarding Body
Northumbria University, UK
Voted best new university for three consecutive years, Northumbria University is reputed for delivering first-class education and excellent courses with enrolment of over 21,000 students including over 2200 international students. The National Higher Education Quality Assurance (QAA) that audits the university’s courses rated them outstanding in 16 areas with no less than 20 out of 24 points for all subjects. The University has strong industrial and professional connections in the UK and around the world.

Course Structure
After the completion of 7 compulsory modules, students will undertake a 15,000-word dissertation that applies and extends the theories learnt. To facilitate the final project process, a personal research supervisor is assigned to each student project.

Students have the option of completing the course in:
• One year of full-time study
• Two years of part-time study

List of Modules and Credit Hours

7 Modules Credit Points
Business Systems 20
Database Programming and Web Development 20
Communication Technologies 20
Research Methods 10
Project Management Studies 10
BIT Consultancy Project 20
Information Systems and Organization 20

Master’s Dissertation in Business Information Technology – 60 Credit points

Type of Study & Duration

  • Full-time/part-time, by coursework and a dissertation
  • Full-time: 1 year or 3 sem
  • Part-time: 20 months or 5 sem
  • Total credits: 180 credit points

Coursework and Assessment
This programme adopts a fl exible approach to assessment with a mix of group and individual presentations, examinations and reports.

Teaching Staff
The teaching staff is made up of highly qualified academics; many with at least 10 years of experience in related industries.

Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor ’s degree in any field, or
  • Exceptionally matured candidates with non-standard qualifications who can demonstrate that they been working at appropriate
    management levels congruent with graduate status may be considered. Applications are subject to approval by the University.