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Why this course?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.This professionally accredited course has been developed in close consultation with industry practitioners and professional bodies and is equally suitable for those who are new to the subject and also those looking to enhance their existing knowledge and gain a professional qualification.It
Why this course?
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.
This professionally accredited course has been developed in close consultation with industry practitioners and professional bodies and is equally suitable for those who are new to the subject and also those looking to enhance their existing 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.
Core subjects include business systems analysis, data analytics, strategy, information law and an introduction to cutting-edge technologies
The 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.
What you'll study
Spanning computer and information sciences, business, and management science, this programme will provide you with the professional skills and knowledge to successfully:
identify and analyse organisational business information needs
contribute to the strategic development of information management capabilities within an organisation
develop and deploy emerging information and communication technologies
manage high-value enterprise information resources
On completion, you'll have gained:
high demand business, data, and technology knowledge and skills
practical business analysis experience via an industrial engagement project
direct entry to two internationally affiliated professional bodies – the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and the Chartered Management Institute
You'll also develop other valuable transferable skills including effective presentation and writing research reports, which will further enhance your skills as an information leader.
The MSc Information Management is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and further recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.
The University of Strathclyde were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour awarded to our sector.
They are transforming our campus to create a first -class working learning environment. Their new £31 million Strathclyde Sport building provides a range of sport and wellbeing facilities for students, staff and the local community. The Centre offers state-of-the art training facilities, including a 25-metre swimming pool, fitness suite with capacity for over 180 people, sports halls, squash courts, dance studio and treatment rooms.
Strathclyde students are set to enjoy a new £60 million Learning & Teaching building, due for completion in 2020, which will be located in the centre of the campus.
Where you'll study
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow, City Of