Overview

Our MSc Business Information Management programme offers a strong and fairly unique combination of practical, analytical and theoretical courses. It will build your expertise and provide comprehensive training across the business management and software engineering.

The programme’s emphasis is not on computer programming but on developing relevant analytical and project management skills to ensure you can become an excellent communicator/manager operating between hard-core software developers and business managers.

Students can specialise in areas like e-commerce, online learning and IT project management. The programme studies IT but does not require students to design programs or write software.

This approach provides our computer science graduates with the best possible prospects for pursuing a research, software requirements engineer, business and IT analytics, or IT journalism career.

Course content

Full-time students take 4 courses each semester and must normally take all core courses.

Core courses

  • Database and Information Systems
  • Digital and Knowledge-Economy
  • Information Systems Methodologies
  • Research Methods and Project Planning
  • Masters project and dissertation

Optional courses

  • Advanced Interaction Design
  • Big Data Management
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering Foundations
  • Statistical Modelling and Analysis

After semester 2 students continue full-time on the MSc project.

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one-year full-time study in English will be required.

Application deadline

Our Dubai Campus operates a rolling year-round admissions process: as soon as one intake has closed we begin accepting applications for the next one. It is also possible for you to defer your start date for up to a year.

Most students apply 6–10 months in advance of their chosen intake. We can accept applications up until 3 weeks before the start of each intake but you should note that a late application will almost certainly mean a delay in the provision of essential administrative services, such as your student matriculation card (without which you won't be able to access the library or online services).

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated September 15, 2019
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