MSc in Information System Governance

General

Program Description

MSc in Information System Governance

This program requires proficiency in English and French.

New information technologies and the development of communications are transforming organisations and the methods of corporate management. Most firms and social organisations are noting that their relations with the environment have profoundly changed. Reorganisation of corporate processes cannot currently be imagined without extensive integration of information technologies and the new methods of management to accompany them. From now on, most competitive advantages will be obtained directly or indirectly from the intelligent use of these technologies.

The essential aim of this programme is to train high-level executives and creators of firms to be capable of applying these methods, to design these processes and to integrate the various technical systems into the fabric of the organisation and its environment, in the framework of innovative and coherent development strategies.

Organisation of Studies

* First year of the Master:

The first year of the Master's of Science in Management provides general courses on the Management of Organisations. It is the same for all of the students who will then choose their speciality for their second year. However, they will have the possibility, at the same time as the common-core syllabus, to discover the various specialities offered in the second year through specific training courses called "Focus": Information systems engineering.

* Second year of the Master:

It is not really until the second year that students begin training for the profession of Management and Information Technologies. This speciality can be followed in apprenticeship.

Profile of Positions Accessible for Future Graduates

Chief Information Officer, Information systems manager, e-business manager, "Organisation, systems and methods" department manager, computer engineering and maintenance branch office manager, data processing manager, project manager, information system designer, consultant, data or network administrator, webmaster, start-up creator.

Admission Requirements

For admittance into the first year of the MSc:

  • A first university degree obtained after at least 3 years of higher education (Bachelor or equivalent qualification or 180 ECTS in the EU context).

For direct entry into the second year of the MSc:

  • A first university degree obtained after at least 4 years of higher education (Bachelor or equivalent qualification or 240 ECTS),
  • Professional and international experience(s) -studies or work abroad-,
  • A good command of both the French and English language.

Admission criteria consist of: TAGE-MAGE or GMAT; TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS (DELF2 for non-French speakers); professional career goals, previous studies; a personal interview.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, part of Aix Marseille University, is located in the South of France, within France’s second largest metropolitan area after Paris. Founded in 1955, the IAE Aix w ... Read More

IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, part of Aix Marseille University, is located in the South of France, within France’s second largest metropolitan area after Paris. Founded in 1955, the IAE Aix was the first Graduate School of Management in the French public university system. Read less
Aix-en-Provence