This course is not eligible for Free Fees. Course fees €5,250.

What is this course about?

This new one-year course will provide an opportunity for students to study for an MSc in IT Management, corresponding to a Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits).

The programme provides graduates with the necessary skills to fulfil a role in IT Management. Graduates will also understand how IT Managers are perceived by business, demonstrate an understanding of business and be able to support the setting of the business agenda nationally and internationally.

Progression routes from this programme

Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).

What subjects will I study?

Mandatory Subjects

  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Innovation Management
  • Technology Integration & Project Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Data & Information Systems Management
  • Vendor and Service Management
  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods

What are the minimum entry requirements?

The MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Embedded Exit Award) are designed for graduates of Bachelor of Science in Computing Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours).

Candidates with significant experience in the computing field (as determined by Recognised Prior Learning), in addition to an Honours Primary Degree in another discipline area, may also be considered for entry.

Applicants applying for entry via routes other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Criteria to be considered will include academic qualifications and recognition of prior learning.

Applicants may be called for an interview as part of the application process.

Special features of this course

Students on this programme have exclusive use of the UNUM Software Development Centre. This is a new state-of-the-art centre that provides the students with a real-world working environment using the latest technology.

Direct Entry NFQ LEVEL 9

Course Code CW229

Course Places 2013 20

Last Years Points Range New course

Duration Years 1

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