Expertise in information and project management is essential in any modern managerial role. The MSc in Management and Information Technology is a challenging programme delivered by leading academics from the School of Management and the School of Computer Science. It provides you with the knowledge and the analytical and critical skills needed to manage the information and communication technologies that underpin all successful business practice.
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|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|- Up to 3 of these 4 Management modules -
Corporate Finance and Accounting in a Global Context
Marketing: Principles and Practice
Managing Human Resources
|Choice of IT modules||Choice of IT modules|
|Whole Year Module|
|Master Core Skills|
|Extended Individual Project|
In addition to the scheduled classes above, you will have the opportunity to participate in our Masters Extra (MX) Programme, which includes guest lectures from eminent academics and business executives, specific sessions to enhance your career development opportunities and a range of corporate visits.
We will provide you with a solid foundation in contemporary management methods and the complementary use of information technologies. It's a qualification that will bring advantages to anyone who aspires to reach a professional position with managerial responsibilities.
The programme will help you to develop a critical understanding of the issues associated with the effective management of people in an IT-rich environment. It will also help you to appreciate of the theoretical and practical requirements for effective strategic management of organisations in times of rapid change and continuing advances in the uses of modern information technology.
Each application is judged on its merits but the minimum entrance requirement is a 2.1 Honours Degree from a UK university or its equivalent. An IELTS of 7 or above, or equivalent, is required for applicants without English as their native language. Alternatively, English language courses are available through the University's English Language Teaching Centre for those students with IELTS 6 (10 week course) or 6.5 (4 week course). See: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/elt/
The programme begins in September and is a 12 month full-time degree.
University of St Andrews Orientation Week: Orientation Week.
School of Management Taught Postgraduate Orientation Week, September 2015 Programme (PDF).
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"I have really enjoyed my year at St Andrews which is the home of golf and has one of the oldest universities in the UK. As I did not study Management for my undergraduate study, I found the Management and IT programme a big challenge. This course covers modules from both the School of Management and the School of Computer Science, so it was possible to tailor the degree to suit my aspirations for the future - an option which is not often available in other universities. I have learnt a lot from the passionate and dedicated lecturers, who are renowned experts in their various fields. University Life at St Andrews has been an unforgettable experience, with students living in this multicultural community. As a foreign student, it has been really great for me to share my time and views with people from all over the world. I am confident that the knowledge I have acquired here will be invaluable to my future career opportunities."
To accept your offer, you will need to pay a deposit of £1500 within 4 weeks of the issue of your offer letter. The deposit will be put toward your tuition fees. In general, this pre-payment is non-refundable; for information on the circumstances where a refund will be made and for full conditions please see https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/apply/after/.
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Martin Dowling (Management)
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