Information Systems Management

University of Liverpool

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Information Systems Management MSc has been designed to meet the needs of students who aim to move from a purely technical position to one in which leadership skills are required, or who are currently operating in a managerial position and wish to enhance their management knowledge. The career-driven curriculum has been designed with a vision in mind that graduates will be able to drive change and innovation across the IT industry.

This programme is delivered by subject experts and industry leaders to ensure academic excellence. Over the course of your studies, you will explore module topics such as the global trends in computer science, information technology leadership, strategic technology management, security risk management, technology, innovation and change management. Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be equipped with expertise to excel in your career and advance into senior roles.  


Take your career to the next level with this online Information Systems Management MSc. This master’s programme, accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, will enable you to become an effective leader in technology.



Study Mode


30 months


Start Date(s)


January 10 2023

May 23 2023

October 10 2023


Course details

This MSc consists of the following modules and is available as a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits and a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits.

  • Global Trends in Computer Science (15 credits)
  • Information Technology Leadership (15 credits)
  • Strategic Technology Management (15 credits)
  • Security Risk Management (15 credits)
  • Technology, Innovation and Change Management (15 credits)
  • Electives: choose two:
    • Applied Cryptography (15 credits)
    • Cloud Computing (15 credits)
    • Cyber Forensics (15 credits)
    • Cybercrime Prevention and Protection (15 credits)
    • Data Visualisation and Warehousing (15 credits)
    • Deep Learning (15 credits)
    • Machine Learning in Practice (15 credits)
    • Multi-Agent Systems (15 credits)
    • Natural Language Processing and Understanding (15 credits)
    • Reasoning and Intelligent Systems (15 credits)
    • Robotics (15 credits)
    • Security Engineering and Compliance (15 credits)
  • Research Methods in Computer Science (15 credits)
  • Computer Science Capstone Project (60 credits)

Entry requirements

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact our admissions team.

Applicants should possess either: 
•    A minimum of a 2:2 class degree in Computer Science or a closely related subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ experience in employment; or
•    Professional work experience and/or other prior qualifications, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.

If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Career outcomes

The career-driven curriculum has been developed by industry experts to provide practical skills and knowledge directly applicable to a workplace. The programme leads to a range of IT management careers including the management of software development teams, the management of teams responsible for IT infrastructure and the management of teams responsible for IT products and services.

Contact University of Liverpool

+44 (0)151 318 4466

University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, United Kingdom
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