Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

School of Business and Economics

Postgraduate study

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MSc Information Management and Business Technology

2016 entry - 1 year full-time / 2-4 years part-time

  • About the programme
  • Modules
  • Career opportunities
  • Entry criteria
  • Next Steps

Developed alongside industry to be commercially relevant, our specialist programme is designed to produce graduates who understand the professional, managerial and technical dimensions of information management and business technology. 

There is currently a shortage of hybrid managers within industry and this programme has been developed specifically to address this gap.

As a student you will benefit not only from our renowned academic lecturers and state-of-the-art facilities, but also from a range of additional opportunities including industry speakers from companies such as BT, IBM and SAP.

Graduates of this course are equipped with the core skills required to obtain a first professional post in the sector, as well as the learning and leadership skills needed for professional development beyond that.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Teaching on the Information Management and Business Technology programme is provided by our world-renowned specialist staff using a number of methods, including: lectures, seminars, group work, feedback forums, e-learning, one-to-one sessions with programme tutors and workshops. Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and skills-based courseworks.

Career opportunities

This programme has been developed with industry to address the short-fall in hybrid managers and so doing, to provide graduates with hybrid information management and business technology knowledge and experience.

Example destinations include:

  • Advanced Computer Software Group Plc – IT Manager
  • Alliance Boots – Trainee Manager
  • Amtec Developments – Project Manager
  • Darwin Recruitment – Recruitment Consultant
  • FESCO – Security Engineer
  • GL Industrial Services UK Ltd – Proposals Manager
  • Teach First – Trainee Teacher
  • Tesco – Graduate Scheme
  • The Leadership Trust – Marketing Intern

Entry criteria

A good honours degree (2:2 or higher), preferably in a business or information technology-related subject, from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University though other degree backgrounds will be considered.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

English language requirement for international students

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component

IELTS is waived for International students based in the UK who either:

  • achieve a 2.1 academic classification from a UK university
  • OR who have studied in UK for 2+ years and meet the academic entry requirements for the programme

The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.

Next steps

If you are interested in studying our Information Management and Business Technology MSc please follow the links for further useful information:

Admissions information

To enquire about our Information Management and Business Technology programme please contact:

Chris Rockey
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Tel: +44 (0)1509 223121
Email: sbe.pgt@lboro.ac.uk


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