MSc Information Systems & Business Analysis

Aston University
A Birmingham (Inghilterra)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Inghilterra)
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Key benefits
In the top 20 in the Eduniversal Best Masters ranking across the UK and Western Europe. Develop specialist knowledge and experience of how information systems support businesses and their operations Gain key skills and competencies which will enhance your international employability and prepare you for a range of careers in management, consultancy and business analysis Study a unique learning, skills and career development module that runs throughout the programme.

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Requisiti: MSc Information Systems & Business Analysis has been designed to give you an expert understanding of how information systems support businesses and their operations. Through our specialist career pathway, the programme will give you in-depth knowledge and experience to prepare you for a range of careers in information systems consultancy, business analysis and management. You will gain the technical, organisational and people skills needed to develop business systems and manage information systems projects in practice. A core workshop module gives you the opportunity to act as a...


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inghilterra
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

Business Analysis
Career Development
Information Systems
IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training


Core modules:

  • Foundation in Business Systems
  • Developing Business Systems Workshop
  • Managing Projects
  • Learning, Skills and Career Development
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Professional Development Programme
  • Ethics in Academic Practice

Optional Modules*: 

  • Data Mining & Business Intelligence
  • Simulation for Managerial Decision Making 
  • Enterprise Resource Planning 
  • Operations Management
  • Advanced Spreadsheets and Databases
  • Strategic Global Outsourcing & Offshoring 

*Please note: All pathways may not run, depending on numbers.  

The programme then concludes with a dissertation project.

In addition to your Aston degree, you will have the opportunity to participate in our international study exchange programme. Studying with one of our partner institutions, the programme will enhance your international experience and communication skills, preparing you for a career in the international business environment.

Professional Development Programme Module

Business skills for life: the essential Aston Professional Development Programme

The Aston Professional Development Programme (PDP) is an integral module that forms part of your MSc taught course from day one.This compulsory module runs throughout the academic year. We have designed it around knowledge through practice - to enhance your employability as you customise the PDP experience to suit your own learning goals and skills development needs.

We take a multidimensional, qualitative and individually tailored approach. Using reflective models, we integrate a competency-based framework into our existing academic programmes.  You will engage with different kinds of experiential learning, such as skills workshops, work-based experience, study abroad and develop your own unique skillset.  

This pathway between theory and the world of work brings together Aston’s faculty, careers practitioners and business and academic partnerships teams to help you step into your future careers as culturally aware, global professionals

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Course director

Mr Paul Bocij 
BA (Hons), PGCert (SSRM), MPhil, LCGI, MBCS, CITP, FIfL
Paul is a Senior Teaching Fellow at Aston Business School, specialising in ICT, information systems and e-business. He is the author of numerous books related to technology and is one of the writers behind Business Information Systems, one of the UK’s most successful textbooks. He is a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a member of the British Computer Society. His industry experience spans more than 30 years.