Business Information ManagementEdinburgh Campus
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Rank: 29 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Edinburgh Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The Complete University Guide
Heriot-Watt University evaluation:
17.8 : 1
Computer sciences and IT evaluation:
Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our MSc Business Information Management programme offers a strong and fairly unique combination of practical, analytical and theoretical courses. It will build your expertise and provide comprehensive training across business management and software engineering.The programme's emphasis is not on computer programming but on developing relevant analytical and project management skills to ensure you can become an excellent communicator / manager operating between hard-core software developers and business managers.Students can specialise in areas like e-commerce, online learning and IT project management. The programme studies IT, but does not require students to design programs or write software.This approach provides our computer science graduates with the best possible prospects for pursing a research, software requirements engineer, business and IT analytics, or IT journalism career.Course durationMSc: 12 months (full-time), 24 months (part-time)PG Diploma: 9 monthsThe full-time programme starts in September.
Entry requirements for individual programmes vary
IELTS: 6.5 (6.5)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Heriot-Watt University, Computer sciences and IT .
About this university
Around 11,000 students travel from around 150 countries across the world to study at the university and the International Students Advisors Office or ISAO is available to assist them. They can provide help and support on everything from immigration to welfare as well as having connections across departments such as Student Support and the University Chaplaincy. They are based within the Hugh Nisbet Building on the Edinburgh campus. They can also provide help with practical matters concerning living in the UK as well as assistance for those wanting to bring their families with them to the university and accessing healthcare while here. The Student Association is the student-led organisation representing the students at both local and national level and is a member of the Edinburgh Students Forum and the National Union of Students. It was founded as the Students Representative Council in 1929 and it runs the Student Union as well as operates support for the 50 societies and clubs available to students. It also operates a number of services across the other campuses including catering, a nightclub, an advice centre and a shop. In addition, there are some 30 different sports clubs on offer and a number of annual events relating to the teams. There are also a number of events held during the year including for families and friends to visit the university and groups visits for schools and colleges.