Information Systems Management

1. Cutting edge modules: This programme has been carefully designed with the student experience and graduate employability central to our efforts.

2. Solving business-related problems: To meet their potential, we challenge students to explore real-world problems ranging from agile methods, to machine learning, to mobile technologies. This draws on a broad range of skills, including management, technical, and team collaborations, to develop a "well-rounded" skillset.

3. HPE Award: A prestigious academic prize, the HPE Prize in Systems Analysis, is awarded to the graduate who achieves the highest grades across a number of modules.

Subjects taught

1. Cloud Computing;
2. Interactive Systems Design;
3. Systems Development and Project Management;
4. Web Design & Development;
5. Database Systems;
6. Advanced Programming for Business Analytics;
7. Business Applications Programming;
8. Information Systems Management;
9. Applied Systems Analysis;
10. Business Modelling and Analytics;
11. Business Data Communications;
12. Enterprise Systems; and
13. Information Systems Security and Ethics.

A major group project must also be completed by the end of June. Technical skills are taught using examples, practical exercises and projects drawn from the world of business. Our focus is on the application of technology to business.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Normally a Second Class Honours undergraduate degree, a minimum H2.2 but preferably a H2.1 or H1 (or equivalent international qualification). IELTS score of at least 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. It is expected that successful applicants will come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, ideally with prior exposure to information technology and/or business. The personal statement made on application is important to express your conviction that the programme is right for you and to explain how it fits into your career plans.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis until we reach capacity for the number of places available. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Extensive career opportunities exist for graduates of the MSc in Information Systems Management with companies in a variety of sectors, in Ireland and abroad. Employers of recent graduates include Fidelity Investments, Google, Accenture, Hewlett Packard, SAP, AIB, MetLife, Diageo, Lidl, Oracle, Boston Scientific, IBM and Microsoft.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Full time,Daytime

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