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Information Technology Management

What is this programme about?
This new two-year course will provide an opportunity for students to study for an MSc in IT Management, corresponding to a Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits).

The programme provides graduates with the necessary skills to fulfi ll a role in IT Management. Graduates will also understand how IT Managers are perceived by business, demonstrate an understanding of business and be able to support the setting of the business agenda nationally and internationally.

Entry requirements

What are the minimum entry requirements?
The MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Embedded Exit Award) are designed for graduates of Bachelor of Science in Computing Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours).

Candidates with significant experience in the computing field (as determined by RPL), in addition to an honours primary degree in another discipline area may also be considered for entry.

Applicants applying for entry via routes other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Criteria to be considered will include academic qualifications and recognition of prior learning.

Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


Springboard participants take the MSc one year part-time.

Option for self-financing students to take MSc over two years part-time.

Springboard - Two days and two evenings per week.

Self-financing students over 24 months, two evenings per week from 7.00- 10.00pm.

Number of credits

90 ECTS Credits

Careers or further progression

Progression routes from this programme
Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).

Further enquiries

Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
Kilkenny Road,
Tel: 059 9175280
Fax: 059 9175005

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Leadership & Strategy
Innovation Management
Technology Integration & Project Management
Information Security Management
Data & Information Systems Management
Vendor and Service Management
Research Methods


Exit Award: Postgraduate Diploma in IT Management.

Application date

Closing Date for Applications

All Postgraduate Applications – 12 noon Friday 19th August 2016

All other applications – 12 noon Friday 26th August 2016

Course fee

FEES FOR 2016-17 €3,700 per year

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Enrolment and start dates

Registration / Orientation Saturday 10th September 2016

Courses Commence
Monday 12th September 2016

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