MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development (Distance Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

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Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc)
Duration
2 years (fixed); 18-60 months (flexible)
Entry requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent in any discipline.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y

Course overview

  • Join a university ranked seventh in the UK and 11th in the world for development studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).
  • Gain new skills in the effective planning, development implementation and management of information systems.
  • Understand the role of management of information, of information technology, and of information systems in organisations.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to help in the effective management and change of organisations.
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Open days

The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.

On this day, you will find out more about the School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED), and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

For more information, see Open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £833 per 15 credits £3,334 dissertation
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £1,292 per 15 credits £5,167 dissertation

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

There are many internal and external funding opportunities for postgraduate study.

UK/EU students joining the August entry route, which has a fixed two-year structure, may be eligible for the Postgraduate Master's loan.

We offer several postgraduate taught scholarships and merit awards to outstanding applicants and international students.

In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class bachelor's degree and are progressing to a postgraduate taught master's course.

Many of our students have gained British Chevening, British Council or Commonwealth scholarships, as well as country-specific awards.

For more information, see our fees and funding webpages or search the University's postgraduate funding database .

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
School of Environment, Education and Development +44 (0) 161 543 4028
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 543 4028
Email
Website
http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/
School/Faculty
See: The School .

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