MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development (Distance Learning) / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Join a university ranked second in the UK and 7th in the world for development studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).
- 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.
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 .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK students (per annum): £921 per 15 credits £3,632 dissertation
International, including EU, students (per annum): £1,382 per 15 credits, £5,444 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).
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 .
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The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). The OfS aims to help students succeed in Higher Education by ensuring they receive excellent information and guidance, get high quality education that prepares them for the future and by protecting their interests. More information can be found at the OfS website.
You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our regulations website.