MSc Strategic ICT Leadership

Postgraduate, Part-time

Develop your ICT and business skills to create more strategic and entrepreneurial approaches to applying ICT in your organisation.

  • Napier code:

    56735MM

  • Course type:

    Part-time

  • Duration:

    2 years

  • Award:

    MSc

  • Location:

    Merchiston campus

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Course introduction

The course has been created for professionals to develop more influence in their organisation; corporate executives to develop strategic ICT skills; public sector managers, especially in education or health, to protect services by exploiting ICT and SME directors to build business growth on innovative ICT.

The value of this course in helping develop high-level skills has been recognised by the UK government in the report Forging Futures.


Tram

You'll develop business, technology and leadership skills, making a strategic contribution to ICT in your organisation at a senior level and using technology to deliver business improvement.

Linking learning and development to your work activities, you can ensure your professional development is part of the strategic plan of the organisation and can consider and reflect on established views of the organisation, colleagues and yourself, to promote innovation and change.

What you study

Work based learning

You’ll be mentored and supported by dedicated consultants to deliver a package of work drawing on your current projects/activities.

Three on-campus modules

(overall you’ll attend campus one day per month)

  • Project and Programme Governance
  • Leadership and Identity
  • Security Audit and Compliance

MSc Dissertation

Your final project will allow you to use the tools and approaches you’ve developed on the course.


Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

Participation in this course will indicate your aspirations and dedication to your management and enhance your chances of promotion. It may also open doors with other employers or improve your standing as a consultant.


The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or equivalent with a background in a discipline with computing, information technology or Business component.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

International students

If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol on our nursing courses.

Admissions policies

We are committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures and how decisions are made.


Tuition fees
Students from 2016/17 2017/18
All students-Taught modules *£570 *£570
All students-Dissertation £1,080 £1,080
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Full MSc cost £4,500 £4,500
Fees for modules are calculated according to the number of credits (multiples of 20). The rate shown in the table is for 20 credits*.
This course comprises of 180 credits from taught modules and a dissertation. The total fee you will pay is dependant upon the exit award you wish to achieve.

Frequently Asked Questions about Fees
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Executive Masters

This forms part of a suite of Executive Masters courses for organisations looking to upskill their staff and professionals looking to develop new skills and advance their career.

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