Master of Science Information Technology Management
Master of Science Information Technology Management
NFQ Level 9
- Details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate pages
1 Year Full-time/2 Years Part-time (2 afternoons & 2 evenings per week)
- Entry Requirements
- Further Study & Careers
- PAC Codes & Fees
- How to apply
This exciting Masters course in Information Technology Management will provide students with a comprehensive skillset to fulfil and succeed in a variety of roles in the field of IT Management. Drawing on best practise from Ireland and abroad, the course is designed to meet current industry needs and is aimed at developing academic knowledge and practical skills in areas such as:
- IT management
- Leadership strategies and techniques
- IT related project management and tools
- Operational and resource management of data and information systems
- Data security.
The programme will also build on participants professional and personal skills in areas such as presentation skills, communication skills for IT systems development and integration and critical thinking around the design, rollout and implementation and management of IT systems in industry. This programme brings together all the skill sets required in a progressive IT Manager.
What will be able to do when I finish this programme?
The course provides graduates with the necessary skills to fulfill a range of roles 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. Graduates who identify business spin-off opportunities from the course will have access to follow through on opportunities through the Institute of Technology Carlow Innovation Centre.
Special features of this programme
Students on this course have exclusive use of the UNUM Software Developement Centre. This is a new state-of-the-art centre that provides the students with a real-world working environment using the latest technology.
What subjects will I study?
- Leadership & Strategy
- Innovation Management
- Technology Integration
- Information Security Management
- Data & Information Systems Management
- Vendor & Service Management
The MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Embedded Exit Award) are designed for graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Computing Level 8 or equivalent programmes (minimum 2nd class honours) or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering Level 8 or equivalent (minimum 2nd class honours). Candidates with significant professional 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 who do not meet the above standard entry requirements will also be considered if they have an undergraduate degree (at Level 7 or Level 8) and a minimum of 5 years verifiable relevant industrial experience.
Applicants who do not have a primary degree will only be considered with a minimum of 10 years verifiable relevant industrial experience. Applicants applying for entry via routes other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The Department reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.
Study & Career Opportunities
Graduates may pursue NFQ Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities on successful completion of this course.
The postgraduate Diploma in Science in Information Technology Management is an Embedded Exit Award and students who complete 60 credits of the programme will be eligible for this exit award, should they opt to leave the programme at this stage.
Graduates of this programmes are prepared for roles such as:
- IT Management
- IT Project Management
- Management Analyst/Information Systems Management
- Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer
Vishnu Vardhan Reddy Yannam, MSc IT Management
Technical Support, Unity Technologies
How has this programme helped you with your career?
The MSc in IT Management programme in IT Carlow helped me to find a career in ICT. It provides participants with the knowledge required to manage IT resources more efficiently.
Would you recommend this programme?
Yes, I recommend this programme especially for anyone currently working in the ICT sector. The programme overall is well organised and structured. It provided me with the tools needed to innovate, integrate and manage IT resources.
Programme Codes & Fees
|Programme Code||Programme Title||Campus Location||Schedule||Fees||Closing date for applications|
|CWS01||Master of Science Information Technology Management||Carlow||Full-time||€7,000**||Full details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate pages|
|CWL07||Master of Science Information Technology Management||Carlow||Part-time||€7,400*|
|CWS02||Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Management||Carlow||Full-time||€6,000**|
|CWL08||Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Management||Carlow||Part-time||€5,500|
* Fees for ITC Major Award graduates only €5,500
** SUSI funding not available
How to apply
- Research & choose your programme from our wide range of postgraduate offerings on our website or in our prospectus.
- Check all of the relevant programme information including entry requirements, programme code and closing dates, taking time to read the Application Instructions.
- Get started on your postgraduate journey at IT Carlow!
For admissions queries from Irish or European applicants, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Non-EU international applicants should refer to the International section of the IT Carlow website for more information.