Master of Science in Information Technology Management

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-KRITM-M)
Key Programme Details
Award

NFQ Level 9

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

90

Skills Area

Information and communication (including ICT)

General Information
Contact

Olivia Harvey

Email

Springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175280

Address

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

10/09/2018

Start Date

10/09/2018

End Date

31/08/2019

About this Course

This exciting Masters programme 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 programme 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.

Objectives

The programme 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 programme will have access to follow through on opportunities through the Institute of Technology Carlow Innovation Centre.

Entry Requirements

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.

Long Description

This exciting Masters programme 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 programme 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. Students on the programme will have exclusive access to our state-of-the-art UNUM Software Development Centre. This programme brings together all the skill sets required in a
progressive IT Manager.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programmes are prepared for roles in:
• IT Management
• IT Project Management
• Management Analyst/Information Systems Management
• Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer.

Timetable Info

1 YEAR — PART-TIME
(2 afternoons & 2 evenings per week)

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Delivery Notes

In class

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie