MSc in Information Technology Management

Key points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Starting dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 Qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 11,250 / year

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This exciting Master of Information Technology Management course will provide students with a comprehensive set of skills to fulfill and succeed in a variety of roles in the IT Management field. Drawing on best practices from Ireland and abroad, the course is designed to meet current industry needs and aims to develop 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 information and data systems
  • Data security

The program will also draw on the professional and personal skills of the participants in areas such as presentation skills, communication skills for the development and integration of IT systems, and critical thinking around the design, deployment and implementation and management of IT systems. IT in the industry. This program brings together all the skill sets required in a progressive IT manager.

The course provides graduates with the skills necessary to fulfill a variety of functions in IT management. Graduates will also understand how IT managers are perceived by businesses, demonstrate an understanding of business, and be able to support setting the business agenda nationally and internationally. Graduates who identify business opportunities stemming from the course will have access to pursue opportunities through the Carlow Institute of Technology Innovation Center.

Special features

Students in this course have exclusive use of the UNUM Software Development Center. This is a new state-of-the-art facility that provides students with a real-world work environment using the latest technology.

Program structure

  • Leadership and strategy
  • Innovation Management
  • Technology integration
  • Information security management
  • Data management and information systems
  • Management of suppliers and services
  • Dissertation
  • Search methods

Professional oportunities

Graduates can pursue NFQ Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this course.

The Graduate Diploma of Science in Information Technology Management is an Integrated Exit Award and students who complete 60 credits of the program will be eligible for this exit award, if they choose to drop out of the program at this stage.

Graduates of these programs are prepared for roles such as:

  • IT management
  • IT project management
  • Management Analyst / Information Systems Management
  • Chief Technology Officer / Chief Information Officer.

Admission requirements

  • International applicants will require a baccalaureate degree officially translated into English.
  • IELTS 6.0 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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