Information Technology

University of the West of Scotland


Paisley Campus


Business requires IT professionals who can design, deploy and utilise business-relevant IT-based systems and services. The programme helps to satisfy this demand, deepening your understanding of modern IT-based business systems and addressing related development, acquisition and deployment issues in modern organisations. This programme has UK and international appeal as it can broaden and deepen your expertise.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Information Technology

Entry Requirements

You are expected to have an Honours degree from an area other than IT or computing. Alternatively, a modest academic background in IT and computing, or equivalent professional qualification and experience, would also be considered for entry.

If you have a background in any of the following subjects then then we encourage you to apply:
Business; Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Engineering; Applied Sciences; Arts; Sports Science..

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 - 18 months


School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science



SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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