Subjects

Information Management

Overview

This major bridges the gap between IT and the functional management areas. The emphasis is on data storage, data retrieval and internet technologies, as they serve the exchange of data and information.

Areas of study

Information Management deals with the practical and theoretical problems of collecting and analysing information in a business function area. Topics include business productivity tools, applications programming and implementation, electronic commerce, digital media production, data mining and decision support.

You can study Information Management in the following programmes:

What you will learn

By choosing this major you will develop your skills in the management of data, learn how to apply information technology to various areas of business, and build practical experience in web and mobile application implementation for businesses. You will also gain knowledge of the application of information systems.

Career opportunities

You will learn a great deal about computers and information technology, but this is not a traditional computer science major. The programme’s main aim is to prepare you for management or analyst roles, where a good understanding of computer systems and applications will be highly beneficial. Careers you could choose include business analyst/consultant, knowledge manager, IT project manager or business intelligence consultant.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Information Management?