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Knowledge and Information Systems (MSc)

Master of Science
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1 year
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COVID-19: this course is not running in the 2020/21 academic year

About this course

This UK master’s degree in knowledge and information systems management will teach you methods to process business knowledge and use information systems. These skills are in demand to help organisations improve their business and reach their operational goals.  

MSc Knowledge and Information Systems Management explores recent trends and topics, taught by leaders in the field. 

Knowledge and information systems management is how people in organisations use technology to create, gather, process, store, use and disseminate information that a business will find useful to meet their goals. 

The industry is in need of people who understand the application of new digital technologies and can help them develop and use these systems. 

Our MSc in information management will teach you how information and knowledge are generated, used and shared within organisations.  

This knowledge management information systems degree covers the strategic application of information technologies, including recent trends such as big data and cloud computing, and the development and use of information systems.  

You’ll learn from academics’ who underpin their teaching with specialist research and industry knowledge. You’ll be encouraged to explore key theories in practical tasks to improve your analysis, design and consultancy skills. These are vital in a competitive job market. 


Flexible study

If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:

  • a part-time master's - study the same course content over 2 or more years

Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.

Course lead

This course is led by Dr Hameed Chughtai, a Lecturer in Knowledge and Information Systems Management within Southampton Business School. Visit Dr Chughtai’s staff profile to find out more. 


This course is accredited by:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business logo
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.