Drive business innovation as a technology leader

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to drive growth, innovation and change within organisations, by leveraging the power of technology.

Focusing on innovation management and leadership in information systems management, this programme aims to give you a deep understanding of how technology enables business, and how successful businesses are driven by technology.

Through its multidisciplinary focus and wide range of elective modules including cutting-edge subjects such as cyber security and big data analytics, you will also have the opportunity to acquire specialist insights that could power your future career.



“I feel I got a return on my investment. The quality of my knowledge has improved.”
Ricky Maynard
MSc in Information Systems Management graduate (2015), UK
IT Consultant.


David Hadley
“The programme is very professional. It makes you think. It makes you research and do things out of the box.”
Chinedu Anaekwe
MSc in Information Systems Management graduate (2015), Nigeria




Lead strategic change and innovation

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management provides a strong foundation from which you can seek accelerated professional and personal development. By enhancing your knowledge and understanding of today's IT/IS environment, you can flourish with a range of multi-disciplinary skills in information systems management and beyond.

This 100% online master’s gives you the chance to interact with like-minded professionals around the world, while continuing in your job. You will have the opportunity to share insights, collaborate on projects, exchange experiences and discuss best practice from across different IT/IS environments globally, through discussion forums, seminars, case studies and assignments. You will also have the chance to:

  1. Lead business change and innovation by leveraging the power of technology.
  2. Acquire the IT/IS leadership skills required to accelerate strategy and build competitive advantage within your organisation.
  3. Design and deploy creative technology-based solutions to practical and commercial business problems.
  4. Choose two elective modules to gain specialist insights in particular topics including two of computing's hottest areas, cyber security and big data analytics.
  5. Build a network of fellow leaders in IT/IS across the globe.
  6. Develop a Professional Portfolio of Evidence demonstrating your leadership and strategic thinking in technology.

Why choose the University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management?

Boost your ability to lead and innovate in IT/IS by developing crucial skills that empower you to react quickly and effectively to a changing business environment. Compelling features of the University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management include:

  • High-level insight – a focus on strategy and innovation from the perspective of IT/IS management offers the opportunity to accelerate your career trajectory.
  • Tailor your programme – choose from specialist electives in a range of topics including cyber security and big data analytics.
  • Cutting-edge technology – our server platform for practical assignments that mirrors a real-life environment.
  • Access to industry experts – study real-world case studies and prepare for the challenges you could face.
  • Global connections – develop new insights from interacting with international peers.
  • 100% online study – continue in your career and immediately use the knowledge gained from studying for your master’s degree.
  • Career advice and mentoring opportunities – accessed through our specialist platform, connecting you with professionals all over the world.

Your return on investment (ROI)

The University of Liverpool MSc in Information Systems Management is a leading-edge programme that gives you the opportunity to:

  1. Lead the design and use of technology to foster growth, innovation and change within organisations.
  2. Develop cutting edge IT/IS leadership skills to build competitive advantage for business through effective use of technology.
  3. Advance your knowledge of the strategic considerations associated with software acquisition and deployment.
  4. Equip yourself with specialist insights in today’s vital IT/IS issues, including big data and security risk management, through the programme’s multi-disciplinary approach.
  5. Analyse the role of IT/IS in society by evaluating the relationship between technological change, society and the law.

A reputation for excellence

The UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of the research produced by the University’s Department of Computer Science as world-leading or internationally excellent – among the highest ratings of computer science departments in the UK.

The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution and a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities.

Global Career Advisor Network

Join the MSc in Information Systems Management programme and you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. They can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

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A cloud-based collection of your work that you can present to employers and peers to showcase your practical skills and solution-based thinking.


Cloud-based server platform

Our innovative online study environment mirrors a real-life computing work environment, allowing you to access large sets of data and different software platforms, conduct simulations, and perform practical tasks related to your programme.

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