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MSc in Information Systems

Surrey International Institute

Program description

MSc in Information SystemsInformation systems (IS) increase productivity, improve decision making and lead to competitive advantage. The MSc programme in Information Systems will equip you with skills and methods to manage information technology within business organisations.

The MSc blends recent advances in IT – the Internet, web technologies – with business applications. The institute aims to develop IS professionals who will gain knowledge of information systems design techniques, strategic business disciplines, web technologies and e-business, and who will be equipped with up-to-date techniques for developing IT infrastructure for organisations.

The programme consists of a number of modules, each focusing on an aspect of the planning or design of information systems.

Compulsory modules cover the systems development life cycle, security and other webbased formats, and management. There is a rich variety of optional modules from intelligent computing to internationalising software and human–computer interaction.

This programme has been created for people who will assume responsibility for the planning, design and implementation of information systems. It is designed for anyone who is, or aspires to be, a systems analyst, IS project manager or IS consultant.

Admission requirements

How to Apply:

Please initially read the application guidelines before filling in an application form(You can find it on page 30 in this brochure). You can apply online or download an application form (Our website:

How to prepare your application:

Applicants should usually have the equivalent of at least a good honors degree (Lower Second or above) from a recognized Chinese or overseas university, however, every applicant is assessed individually. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. If your first language is not English, we will require some evidence of your proficiency in the English language. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English. You may be required to take an approval proficiency test exam and/or attend a course of English language study before admission.

In addition, applicants for this specialized MSc must also have either a first degree which is related to this MSc or two years relevant professional work experience.

Application Checklist Online application form:

1. English level qualifications (A conditional offer can be offered before students arrive)

2. Photocopy of degree certificate(s)

3. Official university transcript(s)

4. Photocopy of passport

5. Business card (if applicable)

6. Other supporting documents (e.g., copies of professional certificates, awards and honors)

Note: The admission of all applicants to SII, DUFE is subject to approval by the relevant Dean of the Faculty in Surrey, and applicants to SII, DUFE will be treated equally as to the applicants to Surrey.

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Surrey International Institute

The Surrey International Institute, DUFE is an academic partnership institution between Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) in Dalian, China, and the University of Surrey in Guildford, Surrey, UK.   This institution was established in 2006, based on more...

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