Enterprise Architecture Management


Study level
1 to 5 years
Study location
MSc Enterprise Architecture Management

Course Overview

Designed to develop the skills and experience needed for success, this MSc Enterprise Architecture Management course focuses on the deployment of IT infrastructure to support and achieve business objectives. Whether this is a field that interests you already, or you’re thinking of starting a new career path, this degree will help to progress you to a senior role after graduating, keeping your career options wide open. 

This course is designed to bring out your best qualities, by giving you a solid understanding of several fascinating subjects, including architecture design, business change management, data handling and decision making. All of this gives you the opportunity to enhance your management strengths and demonstrate a skillset that’s in high demand among national and international businesses. Ready to get started?

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Enrolling onto this enterprise architecture course will provide you with the strategic skills you need to align IT with business goals. You’ll focus on how to streamline processes, functions and workflows while also learning how to manage stakeholder engagement. What’s more, you’ll have access to a variety of resources to help you stay up-to-date with technological trends and developments.


  • Information Systems and Business Strategy Alignment
  • Business Plan Development
  • Architecture Design
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Business Change Management
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Research Project

How do we assess you?

You’ll be given a variety of outlets to demonstrate what you’ve learned on this masters course. These assessment methods are designed to put your new knowledge into practice and keep track of how well you’re progressing in your studies. These methods include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.

What do you need to study with us?

Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.

That's why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.

With this one tool, you'll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively.


To be eligible for this MSc Enterprise Architecture Management course with Arden University, we need to see that you have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

English Proficiency

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 80; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English is accepted

We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this enterprise architecture qualification.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.

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Arden’s MSc Enterprise Architecture Management degree is taught by The School of Computing and IT. The school places an emphasis on applied teaching, and giving students the opportunity to solve real-world problems with innovative, tech-led solutions. The course programme is designed with a focus on business applications and graduate employment opportunities.

Elevate your career prospects by getting ahead of the crowd. The ability to handle and manage large volumes of data is more in demand than ever before, giving you the competitive edge when it comes to career progression. After completing your masters, you may decide to continue with your current employer or start a new career journey. But thanks to the flexibility of the skills you’ve learned, your options are endless. 

What can an MSc Enterprise Architecture Management degree do for me?

By mastering the skills needed to manage the tech, data and big changes of an organisation, you’ll add instant value to your CV. This enterprise architecture management course will give you a specialist understanding of these ever-growing areas of business. What’s more, you’ll build upon your communication, planning and decision-making skills, allowing you to demonstrate that you’re ready for modern management. Whilst studying, you’ll:

  • Demonstrate you can apply your knowledge and skills at a strategic level
  • Complete projects or tasks that have had a direct impact on your role or organisation
  • Build confident communication skills and adapt these to suit a variety of business settings
  • Use problem-solving skills to find innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Develop a deep understanding of enterprise architecture management and design
  • Handle and interpret complex data to drive effective decision-making

What can I do after Arden University?

After graduating, you’ll have the ability to use your professional expertise to align business IT systems with processes, strategies and plans. These are skills that are highly sought after by employers, and because of this broad remit, your knowledge and experience will be applicable in a range of industries. Some roles in this field might include:

  • Technical Architect
  • Information and Data Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Chief Digital Architect
  • Head of Enterprise
  • Head of Data Architecture
  • Solution Architect
  • Enterprise Solutions Architect

Your next step into the professional world

Studying with Arden is all about getting career-ready. Alongside your enterprise architecture management course, you’ll also have access to several extra online resources for professional development. You can use these to explore a specialist area of interest and to enhance your CV even further.

Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to student support advisors who are here for you. They’ll help you to enhance your academic skills, guide you with your orientation and offer tailored career support. This means you’ll receive direction at every stage of your degree from our extensive community of students and fellow alumni, who can offer 1-2-1 advice for your future beyond Arden University.

Outside of this, you’ll also have unlimited access to our online platform, iLearn – providing you with all the learning resources and tools needed to excel in your studies. 

At Arden University, we make it easy to achieve your degree, regardless of any other commitments you may have. Our online learning model is designed to fit around your lifestyle, so you can study at a time and pace that works best for you.


The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this MA. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.

Clare Gillon
Clare Gillon
MA Strategic Marketing - Online
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Online Learning

How does it work?

With online learning, you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also communicate and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email. 

Find out more about how Online Learning works.