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MSc in Information Technology Management

Offered by: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
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Exam BodyAPU Malaysia Degree
Course DurationFull time (1+ years) / Part time (2-3 years)
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FeesRM 29,500
Fees (International Student)RM 36,800
CampusAPU Malaysia
FacultySchool of Computing and Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Mode of StudyTaught
Course Description

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to demonstrate how the application of computer- related technology is an integral part of an efficient business environment.
  • An emphasis on the understanding of how an effective computer system is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive and strategic edge.
  • An overall consideration of how IT can be managed in the organisation.
  • An understanding of how strategic IT frameworks can be established to enhance the capability of the organisation.

 

The Benefits of This Programme:

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Demonstrate professional competencies in one or more specialist branches of IT Management
  • Draw upon the body of theoretical and technical knowledge available and be able to use this to professional advantage
  • Communicate effectively in technical and professional environments
  • Show initiative and independence of thought in technical project planning and design
  • Appreciate how an efficient technology-based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the importance of IT in the development of systems
  • Develop an appreciation of the management context within which software and IT systems are developed
  • Critically analyse, design and evaluate possible developments in a specialised area of discipline in order to further the knowledge and understanding of an IT management environment

 

Who Should Attend:

This programme is geared towards industry or business professionals who are seeking to develop their careers in the management of technological systems and/or their production for the benefit of organisations. Managers within organisations where information technology plays a vital role in the managerial functions and the efficient operation of the organisation will find this programme very useful.

Curriculum

Modules & Project:

The programme comprises 2 pre-requisite modules (for non-Computing students), 10 coursework modules and a Project.

Pre-Requisite Modules

For non-Computing students: to be completed upon 1st month of the programme

  • Systems Development Methods
  • Software Design and Development

Core Modules

  • Managing Software Development Projects
  • Technology Management
  • Integrated Systems Management
  • Strategic Planning and Systems Development
  • Knowledge Management
  • Research Methodology in Computing and Engineering
  • Managing Organisations
  • Project

 

Elective Modules (Choose 1) *

  • Internet Applications
  • Enterprise Applications

 

*Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules – however such changes may prolong the study duration.

Project:

You are required to complete industry-based major projects / dissertations that are relevant to your work and organisation or any substantial idea from the modules taken. The project should emphasise how an effective computer system is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive and strategic edge. This would usually involve devising, recommending or implementing an innovative solution to a problem area.

Entry Requirements

DIRECT ENTRY TO MASTER PROGRAMME:

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00, but below CGPA 2.75; can be accepted with rigorous assessment (include test, interview or portfolio).

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.

Intake Months

Full Time - Jan,May, Aug                                     

Part Time -Jan, March, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

Career Prospects
  • Senior IT Consultant
  • IT Recruitment Consultant
  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Technical Support Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • IT Infrastructure Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • IT Director

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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