Master in IT in Africa

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

In information technology programs, students may be able to explore different types of technology applications and the way in which information is created, exchanged and stored. Students may learn how to write code and can explore areas such as information security, software applications, system design and databases.

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

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Master in Web Development

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 South Africa East London

Few innovations have had an impact on the world of business as much as the Internet and the digital sharing of information and commerce. Maintaining business websites, from intranets to globally accessible sites, requires people who can keep each site's information current and secure. [+]

Masters in IT in Africa 2017. Few innovations have had an impact on the world of business as much as the Internet and the digital sharing of information and commerce. Maintaining business websites, from intranets to globally accessible sites, requires people who can keep each site's information current and secure. This Postgraduate master program will prepare you for a position in Web development. This fairly new degree was shaped by employers expressing their need for employees with web- development skills: database management, computer networking, information security, Web applications, etc. This program is tailored to meet this demand by balancing foundational areas of understanding and problem solving with an emphasis on Web-centered technologies. Our graduates are immediately productive and adaptive as programmers, Web developers, software developers, software architects, Web applications developers. As a web developer, you could be working on a team that develops websites and web applications. An education that emphasizes web development can help you develop knowledge and skills to use scripting, graphic tools to design and develop websites and applications, and to maintain and update websites. If you're organized and able to work well with others, you might like to pursue a career in web development. Potential Employment Includes: PERL and CGI Programming Technician Web Application Developer HTML Programmer Website Designer Database Technician This full-time program will put you to work with real world group projects and hands-on assignments revolving around the following 3 areas of expertise. Database Architecture and Design (Including: Database modeling, UML, SQL / MySQL/ SQL Server, Database administration, etc.). Front-End programming (including: Introduction to UX and web-design, wire-framing, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and Angular JS). Back-End programming (including: versioning, GIT, PHP, JAVA, JAVA SE) Program This 2-year Postgraduate Master’s Degree grants 120 ECTS credits distributed in 4 semesters of 15 weeks each: 96 mandatory ECTS credits (including 18 ECTS credits granted upon completion of a mandatory professional internship and 12 ECTS credits for the Master’s Thesis at the end of the program) and 24 elective ECTS credits chosen a catalog of 48 elective ECTS total. Students will to decide between 2 minors: Mobile Application Programming: Provides students with the specialized knowledge that is essential in the development of native Android mobile applications. Students will gain experience with the languages and frameworks that are most commonly used in developing these applications, with the design of user interfaces and software systems, and with associated topics such as networking, hosting infrastructure, and security. Cross-Platform Programming: This minor focuses on Xamarin, a cross-platform development tool. Students will learn how to solve the common dilemma of having to develop cross-platform apps. Using C# in Xamarin, students will produce apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. The program is designed for students already holding a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Programming or equivalent. Applicants with a 3-year minimum demonstrable professional hand-on experience can also apply. Curriculum Semesters 1 & 2 Refresher: C/C++, C# 6 Database Architecture and Design 6 Database Modeling: UML 6 SQL / MySQL / SQL Server I 6 SQL / MySQL / SQL Server II Professional internship: Min. 16 weeks Semester 3 HTML5 / CSS JavaScript JavaScript frameworks: jQuery and AngularJS Mobile Application Programming Minor Android I Android II Cross-Platform Programming Minor Xamarin I Xamarin II Semester 4 PHP 6M PHP frameworks: Symfony, Laravel, CodeIgniter Java and Java SE Mobile Application Programming Minor Android III Introduction to iOS Cross-Platform Programming Minor Xamarin III Xamarin group project Master’s Thesis Master’s Thesis The web development degree concentration offers a wealth of knowledge found only in focused IT programs. You'll create interactive webpages and configure mobile development environments to build basic applications for mobile devices. You’ll also explore the challenges of creating user-friendly mobile apps and the principles, techniques and implications of e-commerce. Upon completion of the degree, you'll be able to: Solve technology-related problems using effective and appropriate methods, tools and critical soft skills Develop a professional identity from which to make globally, socially and ethically responsible information technology and systems decisions that are in line with legal and organizational policy requirements Employ appropriate verbal and written communication skills to meet the needs of diverse audiences using oral, print and multimedia strategies Recommend effective system design and maintenance solutions that meet user and organizational needs based on appropriate tools and applications for a given scenario Recommend appropriate core information technologies, systems, data manipulation methods and computational thinking solutions to support organizational decision-making strategies within a business environment You'll gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software, databases, and languages, including Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop) and Flash. You'll discover best practices for translating business requirements into design, and design into fast, immersive web experiences for different browsers and screen sizes using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and JSON. ® And you'll learn about back-end application development and e-commerce systems, from how to code data-driven web and e-commerce applications using PHP and enterprise-wide databases such as Oracle, to marketing, online retailing, and electronic supply chain management. [-]

Advanced Master In Development

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

The objective is to train high-level developers, able to master the specifics of mobile applications. [+]

The objective is to train high-level developers, able to master the specifics of mobile applications. Indeed in the near future, a majority of applications will be available to the general public via mobile media type phone, smart cards, tablets, ... - Its objective is to provide training of core competencies in engineering (UML modeling and Agile approaches, application development using Java J2EE technology), with a collaborative development into practice (svn / git) redmine CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • IT Licence • Application form • Admission Interview LANGUAGES • English students will be able to master the concepts and methods for the design and administration of information systems within IT and mathematics of decision applied to management. Double student management computer skills should enable them to provide expertise and accountability functions relating to the identification of needs, the development and administration of IS, project management and implementation of a project. Students will be able to develop the following qualities: sense of responsibility, ability to work in coaching multicultural teams and decision-making analytical rigor, openness. [-]

IT Management Master: Information Systems Engineering And Networks

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

Train officials and experts, heads of beginners project by project management (EOM) and project management (MOA) in the fields of design and administration of information systems, with knowledge and the skills to make strategic decisions in the company or organization and exercising their functions in a multinational environment: The specialty focuses on the areas of design and administration systems Information in relation to the decision support (advanced database and business intelligence). [+]

Masters in IT in Africa 2017. Train officials and experts, heads of beginners project by project management (EOM) and project management (MOA) in the fields of design and administration of information systems, with knowledge and the skills to make strategic decisions in the company or organization and exercising their functions in a multinational environment: The specialty focuses on the areas of design and administration systems Information in relation to the decision support (advanced database and business intelligence). CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • IT Licence • Application form • Admission Interview LANGUAGES • English students will be able to master the concepts and methods for the design and administration of information systems within IT and mathematics of decision applied to management. Double student management computer skills should enable them to provide expertise and accountability functions relating to the identification of needs, the development and administration of IS, project management and implementation of a project. Students will be able to develop the following qualities: sense of responsibility, ability to work in coaching multicultural teams and decision-making analytical rigor, openness. [-]

Master In Business Intelligence

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

The Master in Business Intelligence aims to train specialists in Business Intelligence (BI) with a business orientation. [+]

The Master in Business Intelligence aims to train specialists in Business Intelligence (BI) with a business orientation. Two objectives are targeted: BI: implementation of information systems help the decision Data analyst: quantitative methods and decision-making with a focus on mathematical modeling and quantitative management. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • IT Licence • Application form • Admission Interview LANGUAGES • English students will be able to master the concepts and methods for the design and administration of information systems within IT and mathematics of decision applied to management. Double student management computer skills should enable them to provide expertise and accountability functions relating to the identification of needs, the development and administration of IS, project management and implementation of a project. Students will be able to develop the following qualities: sense of responsibility, ability to work in coaching multicultural teams and decision-making analytical rigor, openness. [-]

Master Networks & Telecoms

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

The objective of this Master is to train IT professionals in the field of communications networks. [+]

Masters in IT in Africa 2017. The objective of this Master is to train IT professionals in the field of communications networks. Following this training, students will be able: To administer and oversee a network architecture Sizing the construction of a computer network according to the needs Designing a client / server application on internet Develop a network security strategy Set interconnection technology adapted to business needs Understanding the issue of quality of services in networks Designing a response within tenders CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • IT Licence • Application form • Admission Interview LANGUAGES • English students will be able to master the concepts and methods for the design and administration of information systems within IT and mathematics of decision applied to management. Students will be able to develop the following qualities: sense of responsibility, ability to work in coaching multicultural teams and decision-making analytical rigor, openness. Double student management computer skills should enable them to provide expertise and accountability functions relating to the identification of needs, the development and administration of IS, project management and implementation of a project. [-]

Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE)

Mediterranean School of Business (MSB)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

MedTech offers a Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE) which combines a solid training in software engineering with systems engineering concepts and techniques. Guided by professors who are both recognized researchers and industry experts, the MSSE is a challenging curriculum offering the option to... [+]

MedTech offers a Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE) which combines a solid training in software engineering with systems engineering concepts and techniques. Guided by professors who are both recognized researchers and industry experts, the MSSE is a challenging curriculum offering the option to specialize in the important areas of: Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (Big Data) Mobile Software Engineering Financial System Engineering Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (Big Data) The convergence of structured and unstructured Data from various sources (Websites, Social Networks, E-commerce, Mobile devices) gives rise to massive data repositories which can be exploited to: Grow market share, personalize marketing, introduce innovative products. Detect trends and anticipate changes. Optimize operations, detect fraud and enhance security. The Master program in DABI provides you with the knowledge of recent advances, tools, techniques, and best practices in the field of data analytics and business intelligence (Big Data). Mobile Software Engineering This specialization focuses on concepts and techniques essential to the development and management of mobile applications and services. Mobile computing is on the rise which leads to a substantial demand for mobile technology experts. Financial System Engineering This specialization offers a combined training in the principles of banking and finance with a solid training in the information and data management technologies and techniques underlying banking operations and financial services. [-]

Executive Master in Information Technology

American University of Nigeria
Campus Part time 36 months March 2017 Nigeria Yola

The Masters degree in Information Technology will appeal to graduates who hold a primary degree in Computer Science or related course in computing and who wish to upgrade their qualification to Masters’ level. Our degree will also appeal to graduates with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the IT industry. The course is offered on a part-time basis leading to a diploma certificate or... [+]

Masters in IT in Africa 2017. Executive Master in Information Technology The Masters degree in Information Technology will appeal to graduates who hold a primary degree in Computer Science or related course in computing and who wish to upgrade their qualification to Masters’ level. Our degree will also appeal to graduates with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the IT industry. The course is offered on a part-time basis leading to a diploma certificate or Masters Degree in IT. This opportunity will appeal to students currently in employment as well as those who wish to progress after their primary degree program from AUN or other accredited University. It is a block-release course over three summer terms spanning 18 – 36 months for those interested in diploma or Masters Degree option. The course consists of a taught component and a project work relevant to the students’ industrial preferences or his/her choice of concentration. Certificate Options Candidates for the Diploma certificate in IT are expected to satisfactorily complete the listed modules and attain the grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 or better. To proceed to the Masters degree program, students will be required to complete the listed modules and also attain minimum CGPA points of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. In addition, candidates will also be expected to submit a dissertation based on practical research work completed by December of the second year, but no later than summer of the third year. Careers The Masters in Information Technology is designed to produce graduates with in-depth skills in contemporary computer systems and management. Prospective careers for such graduates include designing computer infrastructures, systems (hardware and software) management, planning, and research. Being an independent IT consultant is also a direct possibility. The course is modeled to facilitate a rewarding IT career in the banking, oil & gas, industrial, telecommunications and Government establishments. Program of Study The general course component of the masters’ degree course in IT is a three-year, part-time, taught postgraduate program. It consists of ten taught modules and a major project during the third year for those proceeding to the Masters Degree program. Each taught module is worth 1, 2 or 3 credit points and the final dissertation is worth 6 credit points. Each credit point is worth 15 hours of lecture time. The course runs over three years during the summer terms. Taught material is presented by certified instructors from AUN and top American and European Universities. For those proceeding to the Masters degree, the final year project must be completed by the end of the third academic year. In the first year of study, students will study five modules over a 5-week period and one week for exams. Lectures are delivered as block-release modules starting at 8:00am and ending at 5:00pm Monday through Friday (breaks inclusive). The same regime holds on the second summer. Students proceeding to the Masters program shall be required to conduct a significant research work in their final year project/dissertation in their selected areas of concentration as part of the condition for the award of AUN Masters degree in IT. Student would be required to defend the Masters dissertation before the award of the degree. Program Fees The fee for the IT program per year is N750,000.00. Entry Requirements The principal entry requirement for Higher Degree Courses in the School of Information Technology & Computing is a minimum of second class lower division degree or equivalent. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) and substantial industry experience may be considered. An interview may be part of the admission process. Master’s degree is required to enroll in a PhD in IS/IT; and the School of IT & Computing’s PhD comprehensive examination given, after the taught compulsory graduate courses must be passed in order to progress to continue PhD research. [-]