Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Introduction

Rated #1 in Asia and Malaysia for MULTICULTURAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE

(*Student Barometer Wave 2014, ‘Studying with people from other cultures’)

Nurturing Professional for Global Careers

The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing professional graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.

apurank01APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and has maintained this Excellent rating in the latest SETARA 2013 Ratings announced on 17th November 2014.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers.

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A Truly International Community - 11,000 Students from over 110 Countries

With an international student community of more than 11,000 students from more than 110 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programmes, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

You work hard to obtain the Degree. We work hard to get you Worldwide Recognition.

The Asia Pacific University has and always will, continue to develop and deliver its academic programmes through unique and well-established international partnerships, particularly with Staffordshire University, UK but also with other partners throughout the world. This formidable combination of Malaysian homegrown programmes fortified with international benchmarking, provides our students with the assurance that the qualifications gained from APU truly meet international quality standards.

APU’s achievements bear testimony to our commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and commercialization. APU (via APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status. Through our network of APIIT Education Group branch campuses established in Sri Lanka and India, APU also reaches out to young aspiring professionals in these countries, providing them with a unique opportunity of experiencing international best practices in higher education using curricula, processes, resources and systems which have been developed in Malaysia. APU’s academic programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited, or provisionally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

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Master of Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting is designed to expose students further to both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. [+]

Master of Accounting This programme of Master of Accounting is designed to expose students further to both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. It enables students to remain current with the latest practices and principles of accounting and share an in depth knowledge of the accounting concepts and standard procedures. Students will be able to demonstrate professionalism and compliance to ethical standards in executing their accountabilities and responsibilities in evaluating and decision making. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental understanding of the accounting profession and the market needs from the academia perspective. It is a process of preparation as well as upgrading their skills. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate a coherent and advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of accounting, its applications and financial workings, and also the application of such understanding in using those financial assets to the real world of business and investment. Describe and comment on advanced scholarship in Accounting and finance and critically evaluate arguments and assumptions to make judgments. Demonstrate the ability to recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility. Use oral, written and electronic communication to elicit information, to explain, debate and present complex arguments, knowledge and rationale to different audiences and circumstances. Gather, interpret, evaluate, analyze and apply relevant professional standards to complex accounting-related issues, and come to well-reasoned conclusions. Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and professional development by reading and critically appraise management theory. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of accounting. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Managerial Finance Management Accounting for Decision Making Management Control and Audit Financial Accounting and Reporting Taxation Financial Reporting and Analysis Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination Accounting Information Systems Research Methodology Dissertation OR Ethical Obligation in Accounting Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Business Law Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to plan and conduct in a professional and ethical manner, produce and disseminate good quality research to solve business problems and issues.The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 16 months September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. [+]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. With the corporate financial scandals of the 1990s and the economic crisis that looms today, forensic accountants are becoming more and more vital for ensuring that financial transactions are done legally and ethically. Thus, forensic accounting and fraud investigation is one of the fastest growing areas of accounting, and there is an increasing global demand for specialists with forensic accounting knowledge and skills. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This progamme is ideal for any fresh graduate interested in pursuing a career in the dynamic and growing field of forensic accounting and fraud examination as well as those accountants and auditors who wish to pursue or enhance their career as forensic accountants. This programme integrates the accounting, auditing and investigative skills used to yield analysis and results suitable for use by the courts as the basis for resolution. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of forensic accounting theory, familiar with the legal framework of forensic accounting services and understand the roles and responsibilities of the forensic accountant. Recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility. Conduct successful investigations and communicate effectively in writing and orally both in and out of the courtroom with respect to a variety of criminal and civil financial matters. Develop a mindset of professional scepticism, using critical thinking and creative approaches to complex problem solving. Gather and analyze quantitative and non-quantitative evidence, plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner which requires familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies. Create, evaluate and assess a range of options together with developing the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to identify and apply the law, the rules of procedure and evidence and ethics that relate to forensic accounting. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Managerial Finance Management Accounting for Decision Making Management Control and Audit Financial Accounting and Reporting Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination Forensic Accounting Engagement Financial Statement Fraud Accounting Information Systems Research Methodology Dissertation OR Anti-Money Laundering Cybercrime and Investigation Criminology & Legal Framework Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and demonstrate professionalism and compliance to ethical standards. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest such as fraud examination, litigation consulting or expert witnessing and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Finance

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. [+]

Master of Finance This programme is specifically designed to provide a solid in-depth knowledge in the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today. In the rapidly changing business world of today, there is a growing need for finance professionals to meet the high requirements set by firms operating in a demanding environment and understanding its key areas at a global level is critically vital. This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This degree is intended for finance professionals looking to widen their skill base, or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This Masters of Finance could be a stepping stone to one of the most sought-after careers in the finance sectors broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, options and futures, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-taking. Developed alongside the international organisations, this Master of Finance degree ensures graduates have the knowledge they need and can apply it within today's financial world. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Have an in-depth understanding concerning principles of the financial workings and also the application of such understanding in using those financial assets to the world of business and investment. Understand and apply advanced concepts of finance and investment and extend the knowledge of the finance discipline into more specialised areas. Have the ability to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information but includes reflecting on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. Communicate clearly and unambiguously the conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning them, to specialist and non-specialist audience. Apply qualitative and quantitative techniques in analysing and evaluating financial and investment problems. Use information technology, such as word processing, databases, the web and econometric packages, to download and analyse financial and economic data. Conduct independent research and solve multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary questions in a professional field on an academic, higher education level. Put plans into action with the experience learned from the successful entrepreneurs and a solid understanding of the realities of a business especially in Financial or investment related areas. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Securities, Futures and Options Financial Regulation and Regulatory Policy Financial Markets and Institutions Corporate Finance Financial Statement Analysis Fixed Income and Equity Investment Investment and Risk Management Investment and Portfolio Management Research Methodology Dissertation OR Financial Planning and Wealth Management Economics for Finance and Investment Analysis Fundamentals for Islamic Finance Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methods and Literature Review Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps students develop the kind of skills they will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop their specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will focus on the issues related to the common business and managerial problems in finance within or external to an organization either locally or internationally particularly with reference to its policy’s implication. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow students to explore their area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Islamic Finance and Banking

Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. [+]

Master of Islamic Banking and Finance This programme of Master in Islamic Banking and Finance aims to produce graduates that are competent, possessing both in depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, making them capable of meeting the growing needs of industry, research and education in Malaysia and worldwide. This programme is also to support the vision and ambition of the government of Malaysia to make Malaysia a centre of innovation and excellence in the Islamic financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is specifically designed to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah for a career in the banking services or investment as well as any Islamic financial institutions. It is also for those executives and managers desiring specialisation in Islamic banking and finance in order to assist personal development and career advancements in the banking and finance industry. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary issues in Islamic and conventional finance and ability to compare and contrast between Islamic and conventional financial markets in a global setting. Identify the ethical and legal responsibilities in Islamic and conventional finance and determine their impact on financial decision making. Plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner. Analyze and respond to Islamic financial management problems and opportunities to think critically and suggest possible solutions. Conceptualize Islamic financial management issues into coherent written statements and oral presentations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of Islamic banking and finance. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Islamic Financial Institutions and markets Islamic Banking Products and Services Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Economics Islamic Banking Operations Islamic Risk Management Islamic Capital Markets Takaful Research Methodology Dissertation OR Islamic Financial Planning Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions Islamic Law of contracts Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and illustrate how economic analysis has relevance to financial decision taking. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

A research degree such as the MPhil programme is best suited for a research-oriented student, persons interested in pursuing an academic career, persons working on a research project and those who would like to gain in-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge. [+]

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering Students will not only enhance their technical capabilities, but will develop to consider how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas which is embedded within the research to be undertaken. A research degree such as the MPhil programme is best suited for a research-oriented student, persons interested in pursuing an academic career, persons working on a research project and those who would like to gain in-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge. It is ideal for a student who has intentions to continue on to a PhD programme, as the necessary research methodology, research experience, skills and guidance are inculcated in the MPhil programme. Admission Requirements A Bachelors degree or equivalent in Engineering or Engineering Technology, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS Band 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking or equivalent. Conversion to MPhil Students of the MPhil programme who display excellent progress in their research, are able to exhibit the potential of their project to be expanded into a PhD scope, and pass a rigorous assessment, may convert their MPhil into a PhD candidature. Successful conversion means that the student will no longer be an MPhil candidate but instead become a PhD candidate with their candidature start date backdated to their original MPhil registration date. Hence, it allows the student to gain a PhD award within a shorter timeframe, without the need to complete a Masters programme. Programme Structure / Process Flow Application Process Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of Real Estate in Finance and Investment

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This Master of Real Estate in Finance and Investment programme offers a holistic understanding of the operations in real estate markets and investments. It provides graduates with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to research, analyse and advise on investment decisions accordingly. [+]

Master of Real Estate in Finance and Investment Today, professionals working in the real estate investment market face many challenges. The global nature of the property market, rapid developments in research tools and business practice, new competition from those operating in the broader investment markets and the development of alternatives to direct property investment all add new dimensions to the role of the property professional in this field. Thus professionals need to enhance their knowledge and skills. This Master of Real Estate in Finance and Investment programme offers a holistic understanding of the operations in real estate markets and investments. It provides graduates with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to research, analyse and advise on investment decisions accordingly. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the real estate investment and finance business. Graduates will be able to perform investment analyses of individual real estate investments and portfolios and conduct market analysis. It provides those from varied professional and academic backgrounds with an entry into the real estate profession while also enhancing the knowledge and skills of those already employed in the field. It thus ensures graduates have the knowledge they need and can apply it within today’s real estate industry. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to: Understand the property market scenario, and model a solution using the financial theoretical tools and analysis. Develop, through practical experience, in a multi-cultural environment, the knowledge, social skills and confidence to pursue a successful career in the property related industry. Develop skills in innovation, ingenuity as well as capability in problem solving in decision making especially at the managerial level. Manage, plan and control in complex and unpredictable contexts, the processes and stages involved in innovating solutions to problems. Develop skill related to business communication and effective business writings. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme aims to impart practical and theoretical understanding of real estate finance and investment, valuation, appraisal, development and management which will allow students to examine critically current practice and apply, to issues that face property professionals. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Securities, Futures & Options Financial Regulation & Regulatory policy Real Estate Economics & Market Analysis Real Estate Finance & Investments Real Estate Valuation: Principles & Application Real Estate Investment Analysis Real Estate Portfolio Management Fixed Income & Equity Investment Research Methodology Dissertation OR Real Estate Development Real Estate Management Real Estate Accounting & Taxation Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research preferably focus on the issues related to the financing and investment of property either locally or internationally particularly with reference to its policy’s implication. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest and to apply the right approach or methodology to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. Careers after Postgraduate Studies in Real Estate in Finance and Investment Investment Analyst Real Estate Manager Fund Manager Financial Planner Consultant Mortgage Finance Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

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M.Sc. in Computer Science

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide a broad understanding and knowledge of computing science, and an enhanced ability to apply this within industry or commerce, in depth knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies and further develop the ability to apply them, the ability to undertake large-scale IT solution projects and the skills necessary to develop a systems view of business problems including analysis of problems, design and delivery of comprehensive technical solutions. [+]

M.Sc. in Computer Science This programme is specifically designed to provide: A broad understanding and knowledge of computing science, and an enhanced ability to apply this within industry or commerce In depth knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies and further develop the ability to apply them The ability to undertake large-scale IT solution projects The skills necessary to develop a systems view of business problems including analysis of problems, design and delivery of comprehensive technical solutions Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is geared towards graduates from technical programmes such as engineering and computer science who wish to master managerial skills that are relevant to their background. This programme also appeals to non-technical managers and executives who are increasingly required to manage technology and technical personnel as part of their managerial responsibilities. Graduates seeking senior management careers in high technology or technology intensive businesses are also encouraged to enrol in this programme. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Develop academic qualities to relate, understand, apply and adapt fundamental Computer Science theory and principles and be able to present these in a professional format to a wide audience Research the problems associated with the development of computing systems and propose effective solutions Critically analyse, design and evaluate current developments in a specialized area of the Computer Science discipline in order to further the knowledge and understanding in the environment Appreciate how an efficient technology-based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme comprises 7 coursework modules, the Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a major project/dissertation. The modules take into consideration issues of quality, management of innovation and technological change. In addition, internationalisation and global perspectives are considered and focus is given to strategic management in order to enhance the coherence of the programme. There are 1 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 7 electives from those listed. Core Modules Optional Modules*(choose 7) *Personal Development and Research Methods Dissertation Interaction Design Internet Applications Network Systems and Technologies Object Oriented Software Systems Engineering Enterprise Mobility Database Design and Development Knowledge Management Android Application Development Mobile Web and Multimedia Mobile Computer Communications Systems Strategic Planning and Systems Development Information Systems Analysis Modelling & Design Enterprise Applications *The Personal Development and Research Methods will be studied in the Postgraduate Diploma stage of the award. *Optional modules are offered based on a pre-defined sequence and should students select their own set of preferred options, the duration to completion may be extended. Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Personal Development and Research Methods Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project/dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects/dissertations that are directly relevant to your work and your organisation or any substantial idea from the modules taken. The project emphasis should involve the use principled processes in problem solving to find and devise acceptable solutions that encompass people and computer systems. Award: Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc. in Information Technology Management

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

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 and an understanding of how strategic IT frameworks can be established to enhance the capability of the organisation [+]

M.Sc. in Information Technology Management 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 Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. 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. 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 Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme comprises 7 coursework modules, the Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a major dissertation. There are 5 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 2 electives from those listed. Core Modules Optional Modules* (choose 2) Internet Applications Quality and Project Management for Technology Integrated Systems Management Networks Systems and Technologies Strategic Planning and Systems Development *Personal Development and Research Methods Dissertation Database Design & Development Interaction Design Software Quality Engineering Knowledge Management Technology Management *The Personal Development and Research Methods will be studied in the Postgraduate Diploma stage of the award *Optional modules are offered based on a pre-defined sequence and should students select their own set of preferred options, the duration to completion may be extended. Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Personal Development and Research Methods Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project/dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged 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. Award: Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc. in Mobile Computer Systems

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide a thorough and deep knowledge of state of the art mobile technology, an opportunity to examine practices in mobile computing systems and associated subject areas, the ability to develop mobile computing artefacts and implementations and skills in the design and deployment of applications for mobile devices [+]

M.Sc. in Mobile Computer Systems This programme is specifically designed to provide: A thorough and deep knowledge of state of the art mobile technology An opportunity to examine practices in mobile computing systems and associated subject areas The ability to develop mobile computing artefacts and implementations Skills in the design and deployment of applications for mobile devices Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme provides a focus on mobile computer systems for students who already possess a first degree in computing. The focus is placed on technical and specialist issues of mobile computer systems. Students learn to develop concepts into small mobile computer systems. Students will study topics such as interaction design, networking, communications, design of mobile architecture, network infrastructures, standards and protocols, mobile programming tools and environments, and associated management issues. The award also aims to instill sound academic and professional skills required for lifelong learning and development. The School of Postgraduate Studies has numerous research and business contacts who have contributed to the award’s development, and will continue to advise and contribute to the award delivery. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Develop mobile computing artefacts and systems, using state-of-the-art technologies Deliver up-to-date subject contents that are relevant to current and future business demands, by maintaining close links and direct input from national and international industrial and commercial organisations Develop further your technical competence, building on computing knowledge and skills acquired in your first degree, expanding into areas of mobile computing Enhance your abilities in research, problem-solving and management Apply knowledge and skills to solving mobile computer systems problems during your dissertation project Acquire knowledge, skills, experience and confidence to pursue a successful career in academia or industry Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme comprises 7 coursework modules, the Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a major project/ dissertation. There are 4 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 4 electives from those listed. Core Modules Optional Modules* (choose 3) Network Systems and Technologies *Personal Development and Research Methods Android Applications Development Mobile Computer Communications Systems Enterprise Mobility Dissertation Interaction Design Internet Applications Object Oriented Software Systems Engineering Strategic Planning and Systems Development Enterprise Applications Database Design and Development Knowledge Management Mobile Web and Multimedia *The Personal Development and Research Methods Module will be studied in the Postgraduate Diploma stage of the award. * Optional modules are offered based on a pre-defined sequence and should students select their own set of preferred options, the duration to completion may be extended. Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methods & Proposal module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project / dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged 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 discuss detailed analysis of a particular topic in a mobile computer systems related field. It would be expected that a software prototype critical review of recent development in the field or a prognosis of future developments should be produced. Award: Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide an opportunity for professional development at an advanced level within the area of software engineering, enhancement of skills and knowledge in specialist areas for practising IT professionals, the ability to undertake large-scale IT software development projects and the skills necessary to participate effectively in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability [+]

M.Sc. in Software Engineering This programme is specifically designed to provide: An opportunity for professional development at an advanced level within the area of software engineering Enhancement of skills and knowledge in specialist areas for practising IT professionals The ability to undertake large-scale IT software development projects The skills necessary to participate effectively in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is geared towards practicing software engineers within industry who seek formal qualifications in software engineering. In addition, IT professionals and managers who wish to upgrade their technical software engineering knowledge and IT skills to post-graduate level will find this programme attractive. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Undertake and effectively manage large-scale and complex software development projects Participate in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability Appreciate problems and suggest solutions associated with the development of software systems Contribute to the advancement and development of software engineering theories and practices Appreciate how an efficient technology-based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme comprises 7 coursework modules, the Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a major project/ dissertation. There are 5 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 2 electives from those listed. Core Modules Optional Modules* (choose 2) Reliability Management Information Technology Project Management Object Oriented Software Systems Engineering Software Engineering Support Environments Software Quality Engineering *Personal Development and Research Methods Dissertation Database Design and Development Integrated Systems Management Network Systems and Technologies Strategic Planning and Systems Development Interaction Design Android Application Development *The Personal Development and Research Methods will be studied in the Postgraduate Diploma stage of award. *Optional modules are offered based on a pre-defined sequence and should students select their own set of preferred options, the duration to completion may be extended. Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methods & Proposal module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project / dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects / dissertations that are directly relevant to your work and your organisation or any substantial idea from the modules taken. The project emphasis should involve the derivation of criteria for the selection of software engineering processes, methods and tools. It would be expected that a software prototype, review of current practices or specifications should be produced. Award: Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc. in Technology Management

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide an opportunity to understand and appreciate the combination of technology with management, a platform to produce capable managers who can effectively manage the dynamic changes that technology makes at all levels, an understanding of the needs of management in decision-making and an overall appreciation of the manner in which an organisation’s strategic business plan drives its technology strategy and infrastructure [+]

M.Sc. in Technology Management This programme is specifically designed to provide: An opportunity to understand and appreciate the combination of technology with management A platform to produce capable managers who can effectively manage the dynamic changes that technology makes at all levels An understanding of the needs of management in decision-making An overall appreciation of the manner in which an organisation’s strategic business plan drives its technology strategy and infrastructure Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is geared towards graduates from technical programmes such as engineering and computer science who wish to master managerial skills that are relevant to their background. This programme also appeals to non-technical managers and executives who are increasingly required to manage technology and technical personnel as part of their managerial responsibilities. Graduates seeking senior management careers in high technology or technology intensive businesses are also encouraged to enrol in this programme. 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 Technology 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 Illustrate how technology can support strategies to enhance corporate goals Critically analyse, design and evaluate possible developments in a specialised area of discipline in order to further the knowledge and understanding of a technology management environment Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme comprises 7 coursework modules, the Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a major project/dissertation. The modules take into consideration issues of quality, management of innovation and technological change. In addition, internationalisation and global perspectives are considered and focus is given to strategic management in order to enhance the coherence of the programme. There are 5 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 2 electives from those listed. Core Modules Optional Modules* (choose 2) Change Leadership The Human Capital Dimension Strategic Planning and Systems Development Technology Management Personal Development and Research Methods Quality and Project Management for Technology Dissertation Marketing Innovations Integrated Systems Management Knowledge Management Services Science Project Management - *Optional modules are offered based on a pre-defined sequence and should students select their own set of preferred options, the duration to completion may be extended. Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Personal Development and Research Methods Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project/dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects/dissertations where possible, however the emphasis must be placed on an effective demonstration of how the application of computer-related technology can be part of the business environment. It is expected that the project would devise, recommend or implement innovative solutions to the problem areas. Award: Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc in Global Marketing Management

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master of Science in Global Marketing Management focuses on marketing in a global environment. The definition adopted here of Global Marketing is that of Clarke and Wilson (2009) “Global Marketing …. establishes a marketing blueprint that can be used in all countries whether as a standard approach or adapted to specific characteristics of that market”. In other words the Programme will focus on thinking and planning at a Global level but implementing and acting at the local level in the light of the market and its requirements. [+]

M.Sc. in Global Marketing Management The Master of Science in Global Marketing Management focuses on marketing in a global environment. The definition adopted here of Global Marketing is that of Clarke and Wilson (2009) “Global Marketing …. establishes a marketing blueprint that can be used in all countries whether as a standard approach or adapted to specific characteristics of that market”. In other words the Programme will focus on thinking and planning at a Global level but implementing and acting at the local level in the light of the market and its requirements. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend The Master of Science in Global Marketing Management has been designed to equip key managers, senior executives, executives, entrepreneurs and other professionals for a career in global marketing by developing the critical knowledge and competencies in the identification, evaluation and solution of problems encountered in global marketing and the development of global marketing strategies. In addition, it is designed for those who have an undergraduate background in business, as well as those from other industry areas interested in developing a comprehensive understanding of concepts and current theories in the management of global businesses. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Assess the relevance of national and international trends and issues in cross border marketing. Evaluate the importance of creating, developing and maintaining a competitive advantage in a global context. Critically evaluate the range of advanced skills required to design and implement a global marketing plan. Develop skills to be employed in an advisory or practical managerial capacity in marketing management Manage marketing and corporate communication in global marketing environments. Possess the personal, interpersonal, cultural awareness and critical skills to be able to work in Marketing Management Integrate knowledge and to handle complex marketing information Evaluate complex marketing scenarios and develop new applications, insights and strategies for global marketing. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexity global marketing Design and implement a global marketing plan. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules are designed to provide the knowledge and skills that managers need in order to attract customers globally. It is specially designed to meet the needs and trends of the global marketplace in an international and multicultural setting. Students learn the importance of defining the scope of 21st century marketing, developing and executing effective marketing strategies, adapting to rapidly changing technologies; building customer satisfaction and retention, and facilitating communications successfully. Core Modules Optional Modules* Statistics and Decision Making Strategic Marketing Management Euro Asia Global Business and Trends Global Marketing Management Integrated Marketing Communications Managing Creativity and Innovation Marketing and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation New Product Development and Innovation Research Methodology Services Marketing Dissertation OR Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility Entrepreneurship in Euro Asia Strategies in Emerging Markets Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methods & Literature Review Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to business in Global Marketing for both academic and industry purposes. Either route will require you to plan and conduct effective academic research to critically evaluate and select global market entry strategies leading to a significant dissertation or the conduct of appropriate research and analysis leading to one of an academic paper, consultancy report or case history in relation to an aspect of Global Marketing Management. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

M.Sc in International Business Communications

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. [+]

M.Sc. in International Business Communications The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. The interface of communication is between corporate communication, language and management. This programme is specifically designed to provide a broad and extensive knowledge of international and intercultural communication. The students will focus on how culture affects communication. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is ideal for executives, managers and professionals who wish to become effective communication managers in today’s complex global environment. Our programme provides students with the opportunity to study various aspects of business and corporate communication knowledge, theories, techniques , media technologies and skills. Career paths for MIBC graduates include corporate communications, marketing communications, management consulting, public relations and advertising in international business environments. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Develop skills to be employed in an advisory or practical managerial capacity in international communications Manage business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. Demonstrate the personal and interpersonal competencies and knowledge are necessary to manage communications in differing & complex cultures Interact effectively & responsibly with individuals and organisations in this context Demonstrate ethical behaviour through appropriate communication in a international environment. Build perceptiveness, transparency and capability to communicate in a unfamiliar cultural context Develop the ability to conduct an interdisciplinary analysis of business communications in an international environment Demonstrate creative and innovative approaches to solving communications problems and the development of new approaches to effective business communications Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules are designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, techniques, and personal qualities to secure and prosper in appropriate employment or further research, with a comprehensive understanding of the different approaches to communicating in an international business context. The modules equip existing professionals with highly developed capabilities in relation to innovation, integration of ideas and concepts in business communications. Core Modules Communication Theory and Practice Business Communication Research and Audit Intercultural Communication in Business Integrated Marketing Communications Planning Business Communications Campaigns Marketing and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation New Media Industries and Technologies International Business Communications and Competencies Research Methodology Technology, Culture and People: A Global Perspective Dissertation OR Business Ethics & Corporate Responsibility Entrepreneurship in Euro Asia Strategies in Emerging Markets Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methods & Literature Review Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to international business communications for both academic and industry purposes. Either route will require you to plan and conduct effective academic research in relation to the conduct of substantial and substantive individual research and analysis in relation to an aspect of International Business leading to a significant dissertation or the conduct of appropriate research and analysis leading to one of an academic paper, consultancy report or case history in relation to an aspect of International Business Communications. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

MSc in Data Science and Business Analytics

Campus Full time Part time 16 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is designed to provide students with knowledge and applied skills in data science, big data analytics and business intelligence. It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using data science tools and techniques, and to enhance data science knowledge and critical interpretation skills. [+]

MSc in Data Science and Business Analytics This programme is designed to provide students with knowledge and applied skills in data science, big data analytics and business intelligence. It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using data science tools and techniques, and to enhance data science knowledge and critical interpretation skills. Students will understand the impact of data science upon modern processes and businesses, be able to identify, and implement specific tools, practices, features and techniques to enhance the analysis of data. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Graduates will be equipped with knowledge, skills and experience in three major dimensions: Strategic and Commercial applicatio, "hands-on" ICT skills and Statistics & Analytics. The programme is not merely analytics-oriented, but develops the ability to use analytics to drive key success metrics related t yield management and revenue generation in practically any business domain. There is a tremendous requirement for Data Scientists and Big Data Specialists worldwide now and in the future, with hundreds of thousands of new job opportunities emerging globally. In Malaysia alone, by the year 2020 this need is expected to reach atleast 15,000 professionals. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : In addition to the degree award, a Joint Professional Certification will be offered by SAS Institute, USA. 30% of the curriculum will allow for mini industrial projects assessed as in-course work allowing for practical skills development in Data Analytics. The curriculum covers a wide range of subject matter from Analytical Technologies, Exposure to tools such as R & SAS Modelers, Data Visualization, Customer/User Behavioural Studies, Forecasting Methods and to Presenting the Business Intelligence reports. Industrial Final Semester Capstone Project from top IT firms such as Hilti Malaysia, IBM, Maxis, InfoPro, EMC, BIIT Consulting and Fusionex. External Programme Annual Reviews by experts from University of South Australia (UniSA). Programme Support by an Industry Advisory Panel involving data analytical experts from Petronas ICT, RedTone, SharePoint, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Maxis, IBM, Microsoft and Xtrategize. Research opportunities via APU’s Centre of Analytics – APCA. The programme has been carefully designed by APU with inputs and contents from our partners, compirisng major technology and software solutions providers, university partners as well as industry organisations who use analytics for strategic and competitive advantage. The strength of these partnerships endures that the programme comprehensively addresses all key stakeholders - Technology providers, Employers, Government as well as Students - in its learning outcomes, curriculum content, delivery adn assessment. Students also obtain certiifcation jointly issued with industry partners, which would certainly give them a head start in the exciting world of Big Data. Furthermore, APU is also poised to become a frontrunner in analytics research through the establishment of the Asia Pacific Centre of Analytics (APCA), through which research activities will be undertaken to challenge boundaries in the application of analytics. Graduates from this programme will not only gain an academic qualification from APU, but would also automatically attain a Globally Resognised Professional IndustryCertification from SAS. Along the way, graduates would also gain exposure to industrial workshops led by experts from the industry, providing a valuable gateway into future careers. Programme Modules The programme comprises of 14 coursework modules including Research Methodology and a Capstone Project which is covered over a 3 semester study process. Each semester is 12 weeks. There are 11 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 3 electives from those listed. Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Big Data Analytics & Technologies Data Analytical Programming Data Management Business Intelligence Systems Behavioural Science, Social Media and Marketing Analytics Advanced Business Analytics and Visualization Applied Machine Learning Research Methodology Multilevel Data Analysis Multivariate Methods for Data Analysis Capstone Project Optional Modules* (choose 3 only) Natural Language Processing Operational Research and Optimization Time Series Analysis and Forecasting Strategies in Emerging Markets Career Opportunities APU graduates will be equipped with experience on the commercial side in addition to the “hands-on” ICT and statistical skills. The programme allows for not just an analytics-orientation, but the ability to use analytics to drive key success metrics related to yield management and revenue generation. There is a requirement of Data Scientist worldwide and the numbers are large. In Malaysia alone, by the year 2020, it is envisioned the need will reach 15,000 professionals. The graduates will have the opportunities to be part of various sectors from manufacturing, transportation, banking, insurance, telco, retail and to the oil & gas industries. The job market is wide and the need for it starts this very moment. A graduate from APU’s programme will not only have the Professional Certification and the degree award but also exposure to industrial workshops led by experts from the industry and this alone is a gateway to talent acquisition. Degree Award: APU, Malaysia [-]

MSc in Digital Security and Forensics

Campus Full time 16 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using digital forensic tools and techniques, and to enhance computer knowledge and critical interpretation skills in the areas of digital security and digital forensic analysis. [+]

MSc in Digital Security and Forensics It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using digital forensic tools and techniques, and to enhance computer knowledge and critical interpretation skills in the areas of digital security and digital forensic analysis. Admission Requirements A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or Science & Technology or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or Science & Technology or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process;OR A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or Science & Technology or its equivalent, with CGPA less than 2.50, with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field may be accepted; OR A Bachelor’s Degree in other fields may be accepted into the programme provided computer programming skills at an acceptable level can be demonstrated and the specified pre-requisite modules are taken. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above (which should include a minimum score of 5.5 for the writing and listening modules) or TOEFL 550 or above. A booster Pre-course English language session is available. Who should attend This programme is designed to provide students with knowledge and applied skills in digital security and forensics. Students will understand the impact of cybercrime upon business and the public and be able to identify and implement specific security practices, features and techniques to enhance the security of computer systems. Students will also learn how to examine digital devices such as computers and mobile phones in a forensically sound manner. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : with advanced knowledge and skills in digital security and forensics; equipped with advanced principles and methods to evaluate digital security and forensics problems and develop effective solutions; who are able to conduct research with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice; instilled with skills to seek knowledge through lifelong learning; with effective communication skills in both written and oral form; and with leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders; Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The programme consists of 7 core modules, 3 option modules in the first 2 semesters, and a dissertation in the final semester. Core Modules Optional Modules* (choose 3) Information Security Architectures E-Investigation Methods Cyberworld Security Security Auditing Advanced Computer Forensics Ethical Hacking In Depth Research Methodology Dissertation Security Technologies (Required for students without background in Computer Security) Digital Forensics (Required for students without background in Digital Forensics) Mobile Forensics Network Design & Performance Advanced Computer Systems Security Technology Management Careers Security Analyst, Security Auditor, Security Architect, Computer Forensics Investigator or Forensic Analyst, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice professionals, CISO or Director of Security Pathways from various Bachelors degrees: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology Requires basic understanding of computer systems architecture, network protocols, computer programming Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

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