MSc in Information Systems

Sunway University

Program Description

MSc in Information Systems

Sunway University

Information systems are a key part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. IT professionals, who can manage information resources, understand the technologies and systems are key to a modern enterprise’s success.

The MSc in Information Systems is strategically positioned to enable you to undertake information systems research that is theoretically and methodologically rigorous.

The program gives you the opportunity to pursue research in an aspect of information systems that is of particular interest to you and perhaps also to your organization.

The program enables you to develop your capability to plan, organize and carry out research study at master’s level. It extends your knowledge of research in your chosen area, and builds your skills in communicating your research work.


January, March, June & August


  • Full Time: 2 Years
  • Part Time: 3 Years

Career Prospects

  • Chief Information Officer
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • IT System Analyst
  • IT Project Director
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Database Engineer

Program Structure

The MSc in Information Systems (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. Candidates will be required to complete two taught modules, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before they proceed to writing the thesis. By undergoing these two modules, candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards the Master’s degree.

The modules are:

  • Research Methodology
  • Directed Readings
  • Thesis
  • Areas of Research

Entry Requirement

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0;
  • TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based);
  • PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill).
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2019
2 - 3 years
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Full time
Malaysia - Shah Alam, Selangor
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