MSc in Information Technology in United Arab Emirates

Compare MSc Programs in Information Technology in United Arab Emirates 2018/2019

Information Technology

The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

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.

Education in the United Arab Emirates has its benefits: sun, sea, sand, tax-free earnings after graduation and some of the best universities in the Gulf region.In addition, a number of highly ranked universities based in other countries have branch campuses in the UAE.

Top Masters of Science in Information Technology in United Arab Emirates 2018/2019

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MSc Information Technology

University of Bolton - Ras Al Khaimah Academic Centre
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 United Arab Emirates Al Jazirah Al Hamra

An advanced course of instruction in the techniques, technologies and methods used in managing and implementing information technology systems. It seeks to widen and deepen understanding of computing technologies and covers the high-level concept that enables the effective management and exploitation of IT. [+]

This programme provides an advanced course of instruction in the techniques, technologies and methods used in managing and implementing information technology systems. It seeks to widen and deepen understanding of computing technologies and covers the high-level concept that enables the effective management and exploitation of IT.

These postgraduate courses have been designed specifically for people working in the IT industry and for technical graduates.

There is something here for everyone: high-level strategy and design: in-depth technical specialisations; management and planning of IT project: and services.

Modules include reviews of technologies and cover business and management issues relevant to the sector. Other modules have a more technical focus, providing graduates with hand on skills. There is also an emphasis on transferable skills, such as research, critical analysis and problem-solving, in preparation for the specialist project that completes the MSc.... [-]


MSc in Information Security

Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi + 1 more

The M.Sc. in Information Security degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and thesis requirements of the program. The program is targeted for students with diverse backgrounds, including graduates of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or other pertinent specializations. The program follows a “width before depth” approach, starting with common core courses that cover essential Information Security topics. Subsequently, elective courses cover extra topics to deepen the student’s knowledge in specialized areas not covered in the core. [+]

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SCHOLARSHIP

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs.

The scholarship provides generous remuneration and benefits that include:

Full coverage of tuition fees. Medical insurance coverage for students under the Khalifa University visa. Support to attend international research conferences. The indicative monthly stipend for GRTA Scholarship is as follows (subject to change):

Application Opening!

We will start taking applications starting November 1st, 2018 for the next intake in September 1st, 2019.

The M.Sc. in Information Security degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and thesis requirements of the program. The program is targeted for students with diverse backgrounds, including graduates of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or other pertinent specializations. The program follows a “width before depth” approach, starting with common core courses that cover essential Information Security topics. Subsequently, elective courses cover extra topics to deepen the student’s knowledge in specialized areas not covered in the core. Students are encouraged to choose their area of specialization around one of three main themes: Cryptology, Digital Forensics and E-Business Security. The thesis is usually undertaken on research topics identified by the supervisors. Alternatively, where applicable, students may propose thesis topics of their own or work on solving problems of their sponsoring organizations.... [-]


MSc in Computing and Information Science

Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi + 1 more

The degree of Master of Science in Computing and Information Science (M.Sc. in CIS) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which includes taught courses as well as a research-based thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of Computing and Information Science. [+]

About

SCHOLARSHIP

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs.

The scholarship provides generous remuneration and benefits that include:

Full coverage of tuition fees. Medical insurance coverage for students under the Khalifa University visa. Support to attend international research conferences. The indicative monthly stipend for GRTA Scholarship is as follows (subject to change):

Application Opening!

We will start taking applications starting November 1st, 2018 for the next intake in September 1st, 2019.

The degree of Master of Science in Computing and Information Science (M.Sc. in CIS) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which includes taught courses as well as a research-based thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of Computing and Information Science. The M.Sc. in CIS gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of CIS and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research. Candidates for this degree are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.... [-]


MSc in Network Security

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Arab Emirates Academic City + 1 more

This unique program provides international students with the opportunity to study, in one full time or two years part-time, fundamental and advanced security topics such as cryptography, penetration testing, digital forensics, IT security management, and ISO 27001. Heriot-Watt University is proud to be the first university in the UAE to make available to international students an MSc in Network Security with such advanced topics. [+]

Overview

This unique program provides international students with the opportunity to study, in one full time or two years part-time, fundamental and advanced security topics such as cryptography, penetration testing, digital forensics, IT security management, and ISO 27001. Heriot-Watt University is proud to be the first university in the UAE to make available to international students an MSc in Network Security with such advanced topics.

Course content

The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Network Security is to provide our graduates with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required for a Network Security-related professional position in an organisation.... [-]


MSc in Information Technology (Software Systems)

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Arab Emirates Academic City + 1 more

The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (Software Systems) is to educate software engineers. The programme is concerned with the use and application of information technology in the specification, design, development and deployment of software. Throughout the programme, you will implement software solutions to remedy practical problems and put into practice the theoretical concepts learned in lectures. [+]

Overview

The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (Software Systems) is to educate software engineers. The programme is concerned with the use and application of information technology in the specification, design, development and deployment of software. Throughout the programme, you will implement software solutions to remedy practical problems and put into practice the theoretical concepts learned in lectures.

As well as studying core software engineering topics, like Java programming and UML specification of object-oriented systems, you will follow a range of other courses such as Databases and Network Applications.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs part-time only for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).... [-]


MSc in Information Technology (Business)

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Arab Emirates Academic City + 1 more

This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and information technology subjects at Master’s level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT projects, the digital economy and the development of business applications. [+]

Overview

This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and information technology subjects at Master’s level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT projects, the digital economy and the development of business applications.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).

Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be on campus during the summer break.

Course content

Full-time students take four courses in Semester 1 and a further four in Semester 2. Results from these examinations determine whether students progress to an individual project and dissertation of four months’ duration leading to the MSc degree.... [-]


Information, Network, & Computer Security, M.S.

NYIT- Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time September 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

In the Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security, you will critically evaluate various technical/architectural solutions to limit risk, mitigate the effects of hostile action, and recover from attacks; design, implement, and maintain software tools to support network security across multiple operating systems; oversee the information lifecycle of an organization, including planning, acquisition, and implementation of secure infrastructures; study algorithm concepts, computer forensics, risk management and legal issues, and intrusion detection and hacker exploits. [+]

Information, Network, & Computer Security, M.S.

In the Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security, you will:

critically evaluate various technical/architectural solutions to limit risk, mitigate the effects of hostile action, and recover from attacks design, implement, and maintain software tools to support network security across multiple operating systems oversee the information lifecycle of an organization, including planning, acquisition, and implementation of secure infrastructures study algorithm concepts, computer forensics, risk management and legal issues, and intrusion detection and hacker exploits.

NYIT professors have been awarded several prestigious research grants in the field, in areas including:... [-]


MSc in Computing and Information Science

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

Computing and Information Science (CIS) is the backbone of a modern technological society and the driving force of modern industries. [+]

MSc in Computing and Information Science

Location: Abu Dhabi

Computing and Information Science (CIS) is the backbone of a modern technological society and the driving force of modern industries. It provides the data management, data analysis and computational capabilities required to solve the world’s most challenging problems in every domain. The mission of the CIS Program at the Masdar Institute is to create CIS professionals who are familiar with the unique challenges and problems of sustainability and alternative energy and who can effectively bridge the gap between information technology (IT) and related engineering disciplines.

Graduates of the Masdar Institute CIS Program will have the range of skills necessary to take up either technical or managerial position in the industry and be capable of conducting independent, cross-disciplinary research.... [-]


MSc Information Technology

International Institute of Management & Technology Studies
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 1 more

The M.Sc. IT program provides a broad technical understanding of current and evolving technologies in the IT field with an emphasis on moving technology from the laboratory to the realm of business development through its program core courses. [+]

MSc Information TechnologyThe M.Sc. IT program provides a broad technical understanding of current and evolving technologies in the IT field with an emphasis on moving technology from the laboratory to the realm of business development through its program core courses.The course has been designed to enable students to sharpen their skills and get comfortable entry into any of the specialized streams of Computer Application.It strengthens student's skills in subjects like Programming, Data Structure, Communication Networking, Databases etc.

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Master in Networking & Systems Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dubai
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 2 more

The MS in Networking and Systems Administration (NSA) is designed to provide both the knowledge and the technical skills needed to successfully compete in this exciting field. It addresses current and future issues and technologies in networking and systems administration through both theoretical and practical aspects. [+]

Trends in network communications unifying wired and wireless infrastructures, cloud computing, scalability, collaboration tools, blockchain, and security can only be fully utilized by a new breed of highly educated and technically proficient professionals who understand emerging communication technologies.

Our international faculty at RIT Dubai have a strong research background in networking, cybersecurity, and wireless communications. As Ph.D. holders with strong industry and consulting experience, they are experts in their field and working with them will help broaden your horizons and skillsets in a range of areas. From the Internet of Things to 5G and NFV, you’ll learn how to evaluate market trends, evaluate vendors in the industry and determine the impact of technology or your organization.... [-]