Master of Science (Information Technology)
The aim of this program is to produce graduates with the advanced knowledge, principles, and skills in term of theoretical and practical foundation for designing, implementing and managing information technology solutions and resources and also recognizing the impact of technology on individuals, organization, and society.
Master of Science (Information Technology) curriculum
The program is a 42-credit-hour program, consisting of 36-credit-hours of coursework and 6-credit-hours of project paper. Students are required to take 6 core courses and 2 electives before they are allowed to write their project paper. In which they are expected to demonstrate their ability in applying the knowledge gained as well as to enhance their writing and other soft skills.
The program will be taught by faculty members and visiting professors in School of Computing who are experts in their own field and who are vast teaching and practical experience.
A method of teacher-centered and student-centered is used for curriculum delivery. Lectures, discussions, seminar, field projects, individual and group work, presentation, and problem-based learning are some of the common instructional method used to enhance students’ learning experience. Students are expected to be more independent in their learning as the curriculum progress.
Graduates of this program could further their career as ICT personnel comprising system engineers, software developers, system analysts, computer programmers and technical support.
Admission into the program can be granted based on the criteria specified below:
- A Bachelor’s degree with Honours from University Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA at least 2.75; or
- A Bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA less than 2.75 and relevant working experience; or
- Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate; and
- Fulfill the English Language requirement as set by the University Senate
This School offers program in: English
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