MSc in Information Technology Management | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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MSc in Information Technology Management

Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
Part time (2-3 years)

Awarded by:
APU, Malaysia

Intakes:

Full Time:

06 Dec 2021

Part Time:

12 Nov 2021

  

APU-DMU DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMME


Students who are under Masters Degree Programme will have the option to opt-in for the APU-DMU Dual Degree Scheme. Under this Scheme, students will receive 2 Degree Certificates & Transcripts upon graduation: 1 from Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia and 1 from De Montfort University (DMU), UK.


To know more about APU-DMU Dual Scheme, please click HERE

 

MORE THAN JUST A INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT MASTER PROGRAMME

You have the exciting opportunity of enrolling for the APU-CMI Dual Accreditation by registering for a qualification through APU. Students under MSc in Information Technology Management will have the option to also opt-in for a CMI L7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice which will be awarded subject to moderation by CMI.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00, but below CGPA 2.75; can be accepted with rigorous assessment (include test, interview or portfolio).

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 5.0

For more information please click HERE

Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.


PROGRAMME OUTLINE

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.

THE BENEFITS OF THE 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.

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.

MODULES & PROJECT

The programme comprises 2 pre-requisite modules (for non-Computing students), 10 coursework modules and a Project.

PRE-REQUISITE MODULES
(FOR NON-COMPUTING STUDENTS: TO BE COMPLETED UPON 1st MONTH OF THE PROGRAMME)

  • Systems Development Methods
  • Software Design and Development

CORE MODULES

  • Managing Software Development Projects
  • Technology Management
  • Integrated Systems Management
  • Strategic Planning and Systems Development
  • Knowledge Management
  • Research Methodology in Computing and Engineering
  • Managing Organisations
  • Project

ELECTIVE MODULES*

Choose 1

  • Internet Applications
  • Enterprise Applications

Choose 2

  • Information Security Architectures
  • Network Design & Performance
  • Data Management
* Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules – however such changes may prolong the study duration.
 

PROJECT

You are required to complete industry-based major projects 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.


CAREER OPTIONS

  • Senior IT Consultant
  • IT Recruitment Consultant
  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Technical Support Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • IT Infrastructure Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • IT Director


COURSE FEES

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,315)

​* Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.


MQA ACCREDITATION

(N/482/7/0149)(07/22)(MQA/FA8835)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.