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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(16 m) 1 year 4 months
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 7,534
Course Miscellanous Fees:

Placing

Area:
Bukit Jalil,
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time, Part Time
Awarding University:
Staffordshire University, UK

M.SC. IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

  Institution: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Field Of Study:
Business Administration & Management, Computing, Technology & IT
Level Of Study:
Postgraduate
Course Subject:
Information Technology Management
Course Intake:
August, January, May, November

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

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

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Integrated Systems Management
  • Networks Systems and Technologies
  • Quality and Project Management for Technology
  • Strategic Planning and Systems Development

A Personal Development and Research Methods Module and a Dissertation.

Optional Modules* (choose 2)

  • Database Technology
  • Interaction Design
  • Research Paper
  • Software Engineering Support Environments
  • Software Quality Engineering

* 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.

Source: Asia Pacific University