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Master of Information Technology

Offered By: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Programme Synopsis
The objectives of the Master of Information Technology are to:

  • Strengthen learner’s managerial skills and competencies in computerised technical know-how.
  • Improve learner’s managerial capability in handling and managing information in business organisations.
  • Enhance learner’s analytical skills and problem-solving capability in handling current issues in computer management.
  • Enhance learner’s role as IT manager in the K-economy.

Information and communication technology (ICT) play an important role in shaping people’s daily lives, both at work and at home. The role of ICT will be further enhanced in the information age and borderless world of today.

OUM also works in collaboration with the University of La Rochelle, France, to provide knowledge in cutting-edge technology and IT systems to people who wish to improve their skills and competencies in the field of ICT and computer science.

The Master of Information Technology offers learners the opportunity to enhance their managerial and technical competencies in the challenging field of ICT and become future knowledge workers of Malaysia and the world.

Programme Structure
Degree by Coursework (Structure III)

Entry Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree with honours or its equivalent in any field of study
• Work experience is an added advantage

To be considered under Open Entry, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 35 years old on 1st of January (applied year) AND possess STPM (minimum 1 principle) OR a recognised diploma or
    equivalent, AND
  • Possess prior learning experience and / or knowledge relevant to the programme applied for
  • Not applicable for research-based master’s programmes.

A master’s degree programme can be completed within a minimum period of two years.

Learners who are not able to complete their studies within the stipulated maximum period under the doctoral degree programme
may apply for an extension of not more than three semesters or one academic year by making a written application to the Director for approval. The application must be made three months before the end of the duration of study.

Failure to complete a programme within the stipulated duration may result in the termination of candidature.