Course Details
Open University Malaysia (OUM) Logo

Master of Information Technology

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyMultimedia University (MMU)
Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Part Time/Full TimePart-Time, Distance Learning ODL
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology & Multimedia Communication
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Mode of StudyCoursework & Master Project
Course Description

The objectives of the Master of Information Technology are to:

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

Information technology and communication (ICT) play an important role in shaping our daily lives, both at work and at home. The role of information, communication and technology will be further enhanced in the information generation era as the business frontiers extend beyond any expected horizon.

The Master of Information Technology offers you an opportunity to enhance your managerial and technical competences in the challenging field of information technology and become the future knowledge workers in the knowledge economic era.


** Students with non-IT degree are required to take additional TWO courses as Audit.
** The offering of concentration/elective courses is the sole discretion of the faculty.


Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Advanced Database Systems 3
Advanced Object Oriented Programming 4
Advanced Computer Network 3
Software Quality and Metrics 3
Methodology of Information System Development 3
Project Management 3
Software Testing 3
Computer Architecture and Operating System 3
Web Design and Technologies 3
Project 6

University Courses

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Knowledge Management 3
Information System Planning (ISP) 3
Network Security 3


1. OUM has the flexibility to offer any courses in any semester

2. The courses are subjected to change without prior notice

3. The offering of the elective courses is the sole discretion of the faculty

Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing OR non-Computing field, with CGPA of 2.5 and above.
Where candidates without a Computing Degree are admitted, prerequisite modules in Computing must be offered to adequately prepare them for their advanced study.
Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be admitted subject to a rigorous Internal Assessment process.


APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Other Courses in this Level of Study Other Courses in this Field of Study

Back to Courses

Download FREE myCourseGuide