Master of Information Technology (by Coursework)

The Department of Information Systems offers Master of Information Technology programme based on a combination of coursework and research to suit the needs of students with a variety of academic backgrounds.

Programme Description

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Programme Structure

The programme requires the completion of 36 credit hours. Students are given 2 options, Master of Information Technology by Coursework, and Master of Information Technology by Coursework and Dissertation.

Programme structure 

MIT by Coursework

MIT by Coursework and Dissertation

Kulliyyah required courses

6

6

Core courses

18

18

Electives

6

-

Master's project

6

 -

Dissertation

 -

12

Seminar in IT from Islamic Perspective

PASS/FAIL

PASS/FAIL

Total credits

36

36

However, students may substitute their Masters project with two electives courses which is equivalent to 6 credit hours.

List of courses

Courses offered in the MIT by Coursework programme:-

* Islamic Worldview, IT and Society

* Research Methodology for IT

* Data Management

* Business Data Communication

* Project and Change Management

* System Development Methodologies

* IT Policy and Strategy

* Enterprise Integration

* Knowledge Management

* E-Commerce Strategy and Development

* Information Security Policy and Strategy

* Mobile Communications

 

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements 

i. Minimum second class upper undergraduate degree with the CGPA of 2.80 or equivalent, in a discipline related to IT from an institution recognized by the Senate; or

ii. Minimum second class upper undergraduate degree with the CGPA of 2.80 or equivalent, in a discipline unrelated to IT from an institution recognized by the Senate with a minimum of 2 years working experience in IT-related industry or a sufficient exposure to IT; or

iii. On recommendation by the Department of Information Systems Postgraduate Committee, applicants who have a slightly lower qualification than item (i) and (ii) but with working experience in an IT-related industry can also be considered.

Language Proficiency 

i. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) / 213 (computer-based); or

ii. International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.0; or

iii. Applicants who are unable to present the required scores in TOEFL or IELTS are allowed to sit for IIUM-administered test (EPT). A minimum of 6.0 is required to be considered for admission.

Courses