MSc in IT Management

General

Program Description

Developing leaders who can align IT strategy with business goals

The MSc in IT Management (MITM) program prepares individuals for a range of IT-related management roles such as IT project manager, technology consultant, systems analyst, IT strategist and IT director. The programme has distinct management rather than purely technical focus and bridges the gap that often exists between IT and business. The program is particularly well suited to IT professionals whose job involves close interaction with non-IT and business people. Participants on the MITM program typically have between 5 to 15 years of experience of work experience in IT.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to: - Examine business problems from an IT perspective - Align IT plans and objectives with business plans and objectives - Formulate strategic and tactical recommendations for the use of IT to improve business performance - Plan and organise IT-related projects, activities and initiatives - Make decisions based on organisational factors to ensure the successful deployment of IT solutions - Collaborate effectively with both IT and non-IT stakeholders as part of a project team

Duration

Using our Flexi-Pace model, students typically complete the program in 24 months but can complete the program in as quick as 18 months. The normal candidature period is 3 years, but students can study beyond the normal candidature period via extended candidature.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on their individual merit. You may be admitted to the program by meeting the following criteria:

  • Evidence of English proficiency for applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken tertiary education in English.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer; OR non-computer with CGPA 2.5 and above from any institution that is accredited or recognized by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be allowed subject to rigorous internal assessment.
  • Candidates without a Bachelor of Computing may be admitted provided they take prerequisite modules as part of their studies.
Last updated December 2019

About the School

Manipal GlobalNxt University is a pioneering academic institution that delivers degree programs through a unique online global classroom pedagogy. Bringing together over 75 distinguished faculty from ... Read More

Manipal GlobalNxt University is a pioneering academic institution that delivers degree programs through a unique online global classroom pedagogy. Bringing together over 75 distinguished faculty from across 17 countries. Read less