Master of Science in Information Technology & Systems

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Master of Science in Information Technology & Systems

Bookings Open for courses targeted to start in late September / October 2022.

Application Window – Friday 17  till Sunday 31 July 2022

NO Processing or Application Fees apply

Start off by entering the following URL –  https://mcast.classter.com/actions/registration

Please be guided by the manual and short walk through (eID) herein (See Links to these two resources hereunder) – it will help simplify your online application … it is important to remember that the manual is only showing one particular example….. when it comes to application you will need to choose the course title you are interested in being considered for.

Online Applications submitted with missing uploads, cannot be processed.  Eligibility for Admissions, into the programme you are considering, is based on the set Entry Requirements as specified for every programme, and this is in turn to be evidenced by all the necessary certificates scans which need to be uploaded accordingly (explanation found in Guidance Manual).

Academic Year to select is 2021/22

The current intake to be selected is PT Degrees and Master’s Prog.: Summer 2022 

Entry Requirements 

First degree in engineering; ICT; Technology  

The Master of Science in Information Technology and Systems provides fundamental skills in a variety of advanced ICT areas such as cloud computing, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT), with a focus on developing intelligent solutions through a blend of hardware and software. The programme focuses on software as a service infrastructure, information management, enterprise systems and eLogistics. Also a focus is placed on systems strategy and management, business process innovation and cyber security. Key to the programme is network security and data management technologies, as well as software defined networking, and the new field of distributed hashing and computing, typified by distributed version control systems and blockchain based crypto-currency applications.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this Masters Programme the learners will be able to: 

  1. Understand two complementary problem domains information technology and business management domains;
  2. Use the acquired technical and business problem analysis skill set to most effectively propose information system designs matched to the business needs;
  3. Select adequate technical means to design a solution that not only solves a specified technical and business problem but is also extendable into the future in response to any additional needs of a growing business organisation;
  4. Design an information system that optimally matches specified purpose and business system roles while minimizing design effort and implementation costs;
  5. Build systems features that make the overall system use, administration and maintenance team-friendly; perform adequate reengineering of an existing information technology powered business system;
  6. Design complementary subsystems to enhance business efficiency; use predictive analytics methods and big data processing to define the market for a new product or service;


First Year (Semesters 1 & 2: 30 ECTS) -  Exit Option: Post Graduate Certificate

  • Information Systems and Management
  • Operating Systems and Cloud Computing
  • Network Protocols and Network Automation
  • Data Science and Predictive Analysis
  • Foundations of Cyber Security

 

Second Year (Semesters 3 & 4: 30 ECTS)  -  Exit Option:  Post Graduate Diploma

  • Web Technologies and Secure E-Commerce
  • Mobile Computing and 5G Networking
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Financial Computing and Cryptocurrencies
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management


Third Year (Semester 5: 30 ECTS)  -  Final Exit:  Masters

  • Dissertation
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* This course covers the above descriptions, however, they are spread over a longer period of time

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Guides:

Key Information for Prospective, Continuing and Progressing Students for Master Degree Programmes

Key Information for Prospective, Continuing and Progressing Students for Short-courses, Awards and Full qualifications offered on part-time basis

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