The University of Malaya academic staff is responsible for teaching and research. More than 2,000 academic staff teaches approximately 300 courses each year.

Master of Information Technology Management (Coursework)

Master of Information Technology Management is a programme that provides opportunities for candidates who do not have any degree related to Computer Science to meet the needs for information technology management knowledge and skills in the organizations. 


This programme enables students without computer science or information technology academic qualifications in computer science and information technology to develop their career, where the relevant academic qualification is needed or advantageous.

Career Opportunity
  • Project Administrator
  • Information Technology Administrator/Manager
  • Database Designer
  • Information System Analyst
  • Information Systems/Information Technology Consultant
  • System Operator
  • Web Content Developer
  • Manager of Data/Information/Knowledge
  • Information Technology Project Manager
Course Structure

COURSES MODULE (42 Credit Hours)
CORE COURSES (24 Credits) + ELECTIVE COURSES (8 Credits)  + RESEARCH PROJECT (10 Credits)

CORE COURSES (24 Credits)

Core Courses

Research Methodology

Information Assurance

Information Technology in


Systems Modelling

Database Management

Information Technology Project Management

Web Development

Please select two (2) subject elective only:

Elective Courses

Web Commerce

Multimedia System Development

Management Statistics

Data Mining

RESEARCH PROJECT (10 Credit Hours)

(Note:    Not all courses will be offered every semester; the actual courses offered will depend on the availability of staff and the number of students registering).

Entry Requirement

For admission into the Master of Information Technology Management programme, applicants must have at least:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent in a field that is not related to Computer Science or Information Technology with a minimum CGPA of 3.0; or
  • Other qualifications approved by the University Senate.
    • Applicants with a Bachelor’s CGPA of 2.7-2.99 can be considered if they meet at least one of the following criteria:

      a. Have relevant work experience;
      b. Have published in respective fields;
      c. Are recipients of scholarship;
      d. Are graduates of the University of Malaya.

    • Applicants with a Bachelor's CGPA of 2.5-2.69 may be considered if they meet at least two of the criteria in (a) to (d) above.
    • Graduates of University of Malaya with a Bachelor’s CGPA of 2.1-2.49 and have at least 5 years of relevant work experience or one (1) publication in an ISI-indexed journal may be considered.

International applicants are required to have:

  • At least IELTS Band 6 (Academic) or TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) / 213 (computer based) / 80 (Internet based) if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction.
Intake Schedule
University of Malaya has two intakes per year, in February and in September.

Coordinator Programme
Dr. Norjihan Abdul Ghani
(603) 7967 6351
Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen
Last Update: July 09, 2018