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



Core courses









Seminar in IT from Islamic Perspective



Total credits




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 (for IIUM alumni) or 3.0 (for non IIUM alumni) 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 3.0 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.