About

The aim of this programme is to provide students with theoretical knowledge, advanced practical skills and experience to enable them to develop such abilities that would make them essential to supporting corporate systems and driving information systems enabled change at senior management level. It offers the opportunity to expand on existing and gain new valuable knowledge into the use of information systems in a corporate context. There are opportunities to study the very latest developments from the standpoint of theoretical research or with a view to complex systems construction. The programme provides for a wide range of career paths from specific Information Systems Management related positions as well as more hybrid management / Information Systems specialist positions. Moreover, the programme provides the necessary knowledge for graduates who wish to engage in further study for a PhD degree and possibly follow a career in academia.

Course Duration

Standard full-time completion: 1 Year
Standard part-time completion: 1.5 Years 

Exemptions

Prior to the start of any year of a course (including prior to the start of year 1 at the application stage), a student may request exemption from one or more specific taught modules during the year on the basis of previous qualifications or experience.

Exemptions will only be considered where the relevant course regulations allow for module exemptions to be granted.

Students with relevant qualifications will be exempted from certain modules depending on their qualifications, subjects to approval from the Examination Board.

Assessment

Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.

Awards

Successful completion of programme MSc in Business Information Systems at FTMS College Malaysia leads to the award of Master of Science by the University of East London.

Modules

  • Project Management
  • Rapid Application Development
  • Global Sustainable ICT management
  • Database Systems
  • Dissertation

MPU (Compulsory Modules)

  • Hubungan Etnik (Local)
  • TITAS (Local)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
  • Kemahiran Keusahawanan 2
  • Organizational Behavior in Multi-Ethnic Society in Malaysia 2
  • Community Service 2

Entry Requirements

All applicants should possess either an honours degree or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree, or have significant work experience (typically a minimum of three years) with skills and knowledge comparable to those gained from an honours degree course. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates are exceptionally well suited to positions in which computing and technology are applied towards making strategic and operational contributions to the functioning, improvement and renewal of commercial and non-commercial organizations

The programme provides for a wide range of career paths, including specific IT-related positions and also roles combining IT with general management. There is a growing demand within the industry to have key management positions filled with personnel who can make best productive use of their IT facilities and use them for strategic advantage. Graduates can seek employment as:

  • Business Information Consultant
  • Business Consultant
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Technology Manger
  • Project Manager
  • Database Developer/ Administrator
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