Master of Information Systems

Application Dates
Course Overview
Masters (Coursework)
Tuition Fees
FT: RM17,400; PT: RM18,150 (Malaysian students)
Sungai Long Campus
1 year, max. 4 years (Full time); 2 years, max. 6 years (Part time)
Study Field


Postgraduate (Master)

Study Mode

Full time / Part time


Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science


January, May, October

Open Day

Contact UTAR for details

Course profile

The Master of Information Systems aims to provide an advanced curriculum that examines the contemporary principles and theories of computing and to relate the knowledge to the practical application of information technology.

The programme provides students the confidence to manage information systems (IS) as organisational resources by analysing problems effectively and making critical strategic decision.

Students will also be equipped with advanced knowledge and skills in analysis, design, deployment and management of information systems. With the knowledge and skills obtained, students will be able to devise, plan, control and execute a substantial information systems management project.

Throughout the programme, students will be able to participate in enhancement courses such as seminars, research workshops and conference, and to attend organised lecture series such as Entrepreneurship Talk Series by successful entrepreneurs and industry professionals.

Salient Features

  • Places emphasis on the acquisition or enhancement of specific IT related technical skills and IT project management knowledge in a structured environment.
  • Exposes students to advanced, industry-relevant material in the area of IT and IS project management
  • Close interaction amongst students from diverse domains of professional and education backgrounds which facilitates exchange of knowledge and experience
  • Incorporate a unique interdisciplinary mix of technical and management unit with the right mix of skill sets that will set students part in the highly competitive workplace


Sungai Long Campus