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1 Master of Information Technology (MIT) Faculty of Information Technology & Multimedia Communication Open University Malaysia

2 University for All Why IT? 2  Information Technology (IT) is the component of a technology involving the development, maintenance, and use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data  IT professionals strive to solve business/enterprise problems using computing resources  IT plays an important role in shaping our daily lives, both at work and at home  The role of IT will be further enhanced as the business frontiers extend beyond any expected horizon  A postgraduate Master degree in IT will be a valuable asset for the IT/IS professionals in positioning themselves in the challenging IT world

3 University for All Why MIT @OUM? 3  The Master of Information Technology (MIT) at OUM offers an opportunity to enhance your managerial and technical competencies in the challenging field of information technology and become the future knowledge workers;  It gives the balance between the theory and application; and  The skills and knowledge gained in MIT are transferable across industries.

4 University for All Objectives of the MIT Programme 4 At the end of the programme, graduates should be able to: i. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles, and theories relating to Information Technology; ii. Apply theoretical principles of Information Technology in relevant areas; iii. Design, implement and manage Information Technology solutions and resources, and recognize the impact of technology on individuals, organisation and society; and iv. Integrate various technology solutions.

5 University for All Entry requirements 5  Bachelor's Degree with minimum CGPA 2.50 or its equivalent in any field of study; OR  Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in any field of study with CGPA less than 2.50 and 5 years relevant working experiences; OR  Flexible Entry: 35 years old with STPM / recognized Diploma / Matriculation or equivalent qualifications with relevant work experiences. Entry requirements are subject to change without prior notice

6 University for All Programme Structure 6  3 components of courses (subjects):  Core courses  Electives  Project

7 University for All Breakdown of Courses 7 ComponentNo. of courses Credit per course Total no. of credits Core93 / 428 Electives236 Project166 TOTAL1240 **Students with non IT-degrees (or IT-degree with CGPA < 2.5) must take TWO additional courses as AUDIT

8 University for All Programme Structure 8 Yea r SemesterCourses 1I Methodology of Information System Development Advanced Object Oriented Programming (4) Project Management II Advanced Database Systems Software Quality & Metrics Computer Architecture & Operating System III Advanced Computer Networks Software Testing Web Design & Technologies 2I Elective I Elective II II Project 1. OUM has the flexibility to offer any courses in any semester 2. The courses are subjected to change without prior notice 3. The offering of the elective courses is the sole discretion of the faculty

9 University for All MIT Electives 9  Select 2 elective courses from the following  Knowledge Management  Information System Planning  Network Security Note: The courses in the program are subject to change without prior notice

10 University for All Project 10  Each student is required to complete 6 credit hours of project work in the specialised field of his/her choice

11 University for All Learning Methodology 11 Blended Learning Self-Managed Learning Where learners study independently according to availability of time. Online Learning Electronic communication tools such as e-mail, bulletin board and chat rooms provide to facilitate interaction among learners, tutors and facilitators. Face-to-Face Interaction Face-to-face tutorial sessions conducted at Learning Centres during weekends.

12 University for All Learning Methods 12 1. Self-Managed Learning (90 hours)  Study independently according to time availability.  Textbook, customized Course Guide, and compilation of materials. 2. Scheduled Seminars (15 hours)  Conducted by facilitators (professors/experts in the industry). Seminars (3 hours per session) 5 times per semester per course in KL. 3. On-Line Collaborative Learning (15 hours)  On-line group discussion on case studies and project work.

13 University for All Online Learning via myVLE 13

14 University for All Resources (MyVLE) 14  Online forum with facilitators and course-mates  Contents & presentation slides  Announcements  E-mail  Digital Library  Links to supplementary materials

15 University for All Digital Library 15  Print Collection at Central Library & Regional Centre  More than 9000 volumes of books  Collection comprises of basic textbooks and reference materials. Books can be borrowed out by students for 5 books for 30 days.  Branch library has less number of books. Students can request for inter-library loan from the Central Library.

16 University for All Digital Collection and Resources 16 e-Books  EBRARY contains more than 40,000 titles of digital books  (multi-disciplines) including MC, ICT, Business and Management  BOOKS24x7contains more than 6000 titles of digital books  (MC, ICT, MM, Business & Management related to ICT)  XREFERPLUS encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations  IT KNOWLEDGEBASE Information Systems Management, Information Systems Security, Data Management, E-Commerce, Computer Applications  INFOSECURITYNET BASE provides resources of Information Security

17 University for All Digital Collection and Resources Digital Collection and Resources 17 e-journals  INFOTRAC 11 millions articles on advertising, economics, history and women’s studies  TAYLOR & FRANCIS Open and Distance Learning area. Access via printed copy and online.

18 University for All Assessment Methods 18 Format 1Format 2 Coursework60%100% Final Examination40%0%

19 University for All Duration of Study 19  To complete:  6 semesters  2 years  Maximum period:  12 semesters  4 years  Three intakes per year (Jan, May, Sept)

20 University for All Testimony 20

21 Contact Person 21 Yuzery Bin Yusoff Deputy Dean (Postgraduate Programme) Faculty of Information Technology & Multimedia Communication Open University Malaysia Wangsa Maju Learning Centre Tel: +603-4143 3955 / +603-4143 3966 (GL) E-mail:

22 University for All 22

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