This programme involves the analysis and design of highly scalable software solutions. It addresses the theoretical and practical underpinnings behind current and emerging information and communication technologies. The programme offers you an opportunity to attain skills to manage an organization’s IS/IT strategies and ICT infrastructure. It also equips you with basic computing background knowledge to extend your skills and enhance your knowledge in the ICT arena and prepares you for careers in the design, development and management of high-quality information and communication technology solutions.
Modes of study:
Full-time programme: Day-time classes, 2 days in a week, 50% online
Part-time programme Evening classes, 2 days in a week, 50% online
Weekend classes in blended mode: Classes on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 50% online
An applicant to the programme will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following qualifications:
A minimum of a second-class honours Bachelor degree or equivalent in any related subject
A third class Bachelor degree or equivalent in addition to an appropriate and relevant experience of a minimum of two years in any related subject to be confirmed by an interview at MEC
An Advanced Diploma, Diploma or equivalent in addition to appropriate and relevant experience with a minimum of 6 years in any related subject to be confirmed by an interview at MEC.
Applicant must hold IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 or equivalent, or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent and an authorized letter from the previous institution of higher education study that the medium of instruction was in English, if English is not the applicant’s first language.
No Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) will be given against modules in this programme.
All applicants will be subject to approval from the partner University and MEC
As an MSc IT graduate, you can work effectively in the government and private sectors in the positions of Chief Information Officer, Software Architect, Software Consultant, e-business and e-procurement Managers, Business and System Analysts, Database Administrators and IT Project Managers. In addition, you can apply for academic positions in various government and private universities and colleges.