The programme is designed to train students on research approaches and methodologies in the field of IT that has been the primary industrial focus in Malaysia. Students shall be able to conduct specialized research within various domains ranging from system development, information systems, software engineering, business intelligence, networking, security and forensics. The taught courses that will be accompanied by a final year thesis and a prototype system as the final deliverable, should be the natural choice for those who want to further their academic credentials at the post graduate level and to enhance their programming, systems analysis and project management skills. Students with substantial working experience can also opt to undergo certification test by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) upon graduation. Such endeavour is also seen as essential step in producing knowledge workers and researchers to project the nation into becoming a high income nation by 2020.
Career Prospect: Researchers in public or private institutions on various fields of IT, Lecturers at institutions of higher learning, MIS Managers, IT Managers, IT Project Managers