UNITAR International University Programme Details

Master of Information Technology
Course Available
Master of Information Technology provides the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and maintain systems using advanced technologies and methodologies. Students can delve into greater depth into areas such as computer networking, software development and multimedia programming, all of which are highly marketable areas to future employers.
  • Microsoft content and cloud-based lab in the curriculum
  • Students obtain blockchain-authenticated badges and certs for modules on top of academic certificate
  • Shorter duration of study (1-year FT)
  • New curriculum for IR4.0:
    − Data Science
    − Cybersecurity
    − Machine Learning
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master's Programme:
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent, with minimum CGPA of 2.50 but not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent, with CGPA below than 2.50, can be accepted subject to minimum five (5) years working experience in the related field; OR
  • Applicants into the Master’s program (level 7, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 30 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 3 Semesters / 1 Years

Year 1

  • Software Design and Development
  • Computer Networking
  • Research Methodology
  • Information Security Architecture and Management
  • Big Data Analytics Programming
  • Software Process and Management
  • Analytics for Decision Making
  • Cyber Law and Ethics
  • Project Paper
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2



  • Cryptography and Internet Security
  • Computer Forensics and Investigation

Web Technology

  • Internet and Web Technology
  • E-Commerce Systems and Strategies

Data Science

  • Machine Learning
  • Business Intelligence Systems
Career Prospects
  • Digital Transformation Officer
  • IT Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • C-level Executive in Information Technology (CTO/ CIO/ CISO)
  • Researchers in public or private institutions on various fields of IT
  • Academicians at institutions of higher learning

The English Language Entry Requirement for Malaysian students at UNITAR International University are as follows:

For PhD Programmes:

  • A minimum of credit in English SPM level; or

  • Pass a Master Degree from an institution which applies English as the medium of instruction recognised by the Malaysian Government, or

  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C

For M.Ed TESL:

  • A minimum of credit in English at SPM level, or,

  • A minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET), or,

  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C


Internal Assessment:  An oral test in the form of interview which will be conducted by a panel of interviewers consisting of two members from each Faculty and a representative from English Language department or any other related department

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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia