Project Description

Master of Information Technology

(R2-DL/481/7/0390 (A9815) / 04/2024)

Programme Synopsis

This Master of Information Technology (MIT) program aims at producing responsible, innovative and creative graduates with skills in planning, organizing, designing and managing variety of ICT-based solutions to different kind of organizations.

This programme is carried out to prepare the workforce by strengthening the managerial skills and competencies in computerised technical know-how, improving managerial capability in handling information management in business organisations, producing knowledge workers who will be the future leaders in the nation’s progress and enhancing analytical skills and problem-solving capability in handling current issues in computer related management. The courses offered in this programme will be expected to produce graduates, whom are knowledgeable in the field of technology as well as sensitive to new ideas and environment, social issues and human values.

Through this programme, Open University Malaysia (OUM) is able to contribute meaningfully towards professional workforce, especially in the number of qualified Master of Information Technology graduates. This programme will also be able to add to the need of the workforce that is very necessary now and in time to come, such as Network Solutions Manager / Engineer, Wireless Broadband Engineer, Architect / Developer IT Network Applications, Telecommunications Software Developer, Data Networking Expert.

Kemasukan Biasa

  • Ijazah Sarjana Muda yang setara dengannya, dengan minimum PNGK 2.75;


  • Ijazah Sarjana Muda atau yang setara dengannya, dengan minimum PNGK 2.50 dan tidak mencapai PNGK 2.75, boleh diterima masuk bergantung pada proses penilaian dalaman yang rapi;


  • Ijazah Sarjana Muda atau yang setara dengannya, dengan PNGK kurang daripada 2.50, dengan minimum 5 tahun pengalaman bekerja dalam bidang yang berkaitan boleh diterima masuk.

Bagi calon yang tidak memiliki Ijazah Komputeran, modul-modul prasyarat dalam komputeran mesti ditawarkan untuk mempersiapkan mereka untuk menghadapi pengajian lanjutan.


Kemasukan APEL

  1. Warganegara Malaysia; DAN
  2. Calon hendaklah berumur 30 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; DAN
  3. Mempunyai pengalaman bekerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; DAN
  4. Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM); DAN
  5. Memiliki kelayakan seperti berikut:
    • STPM / Diploma yang diiktiraf; Atau
    • Matrikulasi / Asasi / Foundation (nilai kredit 50-52 kredit ; nilai gred PNGK 2.00 dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya setahun) ; Atau
    • A-Level (jumlah kursus minimum 3 ; nilai gred minimum E ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 18 bulan) ; Atau
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (jumlah kursus minimum 6 kumpulan kursus dan 3 elemen wajib ; nilai gred minimum 24 point dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 2 tahun).

Normal Entry

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75;


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process;


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with CGPA less than 2.50, with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field may be accepted.

For candidates without Computing Degree, prerequisite modules in computing must be offered to adequately prepare them for their advanced study.


APEL entry

  1. Malaysian; AND
  2. The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
  3. Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
  4. Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
  5. Possess the following qualification:
    • STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
    • Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
    • A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years).


  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM5,607 Sem 4 RM3,738
Sem 2 RM5,607 Sem 5 RM3,738
Sem 3 RM6,230
Total RM24,920

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

The program is offered in 6 semesters (2 years) with a total of 40 credits and 12 structured courses. The assessment is both continuous evaluation and a final submission of project paper. Courses offer as below :

Name and Course Code Credit Hours
Methodology Of Information System Development (CMIS5103) 3
Project Management (CMPM5103) 3
Software Quality And Metrics (CMQM5103) 3
Information System Planning (CMIP6103)  3
Advanced Database Systems (CMDB6103) 3
Information Security Management (CMSM6203) 3
Research Methodology (CMRM6104) 4
Elective I 3
Elective II 3
Elective III 3
Master Project Paper I (CMPJ6103) 3
Master Project Paper II (CMPJ6206) 6
Total 40
Elective and Course Code Credit Hours
Knowledge Management (CMKM5203) 3
Web Design and Technologies (CMWD6103) 3
Change Management (EMOM5103) 3
Advanced Computer Networks (CMCN6203) 3
Network Security (CMNS5103) 3
Web Server (CMWS5103) 3
Data Analytics (CMDA6103) 3
Artificial Intelligence (CMAI6103) 3
Machine Learning (CMML6103) 3
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