School of Science and Engineering
MSc in Information Technology Management
The programme aims at fostering leaders to be able to analyse, establish and carry out
the development strategies for businesses, industries and countries by
combining the knowledge of economics, management and policy with their own
expertise and experiences in technology.
The programme is designed to
prepare the graduate students to acquire capabilities needed to manage organisations
in the era of information age.
The knowledge and skills provided
in this programme will generate a valuable supply of skilled labour to the
public and private sectors, where the candidates are expected to hold key
positions in the Kurdistan’s society. The idea behind this programme is to
study and explore different ways in which information technology relates to
organisational objectives and goals in an organisational context, given the
increasing interrelationship between these two in today’s global world.
Length of program: 2 years (4 semesters)
Total modules taught: 8 modules of 15 credits
each. Dissertation: It carries 60 credits that is planned for the last two
First year: 8 modules, 4 per semester. The
MSc project proposal should be submitted at the end of the 2nd semester.
Second year: Working on the MSc Dissertation.
The Dissertation: It
should be submitted at the end of the 2nd semester of the 2nd year.
The teaching list includes, but not limited to, modules such as: IT
Services Management, Big Data Processing, Organisational Management, IT Project
MSc in IT Management providing knowledge and skills necessary for
analysing the relationship between technology, management and leadership,
industry, innovation, and economic growth. Import, learning and modification of
technology will affect expansion of current businesses, formation of new
businesses, as well as increased competitiveness of firms and markets. The
programme helps to integrate aspects of technology, economy, management, and
market on the study of the complex process of identification of important
technologies, their learning, management, modification and a successful market
introduction of a new or modified product, processes and services.
The assessment methods
are designed both to reflect and demonstrate the outcomes of intended learning
and to support the aims of producing a generation of researchers or specialised
and skilled professionals. Students are assessed via a wide range of methods
(written exam, assignment, laboratory reports, quizzes, oral presentations and
problem solving exercises) in order to ensure the development of an extensive
range of abilities and skills over the duration of the programme. Finally, the
dissertation or other output from research/project work, which may include
artifacts (products) as well, will represent one third of the whole assessment.
Admission Requirements for Master’s Degree are:
1. Minimum undergraduate average of 60%
Note: Equalized transcript is required for students who have graduated from international institutions.
2. Minimum English Language requirement is 50 in PTE, 50 in Versant, 6 in IELTS or 74 in ibt-TOEFL.
Note: Conditional Offer may be given to applicants who submit an equivalent score of 50 PTE and above by taking the Versant English Placemnet Test from Pearson.
50 Versant score is equivalent to 50 PTE
Note: For AY 2018-19 applications, please email [email protected] or visit UKH's Registry Office.
$10,000 per programme