MSc in Computer System Management

Mode of Study

Campus Learning

Distance Learning


Master in Computer System Management is targeted at those wishing to enter into the IT Sector. The aim of this programme is to impart the understanding and skills required to manage complex computer systems as part of the support services of an organisation. This will include selection, installation, maintenance and support of a wide range of computing technologies and an understanding of currently recommended computing technologies. Graduates can expect to find employment with software houses, IT companies, computer services divisions of companies, financial services organizations, defense contractors or government IT agencies and as researchers/research students within universities.

Programme details: The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules as detailed below. Some modules may have pre-requisites (i.e. may require the student to pass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be co-requisite (i.e. such modules are required to be taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the student.

Core modules:

  • G9 - PRM: Project Management (20)
  • G9 - CNS: Computer Network Security (20)
  • G9 - RPP: Research Methods and Project Planning (20)
  • G9 - EAI: Enterprise Application Integration (20)
  • G9 - PWD: Project Work and Dissertation (60)

Elective I:

  • G9-EOT: E Commerce Technology (20)
  • G9-OBI: Organizational Behavior (20)
  • G9-ADS: Advance Database System (20)

Elective II:

  • G9-IRD: Information Retrieval and Data Mining (20)
  • G9-HRM: Human Resource Management (20)
  • G9-ISM: Information Security Management (20)

The programme admits candidates who possess an applicable IT / Computing degree from a recognized institution. The duration of this programme is two years and will be offered in Distance and Blended Learning. During study, students must undergo coursework and dissertation.

Recommended study path

  • Semester 1: G6 - DCN, G6 - IWP, G7 - SAD, G5 - SOE, G7 - MIS, G6 – SQA [All 10 Credits]
  • Semester 2: G9 - PRM, G9 - CNS, Elective 1 (G9 - EOT/ G9 - ADS/ G9 - OBI)
  • Semester 3: G9 - RPP, G9 - EAI, Elective 2 (G9 - IRD/ G9 - HRM/ G9 - ISM)
  • Semester 4: C9 - PWD

Recommended Full time study path (For IT Students: 1 ½ Years, For Non IT Students: 2 Years):

Year Sem. Module Credits
Year 1  Sem 1 G6-DCN-15 Data Communication and Networking 10
G6-IWP-15 Internet and Web Programming 10
G7-SAD-15 System Analysis and Design 10
G5-SOE-15 Software Engineering Fondations 10
G7-MIS-15 Management Information Systems 10
G6-SQA-15 Software Quality and Assurance 10
Sem 2 G9-PRM-15 Project Management 20
G9-CNS-15 Computer Network Security 20
Elective any one  
G9-EOT-15 E-Commerce Technology 20
G9-ADS-17 Advance Database Systems 20
G9-OB1-15 Organizational Behavior 20
Year 2 Sem 3 G9-RPP-15 Research Methods and Project Planning 20
G9-EAI-15 Enterprise Application Integration 20
Elective any one  
G9-IRD-15 Information Retrieval and Data Mining 20
G9-HRM-15 Human Resource Management 20
G9-ISM-15 Information Security Management 20
Sem 4 G9-PWD-15 Project Work Dissertation 60

Admissions Criteria

1) The programme admits candidates who possess an applicable IT / Computing degree from a recognised institution.

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Jul 2018