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Faculty of Computing

Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

Summary

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), an innovation-led and graduate-focused Research University. It is located both in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and Johor Bahru, the southern city in Iskandar Malaysia, which is a vibrant economic corridor in the south of Peninsular Malaysia.

Our Philosophy

The divine law of Allah is the foundation for science and technology. UTM strives with total and unified effort to attain excellence in science and technology for universal peace and prosperity in accordance with His will.

Our Strategic Thrusts

  • Contribute – to human capital development by providing quality education.
  • Provide  leadership & contribution through research & innovation.
  • Achieve – desirable image & branding that fulfills the requirements of stakeholders.
  • Contribute – to society through community engagement and outreach.

Master Programs

This program is designed for candidates who wish to obtain knowledge of applying Information Technology (IT) in variety of context, such as Management, Education, Library and Information Services, Manufacturing, and others.

This program aims at producing responsible, innovative and creative graduates of IT Managers, IT Consultants, or IT Experts with skills in analyzing, planning, designing, and managing variety of Information Communication Technology (ICT) based solutions to different kind of organizations.

The implementation of this program is in term of mixed mode, which involving taught course and research. The credit hours for taught courses and research are 21 and 24 credits respectively. To graduate, student needs to achieve a total of 45 credit hours with minimum CGPA of 3.0. Upon graduation, student will be awarded with MASTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Specialization INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  MANAGEMENT.

The program's objective is to produce IT entrepreneurs (IT Technopreneurs) at the postgraduate level. This is an effort to increase the number of highly skilled local IT technopreneurs as the developers of hardware, software and creative content. The expected duration for Full-time program is 1.5 years (3 regular semesters + 1 short semester). Technopreneurs are needed to complete 45 credits before graduation where 12 credits are dedicated to completing an IT-based product development project. For full-time students, three series of Entrepreneurship Modules (Series 1, 2 & 3) are offered to technopreneurs within the duration of their studies, which are normally scheduled during semester breaks.  

Besides the normal class lectures, this program also adopts a Teaching Factory concept where technopreneurs have to undergo extensive practical exposure to enhance their business as well as their entrepreneurial skills. Industrial involvement is eminent to the success of this program, thus, technopreneurs will be engaged to industrial or business mentors through the Mentoring & Coaching concept introduced. To further equip the technopreneurs to become more competent, innovative, versatile, and possess ethical entrepreneurial values, they will be exposed to various kinds of external entrepreneurial programs such as seminars, series of short courses, business discourse, workshops, business forums & networking, business competitions, and business visits. 

 

PhD Programs

This is a guided full research PhD programme for those who intend to further their studies in the field of Information Systems. The main aim of the programme is to educate professionals and academic research scholars to perform high quality IS research. They will be able to apply the Information Systems and Technology theories in analyzing and solving real organizational problem innovatively.

This programme is designed in such a way that students will be guided in developing the technical and empirical research skills. The taught courses in the first year introduce the students with a broad knowledge of research paradigms, Information Systems theory and current Information Systems research. Through research methodology course, different research orientations and methods will be introduced

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