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Master of Science in Information Technology


The MSc degree in Information Technology at UNILAK is the first program to focus on Information Communication and Technology areas such as Database, Multimedia, Science, Networking, Programming and Web based technology. The course takes on two main tasks: IT-Networking and IT-Multimedia which provide students with an option of specializing in management of technological issues.

The central aim of the program is to equip the postgraduate candidates with the necessary practical skills in the application of Database, Networking, Web programming, Internet and multimedia technologies through hands-on experience and industrial placements. Upon graduation, graduates from this program, the Master of Science in Information Technology opportunities:

  • System Administrators
  • Software Developers
  • Desktop, LAN, and Help desk support
  • Network Technicians
  • Database Administrators
  • Programmers

Module Structure

Year 1 Semester 1
Module Code Credits Module Name
MSIT6111 10 Graduate Mathematics for IT
MSIT6112 10 Advanced Programming Concepts
MSIT6113 10 Database Systems
MSIT6114 10 Systems & Networking
MSIT6115 10 Computer Systems Architecture
MSIT6116 10 Software Engineering with Users Centered Design
TOTAL CREDITS 60
Year 1 Semester 2
Module Code Credits Module Name
MIST6211 10 Information Sytems & Organizations
MIST6212 10 Communication Technologies
MIST6213 10 Data Mining for Business Intelligence
MIST6214 10 Interactive Systems Development
MIST6215 10 Web services and Service Oriented Architecture
MIST6216 10 Elective1
TOTAL CREDITS 60
Year 2 Semester 1
Students will do an internship/mini project during the vacation for a period of minimum of 6 weeks. Credit allotted for this is 45/20
Module Code Credits Module Name
MSIT6231 10 Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
MSIT6232 10 Corporate Network Management
MSIT6233 10 Information System Security
MSIT6234 10 Research and Development Methodology
MSIT6235 10 Group Projects
MSIT6236 10 Elective 2
TOTAL CREDITS 60
Year 2 Semester 2
Module Code Credits Module Name
MSIT6241 60 Masters Project in Information Technology
TOTAL CREDITS 240
Elective Modules
Module Code Credits Module Name
MSITE62 10 E-Business and M-Business
MSITE62 10 Mobile Application Development
MSITE62 10 Modeling and Simulations
MSITE62 10 Emmerging Technologies
MSITE62 10 Enterprise Applications Development