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Programme Structure

MSc in Information Systems

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Programme Structure

The programme commences each year in early August and is available in both full-time and part-time. Students are required to complete 30 Academic Units (AU) to be awarded the degree within their candidature period.

Programme Structure

Students have two option of study:

  • Coursework and Dissertation
    In this option, students take 8 elective courses and an individual project on which the student must submit a dissertation. To pursue dissertation, students require a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.00 and above. Students may require additional semesters for completion of their project.

  • Coursework Only
    In this option, students take 9 electives courses and Critical Inquiry (group project).

Each course carries 3 Academic Units (AU) while Dissertation carries 6 AUs. Students may graduate after completing the programme requirement from either option of study.

Candidature

Candidates may apply either for full-time or part-time programme. To be awarded the degree, students will need to complete their programme requirement within their candidature period. A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 is required to successfully complete the programme.

For more information on Grade Point Average (GPA), please click here.

Programme Structure (For intakes up to AY2017-2018)

  • Coursework and Dissertation
    In this option, students take 4 foundation courses, 4 elective courses, and a project on which the student must submit a dissertation. To pursue dissertation, students require a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.00 and above. Students may require additional semesters for completion of their project.

  • Coursework Only
    In this option, students take 4 foundation courses, 5 elective courses, and Critical Inquiry (group project).