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Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management)

Provided by: Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

About the Programme
An education grant of S$4,360 is available to local applicants for the 2024 intakes of this programme. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.
This programme is designed for graduates from an IT-related discipline. It is a professional qualification designed to provide you with practical understanding and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development. You will learn new applied skills in the areas of knowledge management, data communications and business analysis. You will also increase your knowledge of IT and benefit from an emphasis on professional practice, effective communication and project management using technical and non-technical means.
The programme can be completed in a minimum of 24 months.
Graduation & Degree Awarded
Students who successfully complete and pass the units stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) from Murdoch University, Australia.
The Master’s Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Australia.

Curriculum Overview

There are 3 intakes per year.
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.
Minimum Class Size
  • 20 students
    Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Area of Studies

Core Modules
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • IT Professional Practice
  • Information Technology Research Methods
  • Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches
  • Applied Information Security Management
  • Data Resources Management
  • Information Technology Strategy
Elective Modules
(Select 2 to 3 units depending on the number of credit points)
  • Data Analytics
  • Foundations of Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IT Group Project
  • Human Factors in Information Technology
  • Quantitative Research for Business
The elective will be determined by Murdoch University, depending on the applicant’s academic background.
The modules offered may vary depending on the applicant’s academic backgrounds.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:
  • Recognised Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredited Bachelor’s Degree in IT (AQF Level 7); OR
  • Recognised Bachelors’ Degree (AQF Level 7) and an approved qualification in IT (AQF Level 8); OR
  • Recognised Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) and 5 or more years of relevant experience; OR
  • Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used for entry requirements and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no bands below 6.0)
Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University’s English language requirement.
In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fee
The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript. 
S$25,920.20 payable in 4 instalments 
(Nett programme fee listed above = Tuition fee of S$30,280.20 minus Education Grant of S$4,360^) 
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*
^The Education Grant and amount specified is exclusive to selected programmes and not transferable to other programmes or another intake of the same programme. Terms and conditions apply.
Non-Refundable Application Fee
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
Student Development Fee
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
*Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.
The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services.
All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.
Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.
Education Grant
This Education Grant aims to provide financial assistance to Murdoch University students pursuing selected Degree programmes. For more information, please click here or contact our programme consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

  • 24 months
Maximum allowed candidature period
  • 12 credit points: 24 months
  • 24 credit points: 48 months
  • 36 credit points: 60 months
  • 48 credit points: 72 months
  • 72 credit points: 120 months
  • 96 credit points: 144 months
  • 120 credit points: 144 months
    If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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