The main objective is to produce highly skilled local IT technopreneurs as the developers of hardware, software and creative contents.
Technopreneurs are needed to complete 40 credits before graduation where 12 credits are dedicated to completing an IT-based product development project. Series of Entrepreneurship Modules or workshops are introduced to technopreneurs as part of the requirement to be entrepreneurs.
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 externals entrepreneurial programs such as seminars, series of short courses, business discourse, workshops, business forums & networking, business competitions, business visits etc.
Applicants must have the following academic qualification:
- A Bachelor’s degree with honors in the field of Computer Science or IT-related discipline from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the university Senate.
- A Bachelor’s degree with honors in the field of:
- Creative Arts
- Any other discipline
- A pre-requisite course is compulsory for such a candidate.
Curriculum Structure for Master Of Science (Information Technology Entrepreneurship)
Education fees is based on the postgraduate program as determined by the School of Graduate Studies, UTM