Master Of Science (Information Technology Entrepreneurship)

 

PROGRAM BACKGROUND

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.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Applicants must have the following academic qualification:

  1. 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.
  2. A Bachelor’s degree with honors in the field of:
    1. Science
    2. Creative Arts
    3. Industry
    4. Marketing
    5. Any other discipline
  3. A pre-requisite course is compulsory for such a candidate.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Experience Candidate
Fresh Graduate
  1. CGPA: > 2.8>
  2. Owned a registered company and has experienced in Business start-up, Business Planning and Business Marketing.
  3. Engaged in Projects and has an entrepreneurial Track Record.

OR

  1. Involved in Business Start-up, Business Planning and Business Marketing
  2. Engaged in projects and has an entrepreneurial Track Record.
  1. CGPA: > 3.0
  2. Engagement in entrepreneurial projects while studying in university.

 

Apart from that, candidates must also possess and display strong entrepreneurship qualities and desires to pursue IT entrepreneurial endeavor. For this purpose, an entrepreneur-qualifying test will be conducted prior or during interview session.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

IT technopreneurs

 

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Curriculum Structure for Master Of Science (Information Technology Entrepreneurship)

Student Handbook

 

FEES

Education fees is based on the postgraduate program as determined by the School of Graduate Studies, UTM

Consideration for MARA educational loan facility will be given to qualified local candidates. MARA educational loan facility covers an agreed amount by UTM-MARA. This amount applies only the agreed number of credit units and expected duration for full time students.

 

For further information, please contact:
ASSOC. PROF. DR. DAYANG NORHAYATI BINTI ABANG JAWAWI
Deputy Dean
(Academic & Student Development)
Faculty of Computing
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Tel : 607-553 2009
Fax : 607-553 8829

OR

Program Coordinators
MD. HAFIZ BIN SELAMAT
Tel : 607-553 8731
Fax : 607-553 8822 / 553 8829

 

DR. HAZA NUZLY BIN ABDULL HAMED
Tel : 607-553 2430
Fax : 607-553 8822 / 553 8829
Email : haza@utm.my

 

NORAZLIZAFARAH BINTI ANUAR
Tel : 607-553 8828