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Master of Science Information Technology (M.Sc IT)

Programme Introduction

Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc.IT) is a Programme designed to meet the needs of the market for expertise in Information Technology (IT). The Programme is intended to address the increasing demand in the work-place for IT professionals with a broad and sound knowledge of both technical and managerial skills. A master degree is granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific area.

Academic Objectives

  1. To equip postgraduate students with an integrated set of skills that will allow them to develop their professional careers in Information Technology.
  2. To equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge that is necessary to enable them to understand the design of complex computer applications/science.
  3. The programme also prepares students to embrace future developments in the field and has a demonstrated professional relevance.
  4. The programme helps students to acquire the latest skills and build their future capabilities using world-class technology. At the end of this programme, a student will possess a strong foundation of computer systems and information technology.
  5. Dexterity in advanced programming languages; power to build sophisticated software for a wide area of applications.
  6. Skills to work with higher-end applications in internet technologies; also managerial ability to analyze, design, develop and maintain software development.

Programme Code

1423

Duration

Min. Duration 2 Years

Max. Duration 5 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.

Career Prospects

IT Services

  • Office Automation
  • Telecommunication
  • Computing

Banking & Finance

  • Executing financial operations using updated software and accounting packages
  • Maintaining, expanding, and updating data bases of financial transactions

Health Services

  • Development and conduction of Diagnostic/ Medical tests
  • Maintaining medical case studies and health records of the patients
  • Video-Conferencing

Hospitality Services: Jobs may involve providing expert IT services in managing/ running:

  • Restaurants and hotels
  • Event management
  • Cruise services
  • Airlines agencies
  • Travel agencies

Some of the relevant designations after M.Sc. IT are:

  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Systems and Software engineer
  • Systems Manager
  • Database Programmer/Designer
  • Web Design Specialist
  • System Analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Computer Science Instructor

Retail & Manufacturing: Jobs may involve providing expert IT services in retail and manufacturing activities of industries like:

  • Automobile industries
  • Power plants
  • Textiles industry
  • Cement and other related industries

Entertainment & Media

  • Making animation films
  • Graphic designing
  • Multimedia development
  • Technical aspects of film making

Further Study Options

  • M. Tech.
  • Ph.D.
  • Students with M.Sc. IT/ M.Sc. CS may take Lateral Entry in 3rd¬†year of MCA as per the eligibility criteria prescribed by the universities.