Master of Science In Information Management (FLP Mode) - IM770

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This is an integrated programme designed for candidates who are interested in enhancing their careers in various aspects of Information Management. The main aim of the programme is to offer specialized and advanced professional training and education in an area focusing on information handling, information systems and information dissemination, in order to ensure effective contributions to organizations and society.

Mode and Duration of Study
Computer-Mediated Flexible Learning Program (FLP): 2 years (4 semesters) minimum to 4 years (8 semesters) maximum

Entry Requirements
A Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in a related field of study from UiTM and other institution of higher learning, local or abroad, recognized by the UiTM Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 OR

A Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in a related field of study from other institution of higher learning, local or abroad, recognized by the UiTM Senate with a minimum of CGPA of 2.50 AND at least 5 years of related working experience OR

Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in any relevant fields and recognized by the UiTM Senate will be considered for admission.

Candidates are also required to attend an interview.

Candidates must have strong English language proficiency according to the requirement of the University.

Career Opportunities
Graduates would be able to serve in any organisation as Information Managers, Information Executives, Information Intelligence Officers, Contents Managers, Information Consultants, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and other similar executive positions.

Further information, please contact:
En. Zahari Mohd Amin
Coordinator, Postgraduate Programme IM770-FLP
Tel: +603-79622174
Fax: +603-79622007
Faculty Website: http://fim.uitm.edu.my
Online Admission: http://ipsis.uitm.edu.my

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The Master of Science in Information Management requires students to complete a minimum of 40 credit hours i.e. 34 credit hours (10 courses) from the CORE courses, and 6 credit hours (2 courses) from the ELECTIVE courses. The curriculum enables students to acquire a good blend of skills and knowledge in the areas of Information Services, Information Systems and Information Management.

Core Courses / Codes

1. Epistemology of Information Management / IMC 710
2. Management of Information and Knowledge Resources / IMC 720
3. Information and Leadership Development / MIM 730
4. Information Storage and Retrieval Systems / MIM 750
5. Information Management in Organizations / MIM 740
6. Research Methods for Information Professionals / MIM 790
7. Online Information Services / MIM 760
8. System Analysis and Design for Information Management / MIM 780
9. Research Project in Information Management / MIM 880
10. Project Management for Information Work / MIM 770

Electives

1. Fundamentals of Knowledge Management / MKM 710
2. Knowledge Management Strategies and Tools / MKM 750
3. Information Industry and Information Entrepreneurship / MLS 763
4. Records and Archives Management / MRM 710
5. Preservation of Organizational Memory / MRM 760

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