Master of Information Technology (Multimedia Computing) (by Coursework)

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Master of Information Technology (Multimedia Computing) (by Coursework)
MQA Reference No: A8292
  • Field of Study: Computing & IT
  • Specialization: Multimedia
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Conducted Entirely in Msia/Transfer: Fully Conducted in Malaysia
  • Intake: March, June, October,
  • Entry Requirement:

    (a) Bachelors Degree with CGPA 2.75 and above in a non-related field from MMU or equivalent from other recognised university; or
    (b) Bachelors Degree with Honours of CGPA 2.5 and above in a non-related field, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
    (c) Any other academic qualifications equivalent to (a); as approved by the Senate.

  • English Requirements:

    * TOEFL Paper-Based 580 (Computer Based 237; Internet Based 92); or
    * IELTS overall band score of 6.5; or
    * A credit in 1119 English Examination; or
    * Min. score of 580 in the MMU English Language Proficiency Test; or
    * MUET overall band score of 4; or
    * Other qualification which is of equivalent level as decided by the Senate of the University.

    All applicants MUST MEET the required English Language requirement before being admitted into the approved programme of study.

    Upon recommendation of the Faculty; Senate may waive the English requirement for students who have obtained their Bachelor or Masters Degree; where English has been used as the sole medium of instruction or as one of the media of instruction. The Faculty shall interview the candidates and recommend to the Senate for waiver; where appropriate.

    The acceptance of a candidate shall be solely at the discretion of the Senate; whose decision shall be final.

  • Brief Description:

    Given the mission as one of the main knowledge educators within the Multimedia Super Corridor; Multimedia University (MMU) is committed to produce and train quality IT workers to help Malaysia leapfrog into the information age.

    To accelerate this production and meet the unprecedented demand for multimedia and IT professionals; The Multimedia University (MMU) Master of Information Technology (M.IT) in Multimedia Computing is an IT conversion course at the postgraduate level. This programme is targeted at non-IT graduates; which form a readily available pool of potential students. The overall aim of the M.IT in Multimedia Computing is to produce quality computer professionals; who are well trained in the fundamentals of multimedia computing and able to make significant contribution to the MSC initiatives.

    Objectives are to provide and inculcate:
    * An understanding of the information processing technologies used in multimedia systems; together with the software development skills necessary for their implementation;
    * An understanding of the underlying principles of digital communication systems and the applications which run on them;
    * A foundation in professional standards of software development: analysis; design; implementation; testing and documentation in digital multimedia systems;
    * Experience in both team working and individual working as a means of systems development;
    * An appreciation of the use of computers as part of larger systems; the safety and technical aspects of such usage;
    * An appreciation of the professional; ethical and legal obligations of an IT specialist;
    * Knowledge on the current state and future directions of technological advances in the use of networks for multimedia applications.

    Core Subjects (Compulsory):
    * Principles of Computing and Programming
    * Information Systems Analysis and Design
    * Data Communications and Computer Networks
    * Data Structures and Object-Oriented Programming
    * Multimedia Systems Technology
    * IT Research Methods (RM)
    * Database Design and Management
    * Internet and World Wide Web Programming
    * MIT Project

    Elective Subjects:
    * Internetworking Multimedia
    * Client/Server Internet Environments
    * Modern Operating Systems
    * Interactive Multimedia Design
    * Multimedia Information Storage and Retrieval
    * Multimedia Programming
    * Interactive Computer Graphics
    * Human Computer Interaction
    * E-Commerce and Knowledge Management
    * Data Warehousing and Data Mining
    * Computer Security
    * Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems

    University Subject:
    * Cyberpreneurship and Technology Business Strategy

    Classes are conducted on Weekdays (around 6.30pm - 9.30pm / 7.00pm - 10.00pm) and Weekends (between 9am - 7pm).

    Multimedia University (MMU); Malaysia is one of the top 200 universities in Asia ranked by the QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd; the compilers of Times Higher Education and enjoys the company of students from over 66 countries from the continents of Africa; Asia; Europe and North America.

  • Remarks:

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