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M.Sc. Information Systems

M.Sc. Information Systems

M.Sc. Information Systems

M. Sc. in Information Systems is a ve-semester Work Integrated Learning Programme which leads to a masters degree in Information Systems. Today, Information Technology (IT) is used in all walks of life such as business, medicine, government, education etc. Such wide spread use of IT has created a need for skilled Information Systems professionals.

The aim of this course is to address the need for skilled professionals who can contribute effectively to building & maintaining Information Systems in different spheres. It will enable students to become employable in the IT industry.            


Duration: 5 Semesters

Programme Highlights:

  • Programme offers a set of foundational course, core courses and elective courses. Programme ends with a project that gives opportunity to students to apply concepts and techniques learnt, in a project.
  • The methodology is a combination of class room learning and experiential learning. Experiential learning consists of lab exercises, case studies and work integrated activities.
  • Lab exercises consist of programming exercises, experiments using simulation tools, analysis and design of systems etc. Some of the tools used in assignments are Code::Blocks, SQLite, Star UML, NS2 and WireShark.
  • Case studies consist of analysing a given situation and nding solutions to issues, using techniques learnt.
  • Work integrated activities consist of looking at work performed at the workplace using concepts learnt, and potentially enhancing the quality of software at the workplace using techniques learnt. This enables students to relate concepts to their professional work.


Professionals employed in Information Technology industries, holding a B.Sc. degree or its equivalent, with adequate preparation in Mathematics, and minimum one year relevant work experience. Employer consent, with suitable mentor availability, is also required.

Admission will begin on May 01, 2017.

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