Masters of Information Technology

Career opportunitites
  • IT management
  • ICT consultant
  • ICT end-user support
  • Software development
  • Teaching and research in IT

Program overview

Programme overview The Masters of Information Technology (MIT) is a two (2) year postgraduate degree programme which focuses on imparting practical, managerial and research skills in Information Technology (IT) to students at a postgraduate level. This programme is in line with the university’s mission, “to provide an excellent education that includes practical experience and skills”. Students who complete this degree programme will have gained an in-depth knowledge which they can use to analyse and solve problems using ICT field, advise organizations on technology options and head IT departments, among others. As everyday life becomes more dependent on ICT, the need for highly skilled IT professionals is growing rapidly and presents almost limitless opportunities for qualified graduates . There is more need than ever before to train enough human resource in the field of IT who can transform the industry and support academia and research in ICT. This programme is designed to address this challenge

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Name

Type of Course

CREDIT UNIT

MIT710

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Core

4

MIT711

Web-based Information Systems

Core

3

MIT712

Programming

Core

4

MIT713

Seminar Series I

Core

3

MIT714

Research Methodology

Core

4

Choose One Elective

MIT715

Systems and Organizations

Optional

3

MIT716

Computer Networks

Optional

3

MIT717

Cyber Law and IT Ethics

Optional

3

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Name

Type of Course

CREDIT UNIT

MIT720

Database Systems Development

Core

4

MIT721

Human Computer Interaction

Core

3

MIT722

Advanced Operating Systems

Core

3

MIT723

Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Core

3

MIT724

Seminar Series II

Core

4

Choose One Elective

MIT725

IT Infrastructure Management

Optional

3

MIT726

E-Commerce

Optional

3

MIT727

Information and Network Security

Optional

3

YEAR TWO (Plan A Option)

A dissertation covering a full academic year.

YEAR TWO (Plan B Option)

SEMESTER ONE

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Name

Type of Course

CREDIT UNIT

MIT810

Software Engineering

Core

3

MIT811

Enterprise Network Implementation and Management

Core

4

MIT812

Big Data Analytics

Core

3

Choose One Elective

MIT813

Agile Web Development

Optional

3

MIT814

Information Security

Optional

3

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Name

Type of Course

CU

MIT820

Individual Research Project

Core

5

Programme objective

To provide a platform for ICT graduates who would like to further their knowledge in ICT field and thus improve their practical skills 

To produce ICT researchers who are ready to transform the IT discipline by coming up with innovations.

To build human resource capacity in the field of ICT to support the industry and academia .

Programme
learning outcomes

Provide practical ICT end-user support in organizations

Manage and advise organizations on ICT projects

Head IT departments in organizations

Identify knowledge gaps in ICT field that they can fill at PhD level

Work as academic/teaching assistants in delivering practicals and tutorials at undergraduate level.

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Contacts

  • Tell +256 200 405 222:
  • Toll Free : 800 335 335
  • Mobile : (+256) 770 564 247 (+256) 705 722 300
  • e-mail : info@iuea.ac.ug admission@iuea.ac.ug

Downloads

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  • Admissions guide
  • Student Kit
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  • Black & White UI Kit