MSc in Information Science and Technology Management (Full-time)

Integration of information science and business management

In today’s globalized marketplace and knowledge-based society, advancement in information technology is fundamental to success. The MSc in Information Science and Technology Management (MSc in ISTM) is a curriculum-evolution of the long-established full-time programme of MSc in Information and Technology Management. It is designed to equip students with business and management principles and practices of information technology as well as in-depth related technical knowledge and broad business skills for pursuing a successful career in many parts of the world.


With synergy of the strength from the Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology (DOT Department), CUHK Business School and the Department of Information Engineering (IE Department), Faculty of Engineering, MSc in ISTM covers topics of latest developments in both theories and applications of information science, technology, and business management, such as big data management, blockchain, business intelligence, fintech, information security, internet of things, project management, social media analytics, etc. The programme provides solid training to students while accommodates their different interests and background.

Key Facts

Programme commencement

Full-time: 12 months

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with Second Class honours or achieving an average grade of B from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • GMAT / GRE scores are not mandatory, but a good GMAT / GRE score will strengthen the application.
  • English language proficiency

The tuition fee for the academic year 2025/26 is HK$300,000. (Subject to University’s Approval)

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Important Notes:
• CUHK Business Master’s accepts GMAT Focus Edition for fulfilling the GMAT requirement for admission to the 2024/25 intake and onwards.
• The Verbal Reasoning score of GMAT Focus Edition takes effect to fulfil the English language requirements for admission. For details, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website.
• The previous edition of the GMAT exam is also recognized for both GMAT and English language requirements, with a validity of five years from the test date.