MSc in Information and Technology Management
Pioneer innovative technologies
In today’s globalised marketplace, advancement in information technology is fundamental to success. The MSc in Information and Technology Management is designed to equip managers with cutting-edge IT knowledge and skills to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of their organisations. The MSc in Information and Technology Management trains you in the latest technical and managerial skills required to pursue a successful career in the new global, knowledge-based economy.
The curriculum offers a range of courses in information and technology management, database and big data management, business intelligence techniques, statistical analysis, project management, enterprise resource planning and decision making.
Connections with the industry
Our courses are taught by internationally renowned professors and respected professionals from relevant fields. You will also have the opportunity to hear from distinguished industry leaders sharing their views on critical issues.
Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: 18 months
A bachelor’s degree with at least second-class honours or grade B from a recognised university, or an equivalent professional qualification.
Language of instruction
English, with the exception of some unique courses for which Chinese is preferable.
Set yourself apart from the competition
Interact with technology giants
The Technology Field Study residential programme offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit inspirational technology giants and research and development centres in Silicon Valley or other similar science parks in Asia, and discuss IT management-related issues with university professors and top executives.
Practical skills for the real world
We provide hands-on experience with real-life cases and scenarios throughout the curriculum. The Advanced Information Systems Practicum instils practical skills that you can apply in the workplace directly. You will also have opportunities to exchange ideas with renowned industry experts and leaders.
Harness global connections
Hong Kong, a modern metropolis that connects Mainland China with the rest of the world, is an ideal location to study and gain international exposure. By interacting with peers from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, you can learn to address issues from different perspectives and expand your horizons.
Leverage in-demand skills
Information technology is particularly important for service industries in which efficiency is the key to maintaining a competitive edge, such as finance, insurance, real estate, transport logistics and hospitality. Cloud computing and storage, network security, big data and business analytics are the central focus of successful organisations, with a high demand for skilled professionals. By the end of this programme, you will be ready for a prominent career in the sector of your choice.
Is this programme for me?
This programme is for those with a technology or engineering background who wish to advance to the next level of IT management, and for business graduates who are keen to acquire cutting-edge IT proficiency. It also offers a good foundation for further studies at PhD level.
Get to know our alumni
“In this programme, I was able to participate in starting a new business. I learnt to understand people’s needs, brainstorm innovative ideas, create prototypes and manage implementation. This course provides theory as well as real cases, real business models and real start-up stories shared by inspiring guest speakers. The most valuable message I received was that ‘the IT business exists to bring happiness to people through technology, not just to make money.’”