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MScIT Philosophy

MSc IT is a demanding and valuable global qualification in the growing IT industry. Msc.IT offers all aspects of designing, building and managing data, information and communication technologies with intellectual rigor required in the dynamic business world, ecommerce, health, education and others. In addition, the graduates are proficient problem solvers; and offer inputs to unravel the complexities in the IT domains. Eventually, the program produces executive team leaders who are capable of working effectively in the constantly changing IT world.

Over a million IT jobs are created every year and newer opportunities are opened with a good knowledge and understanding for what is essential. Having an advanced knowledge and understanding gives our students an upper hand in the competitive world of business and employment. Opportunities open up into technical, management and information systems as well as possible individual foundations. Graduates who are able to combine these aspects will have opened to them a wide variety of jobs having high demand. Not to mention how IT has now become a well respected profession among professionals.


MScIT at Presidential

The MScIT at PBS is a two year, 60 credit program designed to address the need of IT professionals in various service sectors. The program provides comprehensive knowledge and theoretical understanding of the Information Technology industry and involves the integration of technology, people and strategic business development. It prepares graduates to create Information Technology related computing solutions to complex business problems and apply them to different areas of IT that they come across in their professional capacities. Eventually, they contribute to the accomplishment of organizational goals.

MScIT–Concentration in Data Science and Machine Learning (AI)

Data Science provides necessary skills to use scientific methods, processes, algorithms and system to extract ideas, knowledge and visualization through both structural and non-structural data.

The aim of this concentration is to provide theoricial as well as practical knowledge on various tools, scientific methods, machine learning algorithms with the goal to discover meaningful information and their visualization from large and complex data. It helps to understand the data and extract meaningful patterns which have a wide range of applications in different fields such as financial services, government, healthcare, retail, insurance, agriculture, robotics, telecommunication etc.


Course Outline

 

MScIT—Core Courses (45 credit hours)

CodeCourse TitleCredits
MSIT 601Principle of Data Management3 credit hours
MSIT 608Information Technology Management3 credit hours
MSIT 634Advanced Java Programming3 credit hours
MSIT 639Software Engineering3 credit hours
MSIT 602Modern Operating System3 credit hours
MSIT 607Advanced Database Design & Management3 credit hours
MSIT 605System Analysis and Design3 credit hours
MSIT 636Research Methodology3 credit hours
MSIT 646Internet of Things (IoT)3 credit hours
MSIT 603Computer Systems Architecture3 credit hours
MSIT 624Telecommunication and Networking3 credit hours
MSIT 606Management Information Security3 credit hours
MSIT 648Advanced Web Programming3 credit hours
MSIT 611Wireless & Mobile Systems3 credit hours
MSIT 693Applied Information Technology Capstone Project3 credit hours

 

MScIT—Concentration in Data Science (15 credit hours)

CodeCourse TitleCredits
Mathematics and statics for Data Science3 credit hours
AI and Machine Learning3 credit hours
Neural Network3 credit hours
R for Data Science3 credit hours
Data Programming in Python3 credit hours

MScIT Program Outcomes

The Master of Science in Information Technology offered by PBS in affiliation with Westcliff University encourages students to achieve the following educational outcomes:

  • Create strategic plans that implement information technology requirements and specifications of complex technology systems.
  • Evaluate computer systems and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness by incorporating value computing methodologies.
  • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain information technology infrastructure to allow for implementation of strategic initiatives that incorporate emerging technologies.
  • Analyze and construct database management systems to meet the needs of business and technology decision makers.
  • Compare and contrast various methodologies of computer systems design for the purpose of creating efficacy in computer-related business functions.
  • Create and develop the ability to conduct in-depth research, independently or within the enterprise in a broad range of information technology.
  • Create, innovate, design, and improve technology aspects of data collection and analysis to sustain competitive advantage.

Eligibility

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline from recognized university of Nepal or from universities around the globe with a minimum CGPA of 2.0, or 45% or an equivalent grade scale in undergraduate level. Students should have completed at least 15 years of schooling. Students with Bachelor's degree other than Information Technology or related field can also apply, given that they complete the pre requisite courses needed for the program.

Duration

2 Years

Graduation Requirements

Student must complete sixty (60) prescribed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, including 48 credits MBA core course and 12 credits concentration course.