Information Management (Master's by Coursework)

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About Courses

This is an integrated programme designed for candidates who are interested in enhancing their careers in various aspects of Information Management. The main aim of the programme is to offer specialised and advanced professional training and education in an area focusing on information handling, information systems and information dissemination, in order to ensure effective contributions to organizations and society.

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 3-4 Semesters
  • Part Time: 4-8 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Courses Offered

The Master of Science in Information Management requires students to complete a minimum of 40 credit hours i.e. 34 credit hours (10 courses) from the CORE courses, and 6 credit hours (2 courses) from the ELECTIVE courses. The curriculum enables students to acquire a good blend of skills and knowledge in the areas of Information Services, Information Systems and Information Management.

  • Core Courses / Codes
    • Epistemology of Information Management 
    • Management of Information and Knowledge Resources
    • Information and Leadership Development 
    • Information Storage and Retrieval Systems 
    • Information Management in Organizations 
    • Research Methods for Information Professionals 
    • Online Information Services
    • System Analysis and Design for Information Management 
    • Research Project in Information Management 
    • Project Management for Information Work 
  • Elective Courses / Codes
    • Fundamentals of Knowledge Management 
    • Knowledge Management Strategies and Tools
    • Information Industry and Information Entrepreneurship 
    • Records and Archives Management
    • Preservation of Organizational Memory


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