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Programme Name: Master of Science in Information Systems Management
Programme Code: P06
Mode of programme: Combined
Normal duration: 1 year (Full-time)
  2 years (Part-time)
Source of funding: Non-Government Funded
  Minimum credits required: 30
Tuition fees: $4,200 per credit unit
$5,390 per credit unit (Non-local)
Programme leader: Prof. LIAO, Shaoyi Stephen
Dr. LAU, Yiu Keung Raymond
Contact: (Tel. 3442 8521)

Programme Hightlights

  • Helping Bachelor degree holders of any discipline to enter into the Business Information Management and Analytics profession
  • Up to 5 work experience scholarships (max. HK$60,000 each) to financially support qualified students
  • Up to 3 academic merit scholarships (max. HK$10,000 each) to reward students with outstanding academic performance

Programme Structure (2018/19 Cohort Onward​)

Core Courses (18 credits)
AC5803  Financial Statement Analysis  (3 credits)
IS5413  Database Management Systems (3 credits)
IS5540   Project Management and Quality Assurance  (3 credits)
IS5740   Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems (3 credits)
IS5941   Social Media Applications (3 credits)
IS6640   Information Systems Planning and Strategy (3 credits)

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Business Intelligence Track
IS6321  Business Intelligence Applications
IS6400  Business Data Analytics
IS6921  Knowledge Management

Technology and Entrepreneurship Track
IS6200  Blockchain Technology and Business Applications
IS5743  Information Technology Based Organization Transformation
IS5940  Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship
IS6940C  Information Technology Leadership Forum

Subject to the enrolment quota, students can select any master level elective courses offered by any departments of the College of Business. However, students are advised to take either the "Business Intelligence" or the "Technology and Entrepreneurship" elective stream of the MSc ISM programme. Students may also take master level elective courses offered by Department of Computer Science subject to the approval by programme leader and the respective course examiner of the CS department.  

Currently Open to applicants who hold a recognized Bachelor's degree in any discipline from one of the tertiary education institutions in Hong Kong, or equivalent.   Applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree and have relevant work experience will be given preference. [...]
This programme aims to present at postgraduate level the theories, methods, support techniques and skills required for effective analysis and management of information in the business, commercial, industrial, and public sectors [...]
Project Management and Quality Assurance, Financial and Management Accounting, Management & Organisational Behaviour, Business Data Analytics, [...]
A student can select any master level courses offered by any departments in the College of Business (Nexus Consortium) as elective courses. However, students are advised to take one of the three specialization tracks  [...]
Tuition fees: $4,200 per credit unit [...]

Subject to University's final approval, up to 5 scholarships with each one covering half of the tuition fee are available.

The following courses are eligible for applying subsidy from CEF and each applicant may receive up to HK$10,000 [...]

Managers(Business, Project, IT, etc), Business analysts, Software engineers, Analyst/programmers, [...]
Q. Can I get the detailed syllabus of various courses in the programme?
Q. Are the courses in the programme are very technical?
Q. What is the process for obtaining credit transfer for courses completed?
Q. Can I complete the programme in 1 year by studying full-time? [...]
Our Graduates
See what our graduates say about our MSISM program

The program has a solid and well-integrated curriculum which allows me to develop a high level of mastery in a broad mix of technology-related topics [...]


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