Master of Technology Management | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Technology Management

Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
Part time (2-3 years)

Award:
APU, Malaysia

Intakes:
Full-time:
25 Nov 2019
06 Apr 2020


Part-time:
01 Nov 2019

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to understand and appreciate the combination of technology with management.
  • A platform to produce capable managers who can effectively manage the dynamic changes that technology makes at all levels.
  • An understanding of the needs of management in decision-making.
  • An overall appreciation of the manner in which an organisation’s strategic business plan drives its technology strategy and infrastructure

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.
  • English Requirements: IELTS 6.0

English Requirements (only applicable to International Student)
Please note that under Ministry of Education regulations, only students who have achieved the minimum requirement in the English Language proficiency assessment as indicated above will be allowed to continue their studies in the main study programme. Students who do not have the required English Language achievement may apply for a student visa on conditional basis and are allowed to enrol in an English Language Certification programme at APU upon arrival in Malaysia and, subsequently, appear for the IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/MUET assessment. Students who are unable to obtain the required level of English Competency during the maximum 12 months’ period, will not be allowed to pursue their studies in the main programme and will have to return to their home country. Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


Who Should Attend:

This programme is geared towards graduates from technical programmes such as engineering and computer science who wish to master managerial skills that are relevant to their background. This programme also appeals to non-technical managers and executives who are increasingly required to manage technology and technical personnel as part of their managerial responsibilities. Graduates seeking senior management careers in high technology or technology intensive businesses are also encouraged to enroll in this programme.

The Benefits of This Programme:

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate professional competencies in one or more specialist branches of Technology Management.
  • Draw upon the body of theoretical and technical knowledge available and be able to use this to professional advantage.
  • Communicate effectively in technical and professional environments.
  • Show initiative and independence of thought in technical project planning and design.
  • Appreciate how an efficient technology based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge.
  • Illustrate how technology can support strategies to enhance corporate goals.
  • Critically analyse, design and evaluate possible developments in a specialised area of discipline in order to further the knowledge and understanding of a technology management environment.

Modules & Project / Dissertation:

The programme comprises 9 coursework modules, the Research Methodology Module and a major dissertation. The modules take into consideration issues of quality, management of innovation and technological change. In addition, internationalisation and global perspectives are considered and focus is given to strategic management in order to enhance the coherence of the programme.

Core ModulesElective Modules* (choose 2)
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation
  • Knowledge Management
  • New Product Development & Innovation
  • Statistical Decision Making
  • Research Methodology
  • Technology Management
  • Technology, Culture and People : A Global
  • Perspective
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Dissertation
  • Integrated Systems Management OR Data Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management OR Marketing and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation

* Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selcted elective modules, they can choose from the aviailable modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules - however such changes may prolong the study duration.

Project:

You are encouraged to complete industrybased major projects / dissertations where possible, however the emphasis must be placed on an effective demonstration of how the application of computer-related technology can be part of the business environment. It is expected that the project would devise, recommend or implement innovative solutions to the problem areas.


Career Options:

  • Business IT Consultant
  • BPR Manager
  • Business Strategy Consultant
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Product Manager
  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • System Analyst
  • Technology Consultant

Course Fees:

Malaysian StudentsInternational Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,200)

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.

(N/345/7/0162)(06/22)(MQA/FA8837)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.