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University of Technology, Jamaica - Master of Philosophy in Information Systems


The Faculty created the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) programme to broaden the knowledge of the field with the intention to allow candidates to become applied research professionals within the computing discipline. MPhil candidates are required to complete a total of forty (40) credits on the programme, comprising of eighteen (18) credits course work component and twenty-two (22) credits research component.

Candidates who successfully complete the MPhil programme can scamlessly articulate into the research-based Ph.D. programme. Candidates already with Masters degrees can access the programme at the appropriate level, depending on their academic standing and experience.

The Master of Philosophy(M.Phil.) in Information Systems started in 1999 and the course is 6-7 years in duration.

  • Listing ID: 4391
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Information Systems
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 06 Information and Communication Technologies- 061 Information and Communication Technologies- 0612 Database and Network Design and administration
  • Qualification Developer: School of Computing and Information Technolgy, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computing with minimum standard second class honours or equivalent. Candidates will be considered based on the nature and scope of the research proposal submitted along with application forms and the availability of supervisors in the research areas.
  • Number of Credits: 40
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