Master Of Science (Informatics)

Informatics is defined as the study and application of Information Technology in the arts and science across organizations and society at large. The term Informatics has been used to explain the Information Technology application and adoption in various work scope. The intervention of technology in organisation is significantly growing with various applications of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Hence, to fulfill the high demand for skillful ICT human resource. Informatics is a platform for those with the ICT as well as non-ICT background to be further competent and proficient in various disciplines of informatics such as education informatics, business informatics, health informatics, social informatics, organizational informatics and etc.


At the end of the programme students are able to :

  • Apply and integrate knowledge concerning current research issues in informatics and produce work that is at the forefront of developments in the domain of the programme of study.
  • Evaluate and produce informatics-related solutions using scientific approach.
  • Develop informatics solutions and use necessary practical tools to analyse their performance.
  • Apply lifelong learning, manage  existing research information and use existing research techniques to acquire, interpret and extend knowledge in related informatics area in order to manage problems including issues that are related to social responsibility.
  • Communicate and function effectively in a group be it as a leader or member of the group.
  • Prepare, publish and present technical material to a diverse audience applying ethical code of conduct and professionalism.
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial and management skills.




Year 1


Year 4


Year 2



Advanced Seminar on Informatics, Strategic Business Informatics, Healthcare Informatics, Educational Informatics, Social Informatics and Innovation, Media Informatics and Visual Computing, Trends and Issues in e-Communities, Network and Service Economy Systems and Technology, Enterprise Information System, Virtual Communication Technology, Secure Pervasive Development

Year 3


Duration of Study

Mode of Study : Full-time
Minimum Duration : 3 semester
Maximum Duration : 6 semester

Mode of Study : Part-time
Minimum Duration : 4 semester
Maximum Duration : 8 semester



Full-time : RM25,000
Part-time : RM30,000


Full-time : RM13,000
Part-time : RM15,000


Entry Requirements

Entry Requirement

Bachelor degree in any major e.g. B.A, B.Sc, B.Eng, etc
UTM Undergraduates with CGPA 3.00 or others (accredited by LAN) CGPA 3.00
Prior learning experience with these requirements:

  • B.Sc holder in IT and Non- IT Degree
  • Full-filled pre-requisite subjects (refer to table curriculum structure)
  • Relevant working experience (if CGPA less than 3.0)
  • Transferred credit (based on UTM transferred credit regulation)

International Student English Requirements

Upon being accepted into the program, all international candidates are required to produce their English Qualification in the form of IELTS (min 6.0) or TOEFL (min 550).

All international students applying to UTM must have a valid two-year old TOEFL or IELTS certificate.

For exempted from the UTM English language requirement, click here.


Career Prospects 

Graduates of the programme can work as Chief Information Officer, Information Architect, Business Architect, Information Systems Architect, Information Engineer, Business Informatics Specialist, Health Informatics Specialist, Educational Informatics Specialist, Social Informatics Specialist, Information Systems Engineer, Systems Analyst and Designer, Business Process Analyst, Requirements Engineer, IS Manager, Business and IT Consultant.