MSc in Information Technology Weekend

MSc in Information Technology Weekend

2 years
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M.Sc. ITM (Weekend) is a 2 Years/4 Semesters program of 60 credit hours run by LBEF Campus with affiliation from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation. 

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to demonstrate how the application of computer-related technology is an integral part of an efficient business environment.
  • An emphasis on the understanding of how an effective computer system is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive and strategic edge.
  • An overall consideration of how IT can be managed in the organisation.
  • An understanding of how strategic IT frameworks can be established to enhance the capability of the organisation.

Salient Features

Degree and Recognitions:

Degree of M.Sc. (ITM) will be awarded by Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation. M.Sc.(ITM) is recognized by Tribhuvan University as Master’s Degree in relevant subject.

College for Professional Studies has been approved by Ministry of Education, Nepal Government to run the courses from APU, Malaysia at Kathmandu, Nepal.

Asia Pacific University (APU) received international recognition by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2017 with APU being awarded 5-Star in four categories of the QS Stars Rating – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating measures achievements of universities worldwide.


Entry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate OR;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field OR;
  • Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. (Subject to approval from the Uniersity) Or;
  • Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language.

Job Prospects

  • Senior IT Consultant
  • IT Recruitment Consultant
  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Technical Support Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • IT Infrastructure Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • IT Director

Curricular Structure

The programme comprises 15 coursework modules, the Research Methodology Module and a major dissertation.

Core Modules

  • Technology Management
  • Integrated Systems Management
  • Strategic Planning and Systems Development
  • Internet Applications
  • Object Oriented Software Systems Engineering
  • Information Security Architectures
  • Knowledge Management
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Data Management
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Research Methodology in Computing and Engineering
  • Network Design & Performance
  • Technology, Culture and People: A Global Perspective
  • Software Engineering Support Environments
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Dissertation


Training in research methods, through the Personal Development and Research Methods Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your major project/dissertation efficiently. You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects/dissertations that are relevant to your work and organisation or any substantial idea from the modules taken.

The project should emphasise how an effective computer system is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive and strategic edge. This would usually involve devising, recommending or implementing an innovative solution to a problem area.