Master of Science in Information Technology

Empowering Minds Towards Technological Excellence

Program Aim

The aim of an MSc in IT program is to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills in various areas of information technology. It focuses on providing a comprehensive understanding of IT principles, methodologies, and technologies, and aims to develop students’ expertise in specialized IT domains such web technologies, mobile computing, Machine learning, Human computer interaction, data management, cyber security and cloud computing etc,.

Admission Requirements


  • 2 Years


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science from a Recognized University
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream from a Recognized University

Program Objective

The student who graduates with a major in Cyber Security & Social Computing will be able to:

  • Develop Advanced Technical Skills: The program aims to enhance students’ technical competencies in areas such as programming, database management, networking, cybersecurity, Cloud computing and data analytics. It focuses on equipping them with the skills needed to design, develop, and manage IT systems and solutions.
  • Foster Analytical and Critical Thinking: An MSc in IT program aims to develop students’ analytical and critical thinking abilities. It focuses on enabling them to analyze complex IT problems, identify patterns, and develop innovative solutions using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Enhance Management and Leadership Skills: The program objectives include developing students’ management and leadership skills in the context of IT. It aims to cultivate their ability to lead teams, manage projects, and make strategic decisions related to IT planning, implementation, and optimization.
  • Promote Research and Innovation: An MSc in IT program aims to foster a research-oriented mindset among students. It focuses on developing their ability to conduct independent research, explore emerging IT trends, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field through innovative solutions.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of an MSc in IT program, students are expected to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Advanced Technical Knowledge: Graduates should possess advanced knowledge and expertise in specific IT domains, such as software development, network management, cybersecurity, data analytics, or artificial intelligence.
  2. Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Students should be able to analyze complex IT problems, identify root causes, and develop effective solutions using appropriate analytical and problem-solving methodologies.
  3. Management and Leadership Abilities: Graduates should exhibit strong management and leadership skills, including the ability to lead IT teams, manage projects, and make strategic decisions aligned with organizational objectives.
  4. Research and Innovation: MSc graduates should demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research, critically evaluate existing IT practices, and propose innovative solutions or improvements to address real-world IT challenges.
  5. Effective Communication and Collaboration: Graduates should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders, including technical and non-technical audiences.
  6. Ethical and Professional Conduct: MSc graduates should demonstrate a strong understanding of ethical and professional standards in the IT field and adhere to ethical practices in their work.


Program Structure

Year Semester Block code Subjects Credits
Core Courses
Year 1 Semester 1 Block 1 IT4101 Advance Computer Networks 4
Block 2 IT4103 Software Project Management 4
Block 3 IT4102 Advanced Database Management System 4
Semester 2 Block 4 MG4102 Research Methodology 4
Block 5 IT4105 Software Testing and Quality Assurance 4
Block 7 IT4106 Advanced Java Programming 4
Specialization Courses
Year 2 Semester 3 Block 7 Specilization Course 4
Block 8 Specilization Course 4
Block 9 Specilization Course 4
Semester 4 Block 10-12 IT4205 Project Work 9
Total Credits 45
MSc in Information Technology

Mr.Peter Nkhoma
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

“My experience with Texila American University has been really great, it’s a wonderful experience and the lecturers are so friendly and interactive, they are always concerned about the studies of students. Texila American University has a standard education with very latest updated curriculums with concepts applicable to the current world. Latest technologies and wonderful libraries, it was always a wonderful feeling to be a student and to one day be called product of Texila American University.”

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