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Intelligent System, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The Master of Information Systems - Intelligent System programme offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara  Edit nurtures high capability graduates who are capable to design, apply, modify and develop intelligent software products using artificial intelligence.


About this programme

This  Master of Information Systems - Intelligent System programme from the Universiti Teknologi Mara  Edit exposes students to advanced knowledge to design solution that solves business problems and lead digital strategy and innovation in intelligent computing technologies to fulfill the industry and country aspirations.  

The MSc IS provides a solid ground in the core courses of the area, including; Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, Applied Knowledge-Based Systems, Neural Networks and Applications, Optimization with Natured-Inspired Computing, Seminar in Applied Intelligent Systems, Agent Technology, Advanced Decision Support Systems, Applied Data Mining, Intelligent Security Informatics, Advanced Signal Processing, Advanced Data Networks. Students will have access to the specialist research facilities. 

This program is taught by prominent researchers in the field. The teaching methodology is varied from lecture, case study, discussion, and hands-on laboratory.  

During the last semester, students will carry out a dissertation project supervised by a member of the faculty. MSc IS graduates will have the opportunity to join in careers in the academic field, industrial research or the digital job market as Application System Developer, Intelligent Software Developer, and Data Analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advance Information Systems
  • Research Methods in Computing
  • Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Decision Support Systems
  • Applied Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Neural Networks and Applications
  • Seminar in Applied Intelligent Systems
  • Optimization with Natured-Inspired Computing
  • Shaping Information System Project
  • Agent Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      3-4 semesters
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      4-8 semesters
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

CGPA less than 2.50 o

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of CGPA 2.75 or its equivalent; OR
  • Bachelor Degree qualification or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and does not meet CGPA 2.75 acceptable subject to stringent internal appraisal process; OR
  • Bachelor Degree qualification with CGPA less than 2.50 or its equivalent, can be accepted, with a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant field; OR
  • Has certificate of Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) for entry into graduate program.
  • For international students, a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of at least Band 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3530 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1462 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National Tuition Fees Per total (RM):6058
  • International Tuition Fees Per total (RM):14630

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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