12 months
31762 USD/year
31762 USD/year
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The Master of IT in Business from Singapore Management University is a professional education program designed to be industry relevant, rigorous, holistic and experiential.

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The curriculum of this Master of IT in Business from Singapore Management University puts technology in the context of business and balances it with leadership, management and communication skills. 

The students have the opportunity to learn real-life applications through an internship or capstone project.

MITB equips and empowers graduates and professionals with analytics and financial technology skills necessary to change the world today and tomorrow.


SMU is in an era of disruption where technology has levelled the playing field in some areas and created unfair advantages in others. This places an increasing demand on business leaders to lead with the relevant know-how.

Drawing from thought leadership in the ambits of data analytics, technological platforms and business strategies, the Master of IT in Business (MITB) programme delves into 3 specialisation tracks to choose from – Analytics, Financial Technology & Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence. Each of these tracks uniquely resources you to lead competently and decisively.

Graduate Employability

Upon graduation our students have found employment in some of the world's finest corporations including: Accenture, Amazon, Avaloq Asia Pacific, Bank Julius Baer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital, Citibank, Clearing and Payment Systems, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Facebook, GE Money Singapore, Google, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Grab, IBM, IHiS, Lenovo, McKinsey & Company, Noble Resources, OCBC, Shopee, Singapore Exchange Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, UOB Bank, Zalora and more.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Banking and FinThech
  • Digital Transformation in Retail Banking Technology
  • Analytics in Financial Markets Systems and Technology
  • Corporate Banking Blockchain
  • Digital Payments and Innovations
  • Analytics Framework and Business Context
  • Applied Statistical  Analysis with R


The MITB programme is delivered by well-qualified faculty members whose cutting-edge research and deep consulting experiences form the bedrock for insights that guide your critical thinking and analytical skills. These faculty members are drawn from the School of Information Systems, School of Accountancy and the Lee Kong Chian School of Business within SMU.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Category 1
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or Electrical Engineering.

Category 2: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in other relevant fields of study.
  • For AI Track applicants: Students need to show coding project/artefacts to support their application (optional for Category 1 applicants).
  • Preferably 2 years work experience in IT and/or operations related work experience in any industry; Analytical and Mathematically inclined.
  • A valid GMAT/GRE score

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31762 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    31762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31762 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.



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