MsC Information Technology

MsC Information Technology


University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe’s largest and leading universities with over 160 years of tradition#. Over the years, UCD has produced a global network of 224,000 graduates+, of which many are successful entrepreneurs, politicians, business leaders and top executives.

The UCD College of Business is one of the elite business schools worldwide to hold the prestigious ‘Triple Crown’ accreditation from EQUISAACSB and AMBA3. These accreditations represent the highest form of achievement for business schools – enhancing the value of a degree from UCD throughout the globe.

UCD is one of the 30 world class universities that forms part of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)^. CEMS is an exclusive academic-corporate partnership which gives its members privileged access to a global pool of top talents. This alliance also includes more than 70 MNCs such as Google, Facebook, UBS, Mastercard, Proctor & Gamble, Shell, Deutsche Bank, HSBC etc.

With over 2 decades of establishment in Singapore, UCD is one of the accepted institutions under Ministry of Manpower (MOM)* and had since produced local graduates from the government sector, MNCs and SMEs.


Recognition and Ranking

Ranked Top 1% University in the world¹.

Elite Business School – UCD College of Business is ranked 35th in Europe² and one of the elite Business Schools Worldwide with Triple-Crown accreditation from AACSBAMBA and EQUIS³.

Recognition – One of the accepted institutions in Ministry of Manpower (MOM) list*.

(Applicable only to foreign student applying for work pass)

Part of CEMS – An exclusive alliance between the world’s elite universities and MNCs that gives members such as Google and Facebook access to a global pool of top talents.

UCD Faculty & Local Lecturers – Gain a global degree with local context with course schedules that are ideal for everyone, especially busy executives.

Entry Requirement

A recognised Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications. Senior executives or business leaders without the above mentioned qualification but with substantial senior management experience in business or related industries may be considered by the university on a case-by-case basis.

How to apply

Considerable care is taken by the university and the school in the selection of students. Usually, the university/school takes about 1 week to process each application. Therefore, it is advisable that all applications must be submitted to Kaplan Higher Education Institute at least 2 weeks before the start of each intake.
Documents required for programme application:

  • Duly completed application form
  • Certified copy of all academic qualifications & transcripts
  • Photocopy of passport or NRIC
  • Latest CV (if applicable)
  • 2 passport-sized photograph of the applicant
  • Programme application fee

All fees are payable to Kaplan Higher Education Institute Pte Ltd in accordance with the fee schedule.

The full application package can be submitted personally at any of the Kaplan City Campuses or mail to:

Kaplan Higher Education Institute

Kaplan City Campus @ Wilkie Edge
8 WIlkie Eoad #02-01
Singapore 228095

For enquiries on application process, click here.

Structure and Content

The MSc (Information Technology) programme consists of six modules and two research-based papers and may be completed in a minimum of 18 months taught by UCD faculty and local adjunct lecturers in Singapore.

Term 1 Organisational Behaviour
Global Strategic Management
Term 2 Corporate Financial Management
Strategic Information Management for Competitive Advantage
Term 3 Fundamentals of E-Business
Management Support Systems
Term 4 Research Paper 1*
Research Paper 2*

*Research Papers 1 and 2 will be prepared concurrently from Term 1 and to be finalised for submission at the end of Term 4



Professional Recognition and Accreditation

University College Dublin

  • Top 1% of Universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2013-2014)
  • Over 2 Decades of Partnership with Kaplan

UCD School of Business

  • Degrees consistently ranked in the top 100 by the Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Ranked 33rd in Europe (Financial Times 2013)
  • Prestigious Triple-Crown Accreditations from:
    • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
    • EQUIS (European Foundation for Management Development)
    • AMBA (Association of MBAs)

UCD has been with partnership with Kaplan since 1991 and it is accepted by Ministry of Manpower under the list of acceptable institutions.


Commencement Date

There are 2 intakes per year. Please contact our consultants to obtain a copy of the class schedules

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned).

  • SGD 21,956.40 (6 modules with 2 Research Papers) payable in 4 instalments
  • Receive SGD 400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our master degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loans

Education Loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. Please click here for more information.

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

  • Application fee: SGD 181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Master of Science in Information Technology from University College Dublin.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Delivery Method

Each term is a 4 months period covering 2 modules of study. Each module is provided with 24 hours of seminars and workshops (6 consecutive sessions of 4 hours each) after office hours in the evening and/or over weekends/public holidays.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Contact us

General enquiries

Tel: (+65)6733 1877
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