MSc of Informatics

 This page will provide an overview of the Master of Informatics courses sorted out based on the core and elective subject.

Core Courses

CIT 546 ~ Applied Informatics

This course covers a number of topics and concepts that fall under general applied informatics including business informatics and biohealth informatics.  Other applied informatics such as social informatics, sustainable informatics (ecoinformatics), and geoinformatics will also be introduced. This course also discusses ethics, social, innovation and technopreneurship and legal issues in informatics.  Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will have a sound knowledge of applied informatics after choosing a focus area and carrying out detailed analysis in case studies given to them.

At the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic knowledge in the field of applied informatics so that students are able to select a ​​focus area.
  • Report on a given case study based on the selected focus area through critical analysis.
  • Propose, and orally present, system requirements in a group associated with the selected focus area.

CIT547 ~ Informatics Project Management

The course provides the framework for project management and describes the project management knowledge areas in the context of informatics projects.  It emphasizes on the application of knowledge learned through implementing a real project with the aid of project management software.

At the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Describe all the nine knowledge areas of project management, i.e. scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, procurement and integration in a real project.
  • Organize a project into five phases, i.e. initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and project closure.
  • Implement a real project in a group by using Microsoft Project 2007.

CIT 548 ~ Informatics Research Methods

This course provides knowledge in designing Informatics research. It will cover literature review, development of research questions, usage of theory, research design, data collection and analysis techniques. Ethical aspects such as plagiarism and intellectual properties will also be discussed.

At the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Write an extensive research proposal.
  • Practice professionalism and ethics in research.
  • Adopt appropriate research methods in informatics research.

Elective Courses

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