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    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - [PolyU], Hung Hom, Hong Kong - Courses & Fees

    Hung Hom, Hong KongLocation
    PolytechnicSchool type
    Estd 1937established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Information Systems)

    18 months
    full time

    This award aims to provide management and business professionals with the knowledge, skills and confidence in the application of information systems within an organisation, enabling them to:

    • Identify appropriate IT driven opportunities and incorporate these into the strategic thinking process;
    • Develop a framework appropriate to the organisational culture to facilitate the alignment and interplay of organisational strategies with information systems and e-commerce strategies;
    • Take an active part in the decision-making process surrounding the use and development of IS with a particular emphasis on the management of change that may result from the transfer of technology within the organisation;
    • Act as internal consultants within their organisations on the evaluation of IS/IT applications, their development and implementation, to improve organisational practices, productivity and profitability;
    • Manage quality issues in the processes related to effective information systems planning, development and implementation; and
    • Maintain and further develop standards of professional practice with regard to the organisational planning processes for effective IS/IT utilisation.


    • This programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Computing.
    • Students have the freedom to change their specialty and ultimate award.
    • Flexible modes of study, i.e. both?full-time and part-time,?are available.
    • Up to 15 credits can be transferred so that students can graduate earlier.
    • All first-year students are eligible to apply for the Alan Turing Entrance Scholarship.
    • PolyU alumni can apply for the COMP Alumni Scholarship?to the?value of 15% of the tuition fee of subjects taken in the first year of study.
    • Some subjects are included on the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) list of reimbursable courses.


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