The best Master in Science Computer Science, Software Engineering or IT programs in Malaysia

Asia Pacific University is acknowledged as the best university for IT or computing

Asia Pacific University (APU) achieves excellence in the SETARA 2011 Ratings with a Tier 5 ranking

Asia Pacific University (APU) achieves excellence in the SETARA 2011 Ratings with a Tier 5 ranking

programs in Malaysia. They have won numerous awards indicating their commitment to high standards of education in ICT courses in Malaysia. ICT degree graduates intending to upgrade your knowledge and experience in the IT field will find that APU is the best choice for your Masters or postgraduate education.

Asia Pacific University

The School of Postgraduate Studies at APU is an established school for postgraduate education.

The school has a strong presence in the industry and is an obvious choice among professionals seeking to enhance their career and lifelong learning opportunities.

All students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

All students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

The school offers a variety of specialised programmes. APU’s programmes are very much industry driven and relevant ensuring that their graduates are global citizens and industry ready. Alumni of the school have progressed into a number of significant careers in leading multinational technology based companies.

The aims of the Masters Degree Programmes are to provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Progress naturally from a degree or equivalent qualification
  • Improve your employability opportunities and career development prospects through employable skills
  • Improve skills and knowledge in the context of your current work environment
  • Develop independent learning and working skills to improve prospects
    Students from the Asia Pacific University (APU) ranked Tier 5 or Excellent by SETARA 2011 and graduates will receive a dual degree, one from APU and the other from Staffordshire University, UK

    Students from the Asia Pacific University (APU) ranked Tier 5 or Excellent by SETARA 2011 and graduates will receive a dual award, one from APU and the other from Staffordshire University, UK

    within your current work environment or outside

  • Develop higher cognitive skills such as analysis, synthesis & evaluation
  • Upgrade your communication and technical skills
  • Further develop knowledge and skills within your chosen field of study
  • Identify, review and critically evaluate relevant sources of information, theories and concepts appropriate to your subject area
In line with APU’s vision, the school aims to enhance lifelong learning opportunities by being a leading provider of high quality and innovative

Asia Pacific University library

Asia Pacific University library

postgraduate education in computing, business and technology. The school also aims to be a contributor to research at the national and international level. This is emphasised by our mission to provide high quality and internationally recognised and benchmarked postgraduate education and to be recognised for innovative facilitation of graduate study and educational activities.

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UK MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • M.Sc. in Information Technology Management
  • M.Sc. in Technology Management
  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering
  • M.Sc. in Mobile Computer Systems
  • M.Sc. in Computing
  • MBA (IT Sector)
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science

Duration: Full time (16 Months); Part time (2-5 years)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The structure of the Masters Programme is as follows:

Dissertation

Guidance in research methods will be provided to enhance knowledge and understanding of research, data collection and reference methods. Project Supervisors will provide additional support to students in the course of the dissertation.

Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS)

Inside the spacious and well planned campus of Asia Pacific University

Inside the spacious and well planned campus of Asia Pacific University

If circumstances do not allow you to continue with the programme, you will be able to leave at any point and claim CATS points for the modules successfully completed. You may use these CATS points as entry for further study at a later date as and when required, or to gain entry into other programmes offered by Staffordshire University and other universities.

Accreditation of Prior Certification of Learning (APCL)

If you have certified passes in subjects from related programmes, you may request for exemptions against such modules. However such exemptions will only be granted if the learning outcome and syllabus content are compatible and are at an equivalent level. These exemptions are subject to the final discretion of Staffordshire University.

Masters Foundation Programme

Computer lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Computer lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)


The Masters Foundation Programme aims to enable students to acclimatise to the Masters nature of their studies. This is to ensure that students are equipped with a new set of learning strategies and skills required to better handle the Postgraduate Programme.

The Masters Foundation Programme offers the following modules:

  • Continuing Professional Development
    The objective of this module is to expose the students to the importance of discussing and working in groups, collaboration, managing cultural differences and develop analytical skills (reading, reflecting, critical thinking)
  • Study Skills
    Computer lab at APIIT-APU

    Computer lab at APIIT-APU

    The objective of this module is to expose the students to academic writing, referencing, presentation and exam answering techniques

  • Research Methods
    The objective of this module is to guide the students on how to generate research ideas, evaluate and summarise academic references, search for appropriate academic references and distinguish between scholarly and non-scholarly references

The modules on the Masters Foundation Programme is delivered over a period of 4 weeks with a total of 36 hours (each module consisting of 12 hours) as follows:

  • Weeks 1 to 4 
    1 x 1 hour lecture + 1 x 2 hours supervised other activity depending on the module (eg laboratory work, presentations, projects case studies, discussions etc)
Research Area
Today’s Research
Head of Research
Energy SystemsResearch in a wide range of areas associated with the generation, transmission, storage and utilization of energy such as Electrical Power Utilization for the Industry, Regenerative Power, Renewable/Green Energy and New Energy Practices/Policies.Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr.
Materials & ManufacturingResearchers in this area improve the understanding of materials with widespread applications and develop new materials or improve the characteristics of existing materials. Rapid Prototyping is currently a famous field which draws the interest of Materials and Manufacturing engineers which involves development of prototypes.Ir. Dr. R. Dhakshyani
MicroelectronicsResearch over a diverse range of disciplines, covering devices from nanometer scale to several hundreds of microns such as device modelling, silicon-based nanoelectronics, RF circuit design and low power integrated circuit design.Dr. Lai Nai Shyan
Systems and ControlIn Engineering, the emphasis is on the development of basic theory and algorithms and design with applications drawn from any discipline where dynamic systems are relevant.Dr. Firas B. Ismail
TelecommunicationsResearch are divided into a few areas such as wireless communication, data networks and signal processing.Dr. Thang Ka Fei

APU has developed various innovative products and successfully implemented them across the globe. Their products and services fall under three major categories namely:

LICENSE PLATE RECOGNITION

C.A.R.P.E.T.

Malaysian Borders
CARPET has been implemented at all Malaysian Borders crossing points (75 lanes) for monitoring vehicles leaving the country for immigration purposes. It recognizes Thai, Singaporean and Malaysian number plates and records their characters.

Malaysian Police Head Quarters – Bukit Aman
CARPET is implemented at the Malaysian Police Headquarters, Bukit Aman for purposes of tracking vehicles entry and exit.

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
CARPET is implemented at the car park of UCTI. All staff and students of UCTI do not need access cards to enter the car park. The car park barrier opens automatically if the number plate is recognized as authorized and parking fees has been paid.

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES

iSMART

University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
University Malaysia Sarawak adopted iSMART to automate and speed up their scheduling and time-tabling process. Prior to deploying iSMART UNIMAS had a team of five full-time scheduling personnel and forty part-time personnel from different faculties, with the scheduling process taking four weeks. After implementing iSMART UNIMAS reduced the number of full-time dedicated scheduling staff to just one person.

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
UCTI selected iSMART because of it flexibility to adapt to all kind of resource constraints, while giving the best optimized time table that ensures satisfaction of its staff and students.

LEARNFINITY

LEARNFinity

University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Learnfinity has been adopted by University Malaysia Sarawak to deliver more than 800 different courses to over 20,000 students.

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Learnfinity has been implemented in UCTI to deliver Engineering, Business and IT courses to more than 12,000 students across its campuses in Malaysia, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

URLChecker

  • Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2005” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2005
  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2005
The ScreenShield Suite

  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2008
  • Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2004” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2004
  • Merit Award Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004
  • Finalist at Far East Economic Review Asian Innovation Awards 2004 – Improving Quality of Life
  • FileShield – Best of R&D, Merit Award at MSC-APICTA 2003
iSMART

  • Merit Award Winner of ‘Best Education and Training’ at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
  • Winner of “Best of Education and Training” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004
C.A.R.P.E.T

  • Merit Winner of “Best of R&D” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004
R&D

  • Award for Excellence in R&D from the Ministry of Education in 2003

Bahasa Melayu Interactive Learning Software

  • Best of Smart Learning Applications, Merit Award at MSC-APICTA 2002

Interactive Sign Language Generator for the Malaysian Federation of the Deaf

  • Best of Smart Learning Applications, Merit Award at MSC-APICTA 2001

Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Malaysia
(Multimedia Development Corporation)

2012 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’
2011 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2011 – 2 Merit Awards for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2010 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2008 – Top Award for ‘Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community’
2005 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
2003 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
2002 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
2001 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
2000 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
2000 – Top Award for ‘Best of Student Project’
1999 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Project’

International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA)

2011 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2010 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

Microsoft Imagine Cup (Microsoft Inc.)

The team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia in July.

The team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia.

2012 – Champion of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2012 – MDeC Special Innovation Award
2012 – Consolation Prize
2011 – Champion of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 – 1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 – 2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 – MDeC Special Innovation Award
2011 – Presentation Superstars Award
2010 – Champion of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2010 – Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland
2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Presentation Team’
2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Implementation of Multipoint’

EduSpiral Consultant Services – Your Online Education Advisor

EduSpiral Consultant Services is a university placement centre that guides students

EduSpiral staff with student on a tour of APU's campus

EduSpiral staff with student on a tour of APU’s campus

from across Malaysia to help them choose the right course and university. Highly experienced professional staff will talk to you and get to know you before giving advise on which course that will best fit you and your budget. 

Established in 2009, EduSpiral is an appointed representative for top reputable private colleges & universities in Malaysia & Ireland. EduSpiral also represents the top ranked Northumbria University, UK and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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