School of Science and Engineering

Computer Science

MSc in Information Technology Management


The programme aims at fostering leaders to be able to analyse, establish and carry out the development strategies for businesses, industries and countries by combining the knowledge of economics, management and policy with their own expertise and experiences in technology.

The programme is designed to prepare the graduate students to acquire capabilities needed to manage organisations in the era of information age.

The knowledge and skills provided in this programme will generate a valuable supply of skilled labour to the public and private sectors, where the candidates are expected to hold key positions in the Kurdistan’s society. The idea behind this programme is to study and explore different ways in which information technology relates to organisational objectives and goals in an organisational context, given the increasing interrelationship between these two in today’s global world.


Length of program: 2 years (4 semesters)

Total modules taught: 8 modules of 15 credits each. Dissertation: It carries 60 credits that is planned for the last two semesters. 

Overall Schedule:

First year: 8 modules, 4 per semester. The MSc project proposal should be submitted at the end of the 2nd semester.

Second year: Working on the MSc Dissertation.

The Dissertation: It should be submitted at the end of the 2nd semester of the 2nd year.


The teaching list includes, but not limited to, modules such as: IT Services Management, Big Data Processing, Organisational Management, IT Project Management.

Skills Development

MSc in IT Management providing knowledge and skills necessary for analysing the relationship between technology, management and leadership, industry, innovation, and economic growth. Import, learning and modification of technology will affect expansion of current businesses, formation of new businesses, as well as increased competitiveness of firms and markets. The programme helps to integrate aspects of technology, economy, management, and market on the study of the complex process of identification of important technologies, their learning, management, modification and a successful market introduction of a new or modified product, processes and services.


The assessment methods are designed both to reflect and demonstrate the outcomes of intended learning and to support the aims of producing a generation of researchers or specialised and skilled professionals. Students are assessed via a wide range of methods (written exam, assignment, laboratory reports, quizzes, oral presentations and problem solving exercises) in order to ensure the development of an extensive range of abilities and skills over the duration of the programme. Finally, the dissertation or other output from research/project work, which may include artifacts (products) as well, will represent one third of the whole assessment.

Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements for Master’s Degree are:

1.     Minimum undergraduate average of 60%   

Note:  Equalized transcript is required for students who have graduated from international institutions.  

2.    Minimum English Language requirement is 50 in PTE6 in IELTS or 74 in ibt-TOEFL.  

3.    Interview

Note: For AY 2021-22 applications, please email [email protected] or visit UKH's Registry Office.

Tuition Fee

$10,000 per programme

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