SMU offers career-oriented programs via its Directorate of Distance Education, and these programs are delivered through self-learning study materials and online support.”
Dr Ramdas M Pai Pro Chancellor
SMU-DE offers its UGC approved Master of Science (Information Technology) [M.Sc. (IT)] Program for Graduates of any discipline from a recognized university. Awarded the ‘Best University in Distance Learning’ by ASSOCHAM INDIA, SMU-DE offers the M.Sc. (IT) course through distance learning mode. The duration of the course is a minimum of 2 years (4 semesters) and a maximum of 4 years.
The M.Sc. (IT) course syllabus is developed in consultation with industry experts and academicians, ensuring global standards and relevance of course in varied industries alike. The course is aimed at boosting the career of IT professionals by upgrading their qualifications with a Master’s Degree.
The regularly updated Self-Learning Materials (SLM) form the core of the M.Sc. (IT) Program. Learners receive them in printed form at the beginning of their course. Furthermore, to enable anytime-anywhere learning, they are also made available in digital formats through EduNxtTM, an online learning platform.
The M.Sc. (IT) Degree from SMU-DE is ideal for working IT professionals who do not want a break in their career, and have limited time to study. The course design fits seamlessly into their life. The Program is also strengthened by tech-powered learning, dedicated academic advisors, and a robust alumni network — the three pillars that help SMU-DE stay ahead of the rest.
The tech-powered academic delivery of SMU-DE is further strengthened by the SMU-DE Learning App. The App hosts short and descriptive videos, helping the learners grasp new concepts. Features like Summary Cards, Performance Tracker, Peer Quizzes, etc., make sure that the learners can track their overall progress anytime. These features assure that the learners are exam-ready throughout the course.
The M.Sc. (IT) Program of SMU-DE is aimed at the continuous and targeted growth of learners. The learners gain from the course by:
The M.Sc. (IT) course fee and other course details may be referred in the adjacent tabs or sections below.
Scope of SMU-DE M. Sc. (IT)
Most graduates of Bachelors of Science (Information Technology) continue their education with a degree in M.Sc (IT). The Master’s Degree further improves the skills of the learners, thus raising their chances of landing a job of choice. M.Sc. (IT) Degree holders are preferred in industries like Information Technology, Telecom, E-commerce and so on.
SMU-DE’s M.Sc (IT) is designed to provide a complete theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the topics to the learners. The subjects covered in the syllabus include Programming, Software Engineering, Project Management, Database Management, Information Security and so on. With enhanced skills, various opportunities open up for the M.Sc. (IT) postgraduates from SMU-DE.
The career opportunities available after finishing your M.Sc (IT) distance education in India include Computer Information Specialist, Database Administrator, System Analyst, System Administrator and Hardware and Network Expert, among others.
Semester Fee: ₹ 19,000/- (inclusive of Exam Fee ₹ 5,000/-) or as revised from time to time. Fees may also be paid one-time/annually. Please contact University for more details.
Thousands of SMU-DE alumni have reached top management positions in several multinational companies (MNC). SMU-DE’s academic delivery has helped them reach such heights. Successful completion of the M.Sc. (IT) Program of SMU-DE helps the learners land multiple job opportunities, as listed below: