Master of Science in Computer Information Systems [Taught and Research (Mainly by Research)]

Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS). This program blends scientific rigor with cutting-edge technologies, equipping you with the skills to thrive in today’s dynamic IT landscape. Delve into specialized streams within the CIS department, guided by experienced faculty who foster a culture of innovation and exploration. With customizable study units, you can tailor your academic experience to match your passions and career aspirations. Whether you aspire to lead groundbreaking research or excel in industry, our program offers the ideal blend of theory and practical application to launch you into a fulfilling career.


Unlock the potential of information systems with our Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS). Dive deep into the intricacies of eliciting organizational requirements and harnessing technology for strategic advantage. Our program empowers you to navigate the evolving landscape of information systems, from managing large-scale projects to evaluating emerging technologies. Gain a competitive edge as you learn to communicate effectively with stakeholders across all levels. Through a blend of theory and hands-on experience, you’ll emerge ready to drive innovation and drive organizational success in a technology-driven world.

Admission Requirements

  • a Bachelor degree pegged at Level 6 on the Malta Qualifications Framework and obtained with at least Second Class (Honours) or Category II in ICT or an area with a strong ICT component, or in Engineering, or
  • a Bachelor degree pegged at Level 6 on the Malta Qualifications Framework classified with Third Class Honours or Category III in the areas outlined in paragraph (a) above, provided that such applicants shall satisfy the Board of Studies that they are in possession of other qualifications, or relevant work experience, obtained following their first cycle degree. The Board of Studies may recommend to the Faculty Admissions Committee that the admission of such applicants may be made conditional on the results of an interview conducted for the purpose or
  • any other Honours degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours, provided that applicants would have successfully completed at least three individual study-units as directed by the Board, prior to being admitted to the Course.
  • CIS5003 Principles of Data Science
  • CIS5113 Large Scale Databases
  • CIS5223 Concepts, Techniques and Practical Aspects of Scientific Research
  • CIS3400 Introduction to Fintech
  • CIS5005 Database Models for Big Data
  • CIS5115 Enterprise Solutions
  • CIS5220 Advanced Business Intelligence
  • ICT3009 Blockchain and Smart Contracts
  • ICT5101 Internet of Things
  • CIS5040 Architecting Scalable Online Solutions
  • CIS5050 Human-Computer Interaction
  • CIS5221 Delivering High Quality Solutions: Technology, Collaborative Processes and Teams
  • CIS5200 Dissertation

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 5,700

Non EU Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 13,400


Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of possibilities with our Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS). Join a thriving community of alumni who have carved successful careers in diverse fields such as systems analysis, project management, data science, cybersecurity, and business intelligence. Our program equips you with the skills and knowledge demanded by today’s industry, ensuring you’re ready to tackle real-world challenges from day one. From startups to multinational corporations, our graduates are making an impact worldwide.

Visa Requirements:

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