Master of Science in Information Technology

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

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When you graduate you will be able to

  • Design, construct, and maintain high-quality software as part of a collaborative development team.
  • Based on the specialisation you choose, you’ll be able to assess the appropriate use of full stack development, artificial intelligence/machine learning and data science tools and techniques in creating a technology solution.
  • Apply algorithmic thinking and computer science theory to the modelling and analysis of software systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in software development and engineering.
  • Analyse and interpret data effectively, supporting data-driven decision-making.
  • Collaborate effectively and communicate with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.

Career outcomes

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India is poised to be a trillion dollar digital economy and could support 60-65 million digital jobs by 2025-26. The IT industry alone would need 9.5 million skilled workers from the current 5.5 million, that is around 4 million new jobs created in 3 years. With an MSIT degree from IIIT, Hyderabad you will be qualified to pursue career opportunities in IT domains, such as (but not limited to):

  • Software engineering & developer roles: Software Developer, Application Developer, Mobile App Developer, Android Developer, FSD Developer, IOS Developer, Software Engineer, Full stack Engineer
  • Quality and testing roles: QA Engineer, Software Tester
  • Data & analytics roles: Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Big Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Database Administrator
  • Machine learning & AI roles: Machine Learning Engineer, AI Analyst, NLP Engineer
  • Design roles: UX Designer

Alumni benefits

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With the successful completion of this degree, you will gain access to an exclusive alumni network of 3,000+ professionals who have graduated from the on-campus MSIT programme. With alumni access you can connect with alumni across industries and geographies through the alumni portal, access job opportunities and attend alumni events.

Alumni from the on-campus MSIT programme have been recruited by some of the best IT companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, JP Morgan Chase, American Express, EA Sports, Paytm etc.

Some of their alumni profiles include:

  • Yaswanth Raj Kumar- JP Morgan
  • Sai Chaitanya Akella- Amazon
  • Sravya Bhaskara- American Express
  • Pranathi Kolluru- American Express
  • Ameen N Abdulsalam- Infobhan Systems and Services

Career Services

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After completing the programme, you will be equipped with the skills and credentials needed to qualify for in-demand jobs in the technology industry. To prepare you further, you will also have access to a range of career services to support your transition into the industry. Some of these services include:

  • Career accelerator services: Career goal setting, resume and interview prep, job search guidance, personal branding, and professional communication.
  • Professional development and skill-building services: Zoom sessions on foundational topics such as job search, offer negotiation, international job search, etc. As well as, live-streamed alumni interviews.

Career opportunities

As part of the online MSIT programme at Coursera, you will get access to job search platforms enabled by Coursera, and a third party platform.

Coursera Hiring Solutions: With this degree programme, you get to be a part of Coursera Hiring Solutions- a skills-based recruitment service that matches industry-trained, job-ready talent with companies filling entry-level digital roles. You can learn more here.

Access to ADPlist.org platform: Get free access to 16,000+ mentors worldwide. Apply for product, tech, and design roles at companies like Uber, Meta, and Spotify. On joining, you will receive exclusive badges, providing enhanced visibility to recruiters. Learn more.

ADPList is a third-party service provider, and the program is administered solely by ADPList and not by IIIT Hyderabad or Coursera.

Key programme entry highlights:

  • No application fee or entrance examination
  • No work experience or prior programming knowledge required
  • Only 16 years of formal education is required to apply. Students in the final year of a 4 year undergraduate degree in STEM fields may also apply. Details here.

Documents required to apply:

  • Bachelor/undergraduate degree and transcripts
  • Valid ID proof
  • Optional: PG diploma/Master's degree

Key dates:

  • Next application deadline: 1st May 2024
  • Class start: July 2024

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.