Master of Science in Information Technology

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

Applications for September 2024 cohort are still open.

  • Cohort start is rescheduled to Sep 2024 from July 2024
  • Limited seats are available at this stage. Admissions will be subject to available seats.
  • No application fee or entrance exam.
  • Have questions? Register for a weekly office hours

Immersive and interactive learning experience

The MSIT degree is fully developed by IIIT Hyderabad and will be taught by expert faculty from each domain. The curriculum provides interactive and industry-oriented learning, allowing you to start a rewarding career in IT or computer science.

Coursera-powered degrees give you the flexibility to learn at your own pace and on the device of your choice. You can take advantage of features such as interactive video transcription, in-course note taking, and seamless learning across multiple devices.

Diverse learning mechanisms

  • Courses are taught through a combination of live online classroom sessions, supplementary readings, recorded lectures, assessments and projects
  • Practical and hands-on learning through 20+ interactive projects and Virtual lab work plus experience trending tools and technologies
  • 12+ masterclasses with industry experts and IIIT-H alumni
  • Industry mentorship connects every 6 months

Academic mentorship support:

  • The MSIT degree incorporates three tiers of instructional support; faculty, academic mentors, and teaching assistants.
  • You will get the opportunity to learn from renowned faculty members and subject matter experts through live sessions and pre-recorded videos.
  • You will have access to flexible 1:1 or group guidance from academic mentors and teaching assistants to allow you to learn at your own pace. In these sessions, you will receive personalised support for specific problems, help with difficult concepts, and additional learning opportunities.

Networking opportunities:

  • Industry networking: Frequent opportunities both virtually and during optional on-campus immersions to network with IIIT-H alumni working across different roles and industries. Opportunity to interact with industry experts during guest sessions/masterclasses, industry capstone project, and mentorship sessions.
  • Peer networking: Regular opportunities to connect, collaborate, and network with a global learning community through Coursera’s Zoom and Slack integrations.

Online learning with on-campus experiences:

  • Optional campus immersions for student meets, projects, workshops, and events such as Hackathons.
  • Access to the on-campus library which includes a wide range of e-books, e-journals, and magazines.
  • A digital student ID card will be issued to you. For those interested, a physical ID card can be issued on-campus.

Modular course structure

Lectures are organised into weekly modules, which can be accessed through video playback or interactive transcript. Pace yourself through online lectures before meeting with the teaching team and your classmates to dive deeper into the material.

Coursera Labs

Coursera Labs allows learners to seamlessly work on projects and assignments in a browser without any environment setup or software downloads — simply click a button to instantly work on programming assignments using today’s most in-demand tools like Jupyter Notebook, RStudio, VS Code, cloud software consoles, and almost any native desktop application.


Access your courses from anywhere — you can even download them to your mobile device and study offline wherever and whenever you choose.

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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

Coursera does not grant credit, and does not represent that any institution other than the degree granting institution will recognize the credit or credential awarded by the institution; the decision to grant, accept, or transfer credit is subject to the sole and absolute discretion of an educational institution.

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