Master of Science Information Systems

Rationale
Various organizations and government agencies are using information systems for management and other business processes and functions. This calls for highly trained personnel who are capable of handling various information systems management and practices for overall economic growth and development. The Master of Information Systems is uniquely geared towards producing skilled professionals in both IT and information systems.
Programme Objectives
The ISYS programme aims to produce high quality information systems professionals and provide leadership in research and generating new knowledge for implementation and management of information systems in developing countries of which Kenya is one of them. The objectives of the ISYS programme are:
i) to produce graduates who are capable of managing large information systems installation anywhere;
ii) to produce graduates who can oversee the development and implementation of information systems in a professional manner;
iii) to produce graduates with a deep understanding of information systems who are prepared to undertake further studies in the discipline;
Admission Requirements
The common University rules and regulations for the Masters Degree programme specified in the Egerton University Statute shall be applicable. 4.2 In addition to 4.1 above,
A holder of a second class upper bachelors degree in information systems or related disciplines from a recognized university, or 4.2.2 a holder of a lower second class honours degree in information systems or related disciplines from a recognized university with at least two (2) years relevant work experience or relevant professional qualifications,
Course Structure and Duration
Full time candidates for the Master of Information Systems degree shall be registered for a minimum of eighteen (18) months and a maximum of thirty-six (36) months and register for a minimum of nine (9) credit factors (CF) per semester. 5.2 Part time candidates for the Master of Information Systems degree shall be registered for a maximum of four (4) academic years, and must register for a of six (6) credit factors per semester.
Examination Regulations
All examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in the Egerton University Statute XXIX.
Grading System
The grading of examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with in Egerton University Statute XXIX.
Graduation Requirements
To graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.
Degree Classification
The Master of Master of Information Systems degree is not classified in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXIX.