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MBA - Management Information Systems

Unicaf University, Malawi


Next enrollment cycle

May 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 5,000

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 75% scholarship
The MBA Management Information System programme is available on Unicaf University Malawi and Unicaf University Zambia.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this Master students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective analytical and critical thinking skills to make an appropriate business related decisions.
  • Distinguish and analyse ethical problems that occur in business and society.
  • Illustrate how current technologies and decision-support tools can be utilized to the advantage of business operations.
  • Explain the role and significance of effective management information systems, and describe how they contribute to optimizing organizational performance.
  • Explain fundamental database concepts and apply these concepts to the design and development of relational databases.
  • Demonstrate the major steps in the design and implementation phases of the system development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Apply programming skills to solve common business problems and Web development techniques.
  • Explain fundamental concepts of data communications, computer networking, and the related hardware.
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of computer networks, information security and information assurance.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2023
  • June 2023
  • July 2023
  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • October 2023
  • November 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • March 2024
  • March 2024
  • April 2024

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Master’s degree programmes are as outlined below. Variances may be observed based on the local education regulatory requirements relating to the country in which each campus of Unicaf University operates. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of international academic qualifications accepted.

  • Admission to a Master’s degree programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree or international equivalent. Related professional qualifications at the appropriate level will also be considered for entry
  • Students with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry
  • Recognized proof of English proficiency if the Bachelor degree was not taught in the English language
  • A Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose (minimum 500 words)
  • Current CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either academic or professional)
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information are taken into account.

Foundation Courses

  • Induction Module
  • Introduction to Master Degree

Core Units

  • Theories of Management and Leadership
  • Strategic Development
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Web Design and Development
  • Business Data Communication and Security in Management Information Systems
  • IT Project Management
  • Research Practices
  • Dissertation
Total Course Fees: 10000

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