Master of Information Technology Dual Qualifications

The program equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to generate actionable business insights from data. Achieving this goal involves comprehending the dynamics of value and information flow within a business environment and leveraging this understanding to uncover potential business opportunities.


Master of IT Dual Qualifications with Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body

Level 7 Diploma in Data Science

From the Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body

Master of Sciences in Information Management

From SIMI Swiss


Master of Information Technology Dual Qualifications

A collaboration between the Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body OTHM and SIMI Swiss.

Accreditation & Recognition

"SIMI Swiss and OTHM are all organizations that have achieved reputation recognition and accreditation from the Programmatic to the Institutional levels."


  • SIMI Swiss is fully accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) at the highest level (Premier Institution) and the Master of Business Administration program is accredited by Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding body (OTHM).

--- Guidelines of how to check the accreditation of SIMI Swiss HERE. 


  • OTHM is a national-level examination and qualification system in the United Kingdom, accredited and recognized by Ofqual.

--- Guidelines of how to check the recognition of OTHM HERE. 

Learning Model

ITI programs offer a Fully Online or Hybrid learning model (conditionally applied), allowing students to study with original programs from Switzerland and partner countries. This enables students to achieve qualifications equivalent to those of full-time international students without the need to live in or attend on-site activities.


The Broadcast classes with SIMI’s Lecturers on scheduled days are perfect for those with busy work lives or limited time during the week.


For a comprehensive overview, please WATCH HERE. 

Supporting System

We understand that pursuing a postgraduate accredited program can be both exciting and challenging, especially for busy adult learners. To assist in overcoming challenges, we’ve developed the SIMI Swiss Supporting Systems, designed to help navigate any difficulties during learners studies.


For a comprehensive overview, please WATCH HERE. 

Effective Exclusive Pedagogy

At SIMI, we pay special attention to the effectiveness of our programs. As for our exclusive teaching method specifically designed for busy learners, we strongly believe that this method will allow learners to seamlessly integrate foundational theory and professional knowledge into the context of real life and career.


For a comprehensive overview, please WATCH HERE. 

Program Details

Fully Accredited Information Technology Programs

All Units:

The Master of Sciences in Information Management Dual Qualifications program consists of 6 modules and a Master’s Capstone Projects, totaling 180 UK credits, lasting a minimum of 1.5 years.

Mandatory modules:

  • Data Science Foundations (20 UK Credits)
  • Probability and statistics for data analysis (20 UK Credits)
  • Advanced Predictive Modelling (20 UK Credits)
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation (20 UK Credits)
  • Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (20 UK Credits)
  • Advanced Computing Research Methods (20 UK Credits)

After each module, learners will take an ending exam. The end-of-module exams are application-oriented essays to help learners review knowledge, apply knowledge in the workplace, and improve the practical environment.

Master’s Capstone Projects Stage (60 UK credits):

  • Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project
  • Defend Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project

Teaching and learning strategies:

The central training philosophy of the program starts from understanding the theory and case studies that are currently applied in world enterprises to the process of applying the learned knowledge to the enterprises themselves and the learners’ business environment. In addition to the practical knowledge, the program also equips the necessary skills for a business leader and manager in the volatile and risky global business context.


The program is Learner-centered and focuses on solving learners’ problems:

The Learner-centered training method will focus on solving learners’ problems through background knowledge and case studies that are applied in successful businesses worldwide. Through each module, learners will step by step solve management problems that they face every day with the guidance of the theoretical system, the practice system, expert lecturers and local teaching assistants.

Learning Outcomes:

Graduating from the Master of Sciences in Information Management Dual Qualifications program, the learner could:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills and construct the means for extracting business-focused insights from data.
  • Understand of how value and information flows in a business, and the ability to use that understanding to identify business opportunities. 
  • Become competent and reflective practitioners and in preparation for more challenging roles in the future.
  • Able to plan strategies, implement strategies and effectively operate functions in the business.

Entry Requirements:

In addition to the entry requirements, candidates applying to the program are also assessed for their suitability by the admissions committee before joining the program to ensure that they can acquire and benefit from the program.

Entry requirements:

To enroll the Master of Sciences in Information Management Dual Qualifications program, the learner must possess one of the criteria below:

  • A Bachelor’s qualification in Majors from accredited universities; or
  • A Level 6 EQF diploma or equivalent. Level 6 Diploma must be from organizations that are authorized to issue degrees and have been accredited.

English requirements:

If a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country, proof of English language proficiency must be provided.

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or equivalent
  • Or A minimum TOEFL score of 101 or IELTS 6.5; Reading and Writing must be at 6.5 or equivalent

Please note: SIMI reserves the right to make admissions decisions based on the requirements of recognized agencies and the global quotas of the program.

Accreditation of SIMI Swiss:

SIMI SWISS is the pioneering higher education institution with accreditation at both the programmatic and institutional levels:

  • Accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) at the highest level (Premier Institution);
  • Accreditation of the management system compatible with the European Quality Assurance Framework for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) and Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, awarded by the HEAD – Higher Education Accreditation Division;
  • Programmatic accreditation by Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Bodies (OTHM, CTH);
  • Learning outcomes are mapped to the UK national occupational standards by the Senior Leader Bureau United Kingdom;
  • A Federal Member of SVEB (Swiss Federation for Adult Learning);
  • Recognized by the United Kingdom Regulated Qualification Framework.

---- See more information about the accreditation and recognition of SIMI Swiss HERE. 

---- Guidelines of how to check the accreditation of SIMI Swiss HERE.

Accreditation of OTHM:

OTHM is an Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body, achieved: 

  • Recognition at institutional level by the UK education authority Ofqual (UK.Gov) Recognition Number: RN5284
  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Data Science is accredited by the UK’s government with the Qualification Number: 610/2153/2

------ Guidelines of how to check the recognition of OTHM HERE. 

Recognition of RQF Level 7 equivalent to a Master’s qualification in the United States:

Note: The information and images here are for reference purposes only regarding the recognition of OTHM’s RQF level 7 as equivalent to the Master’s level, and the information in the images may be related to another institution or organization, not under the ownership of the London Academy of Sciences (LAS). LAS and Level UK are not responsible for any inaccuracies arising from the information provided in the reference images.

Confirmation from the UK NARIC Examination Office regarding Level 7 Diploma:

Note: The information provided here is accurate as of the publication date, and the content may be subject to changes based on the regulations of each country without prior notice.


Certifications & Apostilles in Switzerland:

Certifications & Apostilles is the process by which The Cantonal Chancellery certifies original public documents of the Canton of Zug (where SIMI Swiss is authorized and licensed), thus validating them for use abroad. The process solely verifies the authenticity of the diploma, confirming its origin from the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation, and ensures the genuine signature of the chancellor/dean.

Below is an example of the Certification by Notary Public and confirm from Chancellor of State:


Note: The information provided here is accurate as of the publication date, and the content may be subject to changes based on the regulations of each country without prior notice.


The IT Institute of Switzerland, The Swiss Information and Management Institute, Partner Universities, and Ofqual Uk.Gov Awarding Bodies (collectively referred to as 'Parties' or 'We') hereby state and affirm that:

  • The Parties expressly disclaim any guarantee of qualifications acceptance by a third party. The acceptance or rejection of a degree is contingent upon the discretion of the receiving entity.  Learners ought to fully understand the nature of our programs and are encouraged to proactively seek information before registering and commencing their studies with us.
  • The Parties explicitly disavow any guarantee regarding salary increments, promotions, new employment opportunities, or employment acceptance subsequent to graduation.
  • Despite existing regulations on the cross-recognition and equivalence of qualifications, it's important to understand that each country, organization, and entity has the autonomy to recognize its own degrees. The Parties involved do not guarantee automatic or equivalent recognition of qualifications and transcripts, either among themselves or with any partners. Additionally, the Parties do not support or endorse any processes for recognizing equivalent qualifications in other countries, where applicable.
  • The Parties do not assure or commit to facilitating opportunities for immigration, employment abroad, acquisition of work permits, teaching permits, or professional licenses in the UK, Europe, or any other country.
  • While the Parties extend maximum support, they do not guarantee 100% approval of student visas (in the case of full-time study in a foreign campus) or Schengen visas (for attendance at the graduation ceremony in Europe if applicable) if learners do not meet the requirements of the host country and the competent authority responsible for immigration, relocation, and settlement in other countries.

Application Fee (CHF)

Due Before Enrollment
  • Conditionally Refundable
  • Payment in Swiss Francs

1st Semester (CHF)

Due Right after LOA
  • 2 installment payments
  • Special scholarship for online students

2nd Semester (CHF)

Due Right After Semester 1
  • 2 installment payments
  • Special scholarship for online students

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