MASTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CRICOS CODE – 053025G
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES & OVERVIEW
The Master of Information Technology is designed for people who have a Bachelor degree in an area other than Computing or Information Technology.
The Master of Information Technology is a programwork degree which introduces you to advanced theoretical and practical concepts. There is an in-depth approach to programming, project management skills and software engineering.
On completion of this program you should:
have programming skills required to design and implement complex computer systems;
be aware of the latest developments in IT;
be familiar with project management principles and techniques;
be able to analyse, design and implement software systems, including functional, relational and object-oriented methodologies;
have an understanding of the theoretical basis of Information Technology;
have good written and oral communication skills; and
demonstrate an awareness of ethical and social issues associated with IT implementations.
Graduates would expect to work in any area of industry, commerce or government. Possible career paths include software engineering, systems analysis, programming, networking, database analysis, system management, and web engineering.
Students may be admitted on completion of Australian Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline. No advanced standing, credit transfer or exemption will be granted on the basis of any overseas qualification (for other qualifications, up to 8 course).
Required proficiency in English – Overall IE TS band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
This program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.
FEES AUD 8,000 per semester PROGRAM DURATION 2 years or 4 semesters CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Completion of this program will provide you with a good grounding for employment in related areas in the settings of industry, commerce or government. Possible career paths include software engineering, systems analysis, programming, networking, database analysis, systems management and web engineering.
The program consists of 16 courses providing theoretical and practical skills in advanced information technology.
The structure may be summarised as follows:
Year 1 Semester 1 ITECH5001 ITECH5000 ITECH5004
Communication & Technology Programming 1 Introduction to Multimedia Computing Elective*
Semester 2 ITECH6101 ITECH5006 ITECH6100 ITECH7203
Software Engineering: Processes & Methods Database Management Systems Programming 2 Professional Development
Year 2 Semester 3 ITECH7201 ITECH7601
Software Engineering: Analysis & Design
Semester 4 ITECH7602 (Project) ITECH6500 ITECH7603
Project OR Computing Elective
IT Project Management Computing Elective Computing Elective*
Advanced Software Engineering Advanced Programming Computing Elective*
As they are subject to staff availability, there is no guarantee that every course will be offered in any particular semester.
All courses are subject to change through the processes of regular program revision.