Master of Advanced Information Technology
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|Contributing Schools and Faculties||Faculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Science and Information Technology|
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This program is only available to students who have already commenced their studies. Prospective students should refer to the new Master of Information Technology program at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/12233.html
Postgraduate coursework in Information Technology is undertaken in an integrated program comprising Graduate Certificate, Master of Information Technology and Master of Advanced Information Technology. The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology is designed to provide graduates with the opportunity to develop and expand their skills and knowledge in the most technically advanced IT areas. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal development needs) by developing expertise in the fast moving areas of: e-Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Multimedia, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications. Graduates of this program will also be able to identify and analyse simple problems and perform in a professional and ethical manner.
This degree will advance your development and expand your skills and knowledge in the IT areas, including:
- Information Systems
- Computer Science
- Software Engineering
- Computer Engineering and
With a large degree of hands on practical work in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities, this is a chance to test yourself on real world technology projects, exploring and developing multiple skills in a range of IT fundamentals.
Graduates of this program will be highly capable of working as software engineers, network engineers, web designers, systems analysts, programmers, database analysts, project managers or system managers depending on their choice of specialisation or interests.
Applications for admission are assessed on the basis of a completed Master of Information Technology or equivalent degree from another institution.
International Computer Driver's License or ACS Computer Driver's License or equivalent
Articulation is provided from the Master of Information Technology to Master of Advanced Information Technology for students gaining a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or greater. Students who graduate with the Master of Information Technology and subsequently enrol in the Master of Advanced Information Technology, may be eligible to apply for 80 units of credit. Students who transfer from the MIT program prior to the award of the degree, may be eligible to apply for 120 units of credit in the Master of Advanced Information Technology. The credit granted will be determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science and Information Technology.
Students who are eligible to graduate in the Master of Information Technology who have a GPA of less than 5.0, may apply directly to the Pro Vice-Chancellor for permission to enrol in the Master of Advanced Information Technology.
The Master of Advanced Information Technology program satisfies the requirements for full ACS membership at the Professional level.
To apply for ACS Certification students are required to study 40 units within the same discipline area at a sufficiently advanced level. Students not wishing to apply for ACS Certification may choose any combination of courses.
International students will have to achieve the University's requirements for English language competency. The Faculty of Science & IT accepts responsibility for needs arising in the context of the program content and its delivery.
The support structures of the Student Support Unit will be available to assist any students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Wollotuka Indigenous Support Unit.
The program can be completed over 2 years of full-time study (or part-time equivalent) in a combination of semester and trimester study depending on course selection.
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|Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.|
|COMP6050||Internet Communications||Semester 2 - 2013 (Callaghan)||10 units|
|GEBU6020||Strategic Business Systems||Not currently offered||10 units|
|INFO6001||Database Management 1||Trimester 1 - 2013 (Callaghan)|
Trimester 1 - 2013 (GradSchool)
|INFO6002||Database Management 2||Trimester 2 - 2013 (Callaghan)|
Trimester 2 - 2013 (GradSchool)
|INFO6030||Systems Analysis and Design||Trimester 3 - 2013 (Callaghan)|
Trimester 3 - 2013 (GradSchool)
|INFO6040||Information Systems Implementation||Not currently offered||10 units|
|SENG6110||Introduction to Software Engineering 1||Semester 1 - 2013 (Callaghan)||10 units|
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|Choose 10 units from Advanced Studies Courses.|
|INFO6180||Advanced Studies in Information Technology||Trimester 3 - 2013 (Callaghan)|
Trimester 3 - 2013 (GradSchool)
|Choose 10 units from Professional Studies Directed Courses.|
|GENG6830||Engineering Project Management||Semester 1 - 2013 (Callaghan)||10 units|
|GSBS6503||Project Management||Not currently offered||10 units|
|INFT6304||Project Planning and Management||Trimester 2 - 2013 (Callaghan)|
Trimester 2 - 2013 (GradSchool)
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