Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program underpins almost every aspect of modern society, from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite communication, from online booking systems to banking to instant messaging. The range of majors offered opens opportunities for graduates across the IT sector. There is strong industry demand in traditional areas such as networks, security and enterprise systems, as well as an increase in the need for specialists in the emerging fields of data science and human-computer interaction. The course aims to prepare students for work in a specialist IT area through a program of study that balances theoretical content, project-based experiences and industry-oriented perspectives.
192 credit points (16 units) of study. Students must complete core units in Research Based Practice, Project Management and a major Project and select a 4 unit major.
- Business process management
- Computer science
- Data science
- Enterprise systems
- Information management
- User experience
Standard entry requirements
A completed recognised Bachelor Degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average score of 4.0 on QUT's 7 point scale
Following successful accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) graduates will satisfy the knowledge requirements for membership of ACS at Professional level.
The Masters courses provide a pathway to follow on with a research degree (Research Masters, Professional Doctorate or PhD). Students who successfully complete IFN600 Research Based Practice and a 48 credit point research project, are encouraged to apply for enrolment in a doctoral program. IN20 provides direct pathways for entry to a PhD program as well as to the Faculty's Professional Doctorate, Doctor of Information Technology.
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