Master of Applied Information Technology

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This Masters course provides advanced training in Information Technology for students with an IT undergraduate qualification. It prepares students for specialised work in the Information Technology industry at the highest levels. It is practically-oriented and students will apply their knowledge and skills to real world problems and scenarios. Graduates may enter a range of careers upon completion of the course, such as software and application development/programming, databases, networking, software engineering, security, IT consultancy and ICT training. Graduates are also eligible to undertake further study and enter a Master by research and PhD degrees. The program complements the existing Bachelor of Information Technology.

Structure

  • 192 credit points (16 units)
  • Students can choose between a 24 credit points thesis or a 48 credit points thesis.

Subjects

  • Information technology
  • Project management

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree
  • OR Completion of a non-cognate (any discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree and a Graduate Certificate in a cognate (similar discipline) field. International: Entry into the program is open to applicants with a postgraduate qualification (AQF8 or higher), a first degree (AQF7) in the following quantitative disciplines: Information Technology, Computer Science, Computing, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Science, or equivalent. In addition to satisfying the Bachelor/Honours Degree or Mature Age admission requirements, International Students must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language as demonstrated by: International English Language Testing System or its equivalent - overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may apply for up to 48 credits points against specific coursework units (as detailed below): (a) A degree in computer science or IT. (b) A four year Honours degree in computer science or IT. (c) A degree or a Graduate Certificate with IT or Project Management units. (d) A postgraduate qualification with IT or Project Management units. (e) A combination of qualifications and experience equivalent to (a), (b), (c) or (d) above. Mature Age: Entry into the program is open to applicants with a postgraduate qualification (AQF8 or higher), a first degree (AQF7) in the following quantitative disciplines: Information Technology, Computer Science, Computing, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Science, or equivalent. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may apply for up to 48 credits points against specific coursework units (as detailed below): (a) A degree in computer science or IT. (b) A four year Honours degree in computer science or IT. (c) A degree or a Graduate Certificate with IT or Project Management units. (d) A postgraduate qualification with IT or Project Management units. (e) A combination of qualifications and experience equivalent to (a), (b), (c) or (d) above.

Study pathways

Master by Research or Post Doctoral degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park International: $61,800 No

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