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Master of Information Technology

Course Information

Next intake for Master of Special and Inclusive Education

Next intakes

Jan 2024
Aug 2024

Duration for Master of Special and Inclusive Education

Duration

Part-time - 24 months

Full-time - 24 months*

Mode of delivery for Master of Special and Inclusive Education

Mode of delivery

Blended; program may comprise of:
• Lectures
• Group Activities
• Workshops and/or Laboratories
• Online Resources
• Consultations

Assessment for Master of Special and Inclusive Education

Assessment

Coursework & Written Exams

*Full-time Program is currently unavailable

Where can a Master of Information Technology take you?

The Master of Information Technology (MIT) at the University of Newcastle is a broad, flexible and technical degree which offers exciting and diverse career opportunities and challenges.
 
As well as providing foundation IT skills for entrants with limited IT experience, the program provides opportunities for experienced IT professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas including IT, communications, management, business and entrepreneurship.
 

Why Study With Us?

Be recognised internationally
Study at a University ranked in the World's Top 175 - at our city campus in Singapore that is easily accessible
Enhance your career opportunities
Develop advanced analytical skills that are essential to organisations adopting new technologies or processes
Become highly relevant
You will graduate with industry-relevant knowledge and skills designed with employers' need in mind
Work anywhere in the world
IT professionals are the most sought-after profession globally and with your qualification and expertise, you will be at the forefront

What You Will Study In
Master of Information Technology

Course Requirements

To complete the program, students must pass modules totaling 160 units.*
Consisting of 80 units of core modules, 40 units of compulsory modules
and 40 units of directed modules. Each module is 10 units unless stated otherwise.

* This program recognises prior learning. Credit exemption and admission is
available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination of
education, professional experience and industry qualifications.

(Select 7)

  • INFO6001 Database Management 1
  • INFO6030 Systems Analysis and Design
  • INFO6050 Process Analysis and Problem Solving
  • INFT6304 Project Planning and Management
  • INFT6800 Professional Practice in IT
  • INFT6900 Information Technology Project (20 units)
  • SENG6110 Object Oriented Programming

(Select 4)

  • INFO6002 Database Management 2
  • INFO6090 Business Intelligence for the Enterprise
  • INFT6201 Big Data
  • STAT6160 Data Analytics for Business Intelligence

(Select 4 out of 9)
The availability of directed courses varies by trimester. Applicants should always check with their program consultant prior to application.

  • GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty
  • GSBS6003 Globalisation
  • GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning
  • GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • GSBS6014 Digital Marketing
  • INFT6009 Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise
  • INFT6060 The Digital Economy
  • STAT6001 Data Wrangling And Visualisation
  • STAT6020 Predictive Analytics

Recognition of Prior Learning

The above structure of modules reflects the full length of the program.
Students who have
been admitted to the program with advanced standing
for recognised prior learning must contact the Program Manager for details
of their program structure. Each student will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Course Learning Outcomes

Identify and analyse complex problems concerning information technology course and design solutions to these problems at a highly skilled level
Draw a depth of technical expertise in at least one facet of information technology sufficient for IT career together with the capacity to continue developing relevant knowledge, skills and expertise throughout their careers
Manage projects in aspects of information technology relevant to their field of study, including the ability to develop, manage and participate at all levels in team environments
Exercise professionalism and ethics in the context of the global information technology industry
Communicate effectively through a range of verbal, written and/or presentation skills at an advanced level
Apply their knowledge and skills to plan and execute a substantial capstone experience or a research-based project and/or piece of scholarship

Entry Requirements

MINIMUM ACADEMIC LEVEL

  • A Bachelor’s degree;
    or
  • Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma where minimum entry requirements must be a minimum of bachelor degree;
    or
  • Completion of UON Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

MINIMUM LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

  • Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.

Course Duration

Teaching Mode & Frequency Total Contact Hours
Classes for each module may be conducted in
block teaching mode (Eg. over 2 weekends + online)
or weekly (i.e. Part-time - 3 days x 3 hours or
Full-time* - 5 days x 3 hours)
Part-Time/Full-Time* - Up to 648 hours

Fees

Fees are subjected to prevailing Goods and Service Tax (GST) and are payable on a modular basis before commencement of Trimester. The fees include all course materials but exclude textbooks (if applicable). Refer here for other miscellaneous fees.

Our Lecturers

Our programs are enhanced by a committed team of full- and part-time academic staff with extensive experience in both academia and industry. They provide students with insightful knowledge, help them get ready for the workforce, and contribute to the development of the next generation of global leaders.

Accreditation

All students are members of the Student Chapter of Singapore Computer Society (SCS), the largest IT professional body in Singapore. Graduates are eligible for a one-year free SCS Graduate Membership.
Accreditation for Master of Information Technology Singapore Computer Society
Accreditation for Master of Information Technology System - SCS Student Chapter

Career Opportunities

With the flexibility to tailor your Master of Information Technology degree to best suit your career development needs, you will be able to 'hit the ground running' with your newly attained specialist expertise.

Upon graduation, you will be capable of approaching complex problems, able to manage IT projects effectively and professionally, and have the technical expertise required to take on positions in electronic commerce, information systems, games development, technology management, health informatics, business systems, management and more.

Your career opportunities are quite diverse with possible career paths including:

Business Analyst

Software Developer​

Project Manager

System Analyst

Database Developer​

Web Developer

Testimonials

FAQ

What type of student is the Master of Information Technology program designed for?

The Master of Information Technology program at Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education is tailored to meet the needs of students with all levels of experience. From beginners to experienced IT professionals, our program will provide opportunities for graduates to enhance and apply their skills in emerging technology areas such as IT, communications, management, business and entrepreneurship.

What topics are covered in the Master of Information Technology program?

Students will be able to identify and analyse complex problems concerning information technology and design solutions at a highly skilled level through topics including Database Management, Process Analysis and Problem Solving, Data Analytics for Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications and more. The Master of Information Technology program will also provide students with opportunities to collaborate with the industry on real-world projects.

What qualifications do I need to apply for the Master of Information Technology program?

To apply for the Master of Information Technology course, you will need to have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a relevant discipline or an Honours Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in any discipline. Students who have successfully completed UON Graduate Certificate in Information Technology program may also apply.

Students with other qualifications may seek advice from our Education Consultants.

How is the maximum duration for the Master of Information Technology program?

The maximum program duration for postgraduate coursework program of 160 units is 6 years. For more information, please refer to https://policies.newcastle.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=108. However, students may also complete it earlier if they choose to take the maximum number of modules offered where applicable, or if they receive credit exemptions for modules completed at another tertiary institution that is recognised by the University.

Please contact our Education Consultants for an assessment or for further enquiries.

What is the teacher-student ratio for the Master of Information Technology program?

The teacher-student ratio for the Master of Information Technology program is 1:30.

What type of career opportunities are available to graduates of the Master of Information Technology program?

The graduates will be capable of approaching complex problems, able to manage IT projects effectively and professionally, and have the technical expertise required to take on positions in electronic commerce, information systems, games development, information technology management, health informatics, business systems, management and more.

Scholarships and Study Grants

Scholarships for organisations and up to 50% of study grants are available.
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