Master of Information Technology (Advanced)

Torrens University

Entry Requirements

Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology or relevant disciplines covering studies in programming, computer networks, database and web development.

Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

OR alternative entry requirements may be available. Alternative entry may include assessment and approval of prior study, or successful completion of a readiness assessment.

Course Details

A Master of Information Technology will build on your current knowledge to help you create new opportunities and explore different career paths across a range of IT topics. Designed to provide advanced capability using existing and emerging technologies, this course will redefine your IT career. Choose electives that align with your goals in the field of IT, including big data and analytics, user experience design, management of people and teams, cybersecurity and deeper exploration of technical topics like artificial intelligence. This program focuses on the infrastructure aspect of IT, specifically on designing and implementing the technical solutions needed by businesses such as cloud computing.

Structured to align with the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), this course focuses on developing advanced information technology skills preparing ICT professionals to better exploit Industry 4.0 technologies. Your studies will review current information technologies and system trends, investigate security issues in an enterprise networking context, explore new application and database development approaches, and understand emerging technologies. You’ll also learn how to deal with risk, interdependent integrations, software updates and software development management.

This course has been co-developed with industry-leading ICT practitioners and academics, and is structured to align with the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society.

Learning outcomes and Work-Integrated Learning

Apply cognitive and technical skills innovatively and ethically to research, critique, examine and solve complex real-life problems.

Critically analyse problems and communicate solutions to a diverse range of audiences.

Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to effectively and efficiently investigate and solve problems.

Demonstrate sound judgement, non-partisanship and accountability in leadership roles for effective planning, management, execution and communication of IT projects.

Integrate IT concepts and industry best practices to solve commercial problems.

Manage complicated projects involving industry standard tools and techniques.

Use knowledge of IT principles and techniques to appraise and recommend contemporary industry developments and emerging technologies.

Undertake 312 hours of experience by completing an internship or working on a live brief

Career opportunities

IT is the foundation of any business and a qualification dedicated to increased Industry 4.0 technology capability will open you up to a broad range of opportunities. The flexible structure of this on-campus or online Master of Information Technology lets you focus on your specific areas of interest and expertise, allowing you to align your studies with your professional goals to elevate and advance your career in IT across a variety of industries.

Potential career paths

Business Analyst

Cyber Security Specialist

Data Scientist

Software Developer

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Level of Study: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Duration: 2 years

CRICOS Course Code: 107045J

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$31,400.00

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