Comments about Master of Information Technology - On Campus - Bedford Park - South Australia
The course aims to provide graduates from other disciplines wanting to become IT professionals with the necessary core knowledge and skills in IT which are then extended to an advanced level.Learning outcomesGraduates from these awards will be able to: * design, implement and manage network-based information systems; * understand the strategic role that information technology plays within the collective operation of an enterprise; * play a leading role in ensuring that enterprise-wide information technology facilitates the enterprise's mission; * lead projects in the audit, design, development and pro-active maintenance of an enterprise's information technology systems and services; * demonstrate technical skills in analysis, design and implementation of information technology with a particular focus on enterprise-wide and web-based systems; * understand the issues and practices relating to the management, quality assurance and strategic planning of such systems; and * demonstrate professional skills in information gathering, teamwork, project and task management and communication.
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
Master of Information Technology
The Master of Information Technology is a 72-unit program offered by the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics, within the Faculty of Science and Engineering on a Commonwealth Supported basis.
The course articulates with the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology) and the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, and the sequentially developed topics allow progression through the three awards. Candidates who have completed either of these courses are awarded credit for related topics.
PROGRAM OF STUDY [November, 2008]
To qualify for the Master of Information Technology, a student must complete 72 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
CORE TOPICS #
36 units comprising:
Software Engineering 1GE
Computer Programming 1 GE
Web-based Systems Development GE
Data Modelling GE
Network and Operating Systems GE
Computer Programming 2 GE, OR
Application Development GE
plus 18 units chosen from:
Software Engineering 2 GE
Advanced Application Development GE
Enterprise Systems GE
Computer Mathematics GE
Intelligent Systems GE
Theory and Practice of Computation GE
Interactive Computer Systems GE
Software Engineering 3 GE
Any higher-year elective topics offered in either the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Information Technology. Other topics may be permitted with approval from the Program Coordinator.
Information Technology Masters Project §
§ Students may also elect to do this topic over a year by enrolling in the topic COMP9400A Information Technology Masters Project (9/18 units) in two consecutive semesters.
# Other topics may be permitted with approval from the Program Coordinator.