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What will I learn?

The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research) exposes you to advanced topics and research in the field of Information and Communications Technology.

This degree is comprised of a coursework component that is followed by a full-time-equivalent year of supervised research training. The main goal of the degree is to provide you with an opportunity to develop research skills appropriate to the ICT discipline.

This degree provides a pathway to Higher Degree Research studies by engaging you in research projects within the University or in collaboration with an external organisation.

Your career:

As a graduate of this research course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

Systems Architect

Systems integrator

Web analyst

Software quality analyst

Business programmer

Software engineer analyst

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

CRICOS

092789G

Study options

Full Time (2.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,940.00 (19,00,979) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

March 2023

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant for a Masters Coursework degree program must either hold: A Bachelor degree or an overseas qualification from a recognized university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, or a Graduate Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution or university. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82, Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

A Bachelor degree, or
An overseas degree from a recognised university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to an Bachelor degree, or
Qualifications that are recognised as equivalent to those listed above.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Western Sydney University offers below pathways course for this subject
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