What will I learn?

This course is designed to enable students to achieve a comprehensive and greater understanding of information technology in specialised technical or management areas for the IT professional. The wide range of specialisations allows students to tailor the course to satisfy and to broaden their career development needs.

It is essential to keep IT knowledge and skills up to date. This course provides students with an enhanced understanding of the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary information and communications technology (ICT) and equips them to meet the challenges of working in the IT industry, as well as providing the opportunity to develop skills in alternative IT disciplines.

List of majors

  • Business Information Systems
  • Internetworking
  • Data Analytics
  • Interactive Media
  • Software Development
  • Choice (No specified major)
  • Cyber Security

Course aims

The course provides students with an understanding of the advanced concepts of information technology in a commercial environment so they can contribute to the development of IT solutions in their organisation.

Course structure

This course totals 96 credit points, comprising three core subjects, 10 subjects making up a major and a sub-major, and three subjects from the combined project and elective choice block (CBK91047). The number of electives depends on whether students choose a 6-credit-point or 12-credit-point research project.

Careers

Career options include a wide variety of positions in the IT industry, including IT project manager, software architect, e-business developer, business intelligence expert, information systems manager, movie animator, games developer, and software quality/testing specialist, and systems analyst.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

CRICOS

084254E

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,910.00 (US$ 28,402) per year
Fee per session: AUD $20,955

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

Start date

9 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For admission into most postgraduate courses, you are required to hold a recognized bachelor's degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree. Your academic performance at the bachelor's level will be considered as part of your application assessment. In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

It is a requirement that the bachelor's degree be in information technology, with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed. Applicants are required to have satisfactorily completed subjects in programming, data modelling, and networking equivalent to the Professional stream (IT) component of the Master of Information Technology (C04295).

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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About this uni

UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

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