Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Year and Campus:||2010 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||150 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
ContactMelbourne School of Engineering
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
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The Master of Information Technology is designed for graduates in engineering and physical sciences seeking professional development and enhancement of their IT knowledge, and also for professionals with background in other disciplines working in the IT industry without formal IT qualifications but with a broad interest in the scientific and engineering applications of the technology.
The course design also has the provision to allow exceptional graduates in engineering, physical sciences or a cognate field to acquire research training to proceed to higher degrees by research.
The technological understanding and skills presented in the Master of Information Technology are in high demand throughout the computing industry as society is being transformed by the emergence of highly connected, high speed high capacity networks, and a knowledge-based global e-economy.
The course allows considerable flexibility, and individuals select their own program from the subjects on offer.
The three major strands of study are:
There is no compulsory thesis component in the program, but a subject is offered in which a student may take on a research project under the supervision of a member of academic staff and document the outcome in a written report.
|Objectives:||The program is designed to: |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||-|
|Subject Options:||Please refer to 499-AA|
|Entry Requirements:||Please refer to 499-AA|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit |
|Graduate Attributes:||The Melbourne School of Engineering has mapped the University of Melbourne graduate attributes with Engineers Australia graduate attributes and Melbourne School of Engineering graduate attributes. |
|Notes:||The program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).|
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