|Award title||Master of Information Technology|
|Year & campus||2023 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||200 credit points|
|Duration||24 months full-time or 48 months part-time|
PLEASE NOTE - as of 2024 there will be a change to the course rules for the 'Distributed Computing' specialisation, with work underway to ensure updates are made as soon as possible.
Continuing students can follow the current course structure and rules. Changes to course rules will only apply to 2024 commencing students.
The Master of Information Technology (MIT) is a 200-point, 150-point and 100-point program for those interested in a career in technical IT.
The key aspects of the course are:
- Specialisations in key areas of Information Technology:
- Computing: a focus on theoretical and applied computing, as applied to a range of application areas
- *Distributed Computing: a focus on the use of industry standard and Internet-based distributed computing technologies in the development of networked enterprise systems and their applications
- Human-Computer Interaction: a focus on the use, design and evaluation of the interactions between people and computing technologies.
- Artificial Intelligence: a focus on the design, implementation and analysis of systems that learn, play, and reason
- Cyber Security: a focus on the theory of cybersecurity, as well as the design, development, analysis and testing of secure systems
- Foundation studies in programming, algorithmics, databases and networking for students with minimal IT background, including exposure to the different areas of specialisation
- Formal studies in project and change management, including risk management, quality assurance and testing.
- Optional 25-point industry placement with local IT organisations as part of the course (available on a competitive basis)
- Optional 25-point project, qualifying students to advance to a PhD.
Last updated: 6 December 2023