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|Award title||Master of Information Technology|
|Year & campus||2019 — 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|
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.
- Health: a focus on the use of IT to process health information for purposes including improved individual health, healthcare, public health and biomedical research, prevention of medical errors and reduced healthcare costs
- Cyber Security: a focus on the theory of cyber security, as well as the design, development, analysis and testing of secure systems
- Spatial: a focus on the spatial information technology and computing, including web-based and mobile services, to advance spatial information products and markets, including mapping, navigation, tracking and community-sourced geographic information
- 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)
- A 25-point project, qualifying students to advance to a PhD.
Last updated: 22 January 2019