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M.Sc. On Campus

Internetworking (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney

24 months
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1003 AUD/credit
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About

This Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension) at the University of Technology Sydney is intended for graduates from any field who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs.  

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Overview

The Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension) at the University of Technology Sydney provides students with a practical, hands-on learning experience using resources provided by Cisco Systems for internetworking, including routing, switching, security and wireless. Advanced electives in internetworking are available. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks: design, implementation, security, management, end systems and applications.

This course prepares students with undergraduate qualifications that are not in the field of ICT, for entry to the workforce as an ICT networking professional. Students who do have ICT qualifications can extend their learning. Students can develop multiple skills across the internetworking field according to interest and elective choices; for example, switching and routing, systems and network management and analysis, network security, mobility and web development. Students have the option of preparing for Cisco CCNA and CCNP certifications within the program.

Course aims  

This program aims to:

  • retrain professionals wishing to move into ICT careers in networking
  • meet the needs of industry for computer network professionals
  • target a number of industry-based certifications: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), and CCNA Security
  • provide a thorough and practical grounding in networking, security, network design, administration and management
  • provide a solid foundation for the development of web and mobile applications
  • prepare students for professional practice through an understanding of project management, professional ethics, and the role of information systems in organisations, and
  • meet students' needs by allowing specialisation through project work and subject choice.

Careers

Career options include computer network and systems engineer, network administrator, network analyst, and security specialist. Depending upon electives chosen, other career options include applications developer, network architect, cloud computing specialist or network manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Database
  • LANS and Routing
  • Technology Research Preparation
  • Mobile Communications and Computing
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Enabling Enterprise Information Systems
  • Project Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 055279C  

  • 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 was completed with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1003 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1003 AUD per credit during 24 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • Engineering and IT Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS FEIT International Mathematical Olympiad Scholarship Vietnam
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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