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Information and Communications Technology

Master
18 months
Duration
31680 AUD/year
29840 AUD/year
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About

The need for information and communication experts has only grown as new technologies come about and businesses recognise its importance. The Information and Communications Technology program at Western Sydney University provides specialisations and cross-discipline approaches that allow you to master real-world ICT issues while tailoring your learning needs to suit your career goals.

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Overview

The Information and Communications Technology program at Western Sydney University will help you develop the technical efficiency to be a highly sought-after leader in a fast-paced information and communications technology industry. The Master of Information Technology offers multiple specialisations covering ICT disciplines such as networking, distributed computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, web and mobile computing. With the flexibility to study areas such as management, health informatics and data analytics, this course provides broader skill sets for those looking to balance business needs with technological solutions.

You will develop skills through problem solving and research practice, applying these in a professional and ethical framework. Our graduates are highly prepared for roles such as project manager, software engineer, business analyst, systems administrator, mobile system developer, web developer and ICT security specialist.

Your career

As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Systems Architect
  • Systems integrator
  • Web analyst
  • Software quality analyst
  • Business programmer
  • Software engineer analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Network Technologies
  • Professional Practice and Communication
  • Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
  • IT Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Futures
  • Distributed Computing
  • Health Informatics
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 063546M
  • This course has three Pathways (A, B and C) that vary in length and structure based on previous study and work experience.
  • Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    29840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29840 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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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