Designed for those with no formal ICT background, this course addresses the key areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’ and will fire up your motivation for becoming a professional in the field. You will gain an effective introduction to software technology and engineering practice, study the details of database design and engineering management and if you choose to take on an internship with a professional practice, will gain critical skills that will prepare you for real-life working environments.
In this course, you have the option of undertaking an internship unit as part of the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths’ commitment to supporting work integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.
This course has full accreditation by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.
A range of career opportunities exist for Master of Information Technology and Systems graduates, including as a:
The management and analysis of big data are becoming increasingly important in commerce, industry and applied sciences. Data science is a rapidly growing field that has evolved to address this need, and sits at the intersection of statistics and computer science.
The newly-established Master of Data Science combines these disciplines in a single coordinated program. Students will develop the technological abilities and analytical skills needed to manage and gain insights from large and complex collections of data. You will additionally become well-versed in using statistical tools, techniques and methods, along with in-depth analysis and evaluation, to solve real-world problems in the data realm.
As a graduate, you may find a rewarding career in: