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ProgramsIT/CSIT(Postgrad)Master of Information Technology (till 2014) (2014)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT


Note:  The unit can be taken in either Semester 1 or Semester 2. Candidates pursuing the Research path take INFO5993 instead of INFO5990.
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18Select from
Foundation Units
Specialist Units


Note:  The degree requires at least 24 credit points of Specialist Units (or Project Units) overall and no more than 24 credit points of Foundation Units. The units chosen must include a designated Major. See Streams/Majors section of these tables for details of each Major.

Year 1 - Semester 2

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Foundation Units
Specialist Units
Project Units
Research Path Units


Note:  Project Units may be taken by students achieving a Credit average (or better) in the first 24 credit points of study, subject to school permission. Research path units may be taken by students achieving a Distinction average (or better) result in the first 24cp units of study is required.

Major in Business Information Systems

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5206: Information Technologies and Systems
12 Select from CISS6022: Cybersecurity
INFO5060: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
INFO5301: Information Security Management
INFO5306: Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems
INFO5991: Services Science Management and Engineering
INFS6012: Enterprise Systems Management
INFS6017: Strategic Information & Knowledge Mgmt
ISYS5070: Change Management in IT
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Note: The major requires 18 credit points including COMP5206 and 12 credit points of electives from the Specialist Units listed. At most 12 credit points of units of study can be taken from outside the Faculty of Engineering and IT (INFS coded). COMP5206 Introduction to Information Systems is a pre-requisite for the INFS6xxx units of study.

Major in Computer Networks

Major in Computer Science

Major in Database Management Systems

Major in Health Informatics

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5424: Information Technology in Biomedicine
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12 Select from COMP5046: Natural Language Processing
COMP5216: Mobile Computing
COMP5427: Usability Engineering
COMP5456: Introduction to Bioinformatics [not running]
HIMT5058: Health Informatics Applications
HIMT5060: Integration for Health Informatics
HIMT5069: Health Care Systems
INFO5003: Information Technology for Health Professionals
INFO5306: Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems
INFO6007: Project Management in IT
PUBH5010: Epidemiology Methods and Uses
PUBH5018: Introductory Biostatistics
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Note: The major requires 18 credit points from the units listed. At most 12 credit points can be taken from units offered outside the Faculty of Engineering and IT (HIMT or PUBH codes).

Major in Multimedia Technology

Major in Project Management

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO6007: Project Management in IT
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12 Select from COMP5348: Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
INFO5001: System Analysis and Modelling
INFO5991: Services Science Management and Engineering
INFO6010: Advanced Topics in IT Project Management
ISYS5070: Change Management in IT
PMGT6867: Quantitative Methods: Project Management
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Note: The major requires 18 credit points including INFO6007 and 12 credit points of electives from the Specialist Units listed. At most 18 credit points can be taken from outside the School of IT (PMGT coded).

Major in Software Engineering

Type CP CP From
List
18 Select from CISS6022: Cybersecurity
COMP5028: Object-Oriented Design
COMP5214: Software Development in Java
COMP5347: Web Application Development
COMP5348: Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
COMP5349: Cloud Computing
COMP5427: Usability Engineering
ELEC5616: Computer and Network Security
ELEC5619: Object Oriented Application Frameworks
INFO5001: System Analysis and Modelling
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Note: One unit of study from the Computer Science Major may also be chosen. Students may count either COMP5028 or COMP5214 or INFO5110 towards this major, but not more than one of these Foundational Units. The major requires 18 credit points overall.

Major in Telecommunications Engineering

Professional Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT


Note: This unit is compulsory for all students in the Professional Pathway of the MIT; it can be taken in either semester 1 or semester 2.
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42 Select from Unit Blocks Foundation Units
Specialist Units
Project Units


Note: At least 24 credit points must be selected from Specialist units or Project Units. Project Units may be taken by students having a Credit average (or better) in the first 24 credit points of study, subject to school permission.
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Research Path

Type CP CP From
Core
12 COMP5702: IT Research Project A
Core
6 COMP5704: IT Research Project B
Core
6 INFO5993: IT Research Methods
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24 Select from Unit Blocks Foundation Units
Specialist Units


Note: At least 12 credit points must be selected from Specialist units.
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Note: In order to be eligible for the Research Path, candidates must have achieved a Distinction average or above in their first 24 credit points of coursework, subject to the approval by the Program Director.

The research project must be undertaken in the area of Information Systems.

Block 1 - Foundation Units (Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5028 Object-Oriented Design 6
COMP5114 Digital Media Fundamentals 6
COMP5116 Design of Networks & Distributed Systems 6 Semester 2
COMP5138 Database Management Systems 6
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5211 Algorithms 6
COMP5214 Software Development in Java 6
INFO5001 System Analysis and Modelling 6
INFO5003 Information Technology for Health Professionals 6
PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics 6 Semester 1
STAT5002 Introduction to Statistics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates may complete up-to 24 credit points from the listed foundational units of study depending on the chosen major and their previous knowledge. Please note that some of these foundation units are co-taught with the corresponding undergraduate lectures of the School of Information Technologies.

COMP5206 Introduction to Information Systems is a pre-requisite for all INFS6xxx units of study.

Block 2 - Specialist Units (Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CISS6022 Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5313 Large Scale Networks 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5347 Web Application Development 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
COMP5349 Cloud Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5427 Usability Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [not running] 6 Semester 2
ELEC5507 Error Control Coding 6 Semester 1
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5510 Satellite Communication Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5511 Optical Communication Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC5512 Optical Networks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
HIMT5058 Health Informatics Applications 6 Semester 1
HIMT5060 Integration for Health Informatics 6 Semester 2
HIMT5069 Health Care Systems 6 Do not offer
IDEA9106 Design Thinking 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5010 IT Advanced Topic A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5011 IT Advanced Topic B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Summer Main
Int July
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
INFS6012 Enterprise Systems Management 6 Semester 1
INFS6017 Strategic Information & Knowledge Mgmt 6 Semester 2
ISYS5070 Change Management in IT 6 Summer Main
Int July
PMGT6867 Quantitative Methods: Project Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1 Online
Semester 2 Online
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses 6 Semester 1
STAT5003 Computational Statistical Methods 6 Semester 2

Note: A maximum of 18 credit points may be selected with the approval of the Program Director, from units outside the School of IT (different unit codes than COMP or INFO), of which no more than 12 credit points may be from even outside the Faculty of Engineering and IT (for example unit codes starting with HIMT or INFS).

Block 3 - Project Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5703 Information Technology Capstone Project 12 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5705 Information Technology Short Project 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Winter Main
Summer Main
Int January
Int July
COMP5706 IT Industry Placement Project 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Project units can only be taken by candidates in the Professional Pathway of the Master of Information Technology, who achieved a Credit average or above in their first 24 credit points of coursework, and are subject to permission by the Program Director.

Block 4 - Research Path Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5702 IT Research Project A 12 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5704 IT Research Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5993 IT Research Methods 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates who achieved a Distinction average or above in their first 24 credit points of enrolment may be eligible for the Research Path subject to the approval of the Program Director. Candidates in the Research Path must take all 24 credit points of the research path units of study. Note: INFO5990 is not a core unit for students undertaking the Research Path.

Block 5 - Exchange Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG5231 Engineering Graduate Exchange A 6 Int January
Int July
ENGG5232 Engineering Graduate Exchange B 6 Int January
Int July

Note: Summer/Winter Exchange units require the approval of the Program Director. With approval, up to 12 credit points of Exchange units may taken in place of other units, towards the requirements of the degree.

Course: Master of Information Technology (till 2014) (2014)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014
Requirements: Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology are required to complete 48 credit points from the units of study as follows:

1. Every candidate must complete a defined major in the Master of Information Technology, which requires them to complete at least 18 credit points of core units in the designated major and INFO5990.

2. A maximum of 24 credit points can be selected from Foundational units of study.

3. At least 24 credit points should come from specialist units of study or IT project units of study.

4. After completing 24 credit points of units of study, candidates who achieve Credit average results or above may select 12 credit points of IT project units of study among their specialist units.

5. After completing 24 credit points of course work, candidates who have Distinction average results or above may be eligible for the Research Path subject to the approval of the Head of the School of Information Technologies and the Dean.

6. Candidates who pursue the Research path must take INFO5993 and 18 credit points from IT Research units of study.

7. A maximum of 18 credit points may be selected, from units outside the School of IT, of which no more than 12 credits may be from outside the Faculty of Engineering and IT.
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