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ProgramsIT/CSIT(Postgrad)ITMMaster of Information Technology Management (2017)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
Core
6INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT
Core
6INFO5992: Understanding IT Innovations
Core
6INFO6007: Project Management in IT
List
6Select from
Specialist Units
Foundation Units

Note:   Core units can be taken in either Semester 1 or Semester 2.


Year 1 - Semester 2

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
List
24Select from
Specialist Units
Foundation Units
Project and Research Units


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

Year 2 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
List
24Select from
Specialist Units
Elective Units
Project and Research Units

Note:   The tables above assume completion in 1.5 years with a full-time load of 24 credit points in all three semesters (total of 72 credit points).


Professional Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 COMP5703: Information Technology Capstone Project


Note: Eligible students for the IT Capstone project can alternatively split the project over two semesters using COMP5707 (6 cp) and COMP5708 (6 cp), totaling 12 credit points, subject to availability of a suitable project.
Core
6 INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT
Core
6 INFO5992: Understanding IT Innovations
Core
6 INFO6007: Project Management in IT
List
24 Select from Unit Blocks Specialist Units
Elective Units
Foundation Units
18 Select from COMP5206: Information Technologies and Systems
INFO5060: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
INFO5301: Information Security Management
INFO5991: Services Science Management and Engineering
INFO6010: Advanced Topics in IT Project Management
INFO6012: Information Technology Strategy & Value
ISYS5050: Knowledge Management Systems
ISYS5070: Change Management in IT


Note: To qualify for the Master of Information Technology Management, candidates must take between 18 and 42 credit points from the Specialist unit block.
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Note: Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology Management must complete a total of 72 credit points from the units of study.

All candidates for the Master of Information Technology Management are required to complete a substantial project that will allow the student to apply and demonstrate their knowledge and skills from the program.

A candidate for the Master of Information Technology Management must complete 24 credit points from Core, Specialist or Foundation units of study before taking any Project units.

Admission to project and research units of study is subject to availability of supervision and to the approval of the Dean or nominee.

Professional Pathway Project Units - Course Requirements

The minimum requirement for the Professional Pathway is 12 credit points of Information Technology Capstone project units.

Candidates can complete either COMP5707 and COMP5708 (6+6 credit points - two semesters) or COMP5703 (12 credit points - single semester).

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 COMP5702: IT Research Project A
Core
6 COMP5704: IT Research Project B
Core
6 INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT
Core
6 INFO5992: Understanding IT Innovations
Core
6 INFO5993: IT Research Methods
Core
6 INFO6007: Project Management in IT
List
18 Select from Unit Blocks Specialist Units
Elective Units
Foundation Units
12 Select from COMP5206: Information Technologies and Systems
INFO5060: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
INFO5301: Information Security Management
INFO5991: Services Science Management and Engineering
INFO6010: Advanced Topics in IT Project Management
INFO6012: Information Technology Strategy & Value
ISYS5050: Knowledge Management Systems
ISYS5070: Change Management in IT


Note: Students who choose the Research Pathway only require a minimum of 12 credit points from the Specialist units of study.

To qualify for the Master of Information Technology Management, candidates must take between 12 and 42 credit points from the Specialist unit block.
View complete Program Structure

Note: Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology Management must complete a total of 72 credit points from the units of study.

All candidates for the Master of Information Technology Management are required to complete a substantial project that will allow the student to apply and demonstrate their knowledge and skills from the program.

A candidate for the Master of Information Technology Management must complete 24 credit points from Core, Specialist or Foundation units of study before taking any Project units.

Admission to project and research units of study is subject to availability of supervision and to the approval of the Dean or nominee.

Research Pathway - Course Requirements

Candidates who achieved a Distinction average or above in their first 24 credit points of enrolment may be eligible for the Research Pathway, subject to the approval of the Program Director.

Candidates in the Research Pathway must take all 24 credit points of the Research Pathway units of study (COMP5702, COMP5704, and INFO5993).

Students who choose the Research Pathway will be required to choose a project undertaken in an area related to their chosen major.

Block 1 - Core Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates for the Master of Information Technology Management must complete all three mandatory core units.

Exemptions may be applied for the Core Units block if evidence can be provided for prior learning. Students must substitute exempt units with unit(s) from other blocks to achieve the required Volume of Learning.

Block 2 - Specialist Units (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 42)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5405 Digital Media Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5617 Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5618 Applied Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Summer Early
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
INFO6012 Information Technology Strategy & Value 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S2 Intensive
S1 Intensive
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS5070 Change Management in IT 6 Winter Main

Note: To qualify for the Master of Information Technology Management, candidates must take between 18 and 42 credit points from the Specialist unit block.

Block 3 - Elective Units (Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CISS6022 Cybersecurity 6 Semester 1
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
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
COMP5405 Digital Media 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 in 2017] 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
COMP5617 Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5618 Applied Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
COMP5705 Information Technology Short Project 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Winter Main
Summer Main
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 [Not Offered 2017] 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5622 Signals, Software and Health 6 Semester 2
HSBH5003 eHealth for Health Professional 6 Semester 1
IDEA9106 Design Thinking 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5010 IT Advanced Topic A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5011 IT Advanced Topic B: Applied Cyber Security 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO9003 Information Technology for Health Professionals 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
INFS6012 Enterprise Systems Management 6 Semester 1
INFS6015 Business Process Management 6 Semester 2
INFS6016 Technology Enabled Business Innovation 6 Semester 2
INFS6018 Managing Business Intelligence 6 Semester 1
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses 6 Semester 1
STAT5003 Computational Statistical Methods 6 Semester 2

Note: A maximum of 12 credit points may be selected with the approval of the Program Director from units outside the School of IT (different unit codes than COMP, INFO or ISYS).

INFO5206 Information Technologies and Systems is a pre-requisite for all INFS6xxx units of study.

IT Project Elective Units

A candidate for the Master of Information Technology must complete 24 credit points from Core, Specialist or Foundation units of study before taking any Information Technology Project units in the Elective block (COMP5705).

Students will be allowed to take COMP5705 from the Elective Block in addition to the Information Technology Capstone project (12 CPS - COMP5703 or COMP5707 & COMP5708). Completion of COMP5705 does not provide credit towards requirements for the IT Capstone Project.

Admission to project units of study is subject to availability of supervision and to the approval of the Dean or nominee.

Block 4 - Foundation Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP9007 Algorithms 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S1 Intensive
COMP9103 Software Development in Java 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9110 System Analysis and Modelling 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9120 Database Management Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9121 Design of Networks & Distributed Systems 6 Semester 2
COMP9220 Object-Oriented Design 6 Semester 1
COMP9419 Digital Media Fundamentals 6 Semester 1
COMP9601 Computer and Network Organisation 6 Semester 1
INFO9003 Information Technology for Health Professionals 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
INFO9117 Intro to Software Engineering Practice 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates may complete a maximum of 12 credit points from the listed Foundation Units.

Only one of the two units COMP9220 Object Oriented Design or INFO9110 Systems Analysis & Modelling can be taken.

Please note that some of these Foundation Units are co-taught with the corresponding undergraduate lectures of the School of Information Technologies.

Block 5 - Project and Research Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5702 IT Research Project A 12 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5703 Information Technology Capstone Project 12 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5704 IT Research Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5707 Information Technology Capstone A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5708 Information Technology Capstone B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5993 IT Research Methods 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: All candidates for the Master of Information Technology Management are required to complete a substantial project that will allow the student to apply and demonstrate their knowledge and skills from the program.

A candidate for the Master of Information Technology Management must complete 24 credit points from Core, Specialist or Foundation units of study before taking any Project units.

Admission to project and research units of study is subject to availability of supervision and to the approval of the Dean or nominee.

Professional Pathway Project Units

The minimum requirement for the Professional Pathway is 12 credit points of Information Technology Capstone project Units.

Candidates can complete either COMP5707 and COMP5708 (6+6 credit points - two semesters) or COMP5703 (12 credit points - single semester). The standard enrolment is COMP5703.

Research Pathway Units

Candidates who achieved a Distinction average or above in their first 24 credit points of enrolment may be eligible for the Research Pathway, subject to the approval of the Program Director.

Candidates in the Research Pathway must take all 24 credit points of the Research Pathway units of study (COMP5702, COMP5704 and INFO5993).

Students who choose the Research Pathway will be required to choose a project undertaken in an area related to their chosen major.

Course: Master of Information Technology Management (2017)
CP Required: 72
Min FT Duration: 1.50 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: School of Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2017, 2016, 2015
Requirements: 1. Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology Management must complete a total of 72 credit points from the units of study set out below, and must fulfill all requirements for their award as defined by the Course Resolutions of the Faculty of Engineering and IT.

2. Candidates commence their enrolment in the Professional Pathway.

3. After completing 24 credit points of coursework students may then select 12 credit points of Professional Pathway Project units (COMP5703 or COMP5707 & COMP5708).

4. After completing 24 credit points of coursework students who achieve Distinction average results or above may be eligible for the Research Pathway subjects with the approval of the Program Director.

5. Students in the Professional Pathway must complete 18 credit points of the Core units of study, a minimum of 18 credit points of the Specialist units of study, a minimum of 12 credit points of the Professional Pathway Project units of study, a maximum of 12 credit points of the Foundation units of study and no credit points from the Research Pathway units of study.

6. Students in the Research Pathway must complete a minimum of 18 credit points of the Core units of study, a minimum of 12 credit points of the Specialist units of study, a minimum of 24 credit points of the Research Pathway units of study, a maximum of 12 credit points of the Foundation units of study and no credit points from the Professional Pathway Project units of study.

7. A maximum of 12 credit points may be selected with the approval of the Program Director from units outside the School of IT (different unit codes than COMP, INFO or ISYS).

8. Enrolment in the Master of Information Technology Management may be either part-time or full-time with a maximum completion time of 6 years.

For further details of course rules, see the Faculty Handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks
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