Master of Advanced Information Technology

University of Newcastle

Program Description

Master of Advanced Information Technology

University of Newcastle

Master of Advanced Information Technology

This program is only available to students who have already commenced their studies. New students should refer to the new postgraduate Information Technology programs for further information.

Postgraduate coursework in Information Technology is undertaken in an integrated program comprising Graduate Certificate, Master of Information Technology and Master of Advanced Information Technology. The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology is designed to provide graduates with the opportunity to develop and expand their skills and knowledge in the most technically advanced IT areas. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal development needs) by developing expertise in the fast moving areas of: e-Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Multimedia, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications. Graduates of this program will also be able to identify and analyse simple problems and perform in a professional and ethical manner.

Why study with us?

This degree will advance your development and expand your skills and knowledge in the IT areas, including:

  • e-Business
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Multimedia
  • Computer Engineering and
  • Telecommunications.

With a large degree of hands on practical work in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities, this is a chance to test yourself on real world technology projects, exploring and developing multiple skills in a range of IT fundamentals.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Advanced Information Technology program satisfies the requirements for full ACS membership at the Professional level.

To apply for ACS Certification students are required to study 40 units within the same discipline area at a sufficiently advanced level. Students not wishing to apply for ACS Certification may choose any combination of courses. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be highly capable of working as software engineers, network engineers, web designers, systems analysts, programmers, database analysts, project managers or system managers depending on their choice of specialisation or interests.

Each program allows students to prepare for a wide range of careers across the entire Information Technology spectrum in areas such as eBusiness, Information Systems, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications.

Admission Requirements

Applications for admission are assessed on the basis of a completed Master of Information Technology or equivalent degree from another institution.

International students will have to achieve the University's requirements for English language competency. The Faculty of Science & IT accepts responsibility for needs arising in the context of the program content and its delivery.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Newcastle, New South Wales
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