A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
As the computer science field of study became increasingly prevalent, many had their doubts that this field of study would continue. It was not until the 1950s that computer science began to be observed as a legitimate science among academics. It is thanks to the IBM brand that this became part of the main-stream culture.
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The Master of Data Science and Innovation is a world-leading program of study in analytics and data science. Taking a transdisciplinary approach, the course utilises a range of perspectives from diverse fields and integrates them with industry experiences, real-world projects and self-directed study, equipping graduates with an understanding of the potential of analytics to transform practice. The course is delivered in a range of modes including contemporary online and face-to-face learning experiences in UTS's leading-edge facilities. Work experience/industry placement is an important component of the course. [+]
This course has been developed as a response to a global talent gap for people with data science knowledge, as identified and reported by the McKinsey Global Institute study (2011). The study predicted a shortfall by 2018 of nearly 200,000 data scientists and 1.5 million managers with the capability to make decisions using big data in the United States alone. The dramatic growth of data in every conceivable industry, from oceanography to market research, presents another major driving force in generating unprecedented global demand for data science skills.
The course prepares students to participate in a variety of emerging careers with the growth of data science – data griot, data analyst, data artist, data journalist, mobile behaviour analyst, data-driven policy expert, advertising insight and online community manager, to name a few. While other offerings also provide the basis for these careers, this course provides an additional level of expertise, targeting professionals who have the desire to lead teams and organisations at the chief executive level.... [-]
If you have graduated in a different area and want to move into IT or have already studied a computing degree and want to enhance your professional skills, then this is the degree for you. The Master of Computing Technology is designed to add to your current knowledge and skills and relate to the needs of your profession or industry. [+]
The Data Science program at The University of Queensland will be the first in Australia to offer an advanced level of computing, statistics, mathematics and business knowledge applied in industry, government, social and scientific contexts and balanced with essential attributes relevant to data science including the ethical use of data, legal considerations for data science, business communication, hands-on experience with relevant big data tools and technologies, and creative and disruptive thinking applied to complex problems. [+]
The Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) is offered to IT graduates wishing to upgrade their qualifications in the area of software engineering. The course combines course and project [+]
Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) (MITSE)
Locations:Casuarina Campus External Studies
The Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) is offered to IT graduates wishing to upgrade their qualifications in the area of software engineering. The course combines course and project work to provide interest and challenge to students. Project work may be based in industry, providing opportunities to engage with potential employers.
This course is designed to prepare students for entry to the profession in Australia and includes a 12-week work experience component, which ensures graduates are job-ready and familiar with local IT employment opportunities.... [-]
A professional course designed to meet the demand for security and intelligence professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry [+]
Master of Information Security and Intelligence
A professional course designed to meet the demand for security and intelligence professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry.
Computer Security Consultant, Information Security Consultant
Students interested in progressing further in this area can elect to study the Doctor of Philosophy.
Further coursesDoctor of Philosophy
The Graduate Certificate of Information Security and Intelligence and Graduate Diploma of Information Security and Intelligence are also available in this discipline.... [-]