Master's in IT in New Zealand

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

In information technology programs, students may be able to explore different types of technology applications and the way in which information is created, exchanged and stored. Students may learn how to write code and can explore areas such as information security, software applications, system design and databases.

New Zealand is a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty. Kiwi are not only one of the national symbols – the others being the silver fern leaf and koru – but also the name New Zealanders usually call themselves. Overseas students will need to pay the full tuition fees and their own living costs while studying at a New Zealand institution.

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Master of Cyber Security

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months March 2017 New Zealand Hamilton

Studying for the Master of Cyber Security allows you to develop the skills you'll need to become a specialist in this area. There's an increasing international demand for trained cyber security professionals, and graduates of this programme help meet the New Zealand Government's Cyber Security Strategy. This masters degree is the first of its kind to be offered in New Zealand. [+]

Best Masters in IT in New Zealand 2017. Master of Cyber Security Studying for the Master of Cyber Security allows you to develop the skills you'll need to become a specialist in this area. There's an increasing international demand for trained cyber security professionals, and graduates of this programme help meet the New Zealand Government's Cyber Security Strategy. This masters degree is the first of its kind to be offered in New Zealand. As you work towards your Master of Cyber Security (MCS), you'll develop a thorough understanding of the technical, legal, policy and management aspects of cyber security. You'll learn about cloud computing technologies and computer infrastructure, as well as the law relating to cyber security. You'll gain skills relating to detecting security breaches, preventative security and offensive security. This includes computer system penetration testing. You'll learn how to think innovatively and develop the ability to apply your knowledge so you can work at an advanced level as a professional in cyber security. When you study cyber security at Waikato, you'll have the opportunity to work with, and learn from award-winning cyber security experts such as Dr Ryan Ko. Our academics also have strong international connections with industry and government, such as the National Cyber Policy Office and INTERPOL. Computing facilities at Waikato The computing facilities at the University of Waikato are among the best in New Zealand. You'll have 24 hour access to computer labs running the latest industry standard software. The University of Waikato is also home to New Zealand’s first cyber security lab, where the Cybersecurity Researchers of Waikato (CROW) operate from – the creators of the annual New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge. Build a successful career Demand for trained professionals in cyber security is increasing globally at 3.5 times the rate of the overall job market. Once you've completed your training in this area, you'll be qualified to do a number of different types of roles in an industry with a 'near zero' unemployment rate. Our graduates are in high demand and most of our alumni work in the top public and private organisations in New Zealand and internationally – like Sjoerd de Feijter, who is now a Junior Software Engineer for multinational corporation Gallagher. Career opportunities Chief Information Security Officer Entrepreneurs of new security products and service Penetration Testers/ Security Assessment Consultants IT Security Consultant Admission and enrolment For admission into the MCS, students will need to have completed a relevant bachelor's degree or postgraduate diploma, normally in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. You will need an average of at least B in your 300 level or higher Computer Science papers. International students will need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in the writing band. International students can email international@waikato.ac.nz for more information or help with the application process. [-]

Master of Information Technology

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months March 2017 New Zealand Hamilton

The Master of Information Technology at the University of Waikato moves you beyond the theoretical through to supervised project-based learning and on-the-job experience with an industry partner. [+]

Master of Information Technology The Master of Information Technology at the University of Waikato moves you beyond the theoretical through to supervised project-based learning and on-the-job experience with an industry partner. The course's main feature is the industry internship (FMCS596) paper which gives you industry experience for one whole semester. As an intern you will be mentored and supported by your employer and University supervisor, as you work on a real-world problem in an industry team setting. The MInfoTech was developed as part of the Auckland ICT Graduate School, a joint initiative between the University of Waikato and the University of Auckland, to develop industry-ready ICT experts. The aim of the programme is to meet the explosive demand for highly-skilled network and data professionals, coders, system architects, web developers and other work-ready ICT professionals. Technology is the fastest growing sector in New Zealand and with a $1.3 trillion projected growth in the global ICT industry from 2013-2020, the MInfoTech prepares you to make the most of the significant opportunities available in this industry. Our aim is to ensure you move beyond the classroom and into professional work situations with a full complement of employable IT skills. The Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology (PGCertInfoTech) provides the ideal pathway to the Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech). Career opportunities Internet/Multimedia Developer Database Developer Cloud Computing Developer Data Security Developer Network and Support Developer Software Architect Technical Consultant Systems Administrator Admission and enrolment For admission, students will need to have completed a relevant bachelor's degree, normally in Computer Science. You will need an average of at least B in 80 points of 300 level or above including at least 40 points in Computer Science or a related field. Students with a non-ICT undergraduate degree are encouraged to apply for the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology (PGCertInfoTech). International students will need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in the writing band. International students can email international@waikato.ac.nz for more information or help with the application process. Degree Structure For students with an undergraduate degree, this degree requires a total of 180 points consisting of 120 points of 500 level taught papers and a 60 point internship (FCMS596). For students with an Honours degree, this degree requires a total of 120 points consisting of 60 points of 500 level taught papers and a 60 point internship (FCMS596). [-]

Master - Information Business Analytics

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
Campus Full time 2 years

Information business analytics is a methodological and technological complex and the tools directed on support of decision-making in the sphere of management of efficiency of business. [+]

Best Masters in IT in New Zealand 2017. Master - Information Business Analytics Business-informatics is a practical program with huge research component. Information business analytics is a methodological and technological complex and the tools directed on support of decision-making in the sphere of management of efficiency of business. Business analyst serves as the intermediary between project organizers with the purpose of identification, analysis, coordination and approval of requirements to the changes made to business processes, policies and information systems; analyst also owns problems of business and proposes the solutions allowing the organization to reach goals. Professional skills: analytical support of decision-making in management of efficiency of business (Business Performance Management - BPM); development and realization of strategy of development of business and architecture of the enterprise on the basis of methodology of Balanced Scorecard (system of the balanced indicators), providing formation of systems of indicators and monitoring of strategic development of the company; creation of a complex control system by efficiency of business on the basis of BPM integration - applications, business-intelligence platform (Business Intelligence - BI) and customized analytical applications; statement of tasks in concrete subject domains with use economic - mathematical models and development of methods of their decision with use of customized analytical applications; extraction, normalization, cleaning and data processing with use of customized analytical applications; automation of collecting, storage and information processing for the solution of problems of corporate governance: strategic management, planning and budgeting, formation and the analysis of the consolidated reporting. Advantages of education. You will be able to work: heads and business analysts of IT - divisions and analytical departments of the organizations and the companies; consultants in the field of analytical applications and business intelligence systems; in the innovative companies demanding professional knowledge in the field of economy, mathematics, management and information technologies, and also in the sphere of electronic business. Relevance of education. The profession allows to realize the creative potential and creative abilities. Experts in the field of information business analytics can influence success of the company by means of effective management of development of innovative capacity of the enterprise, thereby ensuring rapid career growth. Master degree in business information scientists according to the program Information business analytics gives the chance to enter the dynamic world of business and management. [-]

Master of Information Technology

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters

Information technology underpins almost every aspect of modern society, from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite [+]

Master of Information Technology

Awarding Body

Queensland University of Technology

Information technology underpins almost every aspect of modern society, from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite communication, from online booking systems to banking to instant messaging. The generic option of not choosing a major allows you to select units that either complement prior knowledge or extend that knowledge. Similarly, students with limited IT knowledge from undergraduate studies can use the Masters program to provide a wide breadth of knowledge of varying aspects of IT.... [-]