Southern Cross University

Master of Information Technology

Southern Cross University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097605B

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Whether it’s biometric recognition, digital health monitoring or connectivity to the Internet of Things, technology is shaping how we live at an unprecedented and increasing speed.

If you want to be part of this transformation, the Master of Information Technology (MIT) places you at the cutting edge. You'll experience innovative learning with industry-led projects at the University’s Digital Enterprise Lab, which might include digital health, digital tourism and smart cities. You will master cutting-edge technologies in artificial intelligence, virtual/augmented reality and the Internet of Things with advanced coursework and real-world applications.

The course is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals. Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, you have the option to tailor your studies with advanced specialist units.

As a graduate you are well-prepared for senior and leadership roles in all manner of businesses and organizations, from both the private and public sector.

Major areas of study

Data science, cyber security, software development, user experience. Specialist units include advanced cyber security, big data analysis, computational intelligence and machine learning, computer forensics, internet engineering, pervasive and immersive user experience, programming for the internet of things, mobile and cloud systems.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be prepared for a variety of roles with advanced expertise in cyber security, software engineering, user experience and data science.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 29,200 Per Year Read more3,650 per unit
Start date: 06 July 2020
02 November 2020
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Gold Coast Campus

Southern Cross Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4225
Australia

Entry criteria

An applicant for admission to the Master of Information Technology must have fulfilled the requirements for a bachelor degree or equivalent in a related discipline, or possess equivalent relevant professional experience.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.

Address

Southern Cross University
Lismore Campus
Military Road North Coast New South Wales 2480
Australia