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|Award granted||Master of Information Technology|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$22,300* - Full-fee paying place|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
|CRICOS course code||035505G|
|Deakin course code||S778|
Deakin's postgraduate IT courses provide a combination of leading-edge theory and technical knowledge plus hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career as an IT professional in Australia and around the world.
The Master of Information Technology is designed to provide specialised information technology skills by giving you up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in computing technology, as well as covering the technical and theoretical foundations of these topics, giving you the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice.
The course provides a leading-edge study environment, helping you to become a qualified IT professional with the skills required by employers. As a graduate, you will possess a sound knowledge and understanding of general issues, concepts and practices in IT and a broad knowledge and understanding of the technological aspects of IT. You will also be encouraged to develop a raft of generic skills enabling you to be an effective and efficient IT professional.
Students enrolled in the Master of Information Technology can elect to exit from the program after completion of four units. Students electing to do this will qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology. Students electing to exit after completion of eight units will qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology. Students who seek this option will be eligible to seek membership with the Australian Computer Society at the associate level.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
To be awarded the Master of Information Technology, a student must successfully complete units with a total value of 12 credit points (including 3 core units, one 4-credit point specialism and elective units selected from the list of general units).
Students who hold an undergraduate degree in a non-computing field will be required to take a compulsory core of four foundation units: *SIT771, SIT772, SIT773 and SIT774 in place of electives.
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
Three core units:
|SIT705||Research Methods for IT|
A four credit point specialism in at least one of the following:
The remaining credit points must be selected from SIT7-units as listed under general units.
* All students entering the Master of Information Technology with a non-computing undergraduate degree will be required to undertake the four compulsory foundation units.
|SIT771||Object-Oriented Development *|
|SIT773||Software Design and Engineering *|
|SIT772||Database and Information Retrieval *|
|SIT774||Web and Internet Programming *|
|SIT701||Internet Core and Enterprise Routing|
|SIT702||Advanced Network Design and Engineering|
|SIT703||Advanced Digital Forensics|
|SIT704||Advanced Topics in Digital Security|
|SIT717||Enterprise Business Intelligence|
|SIT725||Advanced Software Engineering|
|SIT735||Communications Network Security|
|SIT737||Service Oriented Architectures and Technologies|
|SIT740||Research and Development in Information Technology|
|SIT751||Java Network Programming|
|SIT763||IT Security Management|
|SIT775||IT Services in Organisations|
|SIT780||eSystems Software Development|
|SIT783||Linux and Open Source Software|
|SIT784||Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing|
Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/it or by telephone 03 9244 6699.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.