Specialisation

Postgraduate Admission Pathway - Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 years

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Admission Pathway Code: A3001.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

3698.1 Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Students with Non-Computing/non-ICT/non-IS with Honours or Masters Qualifications must have an Honours or Masters qualification in any discipline.


Postgraduate Admission Pathway Structure

Students must be enrolled in the Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) to complete this specialisation.

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points including the units listed below plus 120 hours (full time or part-time equivalent) of work experience component.

Core Units

300695 Network Technologies
301005 Professional Practice and Communication
301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
300694 Advanced Topics in ICT
300693 Web Technologies
301046 Big Data
300260 IT Project Management
300597 Master Project 1
300598 Master Project 2

And students in Pathways A and B must also complete the additional three core units.

301038 Programming Proficiency
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction

Students must enrol in the ICT Practicum unit to receive recognition for Work Integrated Learning.

301047 ICT Practicum

All students must also complete one of the listed Specialisations below. Note: Units for the Specialisations are all included in the Foundation, Specialised or Multi-disciplinary unit lists.

ST3007 Networking
ST3033 Distributed Computing
ST3034 Management
ST3035 Web and Mobile Computing
ST3036 Health Informatics

Full Time - Start Year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

301038 Programming Proficiency
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
300695 Network Technologies
301005 Professional Practice and Communication

Spring session

301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
300694 Advanced Topics in ICT
300693 Web Technologies

And one unit from Foundation, Specialised or Multi-disciplinary unit lists.

Year 2

Autumn session

301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
301046 Big Data
300260 IT Project Management
300597 Master Project 1

Spring session

300598 Master Project 2

And three units from Foundation, Specialised or Multi-disciplinary unit lists.

Full Time - Mid-Year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

301038 Programming Proficiency
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
300695 Network Technologies
301005 Professional Practice and Communication

Autumn session

301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
300694 Advanced Topics in ICT
300260 IT Project Management

Year 2

Spring session

300693 Web Technologies
300597 Master Project 1

And two units from Foundation, Specialised or Multi-disciplinary unit lists.

Autumn session

301046 Big Data
300598 Master Project 2

And two units from Foundation, Specialised or Multi-disciplinary unit lists.

Foundation Units

Note: Units in this list may be included in the course structure as Core Units and cannot be selected as one of the list units.

301005 Professional Practice and Communication
301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
301038 Programming Proficiency
301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
300695 Network Technologies
300693 Web Technologies
300260 IT Project Management
300697 Content Management Systems and Web Analytics
300696 Systems and Network Security

Specialised Units

Note: Units in this list may be included in the course structure as Core Units and cannot be selected as one of the list units.

301046 Big Data
301044 Data Science
301042 Cloud Computing
301043 Mobile Computing
300599 Advanced Robotics
301020 Advanced Mobile Robotics
301041 Service Oriented Architecture
300694 Advanced Topics in ICT
300255 Network Management
300252 Advanced Topics in Networking
300256 Multimedia Communication Systems
300389 Wireless Networking
300443 Web Engineering
300769 Intelligent Agents for E-Markets
300692 Workflow Management Systems
300770 Software Testing and Automation
301028 Advanced Healthcare Data Environments
301029 Advanced Healthcare Software and Systems

Multi-disciplinary Units

A maximum of four units are allowed from this list.

200820 The Contemporary Business Environment
200825 Understanding Contemporary Organisations
200821 Financial Reports for Decision Making
200826 Contemporary People Management
200841 Strategic Business Management
200848 Governance, Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship
200425 Economics


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