Specialisation

Postgraduate Admission Pathway - Master of Info and Com Technology/Master of Data Sci - Pathway B - 2.5 Year program

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Admission Pathway Code: A3047.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3780.1 Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelors Honours or a Master qualification in a discipline other than computing, ICT or information systems.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Course Advice

Postgraduate Admission Pathway Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 200 credit points which include twenty core units and one alternate unit

Start-year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

301113 Programming for Data Science
301114 The Nature of Data
301005 Professional Practice and Communication
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems

Spring session

301044 Data Science
301117 Predictive Analytics
301038 Programming Proficiency
300695 Network Technologies

Year 2

Autumn session

301046 Big Data
301112 Visualisation
301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
301387 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies

Note: Unit 301387 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies replaces 301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies from Autumn 2021.

Spring session

301119 Advanced Machine Learning
301115 Advanced Statistical Methods
300260 IT Project Management
301384 Postgraduate Project A

Year 3

Autumn session

301116 Social Media Intelligence
301365 Probabilistic Graphical Models
301385 Postgraduate Project B

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

Mid-year intake

Year 1

Spring session

301114 The Nature of Data
301113 Programming for Data Science
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
301005 Professional Practice and Communication

Autumn session

301112 Visualisation
301038 Programming Proficiency
301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
301387 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies

Note: Unit 301387 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies replaces 301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies from Autumn 2021.

Year 2

Spring session

301044 Data Science
300260 IT Project Management
301117 Predictive Analytics
300695 Network Technologies

Autumn session

301046 Big Data
301365 Probabilistic Graphical Models
301116 Social Media Intelligence
301384 Postgraduate Project A

Year 3

Spring session

301115 Advanced Statistical Methods
301119 Advanced Machine Learning
301385 Postgraduate Project B

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

Additional Completion Requirements

Students must complete a four week full-time or part-time equivalent industry placement as a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component and must enrol in the ICT Practicum unit to receive recognition for WIL.

301047 ICT Practicum

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.

301045 Advanced Topics in User System Interaction
300697 Content Management Systems and Web Analytics
300260 IT Project Management
300695 Network Technologies
301005 Professional Practice and Communication
301038 Programming Proficiency
301004 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
301387 Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
300696 Systems and Network Security
300977 Systems Analysis and Database Management Systems
300693 Web Technologies

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.

301363 Advanced Cloud Computing
301178 Advanced Health Classifications and Coding
301028 Advanced Healthcare Data Environments
301029 Advanced Healthcare Software and Systems
301119 Advanced Machine Learning
301196 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
301236 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity
300694 Advanced Topics in ICT
300252 Advanced Topics in Networking
301235 Applied Cybersecurity
301312 Applied Machine Learning
301314 Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Organisations
301042 Cloud Computing
301386 Cloud Systems Development
301162 Information Security Management
301175 Internet of Things
301315 Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
301043 Mobile Computing
300256 Multimedia Communication Systems
301313 Natural Language Understanding
300255 Network Management
301385 Postgraduate Project B
300770 Software Testing and Automation
300443 Web Engineering
300389 Wireless Networking

Multi-disciplinary Units

A maximum of four units are allowed from this list.

200826 Contemporary People Management
102424 Cyber Justice (PG)
200425 Economics
200850 Entrepreneurial Management Capabilities
200821 Financial Reports for Decision Making
102300 Foundations of Media Arts Production (PG)
102412 Global Digital Futures
200848 Governance, Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship
200958 Information and Data Governance Law and Policy
200852 Innovation, Creativity and Foresight
200851 Innovation for New Markets
200845 Innovation Through Digital Technology
200737 Marketing Systems
101423 Media Project Proposal
101743 Mobile Media
200849 New Venture Finance
101962 Researching Convergent Media
200971 Start-up
200841 Strategic Business Management
200825 Understanding Contemporary Organisations


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