Postgraduate Courses

Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced

Abbreviation:

MICTAdv

UOW Course Code:

1609

CRICOS Code:

067074F

Total Credit Points:

96

Duration:

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences

Intake Session(s):

Autumn/Spring

Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus:

Wollongong

Additional Information:

Course Finder

Overview

The Master of Information & Communication Technology (Advanced) is aimed primarily at graduates working in the ICT industry who will benefit from an in-depth study of the organisational, economic, regulatory and socio-technical issues that arise in the implementation and application of IT, and how to effectively manage these issues.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of Information & Communication Technology Advanced will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse and evaluate the more advanced and latest problems, concepts and theories in the field of information and communication technologies.
  2. Evaluate, implement and use high level ICT tools, techniques, and methodologies applicable to the business, organization, government, education, public and health care environment.
  3. Synthesise and apply key knowledge and apply expert judgment in information and communication technologies, systems design and project in IT management from organizational, business and innovation perspectives.
  4. Employ independent learning strategies to update own knowledge in the field and keep pace with innovations in information and communication technologies, industry trends and standards.
  5. Further interpret information and communicate knowledge, ideas and procedures to both IS/IT professionals and stakeholders.
  6. Apply research and analytic methodologies with strong scientific and engineering backgrounds to implement evidence-based systems and management supported by modern ICT.
  7. Work as an individual and as a member of a team in a manner consistent with ethical and professional standards, with apt attitudes towards challenges. 

Course Structure

1. Complete five (5) core subjects (36cp):

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Core Subjects
Year 1
ISIT901Information Systems and Strategy6Spring
ISIT903Enterprise Architecture Design6Autumn
ISIT904Systems Integration6Spring
ISIT946Project and Change Management6Spring
Year 2
ISIT990Professional Practice and Research Project12Annual, Spring/Autumn

2. Complete one of the following specialisations:

  • ICT Strategic Planning
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Information Systems Development – suspended in 2015
  • Health Informatics

To be awarded with a single major, a candidate must complete 24 cp of subjects as set out in the relevant programs below. To be awarded with a double major, candidates must ensure that the 24 cp of subjects selected satisfy the requirements of one major and that a separate set of 24cp of subjects satisfy the requirements of a second major, i.e. any subject counted towards one major cannot also be counted towards a second major.

3. Complete 36cp of subjects selected from the Graduate Subjects List.

One (1) of these subjects (6cp) can be completed at 900-level from the following subject prefixes: CSCI, MATH, STAT, ECTE or GWP800.

Should a student wish to complete any other 900-level subjects Head of School approval must be obtained prior to commencing the subject.

ICT Strategic Planning

Complete 4 subjects (24cp) from:

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
ISIT906Information Design and Content Management6Spring
ISIT908IT Governance6Spring
ISIT916Organisational Issues & Information Technology6Not offered in 2015
ISIT917Business Intelligence6Autumn
ISIT925Strategic Network Design6Spring

Enterprise Networking

Complete 4 subjects (24cp) from:

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
ISIT910IT-enabled Supply Chain Management6Spring
ISIT918Strategic Network Management6Not offered in 2015
ISIT925Strategic Network Design6Spring
ISIT937Information Technology Security and Risk Management6Autumn
ISIT938eBusiness Technologies6Autumn
ISIT951Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture6Not offered in 2015

Health Informatics

Complete 4 subjects (24cp) from:

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
ISIT906Information Design and Content Management6Spring
ISIT917Business Intelligence6Autumn
ISIT929Concepts and Issues in Healthcare Computing6Spring
ISIT930Introduction to Health Informatics6Autumn

NB: TBS subjects are offered by the University of Wollongong Sydney Business School. Start dates differ from the standard University Calendar. Quotas may apply to TBS subjects offered at the Sydney Business School.

Graduate Subjects List 

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
ISIT906Information Design and Content Management6Spring
ISIT910IT-enabled Supply Chain Management6Autumn
ISIT925Strategic Network Design6Spring
ISIT937Information Technology Security and Risk Management6Autumn
ISIT938eBusiness Technologies6Autumn
ISIT908IT Governance6Spring
ISIT916Organisational Issues & Information Technology6Not offered in 2015
ISIT917Business Intelligence6Autumn
ISIT950Systems Development Methodologies6Autumn
ISIT951Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture6Not offered in 2015
GWP 800Global Workplace Practice6Spring

For more information on GWP 800, visit the Work Integrated Learning website.

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

The Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced is being submitted for accreditation by the Australian Computer Society.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 18 May, 2016