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Master of Applied Information Technology

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Course details

  • Jul 2021
    Feb 2022
  • 18 months
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • $7,472* first year
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fees-Free Policy
  • Level 9
  • Available for International Students. International Fee Guideline
  • Hamilton City Campus

Summary

The Master of Applied Information Technology enables students to undertake an extended study programme in their specialised information technology field. It requires 180 credits and has two pathways:

  • The thesis pathway is considered to be a research-based masters programme. It includes a 90 credit level 9 thesis module and aims to prepare students for further studies, such as a doctorate.
  • The research project pathway is considered to be a coursework-based masters programme. It includes a 45 credit level 9 research module (a shorter form of the Thesis module). It aims to prepare students to obtain a more senior position in their field of information technology. There is a possibility of an industry internship to be integrated into this pathway.

The remaining modules in both pathways are at level 8. Students who want to take more level 8 electives will take the research project pathway, whereas those wishing to undertake more substantial research will take the thesis pathway.

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Group A: Compulsory modules for Master’s Degree with research project

Module code Module name LevelCredits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
INFO801Project Management for Information Technology815  
INFO802Research in Information Technology815  
INFO803Research Proposal815INFO802 
INFO901 Research Project945INFO801, INFO802,
INFO803
 

Group B: Compulsory modules for Master’s Degree with thesis

Module code Module name LevelCredits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
INFO801Project management for Information Technology815  
INFO802Research in Information Technology815  
INFO803Research Proposal815INFO802 
INFO902Thesis990INFO801, INFO802INFO803

Group C: Elective modules for Master’s Degree with research project or thesis

Module code Module name LevelCredits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
INFO810Business Analysis for Information Technology815  
INFO811Business Intelligence815  
INFO812Management of Information Systems815
 
INFO813 Networks and Infrastructure815  
INFO814 Security and Forensics815  
INFO816 Special Topic in Information Technology815  
INFO821 Applied Information Technology Internship or Project830INFO801  
INFO823Software Testing815  

Group D: Elective modules for Master’s Degree with research project

Module code Module name LevelCredits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
 An approved level 8 module from another postgraduate programme815  

Career/further opportunities

Graduates of this programme will have the skills and knowledge to work in positions of responsibility and authority within roles such as business analysis, business intelligence, data analytics, information security and forensics, information technology management, project management, software development, and software quality assurance.

Graduates who complete the programme with above-average grades (including the thesis) may have the opportunity to obtain entry to doctoral programmes within New Zealand or overseas.

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Entry criteria

Entry into this course requires:

  • A bachelor degree in Computing or Information Technology or a related subject area, with a grade average of B or better in the final year of full-time study, or equivalent in part-time study; or
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Computing or Information Technology or a related subject area, with a grade average of B or better; or
  • Equivalent as considered by the Centre's Postgraduate Programme Committee

Selection

Candidates will be required to attend a selection interview/hui and may attend with whānau support.

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.5 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; or equivalent.

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Year 1 students starting July 2021

Date: Wednesday 7 July 2021
Time: 9am-12pm
Venue: Events Room 1, City Campus

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