The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research) exposes you to advanced topics and research in the field of Information and Communications Technology.
This degree is comprised of a coursework component that is followed by a full-time-equivalent year of supervised research training. The main goal of the degree is to provide you with an opportunity to develop research skills appropriate to the ICT discipline.
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This degree provides a pathway to Higher Degree Research studies by engaging you in research projects within the University or in collaboration with an external organisation.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $30,160*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of this research course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Systems Architect
- Systems integrator
- Web analyst
- Software quality analyst
- Business programmer
- Software engineer analyst
Web Systems Developer
Web developers create content for the web and use programming, authoring, content management and file transfer software to maintain websites.
Network administrator or engineer
Network administrators or engineers research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software.
Database Administrator or programmer
Database Administrators or programmers plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Systems developers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.