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The Master of Information Technology program offered at the Wentworth Institute of Higher Education is focused on producing quality graduates, with industry and job ready knowledge and skills who are capable of working within the ICT industry as Developer Programmers. The Master of Information Technology is of four semesters duration full time and includes nested programs at Graduate Certificate level (one semester full time) and Graduate Diploma (two semesters full time) levels.
A feature of these programs is the use of EduLab as a virtual cloud based computer lab that can be assessed by students from any web browser. EduLab consists of two distinct labs. The first is a windows 10 lab environment with the software required for programming, database, and other subjects. The second lab is a KALI Linux environment set up for the networking and security related subjects. Both the labs come with 3 GB RAM and 65 GB hard disk dedicated to a single user.
Another important feature of the Master of Information Technology degree is the requirement to undertake an ICT Engaged subject focused on developing and demonstrating the necessary skills required of a Developer Programmer.
The Master of Information Technology is designed to provide students with specialised knowledge of ICT best practice and theory as well as the skills necessary to solve complex ICT problems in a professional manner. It is assessed via a range of individual and group assignments that are both theoretical and practical in nature and will prepare students for a career as a developer programmer.
The Master of Information Technology develops the breadth and depth of students’ knowledge as well as both applied and conceptual skills to enable them to perform successfully in ICT environments as Developer Programmers. All students must complete a total of 160 credit points made up of 16 subjects, comprising 12 core subjects (120 credit points), 8 of which from the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, plus a further 4 elective subjects (40 credit points) which may be drawn from any other WIN Higher Ed postgraduate program (Business or Professional Accounting).
Australian Undergraduate Degree or equivalent. International students require an IELTS Academic overall band score of 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0 (or equivalent).