Master of Information & Communications Technology

Master of Information & Communications Technology

Course Information
Course Name Master of Information & Communications Technology
ATMC Code 092873M
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 2 Years
2020 Course Fees 26,600
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

 

English Language Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR Overall PTE score of 50 with no subscore less than 50 OR equivalent.

Admission Requirements
To be considered for admission candidates would normally be required to possess and an undergraduate degree from a recognized higher education institution or equivalent. Students who have completed a Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7) in Information and Communication Technology may be eligible to apply for 48 units of block credit. The 48 units (four courses) credited will be determined by the courses students have completed and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Course Outline

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry is one of the fastest growing and changing fields.

The Master of Information and Communications Technology will boost your career prospects by equipping you with high-level professional skills. You will develop your understanding of data analytics, data science engineering, data and process management, domain knowledge and research methods. You will understand the ethical implications with respect to privacy and security in the analysis and use of data, how the effective management and use of data has and will continue to transform organizations through digital innovation. You will apply research methods and skills to develop innovative solutions to business problems.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to undertake careers in the ICT field including business analyst, data scientist, database administrator, and systems administrator.

Membership

Professional Accreditation with the Australia Computer Society will be sought upon the commencement of the program.

Program Structure

Required courses (12)

BUS501 Business Analytics and Statistics

ICT700 Systems Analysis

ICT701 Relational Database Systems

ICT702 Data Wrangling

ICT703 Network Technology and Management

ICT704 Non-Relational Database Systems

ICT705 Data and System Integration

ICT706 Data Analytics

ICT707 Data Science Practice

ICT710 ICT Professional Practice and Ethics

PRM701 Project Management Principles

ICT709 ICT Industry Project

Elective courses (4)

Select any 4 postgraduate levels (500, 600 or 700 coded) courses from the School of Business *. These elective courses can be used to complete a specialization in Project Management.

* It is highly recommended that students who do not have mathematics or IT background complete BUS501 Business Analytics and Statistics as part of their elective courses.

Total units: 192

Program Requirements

In order to graduate you must:

Successfully complete 192 units as outlined in the Program Structure.

Program Notes

  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses)
  • Most courses are valued at 12 units unless otherwise specified
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests, and examinations
  • Register your selected specialization

 

USC is not accepting new admissions at Sydney campus. Please visit www.usc.edu.au for admission process at USC main campus.


Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology

Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology

Course Information
Course Name Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology
ATMC Code 048930F
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 3 Years
2020 Course Fees 23,200
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

 

English Language Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR Overall PTE score of 50 with no subscore less than 50 OR equivalent.

Academic Entry Requirements
Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent Mathematics.

Course Outline

Drive business innovation and give the world an innovative, green and sustainable future.

We live in an ICT age. Computers, smartphones, and networks are used by everyone, everywhere, as an enabler and driver of innovation. There is a great demand for graduates who understand computing technology and create innovative solutions to help people and benefit organizations.

If you enjoy problem-solving, designing artificial worlds, or making ideas come to life, our Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology degree gives you the skills to work on the cutting-edge of technology.

On top of several core computing and business courses, choose three areas to specialize in such as data storage, software development, systems design, information systems, telecommunications and networks, and serious games development. Gain hands-on experience with the internship course to work in an ICT company. Our program is fully accredited (Professional) with the Australian Computer Society and your skills translate across borders to give you the perfect qualification for a career in Australia or overseas.

Career opportunities

Business analyst, Systems analyst, information and communication technology specialist, systems architecture/integration, database programming, Web programming.

Membership

Australian Computer Society.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

• Complete 8 required introductory level (100 coded) courses
• Complete 3 required advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• Complete 3 minors from those listed below
• The remaining elective courses may be from either Faculty (Arts and Business or Science, Health, Education and Engineering)
• The number of elective courses may vary depending on the minor combinations chosen
• Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including core courses
• Complete no more than 6 courses from the School of Communication, School of Social Sciences or Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
• Register any selected Majors or Minors with your Faculty

Minors

Data Storage, Information systems, software development. Systems design and Telecommunication & Networks

Introductory courses (8)

BUS101 Business Analytics
BUS104 Management and Organisational Behaviour
BUS106 Accounting for Business
COR109 Communication and Thought
ICT110 Introduction to Data Science
ICT112 Creative Problem Solving with Programming
ICT115 Introduction to Systems Design
ICT120 Introduction to Computer Networks

Advanced courses (3)

ICT351 ICT Professional Practice
ICT352 ICT Project Management
ICT342 ICT industry project

 

USC is not accepting new admissions at Sydney campus. Please visit www.usc.edu.au for admission process at USC main campus.


Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Course Information
Course Name Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
ATMC Code 076978B
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 3 Years
2020 Course Fees 25,500
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

 

English Language Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR Overall PTE score of 50 with no subscore less than 50 OR equivalent.

Academic Entry Requirements
Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent Mathematics.

Course Outline

Your pathway to a rewarding career helping clients make better financial decisions. This program gives you a strong foundation to be successful in an accountancy role in any industry. You’ll study a major in accounting and gain skills in financial management, business consulting and financial advising. You’ll specialize in areas such as financial accounting, a law of business associations, company accounting, taxation law, and auditing.

Career opportunities

Depending on the major chosen: business management, human resource management, marketing management, market research, international business, importing/exporting, industrial relations, tourism and hospitality management, retail/sales, computing, systems analysis.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

• Complete 6 required introductory level (100 coded) courses
• Complete 10 required advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• Complete 8 elective courses, 4 must be advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including the core course
• Complete no more than 6 courses from the School of Communication, School of Social Sciences or Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
• Register any selected majors or minors with the Faculty of Arts and Business.

Introductory courses (6)

ACC106 Accounting Principles
BUS101 Business Analytics
BUS102 Introduction to Economics
BUS104 Introduction to Management
BUS108 Introduction to Informatics
COR109 Communication and Thought

Advanced courses (10)

ACC210 Financial Accounting
ACC211 Business Finance
ACC220 Law of Business Associations
ACC221 Company Accounting
ACC310 Management Accounting
ACC311 Taxation Law and Practice
ACC320 Contemporary Accounting Issues
ACC321 Auditing and Professional Practice
BUS203 Business Law and Ethics
BUS320 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

 

USC is not accepting new admissions at Sydney campus. Please visit www.usc.edu.au for admission process at USC main campus.


Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business

Course Information
Course Name Bachelor of Business
ATMC Code 022807A
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 3 Years
2020 Course Fees 25,500
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

 

English Language Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR Overall PTE score of 50 with no subscore less than 50 OR equivalent.

Academic Entry Requirements
Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent Mathematics.

Course Outline

Develop a well-rounded business education with sought-after skills in today’s business world. This program is designed to create creative and critical thinkers. You’ll learn how to apply innovative problem-solving techniques to business concepts, products, and services. Choose from a range of study areas including international business, management, and marketing. You’ll gain valuable experience and build industry contacts that could lead to a job before you even graduate.

Career opportunities

Depending on the major chosen: business management, marketing management, market research, international business, importing/exporting, industrial relations.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

• Complete 7 required introductory level (100 coded) courses
• Complete 2 required advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• Complete 15 elective courses, 12 must be advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• (Optional) Use electives to complete a major (8 courses) or minor (4 courses)
• Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including the core course
• Complete no more than 6 courses from the School of Communication, School of Social Sciences or Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
• Register any selected majors and minors with your Faculty

Introductory courses (7)

BUS101 Business Analytics BUS102
Introduction to Management BUS104
Management and Organisational
Behaviour BUS105
Introduction to Marketing BUS106
Accounting for Business # BUS108
Introduction to Informatics # COR109
Communication and Thought

Advanced Courses (2)

BUS203 Business Law and Ethics
BUS320 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

 

USC is not accepting new admissions at Sydney campus. Please visit www.usc.edu.au for admission process at USC main campus.


Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

Course Information
Course Name Master of Professional Accounting
ATMC Code 059557J
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 2 Years
2020 Course Fees 28,400
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

 

English Language Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR Overall PTE score of 50 with no subscore less than 50 OR equivalent.

Academic Entry Requirements
Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

Upgrade your accounting skills and profit

This program covers the latest business and accounting issues. It’s a comprehensive program that delivers accounting fundamentals, informatics, managerial finance, financial reporting, corporate reporting, issues in auditing practice, tax law and practice, the principles of economics and commercial law, and a research project.

Admission requirements

Entry to the Master of Professional Accounting program will normally require:

• An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree (or equivalent)
• Students who have completed a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline may be eligible to receive a credit of up to 48 units (4 courses)

Program requirements and notes

• The student must complete 13 required courses
• Students must complete 3 elective courses from any of the Master’s programs offered by the School of Business
• Students who have completed a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline may be eligible to receive a credit of up to 48 units (4 courses)
• Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student Visa.

Required courses (13)

ACC506 Accounting Fundamentals
ACC508 Informatics and Financial Applications
ACC510 Financial Reporting
ACC511 Managerial Finance
ACC521 Corporate Reporting
ACC520 Legal Regulation of Business Structures
ACC610 Strategic Management Accounting
ACC611 Taxation Law and Practice
ACC620 Contemporary Accounting Issues
ACC621 Issues in Auditing Practice
BUS501 Business Analytics and Statistics
BUS502 Principles of Economics for Accountants
BUS503 Principles of Commercial Law

USC is not accepting new admissions at Sydney campus. Please visit www.usc.edu.au for admission process at USC main campus.