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Advance your career in information systems, data science and health innovation
Develop the technical skills knowledge of advanced IT subjects, make the transition into management, or explore a new computing specialisation focused on data analytics or health technology innovation.

Master of Data Science

This specialist program will provide you with the expertise to work independently as a data scientist within a wide variety of industries, and equip you with the skills needed to build intelligent data-driven systems to manage, interpret, understand and derive key knowledge from data.

It is suited to those professionals with a strong mathematical or quantitative background. 

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The Master of Data Science is designed to allow you to explore the latest in data mining, machine learning and data visualisation, while developing the skills to effectively communicate data insights to stakeholders.

The course comprises four core units, two electives and a capstone project in which you will apply your skills to a real-world data science problem.

You can choose to specialise in the principles of data science, database management systems, data mining, visual analytics, statistics or statistical models.

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree.

To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Data Science.

At the master’s level, this degree will take 1 year full time to complete (48 credit points). This program can also be taken as a:

Master of Health Technology Innovation

Healthcare solutions are increasingly dependent on the innovative use of modern technologies to improve patients’ health outcomes.

The Master of Heath Technology Innovation is ideal for those already in the medical or related industries who wish to expand their career options and take advantage of exciting opportunities in this emerging and exciting field.

The course is designed to complement your professional commitments and can be undertaken via a combination of flexible study options including block mode, evening classes and online delivery.

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The Master of Heath Technology Innovation is the first cross-disciplinary degree develped through the Charkes Perkins Centre.

It comprises of core units, foundation units, specialist units and a capstone project. You can choose units that complement your particular background and qualifications.

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree.

To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Health Technology Innovation.

At the master’s level, this degree will take 2 years full time to complete (96 credit points). This program can also be taken as a:

Other interdisciplinary courses offered by the University of Sydney include:

Master of Information Technology

This internationally recognised degree will provide you with the in-depth knowledge and practical hands-on expertise to influence and reinforce an organisation's technology infrastructure and support the people who use it.

As a graduate, you could be responsible for selecting and deploying software products and managing networks for an organisation. You may also be involved in creating and managing business applications, websites, systems and the IT environment in all types of industries.

The course is designed to complement your professional commitments and can be undertaken via a combination of flexible study options including evening classes. This qualification is recognised by the Australian Computer Society.

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The Master of Information Technology offers the core units, specialist units, optional electives and a capstone project in which you can combine the learning you’ve completed during your degree with your prior learning and experience.

You will have the flexibility to tailor your studies with more than 25 specialist computing units of study as well as units from electrical engineering and business. These specialisations include:

  • Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Digital Media Technology
  • IT Security
  • Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Software Engineering.

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree.

To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Information Technology.

At the master’s level, this degree will take 1.5 years full time to complete (72 credit points). This program can also be taken as a:

If you’re interested in developing your management and technical skills specific to technology, consider the combined Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management (2 years and 96 credit points).

The following qualification is ideal for non-computing graduates looking to upskill or pursue a postgraduate degree in computer science:

Master of Information Technology Management

This specialised program will prepare you to succeed in the management of areas that use information technology to expand business endeavours. It is ideal for professionals seeking a career path into managerial roles such as project manager, program manager, general manager of operations, chief information officer or chief technology officer.

The course is designed to complement your professional commitments and can be undertaken via a combination of flexible study options including evening classes. This qualification is recognised by the Australian Computer Society.

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The Master of Information Technology Management will equip you with an in-depth understanding of key areas such as data analytics, business intelligence, strategy and project management.

You will develop further specialised technical knowledge through specialist units including:

  • Information Technologies and Systems
  • Change Management in IT
  • Information Security Management
  • Advanced Topics in IT Project Management
  • Services Science Management and Engineering
  • Information Technology Strategy and Value
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree.

To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Information Technology Management.

At the master’s level, this degree will take 1.5 years full time to complete (72 credit points). This program can also be taken as a:

If you’re interested in developing your management and technical skills specific to technology, consider the combined Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management (2 years and 96 credit points).

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James Charters
James Charters, Master of Information Technology
“The knowledge and skills I acquired in my graduate studies have been invaluable for my professional work. The Master of Information Technology has been an excellent investment in my development and will be crucial to realising my professional and academic goals.”
Master of Information Technology