Master of Science (Network Systems)
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
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2 years full-time or equivalent part-time. Subject to approval, this course may be taken in accelerated format and completed in 1.5 years.
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2023 Start Dates
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Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
- 10 core units (150 credit points) including 2 x 25 credit point units
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Science (network Systems) is 50 credit points (normally four units)
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
- demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the concepts within the field of Information and Communication Technology systems, and to apply this as an effective member of diverse teams in an ICT professional context
- demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles and concepts within the networking methodologies, network design and network implementation that facilitates independent lifelong learning in their professional practice
- evaluate new and emerging networking technologies and practices, and their integration with existing networking systems
- critically analyse new networking and/or security scenarios, evaluate the existing knowledge base, and propose and critique viable solutions
- formulate a research question in the context of networking/security, and to use accepted research methodologies to explore innovative approaches
- plan and execute a substantial research-based project and/or capstone experience.
Pathways and scholarships
- Credit transfer, recognition of prior learning and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
|2023 rate*||Estimated total cost of the course||Estimated cost of the course per year if studying full-time*||Annual Amenities fee if studying full-time*|
||$51,060||$34,040||See how your SSAF is calculated|
How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.