Master of Information Technology

University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
Contact the university / college
Intakes
July Mar
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,784
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 27,989

About this course

A unique attribute of this programme (MInfoTech) is its depth of business enterprise and project-based learning. Additionally, students will complete a a 10-week internship where they will work on a real-world project.

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. The university assesses each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

University of Auckland

Completed one of the following with a GPA of 4.5:

  • Bachelor (Honours) degree or Postgraduate Diploma in an IT-related field. 75 points must be from courses above stage III, with at least 45 points 700 level, in an IT-related field (Taught 120 points)
  • Bachelors degree in an IT-related field. 75 points must be from courses at Stage III or above, with at least 45 points in an IT-related field (Taught 180 points)
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline. Relevant work experience may be considered (Taught 240 points)

Another tertiary institution

Completed one of the following with a GPE of 4.5 from a recognised university (or similar institution):

  • One year of postgraduate study in an IT-related field (Taught 120 points)
  • Bachelors degree in an IT-related field (Taught 180 points)
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline. Relevant work experience may be considered (Taught 240 points)

Programme-specific entry requirements for postgraduate applicants with international qualifications:

  • GPE: 5
  • Australia (%): 70-75%
  • China (%): 80-85%
  • India (%): 60-65%
  • Indonesia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Iran (Grade Average): 14.5-15.0
  • Malaysia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Singapore (GPA): 3.7
  • South Pacific-USP (GPA): 3.3
  • Taiwan (%): 77-82%
  • Thailand (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • UK (%): 60-65%
  • USA (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Vietnam (GPA): 7.0-7.5

English language requirements

  • IELTS Academic Score: 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0

Curriculum

The MInfoTech offers three options for students from different study backgrounds who would like to advance their ICT career.

180-point masters students must complete the following:

  • Industry internship worth 60 points
  • At least 45 points from technical skills courses
  • At least 45 points from complementary skills courses
  • Up to 30 points from other approved 600 or 700-level courses

120-point masters students must complete the following:

  • Industry internship worth 60 points
  • At least 45 points from complementary skills courses
  • Up to 15 points from other approved 600 or 700-level courses 

240-point masters students must complete the following:

  • Industry internship worth 60 points
  • 60 points: COMPSCI 718 and COMPSCI 719
  • At least 45 points from technical skills courses
  • At least 45 points from complementary skills courses
  • Up to 30 points from other approved 600 or 700-level courses

Check out the full list of technical and complementary courses.

Industry internship

To prepare you for the world of work, you'll complete a 10-week, full-time internship. This integral component provides a unique opportunity for you to work on a real-world project while developing your technical expertise.

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