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                                                              Postgraduate courses – summary.................... 7
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                                                              Courses
                                                              Master of Complex Systems............................. 10
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                                                              Master of Engineering ........................................12
                                                              Master of Professional Engineering................ 14
                                                              Master of Project Leadership.......................... 16
                                                              Master of Project Management....................... 18
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                                                              Program Management..................................... 20
                                                              Master of Data Science.................................... 22
                                                              Master of Health Technology Innovation...... 24
                                                              Master of Information Technology................ 26
                                                              Master of Information Technology
                                                              Management....................................................... 28
                                                              Master of Information Technology and
                                                              Master of Information Technology
                                                              Management....................................................... 30
                                                              Graduate Diploma in Computing................... 32
                                                              Master of Transport.......................................... 34

                                                              Research
                                                              Master of Philosophy........................................ 36
                                                              Doctor of Philosophy........................................ 36

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Where will postgraduate study lead you?

                            Whether you want to gain new professional qualifications,
                            change your career direction or pursue a personal ambition,
                            the University of Sydney will steer you to places you never imagined.

                                            1st                                                                          World
                                                                             Top 60
                                 in Australia and ranked
                                                                            in the world for
                                                                                                                        standard
                                   4th in the world for                                                             or above in Excellence
                                                                            engineering and
                                 graduate employability1                                                                in Research for
                                                                              technology2
                                                                                                                       Australia ratings3
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                            Our coursework and research            Connected with industry                    Innovative spaces
                            degrees offer far more than
                                                                   Our courses are designed with, and         To support research and teaching
                            knowledge. You’ll join leading
                                                                   taught by, industry professionals          excellence, we are investing in the
                            thinkers to challenge the known
                                                                   in engineering and information             latest technology and exceptional
                            and explore the unknown, in
                                                                   technologies. We partner with              facilities. Our labs, teaching spaces
                            a stimulating environment
                                                                   leaders from business, industry and        and learning hubs are designed to
                            that encourages both learning
                                                                   academia based here in Sydney and          help you get the most out of your
                            and networking.
                                                                   around the globe.                          learning experience.

                            The University’s people drive our
                                                                   Our expertise and facilities are      Our leading facilities include the:
                            greatest feats. We give you access
                                                                   highly sought after, with staff and   −− Sydney Institute for Robotics
                            to leading lecturers, research
                                                                   students regularly invited to provide    and Intelligent Systems, one
                            supervisors, industry networks,
                                                                   professional consulting services for     of the world’s leading robotics
                            and cross-disciplinary centres of
                                                                   business and government agencies.        research institutes, instrumental
                            teaching and research excellence
                            from Australia and around the world.                                            in developing breakthrough
                                                                   International partnerships               technologies in field robotics
                                                                                                            principles and systems
                            World standard education               We are committed to international
                                                                                                         −− Centre for Advanced Structural
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                                                                   teaching, research and industry
                            Our graduates are among the                                                     Engineering, which houses
                                                                   partnerships. We encourage our
                            world’s most sought-after                                                       one of the largest structural
                                                                   students, researchers and staff
                            employees – we are ranked first in                                              engineering laboratories in
                                                                   to engage in collaboration that
                            Australia and fifth in the world for                                            the southern hemisphere
                                                                   deepens their knowledge and
                            graduate employability.1
                                                                   broadens their global outlook.             −− Visualisation and High
                                                                                                                 Performance Computing
                            Our ranking in the top 60
                                                                   The faculty has developed                     Laboratory (VisLAB), one of
                            universities worldwide for
                                                                   partnerships with top-100                     Australia’s leading facilities
                            engineering and technology reflects
                                                                   international institutions, including         for advanced visualisation
                            our outstanding reputation.2 The
                                                                   a landmark biomedical engineering             and computing.
                            Australian Government ranked all
                                                                   alliance with Shanghai Jiao Tong
                            of our research at world standard
                                                                   University in China.
                            or above in its latest Excellence in
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                                                                                                             1
                                                                                                               QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
                                                                                                        2
                                                                                                          QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
                            Research for Australia ratings.3                                        3
                                                                                                        Excellence in Research Australia Rankings 2018
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A world of opportunity

We are committed to international teaching, research
and industry partnerships. We encourage our students to
deepen their knowledge and broaden their global outlook.

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Find your overseas adventure
Student exchange gives you a unique
opportunity to see the world and graduate
with a truly global perspective.                       industry partners
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Our accredited courses enable to you
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                            Our new precinct

                            We’re making a        At the University of Sydney we are determined to
                                                  foster a healthy learning environment that keeps
                            multimillion-dollar   students engaged, motivated and inspired. As part of
                            investment in         this, the Faculty of Engineering is undergoing a major
                                                  redevelopment project, transforming our precinct with
                            your future.          contemporary architecture, thoughtfully designed to
                                                  enhance the student experience.
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                                                  By 2020, you can expect to find yourself working in
                                                  vibrant study spaces, modern teaching facilities and
                                                  advanced laboratories.

                                                  Highlights include:
                                                  −− dynamic activity-based working zones
                                                  −− activated public spaces incorporating
                                                     food outlets and recreation areas
                                                  −− future-focused learning environments
                                                  −− flexibility to adapt to new ways of working
                                                  −− new innovations in design construction.
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Postgraduate coursework options

                            Graduate certificates and               Master’s degrees                          We offer hundreds of units of
                                                                                                              study across selected faculties,
                            graduate diplomas                       Master’s degrees are ideal if you         including many that you can use
                            Graduate certificates and graduate      need specialised knowledge and            to earn continuing professional
                            diplomas are usually based on           skills, and want to take the next         development (CPD) credit or to
                            master’s degrees and offer a subset     step in your career. You can gain         explore subjects of general interest.
                            of the master’s units. They are         professional qualifications for
                            alternatives worth considering if       your next job, upskill for your           Regardless of which option you
                            you want to try out postgraduate        current role and develop academic         choose, you will receive an official
                            study or increase the breadth of        expertise in your chosen field.           academic transcript at the end of
                            your expertise and knowledge, or if                                               your studies and may be able to
                            you don’t quite meet the admission      Master’s degrees typically require        request credit for a longer course,
                                                                    between one and two years of
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                            criteria for a master’s degree.                                                   such as a master’s degree.
                                                                    full-time study. If you can’t commit
                            Once you’ve finished a graduate         to a full-time master’s degree
                                                                                                              Fast-track your
                            certificate (usually six months         straight away because of family,
                                                                    work or other commitments, we             postgraduate degree
                            of full-time study or 12 months
                            part time), you may then be able        offer the flexibility of part‑time        Related study or professional
                            to progress to the associated           study for domestic students.              work experience may be counted
                            graduate diploma (usually one year                                                as credit towards your degree.
                            full time or two years part time)       Short courses                             This is known as recognition of
                            or ultimately to a master’s degree.                                               prior learning (RPL; also sometimes
                                                                    If you’re not sure about studying a
                            See the progression diagram below                                                 called ‘credit for previous studies’).
                                                                    full degree, or if you’re interested in
                            (but please note that progression
                                                                    professional development, you can
                            requirements can vary).                                                           For more details, see page 8
                                                                    choose to take a single unit of study
                                                                                                              or visit:
                                                                    as a ‘non-award’ course.
                            A graduate certificate or graduate                                                −− sydney.edu.au/study/credit
                            diploma is also an excellent option
                            if you don’t want to commit to a
                            full master’s but would still like to
                            upskill and get a solid grounding in
                            your chosen field.
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                                                                                                              Master’s degree
                                                                     Graduate diploma                         Gain specialised skills and
                             Graduate certificate                    Complete more units of study             knowledge or professional
                             Complete some of the                    towards a master’s degree                qualifications
                             essential units of study                                                         Usually one or two years of
                                                                     Usually one year of
                             towards a master’s degree                                                        full-time study
                                                                     full-time study
                             Usually six months of
                             full-time study
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Postgraduate courses – summary
                                                                                  Duration (years)
                                                              CRICOS     Credit     Full    Part           Mode of
 Course name                                                   code      points    time     time           delivery        Page

 Complex Systems

 Graduate Diploma in Complex Systems                          089811G      48        1       2           On-campus          10
                                                                                                         day/evening
 Master of Complex Systems                                    089810G      96        2       4                              10

 Engineering

 Graduate Certificate in Engineering                          063747B      24       0.5       1        On-campus day        12
 Graduate Diploma in Engineering                              061793A      36        1       2                              12
 Master of Engineering                                        077463K      72       1.5     2-3                             12
 Master of Professional Engineering                           077470M      144       3      5-6                             14
 Master of Professional Engineering (Accelerated)             098247M      96        2      3-5                             14

 Project Management

 Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership                    074717F     24       0.5       1          On-campus          16
                                                                                                        day/evening;
 Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership                       074716G      36        1       2
                                                                                                       online; intensive    16

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 Master of Project Leadership                                 074715G      48        1       2       On-campus evening;
                                                                                                          intensive         16
 Graduate Certificate in Project Management                   031912C      24       0.5       1          On-campus          18
                                                                                                        day/evening;
 Graduate Diploma in Project Management                        031913B     48        1       2
                                                                                                       online; intensive    18
 Master of Project Management                                 082914A      72       1.5      3           On-campus        18
                                                                                                     day/evening; online;
 Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management       097699B      24       0.5       1                           20
                                                                                                     block mode; Summer
 Master of Project and Program Management                     097700C      48        1       2        and Winter School 20

 Computer Science

 Graduate Certificate in Data Science                         087980F      24       0.5       1          On-campus          22
                                                                                                         day/evening
 Master of Data Science                                       087981E      48        1       2                              22
 Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation             083977M      60       1.5      3                              24

                                                                                                                                  Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
 Master of Health Technology Innovation                       083976A      96        2       ≤6                             24
 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology               039122B      24       0.5       1        On-campus day        26
 Graduate Diploma in Information Technology                   039123A      48        1       2                              26
 Master of Information Technology                             082912C      72       1.5                                     26
 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management    055187G      24       0.5       1                             28
 Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management        055185J      48        1       2                              28
 Master of Information Technology Management                  082913B      72       1.5      3                              28
 Master of Information Technology and Master of               083638G      96        2       4       On-campus evening     30
 Information Technology Management
 Graduate Diploma in Computing                                096317G      48        1       2         On-campus day        32

 Transport

 Graduate Certificate in Transport                            099888C      24       0.5       1         On-campus           34
                                                                                                        day/evening;
 Graduate Diploma in Transport                                099889B      48        1       2                              34
                                                                                                          intensive
 Master of Transport                                          099890J      72       1.5      3                              34

 Research

 Master of Philosophy (Engineering)                           061790D      N/A      1-2     3-4           Research          36
 Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)                           000703B      N/A      3-4     6-8           Research          36
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Note: Part-time study is available only to domestic students. All courses have a mid-year intake.
For up-to-date course information, please see sydney.edu.au/courses
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Fast-track your postgraduate studies

                            Related study or professional work experience may be credited to
                            your degree as recognition of prior learning (RPL). This means you
                            won’t have to repeat similar units and could graduate sooner.

                            Recognition of prior learning (RPL)              How do I apply for RPL?
                            You may be eligible for recognition of prior     You need to apply for RPL when
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                            learning if we assess your previous studies      completing your online course
                            or professional work experience as being         application. We will let you know in
                            directly equivalent to our units of study. In    your offer letter if you have been
                            some cases you may be granted a block of         successful.
                            credit if it is in the same subject area. Some
                            courses have existing RPL arrangements for       For more information about
                            some qualifications.                             course‑specific admission criteria,
                                                                             visit the relevant course website.
                            The diagrams on the next page demonstrate
                            how RPL can be credited towards a Master         For more information, visit
                            of Engineering and a Master of Professional      −− sydney.edu.au/study/credit
                            Engineering. Please note that this is only a
                            guide – all RPL granted is subject to faculty
                            assessment and approval.

                            The admission criteria listed in this guide
                            are based on the University of Sydney’s
                            grading system.

                            For qualifications gained outside Australia
                            (or where grading systems differ), the
                            University determines equivalencies and
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                            admission criteria based on the country,
                            institution and qualification.
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Examples of credited prior learning

Master of Professional Engineering (3 years/144 credit points)

             One year                                  One year                                  One year

                                                  144 credit points

  Enter with no credit
  –– Bachelor’s degree in a non-engineering discipline* with a 68.5 percent average

 24 credit points                                          120 credit points

                                                                                                                  Master of Professional Engineering
  Enter with up to 24 credit points (0.5 years) if you have one of the following:

                                                                                                                          (144 credit points)
  –– Bachelor of Engineering degree in an unrelated field of engineering, with a 68.5 percent average
  –– Bachelor of Science or similar, in a discipline directly related to your intended specialisation, with a
     68.5 percent average.

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          48 credit points                                          96 credit points

  Enter with up to 48 credit points (1 year) if you have a Bachelor of Engineering degree in a related field of
  engineering, with a 68.5 percent average (includes honours degrees).

                    72 credit points                                                72 credit points

  Enter with up to 72 credit points (1.5 years) if you have a specific postgraduate engineering
  degree in a related field of engineering, with a 68.5 percent average.

* T
  his degree should contain studies equivalent to a minimum of one year in mathematics, physics, chemistry,
  biology, geology, computing or statistics, as related to the intended engineering specialisation.

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Master of Engineering (1.5 years/72 credit points)

                                  One year                                                      0.5 year

                                                72 credit points

  Enter with no credit with one of the following:
  –– Bachelor of Engineering degree in the same field of engineering as your intended specialisation,
     with a 65 percent average
  –– Bachelor of Engineering degree, and five years of relevant work experience in the same area
                                                                                                                   Master of Engineering

     of specialisation.
                                                                                                                     (72 credit points)

         24 credit points                                          48 credit points

  Enter with up to 24 credit points (0.5 years) if you have one of the following:
  –– Bachelor of Engineering degree in the same field of engineering as your intended specialisation, with a
     75 percent average
  –– University of Sydney Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Engineering in the same area of
     specialisation, with a 65 percent average (graduate diploma holders can receive up to 36 credit points
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     for a completed qualification).
Master of Complex Systems

                            Modern smart cities, infrastructure and ecosystems are susceptible to
                            abrupt, large-scale and disruptive dynamics. There is growing demand
                            for professionals who are capable of anticipating, controlling and
                            managing the unexpected.

                            Complex systems are composed of large numbers of diverse                          Course structure
                            interacting parts, making them susceptible to unexpected,
                            large-scale and apparently uncontrollable behaviours.                             This program comprises core
                                                                                                              units of study along with electives,
                            Small changes can generate large, amplified effects. For                          culminating in a specialisation in
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                            example, a single malfunction in a local substation can lead to                   your chosen field.
                            cascading statewide electricity grid failures, or the emergence
                            of a new pathogen in a remote village can give rise to a                          Specialisations
                            devastating global epidemic.
                                                                                                              Leveraging the Centre for Complex
                                                                                                              Systems’ research strengths, you
                            Our graduates gain the expertise to model, analyse and design
                                                                                                              have the flexibility to tailor your
                            resilient strategies for crisis forecasting and management in
                                                                                                              learning to your professional
                            complex technological, socioeconomic and socioecological
                                                                                                              interests, with your choice of
                            systems. You will develop skills in quantitative modelling and
                                                                                                              specialisations from:
                            computational simulation of system dynamics, complementing
                            your existing skills in engineering, computer science, information                −− biosecurity
                            technology, physics, mathematics, health, biology or business.                    −− engineering
                                                                                                              −− research methods
                            As the only degree of its kind in the southern hemisphere*,
                                                                                                              −− transport.
                            complex systems is especially important for the Asia-Pacific
                            region. With booming populations and growing megacities,
                                                                                                              You will also undertake an industry-
                            countries and businesses must work across discipline
                                                                                                              based capstone project focused on
                            boundaries to glean insight and solve complex global challenges.
                                                                                                              modelling a complex problem and
                            *University of Sydney–commissioned research December 2017                         delivering a novel solution. Projects
                                                                                                              can be directly related to your
                                                                                                              area of specialisation or to your
                                                                                                              vocational objectives or interests.
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                                                                                “I chose this degree as I wanted to pursue
                                                                                university study in artificial intelligence. It has
                                                                                allowed me to work on interesting projects using
                                                                                the skills I’ve developed in computation modelling,
                                                                                data visualisation and systems dynamics.”
                                                                                Mike Li
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                                                                                Graduate, Master of Complex Systems
Available courses                                  Indicative course progression
This program can be taken at the level of          Example progression for Master of Complex Systems
a master’s degree or a graduate diploma,           with a specialisation in Engineering
as shown below.
                                                    Unit code   Unit of study                            Sem   cp

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                            Credit   Duration       Year 1
Course name                 points   (full time)
                                                    STAT5002    Core: Introduction to Statistics          1    6
Master of Complex Systems    96       2 years
                                                    COMP9001    Core: Introduction to Programming         1    6
Graduate Diploma in          48        1 year
Complex Systems                                     ENVI5801    Core: Social Science of Environment       1    6

                                                    CSYS5010    Core: Introduction to Complex Systems     1    6
Depending on the level and type of your prior       CSYS5030    Core: Information Theory and              2    6
studies, you may be eligible for recognition of                 Self-organisation
prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the        COMP5048    Core: Visual Analytics                    2    6
length of this degree. See page 8 for details.
                                                    QBUS5001    Elective: Quantitative Methods            2    6
                                                                for Business
Admission criteria                                  PMGT5886    Core: System Dynamics Modelling for PM    2    6

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To apply for the Master of Complex Systems,
                                                    Year 2
you need to have a recognised bachelor’s
degree with a minimum credit average (65            CSYS5050    Capstone: Complex Systems Capstone        1    6
                                                                Project A
percent) in a quantitative discipline such as
                                                    CSYS5020    Core: Interdependent Civil Systems        1    6
engineering, computer science, information
technology, mathematics, statistics, physics,       COMP5313    Core: Large Scale Networks                1    6
transport, business or finance, or any honours      QBUS6810    Elective: Statistical Learning and        1    6
degree from the University of Sydney.                           Data Mining

                                                    ELEC9103    Elective: Simulations and Numerical       2    6
Alternatively, you need to hold a Graduate                      Solutions in Engineering

Diploma in Complex Systems from the                 CSYS5051    Capstone: Complex Systems Capstone        2    6
University of Sydney with a credit average,                     Project B

or a qualification deemed equivalent by             CSYS5040    Core: Criticality in Dynamical Systems    2    6
the University.
                                                    COMP5318    Elective: Machine Learning and Data       2    6
                                                                Mining

Learn more                                         Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                                   Indicative progression based on a 96 credit point master’s
For more information on the course                 degree with Semester 1 enrolment
structure, including specialisations and unit
of study descriptions, visit
−− sydney.edu.au/courses
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Master of Engineering

                            This is a specialised program for qualified engineers seeking to
                            move into management or a senior technical role. It is designed
                            to help qualified engineers to strengthen their management
                            capability and technical expertise. Qualified engineers looking to
                            specialise or update their skills could also consider this program.

                            Course structure
                            This program comprises core units of
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                            study along with electives to broaden your
                            knowledge. You will complete a sequence
                            of specialised units that comprise a major
                            in your chosen field. This program has a
                            strong focus on project work to enhance
                            self‑directed learning.

                            Majors
                            The Master of Engineering allows you to build
                            on your existing undergraduate engineering
                            degree by developing specialised technical
                            knowledge in one of 15 engineering majors:
                            −− automation and manufacturing
                               systems engineering
                            −− biomedical engineering
                            −− chemical and biomolecular engineering
                            −− civil engineering                            Available courses
                            −− electrical engineering                       This program can be taken at the level of a master’s
                            −− fluids engineering                           degree, a graduate diploma or a graduate certificate,
                                                                            as shown below.
                            −− geomechanical engineering
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                            −− intelligent information engineering
                                                                                                                   Credit    Duration
                            −− mechanical engineering                       Course name                            points   (full time)

                            −− power engineering                            Master of Engineering                    72     1.5 years

                            −− risk management                              Graduate Diploma in Engineering          36       1 year

                            −− software engineering                         Graduate Certificate in Engineering      24     0.5 years

                            −− structural engineering
                            −− sustainability and                           Depending on the level and type of your prior studies,
                               environmental engineering                    you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning
                            −− telecommunications engineering.              (RPL), which could reduce the length of your degree.
                                                                            See page 8 for details.
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“Engineers are creative people who find
          solutions to problems before society
          often realises we have them.”
          Professor Branka Vucetic
          Director, Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications

Admission criteria                                               Indicative course progression
To apply for this master’s degree, you need                      Example progression for Master of Engineering with a
to have a recognised Bachelor of Engineering                     major in Power Engineering

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degree in the same or a similar field of study
                                                                  Unit code    Unit of study                            Sem   cp
to the major for which you are applying, with
at least a credit average (65 percent).                           Year 1

                                                                  ENGG5102     Core: Entrepreneurship for Engineers      1    6
Alternatively, you need to hold a Graduate
Diploma in Engineering from the University of                     ENGG5202     Core: Sustainable Design, Engineering     1    6
                                                                               and Management
Sydney, with at least a credit average.
                                                                  ELEC5204     Specialist: Power Systems Analysis        1    6
                                                                               and Protection
If you don’t meet these criteria, you may be
considered for admission to the Graduate                          PMGT5871     Core: Project Process Planning            1    6
                                                                               and Control
Diploma in Engineering. If you achieve a credit
average in the first semester, you can apply to                   ENGG5103     Core: Safety Systems and Risk Analysis    2    6

transfer to the Master of Engineering.                            ELEC5206     Specialist: Sustainable Energy Systems    2    6

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                                                                  ELEC5212     Specialist: Power System Planning         2    6
Learn more                                                                     and Markets

                                                                  ELEC5020     Research: Capstone Project A              2    6
For more information on the course
structure, including majors, visit                                Year 2
−− sydney.edu.au/courses                                          ELEC5021     Research: Capstone Project B              1    6

                                                                  ELEC5211     Specialist: Power System Dynamics         1    6
                                                                               and Control

                                                                  ELEC5208     Specialist: Intelligent                   1    6
                                                                               Electricity Networks

                                                                  ELEC5616     Elective: Computer and                    1    6
                                                                               Network Security

                                                                 Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                                                 Indicative progression based on a 72 credit point master’s
                                                                 degree with Semester 1 enrolment
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Master of Professional Engineering

                            Acquire a solid foundation for a career in engineering,
                            a qualification in high demand around the world.

                            If you would like to change career and                      Specialisations
                            become an engineer, obtain accredited
                            qualifications that will enable you to practise             The following available specialisations are
                            engineering in Australia and overseas, or                   fully accredited by Engineers Australia, the
                            move into a different field of engineering, you             national engineering accreditation body:
                            might like to consider this master’s program.               −− biomedical engineering
                                                                                        −− chemical and biomolecular engineering
                            It will give you the professional engineering
                                                                                        −− civil engineering
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                            practice and research skills that lead to
                            recognition as an Australian graduate                       −− electrical engineering
                            engineer. Your qualifications will also be                  −− mechanical engineering
                            recognised internationally through the                      −− power engineering
                            Washington Accord of the International
                                                                                        −− structural engineering
                            Engineering Alliance.
                                                                                        −− telecommunications engineering.

                            Course structure
                                                                                        The specialisations below are provisionally
                            This program comprises foundation                           accredited by Engineers Australia:
                            units, elective units in the area of your                   −− aerospace engineering
                            specialisation and a 12-week practical
                                                                                        −− fluids engineering
                            industry experience component. You can
                            also choose from several professional                       −− geomechanical engineering
                            electives and complete a capstone project                   −− intelligent information engineering
                            in your final year.                                         −− software engineering.

                            The Master of Professional Engineering
                            (Accelerated) is also available and can be
                            completed in two years.
The University of Sydney

                                                                              “I wanted to build a stronger foundation
                                                                               in chemical engineering and become a
                                                                               professional engineer. Choosing the Master
                                                                               of Professional Engineering is one of the
                                                                               best decisions I’ve made. I’m now working
                                                                               as a risk and safety engineer in Sydney.”
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                                                                              Michelle Liu
                                                                              Graduate, Master of Professional Engineering
Available courses                                    Indicative course progression
This program can only be taken at the level of       Example progression for Master of Professional
a master’s degree.                                   Engineering with a specialisation in Civil Engineering

                                                      Unit code   Unit of study                              Sem    cp
                             Credit    Duration
 Course name                 points    (full time)
                                                      Year 1
 Master of Professional       144       3 years*
                                                      CIVL9802    Core: Statics                              Jan*   6
 Engineering
                                                      CIVL9110    Core: Materials                             1     6
 Master of Professional       96        2 years
 Engineering (Accelerated)
                                                      CIVL9201    Core: Structural Mechanics                  1     6

                                                      CIVL9700    Core: Transport Systems                     1     6
* For many students, the Master of Professional
Engineering degree can be completed in two years.
                                                      GEOL1501    Core: Engineering Geology 1                 2     6

                                                      CIVL9410    Core: Soil Mechanics                        2     6
Depending on the level and type of your prior

                                                                                                                         Postgraduate guide 2020
studies, you may be eligible for recognition of       CIVL9611    Core: Introductory Fluid Mechanics          2     6

prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the          CIVL9810    Core: Engineering Construction              2     6
length of this degree. See page 8 for details.                    and Surveying

                                                      Year 2
Admission criteria
                                                      ENGG5204    Core: Engineering                           1     6
To apply for this degree, you need to have a                      Professional Practice

recognised bachelor’s degree in engineering,          CIVL9205    Core: Concrete Structures 1                 1     6
science or applied science, with at least an
                                                      CIVL9612    Core: Fluid Mechanics                       1     6
honours, honours equivalent or 68.5 percent
                                                      CIVL5351    Elective: Geoenvironmental                  1     6
average, and sufficient tertiary knowledge                        Engineering
of mathematics and science‑based units,
                                                      ENGG5205    Core: Professional Practice in              2     6
depending on your specialisation.                                 Project Management

                                                                                                                         Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
                                                      CIVL9206    Core: Steel Structures 1                    2     6
Professional accreditation
                                                      CIVL9811    Core: Engineering Design                    2     6
The Master of Professional Engineering                            and Construction

and the Master of Professional Engineering            CIVL9235    Elective: Structural Analysis               2     6
(Accelerated) are accredited by Engineers
Australia. They include a mandatory 12-week           Year 3

internship and capstone project.                      CIVL5020    Core: Capstone Project A                    1     6

                                                      ENGG5217    Core: Practical Experience                  1     0
Learn more                                            CIVL9903    Core: Civil Engineering Design              1     6

For more information on the course                    CIVL5452    Elective: Foundation Engineering            1     6
structure, including specialisations and
                                                      CIVL6666    Elective: Open Channel Flow and             1     6
unit of study descriptions, visit                                 Hydraulic Structures

−− sydney.edu.au/courses                              CIVL5021    Core: Capstone Project B                    2     6

                                                      CIVL6455    Elective: Engineering Behaviour of Soils    2     6

                                                      CIVL6264    Elective: Composite Steel-Concrete          2     6
Accredited by:                                                    Structures

                                                      CIVL6268    Elective: Structural Dynamics               2     6

                                                     * Intensive January (Summer) session

                                                     Sem = semester;   cp = credit points
                                                                                                                         Page 15

                                                     Indicative progression based on a 144 credit point master’s
                                                     degree with January/February Intensive enrolment
Master of Project Leadership

                            Develop sophisticated, high-level management skills
                            to lead complex projects on a large scale.
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            Designed for senior managers with a             Course structure
                            minimum of five years’ work experience,
                            this professional degree will develop your      This program comprises core project leadership units
                            decision-making skills to incorporate           of study, along with your chosen electives.
                            open-systems innovation, dynamic social
                            networks and design thinking.                   To accommodate your professional commitments, our
                                                                            flexible study options include block or intensive mode,
                            Equipped with an in-depth understanding of      evening classes and online delivery, or you can choose
                            projects and their portfolios, you will learn   a combination of these.
                            to apply strategic complex systems thinking
                            approaches for successful organisational        Available courses
                            leadership and governance.
                                                                            This program can be taken at the level of a master’s
                                                                            degree, a graduate diploma or a graduate certificate.
                            An innovative and challenging program,
                            this master’s degree takes you beyond
The University of Sydney

                            conventional concepts of leadership,                                                         Credit   Duration
                                                                            Course name                                  points   (full time)
                            management, governance, risk, resilience
                            and sustainability. You will focus on the       Master of Project Leadership                  48        1 year

                            importance of interpersonal skills for          Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership        36        1 year
                            effective leadership, and learn how to apply
                                                                            Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership    24      0.5 years
                            the principles of emotional intelligence
                            to influence and achieve successful
                            project outcomes.                               Depending on the level and type of your prior studies,
                                                                            you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning
                                                                            (RPL), which could reduce the length of your degree.
                                                                            See page 8 for details.
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Admission criteria                               Indicative course progression
To apply for this degree, you need to have       Example progression for Master of
a recognised bachelor’s degree in any            Project Leadership
discipline, with at least a credit average
                                                  Unit code        Unit of study                        Sem     cp
(65 percent).
                                                  Year 1
Alternatively, you need to hold a Graduate
                                                  PMGT5860         Core: Project Leadership Thesis A      1      6
Diploma in Project Leadership from the
University of Sydney, with a credit average.      PMGT5875         Core: Project Innovation               1      6
                                                                   Management

Both options also require at least five years’    PMGT5898         Core: Complex Project Leadership       1      6

work experience in a middle or senior             PMGT6871         Elective: Project Planning             1      6

                                                                                                                     Postgraduate guide 2020
management role.                                                   and Governance

                                                  PMGT5897         Core: Disaster Project Management    July*    6

Learn more                                        PMGT5861         Core: Project Leadership Thesis B     2       6

For more information on the course                PMGT5896         Core: Sustainability and              2       6
                                                                   Intelligence in PM
structure, including unit of study
descriptions, visit                               PMGT6891         Core: Risk Dynamics and Resilience    2       6

−− sydney.edu.au/courses                         * Intensive July (Winter) session

                                                 Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                                 Indicative progression based on a 48 credit point master’s
                                                 degree with Semester 1 enrolment

                                                                                                                     Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management

“This program looks at projects and leadership
 from the most innate levels. You’ll explore
 coordination theory, complex adaptive systems,
 emotional intelligence and sustainability. Delving
 into these concepts at an academic level, you start
 to understand the foundations of success for large
 and complex projects.”
Christian Porter
                                                                                                                     Page 17

Graduate, Master of Project Leadership
General Manager, Strategic Bidding, Downer
Master of Project Management

                            This professional qualification will provide you with a sound
                            educational platform to confidently launch and develop
                            your project management career.

                            This master’s degree will equip you with the        To accommodate your professional
                            fundamental methodologies, modelling and            commitments, our flexible study options
                            analytical techniques for the design and            include block or intensive mode, evening
                            implementation of projects across a wide            classes and online delivery, or you can
                            range of industries, including infrastructure,      choose a combination of these.
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            mining, the arts, manufacturing, IT, finance,
                            law and consultancy.                                Specialisations
                            The initial stage of the program will develop       Available specialisations include:
                            your critical thinking and analysis skills, which   −− global organisational project management
                            you will then apply in the context of projects.     −− risk and control
                                                                                −− strategic change implementation.
                            You will also develop core project
                            management skills in process and planning,
                                                                                We also offer an embedded research
                            people and stakeholder management,
                                                                                pathway for people interested in pursuing
                            project finance and risk, and effective project
                                                                                a research degree after completion of the
                            delivery. Towards the end of the program you
                                                                                Master of Project Management.
                            will have the opportunity to specialise in a
                            particular area of project management.
                                                                                Available courses
                            Course structure                                    This program can be taken at the level of a
                                                                                master’s degree, a graduate diploma or a
                            This program comprises core project
                                                                                graduate certificate.
                            management units of study, industry-linked
                            learning, and your chosen electives.
                                                                                                              Credit   Duration
                                                                                Course name                   points   (full time)

                                                                                Master of Project               72     1.5 years
The University of Sydney

                                                                                Management

                                                                                Graduate Diploma in Project    48        1 year
                                                                                Management

                                                                                Graduate Certificate in        24      0.5 years
                                                                                Project Management

                                                                                Depending on the level and type of your prior
                                                                                studies, you may be eligible for recognition of
                                                                                prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the
                                                                                length of your degree. See page 8 for details.
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“I was attracted to study project management
 because of the rapid growth of projects in the
 banking and financial services sector. I’ve
 developed skills in high demand, opening doors to
 different areas of business development that would
 not have been available to me otherwise.”
Swati Vedi
Graduate, Master of Project Management

Admission criteria
To apply for the master’s degree, you need to
have a recognised bachelor’s degree in any
discipline with a credit average (65 percent).
                                                 Indicative course progression

                                                                                                                  Postgraduate guide 2020
Alternatively, you need to hold a Graduate
Diploma in Project Management from the           Example progression for Master of Project
University of Sydney, with a credit average.     Management with a specialisation in Strategic
                                                 Change Implementation
If you hold a bachelor’s degree without           Unit code   Unit of study                            Sem   cp
a credit average, you may be considered
for admission to the Graduate Diploma             Year 1
in Project Management. After achieving a
                                                  ENGG5205    Core: Professional Practice in            1    6
credit average in four units of study, you                    Project Management
may apply to transfer to the Master of            ENGG5811    Core: Critical and Systems Thinking       1    6
Project Management.
                                                  ENGG5820    Core: Applied Project Management          1    6

Applicants without a bachelor’s degree            PMGT6867    Core: Quantitative Methods:               1    6
                                                              Project Management

                                                                                                                  Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
who have three years’ relevant experience
may apply for the Graduate Certificate in         PMGT5871    Core: Project Process Planning            2    6
                                                              and Control
Project Management.
                                                  PMGT5872    Core: People and Leadership               2    6

Professional accreditation                        ENGG5812    Capstone: Project Delivery Approaches     2    6

                                                  PMGT5876    Elective: Strategic Delivery of Change    2    6
The Master of Project Management is
accredited by the Project Management
Institute’s Global Accreditation Centre (GAC)     Year 2

for Project Management Education Programs.        PMGT5850    Capstone: Project Management              1    6
                                                              Capstone Project

Learn more                                        PMGT5873    Core: Project Economics and Finance       1    6

                                                  PMGT5891    Core: Project Risk Management             1    6
For more information on the course
structure, including specialisations and unit     PMGT5875    Elective: Project innovation              1    6
                                                              Management
of study descriptions, visit
                                                 Sem = semester;   cp = credit points
−− sydney.edu.au/courses
                                                 Indicative progression based on a 72 credit point master’s
 Accredited by:                                  degree with Semester 1 enrolment
                                                                                                                  Page 19
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            Master of Project and Program Management

                            Take your project management career further
                            with advanced skills in strategic planning,
                            stakeholder management and leadership.

                            Designed for project managers with a       This master’s degree allows you to
                            minimum of two years’ work experience,     draw on your workplace experience
                            this professional degree will take you     as you learn. You’ll work closely with
                            beyond conventional concepts of            a range of industry partners who will
                            project management and help you to         share their knowledge, experience and
                            excel in your program management           opportunities throughout all aspects
                            career.                                    of the course – from workshops to
                                                                       assessments – and learn from others
The University of Sydney

                            You’ll develop your strategic thinking     who are facing and solving complex
                            capabilities and gain the organisational   project and program challenges.
                            skills to manage larger projects and
                            program portfolios. You’ll also focus      You can also choose to undertake
                            on interpersonal skills for effective      an international study tour, working
                            leadership, and learn how to apply the     with students from other leading
                            principles of emotional intelligence to    international universities.
                            influence and achieve successful project
                            and program outcomes.
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Course structure                                  Admission criteria
The program comprises critical project and        To apply for this master’s degree, you need to have
program management units of study. After          two years of relevant work experience and a recognised
completing these units, you will bring your       bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with a credit average
workplace projects to your studies. You’ll        (65 percent). Alternatively, you need to hold a Graduate
extend your thinking and improve both your        Diploma in Project Management or Graduate Certificate
work and your study outcomes by focusing          in Project and Program Management from the University
on real-world learning experiences.               of Sydney, with a credit average.

To accommodate your professional                  If you hold a bachelor’s degree with a credit average
commitments, our flexible study options           but no work experience, you may be considered for
include block or intensive mode, weekend          admission into the Master of Project Management. If you
and evening classes and online delivery, or       do not hold a bachelor’s degree but have considerable
you can choose a combination of these.            work experience, you may be considered for a graduate
                                                  certificate in one of our project management degrees.
We also offer an embedded research
pathway for people interested in pursuing         Indicative course progression table

                                                                                                                    Postgraduate guide 2020
a research degree or who wish to dive into
a deeper analysis of a project or program         Example progression for Master of Project and
related topic.                                    Program Management

                                                   Unit code    Unit of study                            Sem   cp
Available courses
                                                   Year 1
This program can be taken at the level of a
                                                   PMGT6812     Integrated Project Delivery Approaches    1    6
master’s degree or a graduate certificate.
                                                   PMGT6871     Project Planning and Governance           1    6

                           Credit   Duration       PMGT6872     Project Leadership and Communications     1    6
Course name                points   (full time)
                                                   PMGT6888     International Project Study Tour          1    6
Master of Project and       48        1 year
Program Management                                 PMGT5879     Strategic Portfolio and Program           2    6
                                                                Management
Graduate Certificate        24       0.5 years

                                                                                                                    Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
in Project and Program                             PMGT5896     Sustainability and Intelligence in PM     2    6
Management
                                                   PMGT6873     Project Economics and Investment          2    6

                                                   PMGT6850     Project and Program Management            2    6
Depending on the level and type of your prior                   Capstone
studies, you may be eligible for recognition of
                                                  Sem = semester;   cp = credit points
prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the
                                                  Indicative progression based on a 48 credit point master’s
length of your degree. See page 8 for details.    degree with Semester 1 enrolment

Learn more
For more information on the course
structure, including unit of study
descriptions, visit
−− sydney.edu.au/courses
                                                                                                                    Page 21
Master of Data Science

                            Drive business decision making
                            or research output by drawing
                            meaningful knowledge from data
                            with this professional degree.

                            Data is a vital asset to any              Course structure
                            organisation. It provides valuable
                            insights into areas such as customer      The Master of Data Science program comprises four core
                            behaviour, market intelligence and        units, two elective units and a capstone project in which you
                            operational performance. Data             will apply your skills to a real‑world data science problem.
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            scientists build intelligent systems to   You can tailor your degree by selecting elective units and a
                            manage, interpret, understand and         project that complement your particular interests, background
                            derive key knowledge from data.           and qualifications.

                            For those with strong mathematical        The Graduate Certificate in Data Science comprises just the
                            or quantitative backgrounds, this         following four core units:
                            degree will apply your analytical         −− COMP5310 Principles               −− COMP9120 Database
                            and technical skills to data science,        of Data Science                      Management Systems
                            guiding strategic decisions in your       −− STAT5002 Introduction             −− COMP9007 Algorithms.
                            area of expertise. You can tailor            to Statistics
                            your learning to your professional
                            and personal interests.                   For the master’s program you can select your elective units from
                                                                      the following data science subjects, or from other disciplines
                            Leveraging the University’s research      relevant to your background and qualifications:
                            strengths, you will explore the
                                                                      −− COMP5338 Advanced                 −− INFO5060 Data Analytics
                            latest in data mining, machine
                                                                         Data Models                          and Business Intelligence
                            learning and data visualisation,
                            while developing the skills to            −− COMP5328 Advanced                 −− COMP5329 Deep Learning
                            communicate data insights                    Machine Learning                  −− COMP5046 Natural
                            effectively to key stakeholders.          −− COMP5349 Cloud                       Language Processing
                                                                         Computing                         −− QBUS6840 Predictive
                                                                      −− COMP5425 Multimedia                  Analytics.
The University of Sydney

                                                                         Retrieval

                                                                      “In my experience, employers have become
                                                                       far more interested in candidates who possess
                                                                       industry-specific expertise, complemented by data
                                                                       science capabilities. The Master of Data Science
                                                                       bridges that gap in the labour market.”
                                                                      Nicholas James
                                                                      Graduate, Master of Data Science
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                                                                      Candidate, PhD in machine learning
                                                                      Hedge fund analyst
Available courses                                              “Data is at the centre of the digital
This program can be taken at the level of a                     age. It provides valuable insights
master’s degree or a graduate certificate.                         into areas such as customer
                                                                 behaviour, market intelligence

                                                                                                                     Postgraduate guide 2020
Course name
                           Credit
                           points
                                    Duration
                                    (full time)
                                                                and operation performance. Our
                                                                research leverages the University
Master of Data Science      48        1 year
                                                                  of Sydney’s many strengths to
Graduate Certificate of     24       0.5 years
Data Science                                                    explore all facets of data analytics
                                                                 and machine learning, and best
Depending on the level and type of your prior                       practices on how to use it.”
studies, you may be eligible for recognition of
prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the                        Associate Professor Fabio Ramos
                                                               Co-director, Centre for Translational Data Science
length of your degree. See page 8 for details.

Admission criteria
                                                  Indicative course progression
To apply for this master’s degree, you

                                                                                                                     Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
need to have a bachelor’s degree with             Example progression for Master of Data Science
honours and at least a credit average in a
                                                   Unit code    Unit of study                             Sem   cp
quantitative discipline such as computer
science, mathematics, statistics, engineering,     Year 1
physics, economics or finance from a
                                                   COMP5310     Core: Principles of Data Science           1    6
recognised Australian or overseas university
(or qualifications deemed equivalent by the        COMP5318     Core: Machine Learning and Data Mining     1    6
University of Sydney).                             COMP5349     Elective: Cloud Computing                  1    6

                                                   COMP5329     Elective: Deep Learning                    1    6
If you have studied honours in other areas,
such as health or education, you may be            COMP5048     Core: Visual Analytics                     2    6

eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Data      STAT5003     Core: Computational Statistical Methods    2    6
Science to provide you with the data science
                                                   COMP5703     Project: Information Technology            2    12
capability to complement your existing skills                   Capstone Project
and open a pathway to the master’s program.
                                                  Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                                  Indicative progression based on a 48 credit point master’s
Learn more                                        degree with Semester 1 enrolment

For more information on the course
structure, including unit of study
descriptions, visit
                                                                                                                     Page 23

−− sydney.edu.au/courses
Master of Health Technology Innovation

                            If you are a health practitioner, engineer, IT professional or
                            scientist, this unique program will equip you with the skills to
                            deliver improved health outcomes for patients through the
                            innovative use of health technologies.

                            Healthcare solutions are increasingly dependent on the                         Available courses
                            innovative use of modern technologies. The Master of Health
                            Technology Innovation is an ideal professional degree if you                   This program can be taken at the
                            are seeking to expand your career options and take advantage                   level of a master’s degree or a
                            of exciting opportunities in this emerging field.                              graduate diploma.
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            Recognising the changing healthcare landscape, this program                                            Credit   Duration
                                                                                                             Course name           points   (full time)
                            will help you to bridge the gap between the technical and
                            clinical arenas by working alongside engineers, IT specialists                   Master of Health       96       2 years
                                                                                                             Technology
                            and health professionals on cross-disciplinary projects at the                   Innovation
                            University’s flagship Charles Perkins Centre.
                                                                                                             Graduate Diploma in    60      1.5 years
                                                                                                             Health Technology
                            The program is taught by leaders in health, engineering and                      Innovation

                            technology from across the University and its extensive
                            network of hospitals and healthcare facilities.
                                                                                                           Depending on the level and type
                                                                                                           of your prior studies, you may
                            Course structure                                                               be eligible for recognition of
                            The program comprises core units, foundation units, specialist                 prior learning (RPL), which could
                            units and a capstone project. You can choose units that                        reduce the length of your degree.
                            complement your particular background and qualifications.                      See page 8 for details.

                            To accommodate your professional commitments, our flexible
                            study options include block or intensive mode, evening classes
                            and online modules, or you can choose a combination of these.
The University of Sydney

                                                                           “Solving complex health problems through technology
                                                                            is a key focus of this course. It provides the opportunity
                                                                            to work with students from different professional
                                                                            backgrounds and allows you to expand your
                                                                            understanding in new areas and build on your current
                                                                            knowledge. Health technology is an exciting and
                                                                            growing industry where you can make a difference.”
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                                                                            Stephanie Yano
                                                                            Graduate, Master of Health Technology Innovation
Admission criteria                             Indicative course progression
To apply for this master’s degree, you need    Example progression for Master of Health
to have a recognised bachelor’s degree         Technology Innovation
with at least a credit average (65 percent)
                                                Unit code   Unit of study                            Sem   cp
from the University of Sydney, or equivalent

                                                                                                                Postgraduate guide 2020
qualifications.                                 Year 1

                                                HTIN5001    Core: Nature of Systems                   1    6
If you do not meet the admission criteria
for the master’s degree, you might wish to      HTIN5004    Core: Integrated Approaches to            1    6
                                                            Chronic Disease
consider the graduate diploma as a pathway
to the master’s program.                        MRTY5132    Foundation: Medical Image Perception      1    6

                                                PUBH5018    Foundation: Introductory Biostatistics    1    6

Learn more                                      HTIN5002    Core: Quality Frameworks for              2    6
                                                            Health Innovation
For more information on the course
                                                HTIN5003    Core: Health Technology Evaluation        2    6
structure, including unit of study
descriptions, visit                             COMP5310    Foundation: Principles of Data Science    2    6

−− sydney.edu.au/courses                        COMP5318    Specialist: Machine Learning and          2    6
                                                            Data Mining

                                                                                                                Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
                                                Year 2

                                                PUBH5010    Specialist: Epidemiology                  1    6
                                                            Methods and Uses

                                                CLTR5001    Specialist: Trial Design and Methods      1    6

                                                COMP5424    Specialist: Information Technology        1    6
                                                            in Biomedicine

                                                HTIN6011    Project: Health Technology Innovation     1    6
                                                            Capstone A

                                                MRTY5133    Specialist: Medical Image Optimisation    2    6

                                                BETH5203    Specialist: Ethics and Public Health      2    6

                                                PUBH5224    Specialist: Advanced Epidemiology         2    6

                                                HTIN6012    Project: Health Technology Innovation     2    6
                                                            Capstone B

                                               Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                               Indicative progression based on a 96 credit point master’s
                                               degree with Semester 1 enrolment
                                                                                                                Page 25
Master of Information Technology

                            Gain a degree that’s specifically designed for IT professionals who
                            are looking to update and extend their technical knowledge of
                            advanced computing subjects or move into a new IT specialisation.
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            This internationally recognised degree can       Specialisations
                            help advance your career in diverse fields
                            including software engineering, health           Available specialisations include:
                            informatics, data management, data analysis      −− software engineering
                            and more. It’s also an excellent retraining      −− data management and analytics
                            opportunity for professionals who want to
                                                                             −− digital media technology
                            specialise in a different area of IT.
                                                                             −− biomedical and health informatics
                            It offers you the flexibility to tailor your     −− networks and distributed systems
                            studies, with more than 25 specialist IT units   −− cybersecurity.
                            of study as well as units from electrical
                            engineering and business.                        Classes are generally held in the evening
The University of Sydney

                                                                             to accommodate your professional
                            Course structure                                 commitments.

                            The program comprises core units, specialist
                                                                             We also offer a pathway for eligible people
                            units, optional electives and a capstone
                                                                             planning to pursue a research degree.
                            project. You have the option to focus on one
                            particular area or combine units from related
                            specialisations.
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Available courses                                               Learn more
This program can be taken at the level of                       For more information on the course structure,
a master’s degree, a graduate diploma or                        including specialisations and unit of study
a graduate certificate.                                         descriptions, visit
                                                                −− sydney.edu.au/courses
                                   Credit   Duration
Course name                        points   (full time)
                                                                Indicative course progression
Master of Information Technology     72     1.5 years
                                                                Example progression for Master of Information
Graduate Diploma in Information     48        1 year
Technology                                                      Technology in Cybersecurity

Graduate Certificate in             24      0.5 years            Unit code        Unit of study                             Sem   cp
Information Technology

                                                                 Year 1

Depending on the level and type of your prior                    INFO5990         Core: Professional Practice in IT          1    6

                                                                                                                                       Postgraduate guide 2020
studies, you may be eligible for recognition of
                                                                 INFO5301         Specialist: Information                    1    6
prior learning (RPL), which could reduce the                                      Security Management
length of your degree. See page 8 for details.
                                                                 INFO6007         Core: Project Management in IT             1    6

                                                                 ELEC5616         Specialist: Computer and                   1    6
Admission criteria                                                                Network Security

To apply for this master’s degree, you need                      CISS6022         Specialist: Cybersecurity                  2    6

to hold a bachelor’s degree in information                       COMP5617         Specialist: Empirical Security Analysis    2    6
technology, computer science, or computer                                         and Engineering

or software engineering from a recognised                        COMP5618         Specialist: Applied Cybersecurity          2    6
Australian or overseas university, with at least
                                                                 COMP5216         Elective: Mobile Computing                 2    6
a credit average.
                                                                 Year 2
If you don’t meet these criteria, you may
                                                                 COMP5349         Elective: Cloud Computing                  1    6

                                                                                                                                       Engineering, Computer Science and Project Management
be eligible for admission to the graduate
                                                                 INFO5992         Core: Understanding IT Innovations         1    6
diploma or graduate certificate.
                                                                 COMP5703         Project: Information Technology            1    12
                                                                                  Capstone Project

                                                                Sem = semester;   cp = credit points

                                                                Indicative progression based on a 72 credit point master’s
                                                                degree with Semester 1 enrolment

                                                          “The knowledge and skills I’ve acquired
                                                           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.”
                                                          James Charters
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                                                          Graduate, Master of Information Technology
                                                          Lead Software Engineer, RateSetter
Master of Information Technology Management

                            Make the transition into IT management with this degree, specifically
                            designed for IT professionals and technically skilled graduates.

                            This professional degree will prepare you to               Course structure
                            succeed in the management of areas that
                            use information technology to manage and                   This program comprises core units, specialist units,
                            expand business endeavours. It will equip you              electives and a capstone project. You can also choose
                            with an in-depth understanding of key areas                a project that relates to your area of employment.
                            such as data analytics, business intelligence,
                            IT strategy and IT project management.                     There are a variety of specialist units to choose
                                                                                       from, including:
sydney.edu.au/engineering

                            This degree will also help you to                          −− COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems
                            develop the skills to manage the design,                   −− ISYS5070 Change Management in IT
                            delivery and operation of business
                                                                                       −− INFO5301 Information Security Management
                            technologies effectively.
                                                                                       −− INFO6010 Advanced Topics in
                            It is designed for graduates seeking a career                 IT Project Management
                            path into management roles such as IT                      −− INFO5991 Services Science
                            project manager, program manager, general                     Management and Engineering
                            manager of operations, chief information                   −− INFO6012 Information Technology
                            officer or chief technology officer.                          Strategy and Value
                                                                                       −− ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems
                                                                                       −− INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

                                                                                       Classes are generally held in the evenings to
                                                                                       accommodate your professional commitments.

                                                                                       We also offer a pathway for eligible people planning to
                                                                                       pursue a research degree.
The University of Sydney

                                                                             “I found the Master of Information Technology
                                                                             Management appealing because of the core
                                                                              subjects and the opportunity to undertake a
                                                                              research project. The classes are well prepared
                                                                              and the quality of the content is relevant,
                                                                              not just in Australia, but worldwide.”
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                                                                             Giovanna Rojas Sanchez
                                                                             Graduate, Master of Information Technology Management
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