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Master of Information Sciences

  • Masters (Coursework)

In the Master of Information Sciences you will study several topics in depth and explore how best to apply your new knowledge and some new technologies. Studying towards your master's is a satisfying and challenging process that will give you a sought-after postgraduate qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time

About this course

In the Master of Information Sciences you will study several topics in depth and explore how best to apply your new knowledge and some new technologies.

Studying towards your master's is a satisfying and challenging process that will give you a sought-after postgraduate qualification. If you want to gain a more detailed understanding of an area of study, either for interest, or to perhaps move up the hierarchy in your career, you should consider this qualification.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Information Science (180 credits) you will have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Information Sciences degree, or equivalent, with a minimum B average in the majoring 300-level courses.

What you will learn

During your study you will learn how to apply problem-solving and analytical thinking skills to the analysis of, and solutions to, complex computing problems in areas such as:

  • machine learning
  • computer vision
  • system security
  • user interface design
  • data science and analytics.

At Massey you'll be part of small, interactive classes where you can have close contact with your lecturer.

Career pathways

IT employers are constantly seeking increasing numbers of staff, often because of increased demand and new projects. You'll have an edge over those with a bachelor's qualification.

A Master in Information Sciences gives you the best of theory and practice in information sciences. You will have the ability to step into projects in professional practice and it is a stepping stone into a leadership role. It will open up greater opportunities in your career, more quickly.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.