Companies are increasingly using large datasets that have been generated by business activities and social media to uncover trends and insights that can be used to tailor products and services, anticipate demand, improve performance or contribute to solving complex social, health and science-related problems. This programme is taught with a computational focus that combines information technology with mathematics and statistics. You will equip yourself with the analytical skills needed to work with big data and benefit from an emphasis on data resources management, business and data analytics and local area network design.
The programme is a professional qualification and is designed for information technology graduates and people working in information technology-related fields, where knowledge and skills in big data are needed.
Information Technology Project Management
IT Professional Practice
Information Technology Research Methods
Applied Information Security Management
Advanced Data Analysis
Data Resources Management
Foundations of Data Science
(Select 1 to 2 units)
IT Group Project
Information Technology Strategy
Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches
Human Factors in Information Technology
Quantitative Research for Business
Organisational Behaviour and Management
Strategic Marketing Management
International Business Negotiations
Human Resource Management Perspectives
Strategies for Growth and Excellence
Managing, Evaluating and Developing Human Resources
Leading the Engaged Enterprise
The elective will be determined by Murdoch University, depending on the applicant’s academic background.
The units offered may vary depending on the applicant’s academic backgrounds.
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 36 contact hours except for 1 unit with 54 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.