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Carnegie Mellon University Australia

Adelaide` , South Australia ,Australia

Master of Science in Information Technology - Information Technology Management (Information Security)

Students studying in the Master of Science in Information Technology (Information Technology Management) (MSIT-ITM) program are able to undertake an Information Security Specialisation as part of their program.

The MSIT-ITM (Information Security Specialisation) focuses on the need to adapt to the changing intruder landscape and to gain a deeper understanding of risk management, information security, and data privacy. It draws upon the expertise in research, operations, and analysis from the world-famous CERT Coordination Center (CERT®/CC) located at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute. Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defence Education by the National Security Agency, Carnegie Mellon is uniquely qualified to provide such training.

Students studying the Information Security Specialisation graduate with a Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT-ITM) with a specialization in Information Security.

Campus Information

Adelaide

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia Torrens Building, 220 Victoria Square Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Intakes

  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

As a CMU business intelligence and data analytics graduate, you can assume positions such as business analyst, data analyst, business intelligence analyst, financial analyst, application developer, software engineer, enterprise architect, IT consultant and systems analyst roles and move into managerial roles as your career progresses. Senior positions include Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Senior Solutions Consultant.

As a CMU information technology/information systems management graduate, you can assume positions such as business analyst, data analyst, business intelligence analyst, financial analyst, application developer, software engineer, enterprise architect, IT consultant and systems analyst roles and move into managerial roles as your career progresses. Senior positions include Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Senior Solutions Consultant.

Our MSPPM graduates are employed in every sector of the market and in virtually every industry. They work for large, established organizations and for emerging companies. They're employed in positions such as policy analysts, budget analysts, managers, and consultants. Their work covers every functional area found in non-profit organizations, federal, state, and local governments, and private firms.

PSW Opportunity

No PSW applicable as all the courses are only either 12 months or 21 months Full Time

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must provide documentation of their completed undergraduate degree (bachelor's degree or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution.

**(Applicants who have not completed their bachelor's degree when they submit their application, may receive a conditional offer and be required to submit their final transcript, including the date of graduation, prior to the start of their first semester at CMU Australia)

Professional Work Experience

  • All 12-month tracks require at least 3 years of professional work experience.
Resume
 
Applicants are required to submit a resume. Please submit a one or two page summary of your education skills, accomplishments, employment experience, and volunteer experience. The resume must be current and include all part-time and full-time work experience, the dates of when the employment began and ended, and a brief description of your responsibilities under the title of the position.
 
Please consider using the "Optional Essay" to address the reason for any "gap" in your resume, if applicable.
 
Your resume should contain only true information and your own, original writing. If you include a quote or text written by any other person or published in any printed or online format, you must surround the copied text in quotation marks (") and indicate the original source of the text. Information reported on your resume is subject to verification. CMU Australia utilizes several methods to identify plagiarized and falsified content in uploaded documents

Internship Requirements

  1. The Internship must be full-time and total at least 300 hours for most programs.
  2. The Internship must be professional and include work that is of importance to the organization
  3. The Internship should be of significant educational value and should reflect your career interests
  4. Your prospective internship employers are urged to view the guidelines so they're fully aware of their roles and responsibilities.
  5. Formal supervision during the internship should be provided so that your performance can be assessed
  6. To fulfill the internship requirement, you must fill out the Internship Reporting Form and the Internship Evaluation Form Internship Evaluation Sheet

Students do not receive academic credit for their internship, but it will be reflected on their transcript as a course with a P/F grade.

If you're enrolled in a degree program that requires an internship, you will be responsible for securing a suitable internship.