The Master of Engineering Science (Network Systems and Telecommunications) focuses on developing mastery of theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to network design, management and service provision of private and public network systems, wireless and broadband technologies, and the security and protection of networked and computer systems.
There is a particular focus on practical aspects of network design and deployment of develop a mastery of a range of networking technologies. The course is also strongly focused in aspects of network and computer security using both theoretical studies and practical examples. Aspects of the course cover the content of various professional certifications.
In addition to the specialist networking and security skills, this course is also focused on the development of research skills needed to assess the effectiveness of a networking technology or solution. The acquired skills and knowledge are consolidated in a major project in the final year.
This course provides graduates with knowledge and skills allowing them to undertake professional work at an advanced level in field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and as a pathway for research and further learning.
This program produces graduates who:
To qualify for the award of Master of Engineering Science (Network Systems and Telecommunications), students must complete 16 units of study (200 credit points) as follows:
Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit. A maximum of four exemptions (50 credit points) is available across the suite of programs in the Master of Science (Network Systems) including the Graduate Certificate of Science (Network Systems), the Graduate Diploma of Science (Network Systems) and the Master of Science (Network Systems).