This qualification is embedded in the Master of Computer and Information Sciences and is coursework based. Graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills within a specialist field of computer and information sciences and advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills. They may progress to further study at master's level.
Programme code: AK3746
Duration: One semester full time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 22 July 2013 and 3 March 2014
AUT encourages early application. There are limited places available. Late applications will be accepted if the programme is not full. Applicants will normally be selected on the basis of their level of academic achievement and may be required to attend a selection interview.
In order to be admitted to the Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences an applicant must have completed:
(a) the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent or
(b) the Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent or
(c) a relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
Most papers last one semester and are worth 15 points. Students must complete 60 points in total.
Students choose 60 points of elective papers from the discipline clusters below:
Elective Papers: Enrolment in elective papers is subject to meeting the requirements detailed in the paper selection form sent to all enrolling students, as well as to space availability.
408200 Readings (30)
408203 Net-centric Computing (15)
408204 Usage Centred Design (15)
408207 Ubiquitous Computing (15)
408208 Information Technology Strategy and Policy (15)
408211 ICT Issues in the SME Sector (15)
408212 Service Relationship Management (15)
408214 Special Topic (15)
408215 Bioinformatics (15)
408216 Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering (15)
408217 Information Security (15)
408220 Research Methods I (15)
408221 Research Methods II (15)
409009 Special Topic B (15)
409217 Data Warehousing (15)
409219 Health Informatics (15)
409220 Software Requirements Engineering (15)
409221 eSystems Design and Development (15)
409224 Artificial Intelligence (15)
409225 Nature Inspired Computing (15)
409226 Geocomputation (15)
409227 Video and Image Processing (15)
409228 Search Based Software Engineering (15)*
409229 Human Computer Interaction (15)
409230 Information Visualisation (15)*
409232 Software Development Methods (15)
409233 Natural Language Processing (15)
409234 Intelligence Surveillance (15)
718304 Software Architecture (15)
Click here to view programme structure and paper outlines.
Additional course information can also be found here.
Alternatively, please contact the Programme Administrator, Ann Wu for more programme information and availability of papers.
* Papers not open for enrolment in 2013