Course details

Master of Computer and Information Sciences
NZQF Level 9

About the course

MCIS graduates have advanced technical, creative, analytical and conceptual abilities, coupled with an understanding of their chosen specialisation. They will have the capability, credibility and judgement to manage significant software development projects and be able to lead teams of IT professionals engaged in analysis, design, construction, implementation, technical support and service delivery. They will have demonstrated an ability to undertake a sustained period of research. and may progress to further study at doctoral level.

Entry requirements

A relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent completed to a merit standard.

About the provider

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of the three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result we are now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT's teaching is innovative and student centred. AUT encourages students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, the university has a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.