Master of Information Technology (MIT)

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Overview

With abundant employment opportunities in the field of information technology and the growing integration of IT with other disciplines, the Master of Information Technology at the University of Newcastle offers exciting and diverse career opportunities and challenges.

This degree covers both the IT and business fields to meet the professional needs of industry.

Differential level of entry is available based on the previous experience of individual students. As well as providing foundation IT skills for entrants with limited IT experience, the program provides opportunities for experienced IT professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas including:

  • IT (Design, Cloud Computing, Games Design Project Management and Business Intelligence);
  • Communications (Digital Video, eCultures, Narrative and Interactive Design) and
  • Business (Marketing, Globalisation, Entrepeneurship and Innovation, the Digital Economy and Business Analysis).

The Master of Information Technology at Newcastle also provides opportunities for students to study research methods and develop advanced research and analytical skills that are essential to organisations adopting new technologies or processes.

With the flexibility to select courses which appeal to your area of speciality, the program can be completed in one and a half years full time. Of course for those who prefer part-time and on-line learning options are also available. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Information Technology at a time that suits you.

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Number of Courses
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8 - 16 (Click here to determine the number of courses you will need to complete).

Program Code

12382

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8 - 16 (Click here to determine the number of courses you will need to complete).
CRICOS

083517F

Program Code

12382

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Is It For You?

The Master of Information Technology has been designed to provide a foundation in IT, expand your skills and knowledge in emerging and advanced IT areas and provide a foundation for research skills.

The program, featuring differential levels of entry and courses from a wide range of areas is easily tailorable to meet the specific needs of individual students.

Are you are a graduate from an IT related course looking to upgrade your skills, currently working in the IT industry but have no formal qualifications, or even if your qualifications are in a different discipline and you would like pursue a career in information technology (IT)? If any of these descriptions sounds like you, then the Master of Information Technology at the University of Newcastle program could be for you.

With the program delivered online or on campus in the University’s state-of-the-art facilities, you will be provided the opportunity to apply your knowledge and new-found skills practically. This experience will have you walking away with advanced technical skills and knowledge that will help to leverage your career in its desired direction.

What Will You Study

The Master of Information Technology will have you study Internet communications, strategic business systems, database management, systems analysis and information systems implementation. This program has been developed to offer a solid foundation in a breadth of traditional IT technical areas and, depending on your career goals, specialist training in emerging areas of IT and the integrated disciplines of Business and Communication.

Depending on your career goals, you can tailor your qualification by selecting seven of the following courses:

  • 3D Modelling Animation and Rendering
  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence for the Enterprise
  • Computer Games Design
  • Computer Games Production
  • Database Management 2
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Video
  • Distribution Computing Technologies
  • eCulture and Audiences
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Foundations of Business Analysis
  • Globalisation
  • Marketing Management and Planning
  • Narrative and Interactive Design
  • The Digital Economy
  • Usability and Interaction Design

To round out your study, you will also select from a range of professional studies, such as engineering project management and project planning and management.

Career Opportunities

With the flexibility to tailor your Master of Information Technology to best suit your career development needs, you will be able to hit the ground running with your newly attained specialist expertise.

Upon graduation, you will be capable of approaching complex problems with a level head, able to manage IT projects effectively and professionally, and have the technical expertise required to take on positions in electronic commerce, information systems, games development, technology management, health informatics or business systems.

Your career opportunities are quite diverse with possible career paths as a:

  • Business Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • System Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer

Get Started

Applying to the University of Newcastle has never been easier! For most programs, you can complete an easy, online application form. Applying only takes around 10 minutes, and there is no fee for direct applications. You can upload all of your certified supporting documentation online. Below is an overview of what is required. You should prepare any required documentation before commencing the online application. If you have questions about the application process or the requirements for your program, please contact us. When you are ready, begin your application. 

The University of Newcastle recognises the value of informal learning gained through professional experience. Admission to the Master of Information Technology program is available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination of education, professional experience and industry qualifications.

The table below outlines the  number of years experience required, depending on your previous educational qualifications

Educational Qualification Number of years relevant industry experience Units required to complete Masters (10 units = 1 course)
3 Year Bachelor (in a non-related field of study) Zero 160
3 Year Bachelor (in a non-related field of study) Two 120 - 160
3 Year Bachelor (in a related field of study) Zero 120
Bachelor (Hons) degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (in a non-related field of study) Zero 120
Bachelor (Hons) degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (in a related field of study) Zero 80

If you would like your professional qualifications and/or work experience to be considered, please provide certified copies of all relevant qualifications, a detailed CV, and a statement of service or signed letters from employers confirming your role, duties and period of employment.

Applicants should also provide a statement detailing how your professional experience prepares you to undertake postgraduate study.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications for recognition of prior learning based on experience and professional development will be assessed by the program convenor. The information outlined above is indicative only.

If you do not have a University of Newcastle Student Identification number, or wish to include details of studies completed at another institution, you may also be required to submit the following:

Identification Documents

If you do not already have a University of Newcastle Student Number, you must provide 100 points of ID. You must supply either a copy of your passport, birth certificate or you citizenship certificate as part of your 100 points.

70 Points Passport
Birth Certificate (not extract)
Citizenship Certificate
40 Points Current Australian Drivers Licence
Student Identification card issued by an educational institution
Pension or Government Health Care Card or Public Service ID Card
Government Issued Licence (eg boat, pilot)
University staff photo identification card
35 Points Letter from a current employer * Must be on official company letterhead and contain both the employer and employee’s signatures and the name and address of the employee
25 Points Medicare card / Credit card
Financial institution cash card or passbook
Council rates notice
Electricity, gas or telephone bill
2 Tax assessment notice
Foreign Driver's Licence
Membership card (e.g. club, union, trade/professional body, library, video library)
Rental receipt or statement from landlord or real estate agent
Marriage certificate
Divorce decree
Name and address verified from electoral role
Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority

Citizenship and Visa Details

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Educational Qualifications

If you are applying for admission on the basis of studies completed at an institution other than the University of Newcastle, you will need to provide certified copies of official transcripts.

For each qualification that you list on your application, you must provide a certified copy of your transcript.

Overseas educational qualifications will be assessed for equivalence according to standards provided by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition.

Evidence of English Proficiency

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any University of Newcastle program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants should review the University of Newcastle English Proficiency Policy

Typically, applicants will provide certified copies of one of the following documents:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken overseas in an English Speaking country
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken in English in a non-English speaking country, and confirmation from institution that studies were conducted and examined solely in the English language.

If you are not able to provide these documents, please provide details of any employment undertaken in an English speaking environment. Your application will be reviewed and we contact you regarding your options for demonstrating English proficiency.

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Courses and Details

Program Code 12382
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
Locations
  • Online
  • On Campus + Online
  • Newcastle (Callaghan)
CRICOS Code 083517F
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Combination of Online and Face to Face + Face to Face + Online
Program Plans

Description

The Master of Information Technology is a broad, flexible and technical information technology Masters degree. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal development needs) by developing expertise in desired fields. The Master of Information Technology (MIT) program is designed to cater to both those who currently work in the industry but have no formal qualification and those with tertiary qualifications in another discipline and little information technology background but who wish to gain a qualification that will allow them to pursue an IT career.

Admission Requirements

  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a different discipline area (also called non-cognate discipline) to Information Technology are eligible to undertake the 160 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a non-cognate discipline who also hold a minimum of two years demonstrable Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) in an area related to Information Technology (also called cognate discipline) will study between 120 and 160 units. These students must apply to the Program Convenor or Head of School for advanced standing in the Masters, in recognition of relevant RPL. These applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in an Information Technology discipline (or cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time.
  • Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a non-cognate discipline or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) also in a non-cognate discipline are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time.
  • Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in an Information Technology discipline (cognate discipline) or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in an Information Technology discipline (cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438

Transition Arrangements

Students who have commenced one of the non-AQF compliant programs (MIT Program Code 12233, MIT(Advanced) Program Code 12235 or MIT(Professional) Program Code 12234) prior to Trimester 1, 2015 will be able to complete the program that they have commenced in. These students can also choose to apply for admission to the new AQF compliant Master of Information Technology program (program code 12382), and will be advised upon application on credit and advanced standing available to them, dependant on prior study in the non AQF compliant MIT, MIT(Advanced) and MIT(Professional) programs, other degree studies and/or RPL.

Requirements and Structure

Program requirements and the volume of learning are dependent on the student’s prior academic qualifications.

To complete the Master of Information Technology:

Entry with a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a discipline other than Information Technology:

Volume of Learning is 160 units:

  • Core Courses - 80 units
  • Directed Courses - 70 units
  • Elective Course - 10 units

Entry with a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a discipline other than Information Technology, plus a demonstrated minimum of 2 years of recognised prior learning (RPL) in an Information Technology related area (also referred to as cognate area):

Volume of Learning is between 120 units and 160 units, depending on the amount of advanced standing granted for RPL in an appropriate area. Students must apply to the Program Convenor or School of Design, Communication and Information Technology for advanced standing of up to 40 units for demonstrated RPL in an IT related area. These applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.If students are granted the full 40 units of advanced standing then a typical program will include:

Volume of Learning 120 units:

  • Core Courses - 80 units
  • Directed Courses - 40 units

Entry with a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) with a major emphasis on Information Technology:

Volume of Learning is 120 units:

  • Core Courses - 60 units
  • Directed Courses - 50 units
  • Elective Course - 10 units

Entry with a 4 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a discipline other than Information Technology:

Volume of Learning is 120 units:

  • Core Courses - 80 units
  • Directed Courses - 30 units
  • Elective Course - 10 units

Entry with a 4 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in Information Technology or a 3 year Bachelor degree plus a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in the Discipline of Information Technology:

Volume of Learning is 80 units:

  • Core Courses - 50 units
  • Directed Courses - 20 units
  • Elective Course - 10 units

Course Information

Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

Code Name Availability Units
INFO6001 Database Management 1 Trimester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFO6030 Systems Analysis and Design Trimester 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFO6050 Process Analysis and Problem Solving Trimester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6009 Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
10 units
INFT6801 Information Technology Research Methods Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6900 Information Technology Project Trimester 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
20 units

Directed Courses

Choose 70 units from the following directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
CMNS6040 Digital Video Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
CMNS6060 eCulture and Audiences Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
CMNS6070 Narrative and Interactive Design Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
DESN6410 Usability and Interaction Design Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool) 10 units
GSBS6002 Foundations of Business Analysis Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
INFO6002 Database Management 2 Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFO6080 Distributed Computing Technologies Trimester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFO6090 Business Intelligence for the Enterprise Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6060 The Digital Economy Trimester 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6201 Big Data Trimester 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6202 Configuring and Deploying IT Infrastructure for Organisations in Cloud Environments Not currently offered 10 units
INFT6300 Computer Games Design Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6302 3D Modelling Animation and Rendering Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6303 Computer Games Production Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
SENG6110 Introduction to Software Engineering 1 Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
10 units

Electives

Choose 10 units outside core or compulsory courses for this program.

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Information Technology program is not an accredited program but does satisfy requirements for individual ACS membership at the Associate level. Students seeking ACS membership should consult the Program Convenor and the Australian Computer Society about their proposed study to ensure they select courses most relevant for those seeking ACS membership.

Why study with us?

The Master of Information Technology is designed to develop and expand existing skills and knowledge in the technical aspects of IT. With hands on practical work in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities, this is a chance to test yourself on real world technology projects, exploring and developing multiple skills in a range of IT fundamentals including:

*Cloud Computing
*Big Data
*Database Management
*Mobile Applications
*Process Analysis
*Systems Analysis

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

Credit may be granted for coursework courses if they can be demonstrated to be directly equivalent in terms of content and depth of study to the corresponding courses in the Master of Information Technology program, and they were completed within the previous 6 years. Credit will be granted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Information Technology in accordance with the Postgradute Coursework Awards and Program Schedule.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.

Assumed Knowledge

International Computer Driver’s License or ACS Computer Driver’s License or equivalent.

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