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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byCaulfield School of Information Technology


The capacity for enterprise data assets to provide true business value hinges on effective and efficient data management practices. Data management is also the key driver of a large sector of the information technology software market, second only to operating systems in market value. A specialisation in data management provides the knowledge and skills to become a highly valued practitioner and/or researcher in this vital area. Important emerging areas such as multimedia retrieval models, search engine algorithms, web personalisation and semi-structured data management are covered in addition to distributed databases and advanced programming for database applications.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

  • 2411 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • 2402 Masters of Information Technology
  • 3348 Masters of Information Technology Professional
  • 3309 Masters of Applied Information Technology
  • 3349 Masters of Information Technology (Honours)