Information Technology - Research
The Department of Information Technology offers you the opportunity to pursue Masters (MSc or MBS) and Doctorate (PhD) by Research. As a postgraduate you will be assigned one or more internal academic supervisors as well as other external supervisors where collaborative research projects are involved. You will have access to the entire range of resources within the Department and will be encouraged to carry out research to the highest standards.
What are the entry requirements?
The Normal Entry Standard for a Master's Degree is an Honours Degree (Level 8) with a minimum level 2nd Class Honours in a field of study directly related to the subject matter of the Master's Degree. After 12-18 months of successful study, you will have the opportunity to transfer to a PhD. If you are interested in pursuing a higher Degree within the Department of Information Technology, you should contact the research coordinator after identifying a research topic that aligns with the areas of expertise outlined above.
Computer Forensics & Security
Computer Forensics Platforms
Computer Systems Security
User Cognition Analysis
Data Networks For Specialist Applications
Energy Control and Management Networks
Intelligent Power Grids
Data Communication Networks/Security
Embedded Network Devices
Logistics and Supply Chain
Computer Integrated Operations Management
Computer Based Training
Online Collaborative Technologies
Virtual Learning Environments
Approach to Research
At LIT, there is a strong focus on postgraduate training and supervision. LIT is now part of the Shannon Consortium
Graduate Training Development Network Programme, which provides an exceptional environment for postgraduate learners to develop research skills in preparation for a career towards leading research in the private and public sectors.