Master of Information Technology

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
CRICOS:
079874G
Location:
  • North Sydney
Duration:

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

International Students can only study these courses at the North Sydney campus.

Description

The Master of Information Technology aims to equip graduates with high-level professional skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and a sound understanding of the integration of computer-based information systems in a modern business environment. It provides you with an opportunity to specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Applications development
  • Business analysis
  • Database administration.

All students are required to apply their learning to workplace and industry based projects.

This is a two year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent), whereas our Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent) .

Course duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Campus availability and study mode

Campus availability

  • North Sydney (Multi-mode)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

160

Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or Graduate Certificate in Information Technology may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

North Sydney
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised

Course costs

  • Average first year fee: $28000 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); OR
  2. A Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Applying for admission

Direct Applications

Career paths

Graduates may pursue a range of careers such as:

  • Business systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant and project manager
  • IT trainer or educator
  • Network manager
  • Software engineer
  • Technical and network support professional

Professional recognition

Students who complete this program are eligible for Australian Computer Society (ACS) membership following appropriate work experience.

More course information

International students will be able to study at only the Sydney (North Sydney) campus.

Contacts for future students

Enquiries:

Description

The Master of Information Technology aims to equip graduates with high-level professional skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and a sound understanding of the integration of computer-based information systems in a modern business environment. It provides you with an opportunity to specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Applications development
  • Business analysis
  • Database administration.

All students are required to apply their learning to workplace and industry based projects.

This is a two year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent), whereas our Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent) .

Course duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Start dates and campus availability

North Sydney
  • 10-Feb-2020 , 20-Jul-2020 , 15-Feb-2021 , 26-Jul-2021

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

No deferment available.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Credit Points

160

Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or Graduate Certificate in Information Technology may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Course costs

  • Unit Fee: $3875.00 (2020)
  • Average first year fee: $31000.00 (2020)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $62000.00 (2020)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests) and have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); or
  2. Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Career paths

Graduates may pursue a range of careers such as:

  • Business systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant and project manager
  • IT trainer or educator
  • Network manager
  • Software engineer
  • Technical and network support professional

Professional recognition

Students who complete this program are eligible for Australian Computer Society (ACS) membership following appropriate work experience.

More course information

International students will be able to study at only the Sydney (North Sydney) campus.

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