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Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Technology

Master of Information Technology

  • ID:GU610336
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$95,218.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Information Technology, a student must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree in Information Technology from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.5 on a 7-point scale or equivalent.
  • OR a Bachelor degree in an unrelated discipline from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.5 on a 7-point scale or equivalent.

Students with a Bachelor degree in Information Technology may be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing in place of listed IT foundation courses as determined by the Program Director.

English Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

In this degree, you will gain a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of information technology. Through your chosen major, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the underlying technology, administration and application of specific applications of information technology and systems.

You will learn about information technology planning and management, and about Internet-based services used in commerce, education, health, science, public administration, and many other disciplines. You will also learn how to apply information technology to model, support, and manage modern, flexible organisations.

As a graduate, you will have advanced skills in communication, problem solving, systems analysis, and project management as well as sound knowledge of community expectations for information technology practitioners.

Majors

  • Enterprise Architecture (Nathan)

  • Data Analytics (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Information Systems and Business Analysis (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Networking and Security (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Software Development and Support (Gold Coast, Nathan)

CRICOS CODE:083391D

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Degree structure for Trimester 1 – 2022

Program options

You must select one of the following options:

  • Standard pathway
  • Standard pathway with advanced standing (see Note 1)
  • Dissertation pathway
  • Dissertation pathway with advanced standing (see Note 1)

Note 1: For students with a Bachelor degree in Information Technology.

Standard pathway

You must complete the following foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT
  • Introduction to Information Systems - 7610ICT
  • Database Design - 7003ICT

You must complete the following courses:

  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT
  • Information Technology major courses

OR

  • Information Technology courses (for students electing to not complete a major)
  • Free-choice electives

Standard pathway with advanced standing

You must complete 10 credit points from the following foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT
  • Introduction to Information Systems - 7610ICT
  • Database Design - 7003ICT

You must complete the following courses:

  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT
  • Information Technology major courses

OR

  • Information Technology courses (for students electing to not complete a major)
  • Free-choice electives

Dissertation pathway

Year 1

You must complete the following IT foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Free-choice elective
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT
  • Database Design - 7003ICT
  • Introduction to Information Systems - 7610ICT
  • Free-choice electives

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT
  • Research for IT Professionals - 7113ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P1
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P2
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P3
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P4

Dissertation pathway with advanced standing

Year 1

You must complete 10 credit points from the following foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT
  • Database Design - 7003ICT
  • Introduction to Information Systems - 7610ICT

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research for IT Professionals - 7113ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT
  • Free-choice electives

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P1
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P2
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P3
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P4
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Enterprise Architecture: You will be able to work as a business architect, information architect, enterprise information systems architect or enterprise solutions architect.

Data Analytics: You will gain skills to handle data and manage visualisation as well as understand and develop strategies to address issues related to data analysis techniques which are valuable for a wide range of organisations.

Information Systems and Business Analysis: You will be prepared for a career working as a project manager, business analyst, change manager, data analyst or quality manager. You will find opportunities in large multinational organisations such as in the mining industry as well as in government.

Networking and Security: You will be qualified to work as a development operations specialist, network security engineer, security network consultant, security manager or security applications specialist.

Software Development and Support: You will be prepared to work as a developer, test engineer, web developer or researcher in government research centres or in IT support.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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