Master of Information Technology

Program code

5612

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$32,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.5 GPA) or higher

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

083391D

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Why choose this program?

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)
  • IT Services (Gold Coast)
  • Information Systems and Business Analysis (Gold Coast, Nathan)
  • Networking and Security* (Gold Coast)
  • Software Development (Gold Coast, Nathan)

* Students commencing in Trimester 3 and who wish to undertake the Networking and Security major should consult the Program Director.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3350 Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Gold Coast, Nathan
3351 Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Security Nathan
3352 Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime Gold Coast, Nathan
5726 Master of Cyber Security Gold Coast, Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5612 Master of Information Technology (this program) Nathan Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5613 Master of Information Technology Gold Coast Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3219 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Gold Coast Exit point only
3220 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Nathan Exit point only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

The Master of Information Technology is offered full time over four trimesters or part-time over eight trimesters, in an on-campus mode. A small number of courses will be offered in online mode. At Nathan campus, some courses will be offered in late afternoon and evening time slots for the benefit of part-time students.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

My career opportunities

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

IT Services: You will be prepared for work as a technical support officer, ICT consultant and support engineer and system analyst in industries and government agencies.

Information Systems and Business Analysis: You will be prepared for a career working as a project manager, program manager, business analyst, change manager, data analyst, quality manager, or program director. 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: You will be prepared to work as a developer, test engineer, web developer or researcher in government research centres.

Program accreditation

The Master of Information Technology is provisionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research (HDR) study.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Information Technology (5612)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 32.5 $406.25 $32,500.00
2019 Fee Band 29.5 $368.75 $29,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information