1.5 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
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.
* Students commencing in Trimester 3 and who wish to undertake the Networking and Security major should consult the Program Director.
|3350||Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security||Gold Coast, Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|3351||Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Security||Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|3352||Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime||Gold Coast, Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|5726||Master of Cyber Security||Gold Coast, Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|5612||Master of Information Technology||Nathan||Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3|
|5613||Master of Information Technology (this program)||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.
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 Gold Coast, most courses will be offered in normal daytime slots.
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.
The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.
Students who complete the dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research (HDR) study.
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.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2019||Fee Band 22.0||$275.00||$22,000.00|
|2018||Fee Band 22.0||$275.00||$22,000.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support (for example, Youth Allowance and Austudy). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support payments.