Master of Information Technology

Program code

5613

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.5 GPA) or higher

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Thursday, 31 January 2019

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 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.

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 Gold Coast, most courses will be offered in normal daytime slots.

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 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.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

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
  • A fee-paying postgraduate 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 (5613)

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
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

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.

Further information

Additional fee information

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.