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

$23,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.5 GPA) or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 3, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Sunday, 13 October 2019

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

Trimester 1 or Trimester 2 intake

To be eligible for the award of Master of Information Technology (MIT), a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 60 credit points for the IT foundation courses
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for a major
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 60 credit points for the IT foundation courses
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for the Dissertation courses*
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Information Technology (MIT), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 20 credit points for the IT foundation courses#
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for a major
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 20 credit points for the IT foundation courses#
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for the Dissertation courses*
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.

Trimester 3 intake

To be eligible for the award of Master of Information Technology (MIT), a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 60 credit points for the IT foundation courses
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for a major
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 60 credit points for the IT foundation courses
    • gain 30 credit points for the core courses
    • gain 40 credit points for the Dissertation courses*
    • gain 30 credit points for elective courses.

# Students may apply to the Program Director for approval to substitute the IT foundation courses with an additional 20 credit points of elective courses.

* Students must have completed 40 credit points of courses towards the Master of Information Technology (MIT) and have a GPA of at least 6.0 prior to enrolment in the Dissertation courses. Enrolment in the Dissertation courses requires pre-approval from the Program Director.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Exit point

To be eligible to exit the with the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (GCertIT) , a student must acquire 40 credit points as prescribed below:

IT foundation courses:

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Note: The Graduate Certificate exit point is not available to students admitted to the Masters program with advanced standing.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.