Master of Information Technology Professional

Griffith University
Australia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 12,829

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the award of Master of Information Technology (MInfTech), 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 an award 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 (MInfTech), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standingmust 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 an award 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.

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).

Curriculum

Standard Pathway
Students must complete the following IT foundation courses:

  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Programming Principles 1 
  • Professional Practice in IT 
  • Database Design 
  • Project Management 
  • Computer Systems and Networks 

Students must complete the following course:

  • Communication for IT Professionals

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Industry Affiliates Program 

 OR

  • IT Project 
  • Award major courses 
  • Electives 
    • Major courses offered in the Master of Information Technology;
    • Masters courses from the Griffith Business School (a maximum of 20 credit points);
    • Research for IT Professionals.

Standard pathway with advanced standing

  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Programming Principles 1 
  • Professional Practice in IT (offered online)
  • Database Design 
  • Project Management 
  • Computer Systems and Networks 

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Communication for IT Professionals
  • Industry Affiliates Program 

OR

  • IT Project 
  • Award major courses 
  • Electives 
    • Major courses offered in the Master of Information Technology;
    • Masters courses from the Griffith Business School (a maximum of 20 credit points);
    • Research for IT Professionals.

Dissertation Pathway
Students must complete the following IT foundation courses:

  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Programming Principles 1 
  • Professional Practice in IT (offered online)
  • Database Design 
  • Project Management 
  • Computer Systems and Networks 

Students must complete the following course:

  • Communication for IT Professionals

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Industry Affiliates Program 

OR

  • IT Project 
  • Electives 
    • Major courses offered in the Master of Information Technology;
    • Masters courses from the Griffith Business School (a maximum of 20 credit points);
    • Research for IT Professionals.
  • Dissertation

Dissertation pathway with Advanced Standing

  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Programming Principles 1 
  • Professional Practice in IT (offered online)
  • Database Design 
  • Project Management 
  • Computer Systems and Networks 

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Communication for IT Professionals
  • Industry Affiliates Program 

OR

  • IT Project 
  • Electives 
    • Major courses offered in the Master of Information Technology;
    • Masters courses from the Griffith Business School (a maximum of 20 credit points);
    • Research for IT Professionals.
  • Dissertation

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