Duration
2 years
Intakes
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 12,146
AUD 16,880
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

In this degree, you will gain a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of information technology. Through your chosen specialisation, 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.

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).