Course summary

The Master of Information Technology is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals looking to advance their career in a rapidly-evolving industry. The application of IT tools and technologies for transforming businesses and creating new digital businesses is a focus. 

The course is underpinned by a strong industry-linked program, entrepreneurship incubation in the University's Digital Enterprise Lab and industry-relevant research. Students will develop their technical, leadership and management skills with advanced coursework and real world projects.

Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, students have the option to tailor their studies with advanced specialist units.

The Master of Information Technology is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals looking to advance their career in a rapidly-evolving industry. The application of IT tools and technologies for transforming businesses and creating new digital businesses is a focus. 

The course is underpinned by a strong industry-linked program, entrepreneurship incubation in the University's Digital Enterprise Lab and industry-relevant research. Students will develop their technical, leadership and management skills with advanced coursework and real world projects.

Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, students have the option to tailor their studies with advanced specialist units.

Data science, cyber security, software development, user experience. Specialist units include advanced cyber security, big data analysis, computational intelligence and machine learning, computer forensics, internet engineering, pervasive and immersive user experience, programming for the internet of things, mobile and cloud systems.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a complex issue or theory from an information technology area to arrive at a conclusion or decision.

Creativity

Design, implement and recommend effective Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions to complex business problems

Ethical practice

Demonstrate deep understanding of, and strong commitment towards, best practices for sustainability and ethical issues related to ICT business and professional practices.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in the area of Information and Communication Technology.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate intellectual independence, personal judgement and the ability to apply self-learning strategies

Communication and social skills

Apply expert communication, collaboration, and social skills to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders

Cultural competence

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex social responsibility and cultural issues related with ICT business and professional practices.


Course overview

Course code

1209150

Course abbreviation

MIT

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

Duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 3 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 3 $26,400 ($3,300 per unit) 097605B

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Master of Information Technology students must complete 192 credit points, comprising:

  • 8 core units (1 double weighted unit), and
  • 60 credit points in a specialisation, and
  • 24 credit points in electives.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
CSC10214 - Designing the User Experience Intermediate
CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Specialisations

Elective Units


Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

CSC10214 - Designing the User Experience Intermediate
MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

DTB91001 - Data Management Systems Introductory
AIT91001 - Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning Introductory
ITC93001 - Internet Engineering Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Year 3, Session 1

SSC93001 - Advanced Cybersecurity Advanced
SSC93002 - Computer Forensics Advanced
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 3, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

CSC10214 - Designing the User Experience Intermediate
MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

DTB91001 - Data Management Systems Introductory
AIT91001 - Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning Introductory
ITC93001 - Internet Engineering Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units.

Year 3, Session 1

AIT93001 - Big Data Analysis and Tools Advanced
AIT93002 - Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications Advanced
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 3, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
CSC10214 - Designing the User Experience Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

ITC91001 - IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation Introductory
ISY91001 - Pervasive and Immersive User Experience Introductory
CSC93001 - Managing Software Development Projects Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Year 3, Session 1

CSC93003 - Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems Advanced
CSC93002 - Programming Internet of Things Advanced
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 3, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
CSC10214 - Designing the User Experience Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

ITC91001 - IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation Introductory
ISY91001 - Pervasive and Immersive User Experience Introductory
CSC93001 - Managing Software Development Projects Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Year 3, Session 1

MMD93001 - Contemporary Multimedia Resources Advanced
ISY93001 - Developing Immersive Interaction Advanced
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 3, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
One elective from options offered or other specialisation units

Notes

Note 1: MNG93003 Industry Research Project is a double-weighted unit (24 credit points)