Course summary

Whether it’s biometric recognition, digital health monitoring or connectivity to the Internet of Things, technology is shaping how we live at an unprecedented and increasing speed.

If you want to be part of this transformation, the Master of Information Technology (MIT) places you at the cutting edge. You'll experience innovative learning with industry-led projects at the University’s Digital Enterprise Lab, which might include digital health, digital tourism and smart cities. You will master cutting-edge technologies in artificial intelligence, virtual/augmented reality and the Internet of Things with advanced coursework and real-world applications.

The course is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals. Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, you have the option to tailor your studies with advanced specialist units. 

As a graduate you are well-prepared for senior and leadership roles in all manner of businesses and organisations, from both the private and public sector. 

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

Domestic duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

International duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 1 $29,200 ($3,650 per unit) 097605B
Melbourne 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101721
Perth 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101721
Sydney 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101721

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 16 core units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • equivalent of 9 core units (108 credit points);
  • 5 units (60 credit points) in a specialisation; and
  • 2 equivalent elective units (24 credit points).

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory
CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory
MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 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

Full program

Year 1, Session 1

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered electives OR a unit from the other specialisations

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered electives OR a unit from the other specialisations

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 1

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

Year 1, Session 2

SSC93001 - Advanced Cybersecurity Advanced
SSC93002 - Computer Forensics Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered electives OR a unit from the other specialisations

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered electives OR a unit from the other specialisations

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 1

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 1

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

Year 1, Session 2

AIT93001 - Big Data Analysis and Tools Advanced
AIT93002 - Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 1

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 1

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

Year 1, Session 2

CSC93003 - Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems Advanced
CSC93002 - Programming Internet of Things Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 1

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 1

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

Year 1, Session 2

MMD93001 - Contemporary Multimedia Resources Advanced
ISY93001 - Developing Immersive Interaction Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 2

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

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

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

SSC93001 - Advanced Cybersecurity Advanced
SSC93002 - Computer Forensics Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 2

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

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

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

AIT93001 - Big Data Analysis and Tools Advanced
AIT93002 - Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 2

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

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

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

CSC93003 - Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems Advanced
CSC93002 - Programming Internet of Things Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 2

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

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

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 2

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

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MMD93001 - Contemporary Multimedia Resources Advanced
ISY93001 - Developing Immersive Interaction Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 3

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory
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
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

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 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

SSC93001 - Advanced Cybersecurity Advanced
SSC93002 - Computer Forensics Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 3

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer Networks Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory
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
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

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 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

AIT93001 - Big Data Analysis and Tools Advanced
AIT93002 - Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 3

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer 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
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

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 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

CSC93003 - Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems Advanced
CSC93002 - Programming Internet of Things Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Full program

Year 1, Session 3

CSC81002 - Fundamentals of Programming Introductory
CMP81001 - Principles of User Experience Design Introductory
ISY81001 - Designing Information Systems Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
CSC81001 - Computer 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
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

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 Note 1
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Accelerated program with advanced standings

Year 1, Session 3

MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

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

Year 2, Session 2

MMD93001 - Contemporary Multimedia Resources Advanced
ISY93001 - Developing Immersive Interaction Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems Advanced
Choose a unit from the offered elective units OR a unit from the other specialisations:

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced

Notes

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