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. 

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.

Course Learning Outcome

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

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

Core Units

COMP5001 - Computer Networks
ISYS5003 - Principles of User Experience Design
PROG5001 - Fundamentals of Programming
ISYS5005 - Designing Information Systems
BUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
PROJ5001 - Project Management
MGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
BUSN7003 - Industry Research Project Note 1

Specialisations

Elective Units