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Master of Information Technology

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  • Course abbreviation

    MIT

  • Course code

    1209150

  • Credit points

    192


Overview

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. 

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Critically analyse and reflect on complex issues in a specialised area of information technology.

GA2: Creativity

Apply creative thinking to propose innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions to real-world problems.

GA3: Ethical practice

Develop commitment, responsibility and professionalism in using Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for sustainable and ethical goals.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate integrated theoretical understanding of a complex body of knowledge, project management and technical skills in a specialised area of Information and Communications Technology.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Demonstrate intellectual independence, autonomy, personal judgement, and capacity to reflect upon professional practice and plan for continuous professional learning and development in their area of specialisation.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Apply teamwork, expert communication and social skills using cultural values and professional ethics to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

GA7: Cultural competence

Apply teamwork, expert communication and social skills using cultural values and professional ethics to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

As part of this course, students may choose to undertake a 150-hour internship (equivalent to one unit) in either a paid or unpaid position. This practical experience, combined with theoretical understanding, enhances the learning experience for students. 
 
The pre-requisite unit, BUSN5002 Business Professional Practice, assists students to identify suitable roles and prepare an interview-standard job application. Access to a database of potential employers and positions and ongoing support from the dedicated Work Integrated Learning team is provided.

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.

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Melbourne Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 $36,320 ($4,540 per unit) 0101721
Perth Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 $36,320 ($4,540 per unit) 0101721
Sydney Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 $36,320 ($4,540 per unit) 0101721

Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, and are subject to change, including annual increases over the duration of a course. Annual tuition fee is based on completing 8 units per year. In addition, students are required to pay OSHC for the duration of their visa in advance. Non-tuition fee covers textbooks, stationery and excursions.

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Master of Information Technology students must complete 16 core units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • 9 core units (108 credit points); and 
  • 1 specialisation (60 credit points) in Data Science or Cyber Security or Software Development or User Experience; and
  • 2 option units (24 credit points).

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

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

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

ISYS5003 Principles of User Experience Design
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Anti-requisites PROG2006 - Designing the User Experience OR CSC10214 Designing the User Experience
PROJ5001 Project Management
Term1,3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3
Online
Term1,3
Term1,3
Perth N/A
Term1,3
Sydney N/A
Term1,3
COMP5001 Computer Networks
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Anti-requisites Have completed COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks or CSC00240 Data Communications and Networks
BUSN6004 Managing Information Systems
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,5
Term2,5
Melbourne N/A
Term2,5
Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Perth N/A
Term2,5
Sydney N/A
Term2,5
Anti-requisites BUSN6009 - Managing Information Systems (Online)
ISYS5005 Designing Information Systems
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design OR ISY00243 Systems Analysis and Design
PROG5001 Fundamentals of Programming
Term3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne N/A
Term3,5
Online
Term3,5
N/A
Perth N/A
Term3,5
Sydney N/A
Term3,5
Anti-requisites PROG2007 Programming II OR ISY00245 Principles of Programming OR CSC00235 Applications Development
Option Unit
DATA6002 Data Management Systems
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4

Second Year

COMP6001 Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1
Term1
Perth
Term1
Term1
Sydney
Term1
Term1
PROJ6002 Applied Research Project I
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Online
Term1
N/A
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Pre-requisites 84 credit points in any SCU units
ISYS6002 Advanced Cybersecurity
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne
Term2
Term2
Online
Term2
Term2
Perth
Term2
Term2
Sydney
Term2
Term2
PROJ6004 Applied Research Project II
Term1,2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,2
Term1,2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Pre-requisites PROJ6002 - Applied Research Project I
ISYS6004 Computer Forensics
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne
Term3
Term3
Perth
Term3
Term3
Sydney
Term3
Term3
ISYS6006 Internet Engineering
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
Option Unit
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

ISYS5003 Principles of User Experience Design
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Anti-requisites PROG2006 - Designing the User Experience OR CSC10214 Designing the User Experience
PROJ5001 Project Management
Term1,3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3
Online
Term1,3
Term1,3
Perth N/A
Term1,3
Sydney N/A
Term1,3
COMP5001 Computer Networks
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Anti-requisites Have completed COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks or CSC00240 Data Communications and Networks
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)
ISYS5005 Designing Information Systems
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design OR ISY00243 Systems Analysis and Design
PROG5001 Fundamentals of Programming
Term3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne N/A
Term3,5
Online
Term3,5
N/A
Perth N/A
Term3,5
Sydney N/A
Term3,5
Anti-requisites PROG2007 Programming II OR ISY00245 Principles of Programming OR CSC00235 Applications Development
Option Unit
Option Unit

Second Year

PROG6001 Managing Software Development Projects
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
PROJ6002 Applied Research Project I
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Online
Term1
N/A
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Pre-requisites 84 credit points in any SCU units
BUSN6004 Managing Information Systems
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,5
Term2,5
Melbourne N/A
Term2,5
Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Perth N/A
Term2,5
Sydney N/A
Term2,5
Anti-requisites BUSN6009 - Managing Information Systems (Online)
PROJ6004 Applied Research Project II
Term1,2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,2
Term1,2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Pre-requisites PROJ6002 - Applied Research Project I
ISYS6001 Pervasive and Immersive User Experience
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
ISYS6008 IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
PROG6002 Programming Internet of Things
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4
PROG6003 Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

First Year

PROJ5001 Project Management
Term1,3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3
Online
Term1,3
Term1,3
Perth N/A
Term1,3
Sydney N/A
Term1,3
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)
COMP5001 Computer Networks
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Anti-requisites Have completed COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks or CSC00240 Data Communications and Networks
ISYS5003 Principles of User Experience Design
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Anti-requisites PROG2006 - Designing the User Experience OR CSC10214 Designing the User Experience
PROG5001 Fundamentals of Programming
Term3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne N/A
Term3,5
Online
Term3,5
N/A
Perth N/A
Term3,5
Sydney N/A
Term3,5
Anti-requisites PROG2007 Programming II OR ISY00245 Principles of Programming OR CSC00235 Applications Development
ISYS5005 Designing Information Systems
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design OR ISY00243 Systems Analysis and Design
ISYS6008 IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
PROG6001 Managing Software Development Projects
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1

Second Year

ISYS6001 Pervasive and Immersive User Experience
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
PROJ6002 Applied Research Project I
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Online
Term1
N/A
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Pre-requisites 84 credit points in any SCU units
COMP6003 Contemporary Multimedia Resources
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4
Option Unit
ISYS6003 Developing Immersive Interaction
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4
Pre-requisites ISYS6001 - Pervasive and Immersive User Experience
Option Unit
PROJ6004 Applied Research Project II
Term1,2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,2
Term1,2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Pre-requisites PROJ6002 - Applied Research Project I
BUSN6004 Managing Information Systems
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,5
Term2,5
Melbourne N/A
Term2,5
Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Perth N/A
Term2,5
Sydney N/A
Term2,5
Anti-requisites BUSN6009 - Managing Information Systems (Online)

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

First Year

PROJ5001 Project Management
Term1,3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3
Online
Term1,3
Term1,3
Perth N/A
Term1,3
Sydney N/A
Term1,3
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)
COMP5001 Computer Networks
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Anti-requisites Have completed COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks or CSC00240 Data Communications and Networks
ISYS5003 Principles of User Experience Design
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Anti-requisites PROG2006 - Designing the User Experience OR CSC10214 Designing the User Experience
PROG5001 Fundamentals of Programming
Term3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne N/A
Term3,5
Online
Term3,5
N/A
Perth N/A
Term3,5
Sydney N/A
Term3,5
Anti-requisites PROG2007 Programming II OR ISY00245 Principles of Programming OR CSC00235 Applications Development
ISYS5005 Designing Information Systems
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design OR ISY00243 Systems Analysis and Design
DATA6002 Data Management Systems
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term4
Term4
Melbourne N/A
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Perth N/A
Term4
Sydney N/A
Term4
ISYS6006 Internet Engineering
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne N/A
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth N/A
Term3
Sydney N/A
Term3

Second Year

COMP6001 Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1
Term1
Perth
Term1
Term1
Sydney
Term1
Term1
PROJ6002 Applied Research Project I
Term1
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne N/A
Term1
Online
Term1
N/A
Perth N/A
Term1
Sydney N/A
Term1
Pre-requisites 84 credit points in any SCU units
COMP6004 Big Data Analysis and Tools
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Melbourne
Term2
Term2
Online
Term2
Term2
Perth
Term2
Term2
Sydney
Term2
Term2
Pre-requisites COMP6001 - Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
Option Unit
COMP6006 Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term3
Term3
Melbourne
Term3
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
Perth
Term3
Term3
Sydney
Term3
Term3
Pre-requisites COMP6001 - Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
Option Unit
PROJ6004 Applied Research Project II
Term1,2
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,2
Term1,2
Melbourne N/A
Term2
Online
Term2
N/A
Perth N/A
Term2
Sydney N/A
Term2
Pre-requisites PROJ6002 - Applied Research Project I
BUSN6004 Managing Information Systems
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,5
Term2,5
Melbourne N/A
Term2,5
Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Perth N/A
Term2,5
Sydney N/A
Term2,5
Anti-requisites BUSN6009 - Managing Information Systems (Online)

Note 1:

Pre-requisite required

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

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
PROJ6002 Applied Research Project I
PROJ6004 Applied Research Project II

Specialisations

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
DATA6002 Data Management Systems
COMP6001 Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
ISYS6006 Internet Engineering
COMP6004 Big Data Analysis and Tools
COMP6006 Expert and Intelligent Systems and Applications

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
DATA6002 Data Management Systems
COMP6001 Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
ISYS6006 Internet Engineering
ISYS6002 Advanced Cybersecurity
ISYS6004 Computer Forensics

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
ISYS6001 Pervasive and Immersive User Experience
ISYS6008 IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation
PROG6001 Managing Software Development Projects
PROG6003 Programming Mobile and Cloud Systems
PROG6002 Programming Internet of Things

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
ISYS6001 Pervasive and Immersive User Experience
ISYS6008 IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation
PROG6001 Managing Software Development Projects
COMP6003 Contemporary Multimedia Resources
ISYS6003 Developing Immersive Interaction

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
BUSN5002 Business Professional Development
BUSN6007 Business Internship Note 1
MGMT6002 The Positive Leader
ACCT6015 Corporate Governance
PLAN5001 Smart Liveable Cities
ENGN6002 Engineering Management for a Sustainable Future
GENG5001 Geographical Information Systems
GENG5002 Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis Note 1