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

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

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

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

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.

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

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


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 Term 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Term 1 $30,400 ($3,800 per unit) 097605B
Melbourne Term 1 $34,400 ($4,300 per unit) 0101721
Perth Term 1 $34,400 ($4,300 per unit) 0101721
Sydney Term 1 $34,400 ($4,300 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:

  • 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).

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
PROJ6002 - Applied Research Project I
PROJ6004 - Applied Research Project II

Specialisations


Course progressions

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. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Pre-requisite required