Study Information Technology
The Master of Information Technology (M.I.T.) at the University of Newcastle is a broad, flexible and technical degree that offers exciting and diverse career opportunities and challenges.
As well as providing foundation IT skills for entrants with limited IT experience, the programme provides opportunities for experienced IT professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology-driven growth areas including IT, Communications, Management, Business and entrepreneurship.
Why study with us?
Flexible study options - at the University of Newcastle, you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs.
Enhance your career opportunities - develop advanced analytical skills that are essential to organisations adopting new technologies or processes.
Specialise in your learning - the Master of Information Technology gives you the opportunity to specialise in two key interest areas - business analytics & management information systems.
$94,000 median starting salary (for postgraduate Computing and Information Systems graduates) - which is above the national average (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019).
What you will study
You will develop the critical knowledge and skills required to work as an IT professional. You will also tailor your programme by choosing additional courses that align with your career goals and interests.
Students can choose a specialisation in areas including business analytics or management information systems, but it will also be possible to complete the M.I.T. without a specialisation.
NOTE: the following breakdown of courses reflects the full-length programme. Students who are eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning will take fewer courses.
Database Management 1
Systems Analysis and Design
Process Analysis and Problem Solving
Object Orientated Programming
Project Planning and Management
Professional Practice in IT
Information Technology Project
Information Technology Specialisations
In the Business Analytics specialisation, you will study Foundations of Business Analysis, Database Management 2, Business Intelligence for the Enterprise and Big Data. You will also choose four additional courses from a list of directed courses.
Management Information Systems
In the Management Information Systems specialisation, you will study Managing Under Uncertainty, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Digital Economy and Accounting Information Systems. You will also choose four additional courses from a list of directed courses.
If you decide not to study a specialisation, you will choose eight additional courses from a list of directed courses.
The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.