This course is suitable if you hold an undergraduate degree in any field of study.
You will gain advanced knowledge, based on research practices, in at least one Information Technology discipline, and develop the ability to formulate best practice IT strategies and solutions.
As a graduate, you will have the specialist knowledge and skills required for senior IT-related professional positions, or you can continue into higher degree research.
Prepares you for careers including security and networking, data science and enterprise systems.
Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.
This course has Provisional Professional accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
Choose from one of eight majors:
Business Process Management
Why choose this course?
If you hold an undergraduate degree in a field other than IT, and you are interested in developing the specialist knowledge and skills to succeed in senior IT-related positions, then this course could be for you. The Master of Information Technology will develop a breadth of knowledge and deepen your understanding across varying aspects of IT. Completing one of the eight majors will give you specialist knowledge in that field:
Business Process Management - provides you with complementary skills and knowledge to create and align information systems to effectively support business and enable business strategy.
Computer Science - extends your understanding of computer programming beyond being a mere user of programming language to an appreciation of their design and implementation.
Data Science - provides you with the knowledge and skills to extract information from large, complex and disparate data sets, using leading-edge algorithms and tools.
Enterprise Systems - develop skills in engineering information systems, consisting of applications and associated information, to help to automate and streamline business processes.
User Experience - develops advanced knowledge & skills in user-centred design activities involving emerging technologies in order to create new forms of user experience.
Information Management - are you interested in the interrelationships between people, information and technology? In this major, you will explore these relationships and develop specialist skills and knowledge that will equip you for a variety of roles in the information profession.
Networks - provide you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required by a network administrator. You will gain experience with designing, implementing and maintaining network systems for a wide range of organizations.
Security - provides you with the skills and knowledge appropriate for an information security professional. You will develop skills in risk management security policies and be aware of the technical security mechanisms and issues.