James Cook University Brisbane Campus

Introduction

James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant, multi-campus university with its main sites in the tropical Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, and modern city campuses in Singapore and Brisbane.

JCU is recognised around the world for its expertise in marine biology, environmental studies, tropical health, and tourism. Our professional coursework programs are accredited by industry and professional associations and many professionals are guest lecturers for our postgraduate programs. Over the past five years, JCU academics have won 31 national awards for teaching excellence from the Australian Teaching and Learning Council – more than many larger universities.

  • JCU is a leader in teaching and research addressing the critical challenges facing the Tropics, worldwide.
  • JCU is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the pre-eminent global rankings system, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU, 2017).
  • Recently ranked by Times Higher Education (THE) in the ‘Top 150 Universities under 50’ (2016).
  • First in the world for citations in the field of coral reef ecology and is in the top three in its fields of research strength in ecology and environment, plant and animal sciences and geosciences.
  • JCU is internationally recognised for its leadership in tourism teaching and research.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics

Campus Full time 2 years November 2018 Australia Brisbane City

Business Informatics is a specialist area of IT that combines information technology, management, and business. Advancing your skills and knowledge with our Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics program will give you the edge on other graduates embarking on a career in this exciting field. [+]

Overview

Business Informatics is a specialist area of IT that combines information technology, management, and business. Advancing your skills and knowledge with our Master of Information Technology, majoring in Business Informatics program will give you the edge on other graduates embarking on a career in this exciting field.

The possibilities for Information Technology (IT) graduates are endless, offering employment opportunities worldwide. IT skills are required by every industry, and our expert staff will teach you the advanced skills needed to keep up with rapid developments in technology. The program emphasizes work-integrated learning and develops employability skills through practical projects and the option of an Internship increasing graduate employability.... [-]


Master of Information Technology, majoring in Computing & Networking

Campus Full time 2 years November 2018 Australia Brisbane City

The Master of Information Technology, majoring in Computing & Networking advances both skills and knowledge in design, management, and maintenance of computer networks, and develops technical skills using advanced technologies. [+]

Overview

The Master of Information Technology, majoring in Computing & Networking advances both skills and knowledge in design, management, and maintenance of computer networks, and develops technical skills using advanced technologies.

The program emphasizes work-integrated learning and develops employability skills through practical projects and the option of an Internship increasing graduate employability.

You can complete the Master of Information Technology as an independent award or combine it with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) as a joint degree.

Course Structure

The MIT, majoring in Computing and Networking is comprised of 16 subjects. Students must undertake four (4) foundation subjects, eight mandatory subjects and the choice of (4) four optional subjects. Optional subjects comprise of (2) two Information Technology and Business subjects from the information technology and business units offered by JCU Brisbane and two (2) of any appropriate Masters level subjects offered at JCU Brisbane as approved by the Campus Director. Students who satisfy the requirements of this program meet the requirements to apply for membership with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

Campus Full time 2 years November 2018 Australia Brisbane City

By choosing to study an MPA at JCU Brisbane, you will undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice whilst learning to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways. Students will be equipped with the skills to advise companies on current and future financial issues, enabling strategic goals to be achieved. [+]

Overview

By choosing to study an MPA at JCU Brisbane, you will undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice whilst learning to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways. Students will be equipped with the skills to advise companies on current and future financial issues, enabling strategic goals to be achieved.

Students completing the MPA degree are in an excellent position to succeed in managerial positions in a range of government and commercial organizations. MPA graduates from JCU are well-placed to enter organizations in industries such as mining, manufacturing, retail, consulting, human resources and marketing.

Students undertake subjects spanning the full spectrum of business skills including accounting, economics, business law, taxation, statistics, human relations, finance, marketing leadership, and strategy, to ensure they have all the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfill the complex role of an accountant.... [-]


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