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Master of Information Technology - CC54

By studying the Master of Information Technology at CQUniversity you will boost your career advancement prospects and provide a competitive advantage when seeking employment.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus, Online

UNITS/CREDITS

25/96

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Online

CRICOS

083576F

If you're an established or aspiring information technology (IT) professional the Master of Information Technology will expand your professional knowledge and skills in information technology (IT).

The course will provide you with a combination of leading-edge theory and the chance at hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career in IT.

The specialty majors in this course focus on mobile application development, software design and development and networks and information security these are supported by an available minor in Project and Program Management.

This course is designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge on how to manage the technical, organisational and economic issues involved in the management of information technology (IT) resources and systems. All units have been aligned to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) core body of knowledge.

Core Units 6 Major Units 11
Electives 4 Minor Units 4

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 1 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 3 - 2020Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2020Available Online
Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2020Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
MajorsUnitsDescription
Mobile Application Development11

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Networks and Information Security11

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Software Design and Development11 You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.
MinorsUnitsDescription
Artificial Intelligence4 You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.
Information Systems and Analysis4

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Internet of Things4

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Mobile Application Development4

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Networks and Information Security4

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Project Management4

You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.

Software Design and Development4You should note that you may be required to enrol in some units online, depending on your campus offerings.
Unit NameCodeDescription
Postgraduate ICT InternshipCOIT20276Students have the option of undertaking an internship instead of the capstone units COIT202665, COIT20272 or COIT20273.
Students are able to undertake discipline capstone units while working with industry partners. The capstone units are COIT20273 Software Design and Development Project, COIT20272 Mobile Application Development Project and COIT20265 Networks and Information Security Project.
This course has no residential schools.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must have:

  • A completed Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian University or college, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQuniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Systems, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, or equivalent.

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Domestics and international students please see the CQUniversity Handbook.

On completing a Master of Information Technology, you can choose a career in a wide variety of roles including;

  • analyst programmer
  • computer network systems engineer
  • database administrator
  • developer programmer
  • ICT architect
  • ICT consultant
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT security specialist
  • ICT support engineer
  • ICT support technician
  • ICT systems test engineer
  • network administrator
  • project manager
  • software and apps programmer
  • software engineer
  • systems administrator
  • web developer.
Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Professional level. Please note: the ACS accredits each campus individually, therefore students should check the current status of accreditation for newly established locations. For enquiries concerning eligibility or membership, please refer to the ACS official website: www.acs.org.au

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

Tertiary Admission Centre codes are not applicable for this course.

QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

WIDE CHOICE OF STUDY AREAS

Select from allied health, accounting, aviation, business, digital media, education, engineering, hospitality, human resource management, information systems and technology, management, nursing, psychology, science, tourism, transport and safety sciences, social innovation and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

EXPERIENCE AND SUPPORT 
CQUniversity's strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with a disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

ONLINE STUDY 

A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences. Benefit from the flexibility to study online in your home country.

GRADUATE WORK READY

Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work-integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve. 

LIFE-LONG LEARNING

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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I was a medical graduate but was working in the IT industry. I realised that I had to improve and challenge myself in this fast developing industry. Studying overseas gives me a new view and encourages me to think outside the box.

Kaixiang Zhu

Master of Information Technology

STUDENT LIFE OF KAIXIANG ZHU

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