Master of Information Technology and Systems

Course code                                                                               973AA


UAC code                                                                                    880267


CRICOS Course Code                                                                064327C


Course duration                                                                        2 years


Delivery mode                                                                            Face to face training


Campus location and delivery site                                     338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC


Course Objectives

Study a Master of Information Technology and Systems at UC in Melbourne Campus and you will:

  • Gain an introduction to software technology and engineering practice
  • Study the details of database design, technology and engineering management
  • Learn about security, support and operating a quality, professional IT practice
  • Study information technology and systems in the workplace
  • Cover key contemporary IT and E issues.

Work Integrated Learning

UC works hard to foster close industry connections, with the course content reviewed annually by our Course Advisory Group, made up of a panel of industry experts, and collaborations with industry partners who can provide you with internship positions and training opportunities. In this course, you have the option of undertaking an internship unit as part of UC’s commitment to supporting WIL, which will enhance your employability and ensure you are armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a confident leap into your future career.

Professional Accreditation

This course has full accreditation by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.

Admission Requirements

  • An Australian bachelor degree in any field or equivalent.
  • English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

(Application after 5th August 2018, Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0)

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology are subsumable into this award.

Intakes

S1 2019

S2 2019

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2018 $15,890 $31,500

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols.

Scholarship

$5,000

Scholarship available to eligible international students applying for the UC Master of Information Technology in Melbourne.

Typical Course Structure

Year Year 1   Year 2  
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2
Units Database Design G (6672) – 3 cp, Level G Security and Support in IT G (6689) – 3 cp, Level G Inf. Sc. Research Methodology PG (6797) – 3 cp, Level P Contemporary IT & E Issues PG (9787) – 3 cp, Level P
  Introduction to Information Technology G (8936) – 3 cp, Level G Software Engineering Practice G (6808) OR Systems Project and Quality Management G (6678) – 3 cp Technology and Engineering Management PG (9784) – 3 cp, Level P Technology Project PG (9786) – 3 cp, Level P
  Professional Practice in IT G (6676) – 3 cp, Level G Restricted Choice Unit (G or PG Level) – 3 cp Two Restricted Choice Units (PG Level) – 6 cp Two Restricted Choice Units (PG Level) – 6 cp
  Information Technology for the Workplace G (8520) OR Information Systems in Organisations G (6675) – 3 cp Software Technology 1 G (8995) OR Systems Analysis and Modelling G (6677) – 3 cp    

Career opportunities

A range of career opportunities exist for Master of Information Technology and Systems graduates, including as a:

  • business and systems analyst
  • ICT security engineer
  • programmer
  • web developer
  • network and systems administrator

Course-specific information

Applicants need to have completed an Australian bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent, be fluent in the use of a desktop computer, and have excellent English spoken and written communication skills. No previous IT knowledge is assumed.

This course is fully accredited by the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.

A clear pathway of study exists between this degree, the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.

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