Master of Information Technology

Program code                                                                            846AA


UAC code                                                                                    880265


CRICOS Course Code                                                                054178E


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 at UC in Melbourne Campus and you will:

  • learn how to operate a professional IT practice
  • study a broad context of advanced contemporary IT issues
  • fine-tune your written communication skills in the form of management reports, user manuals and technical documentation.

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 work placement positions and training opportunities.

This course has optional internship units, offering you the chance to put the knowledge, skills and theory you have learned into practice in an authentic workplace environment. In your final year, you’ll complete a capstone research project, producing and implementing a real-world IT solution for a local business, government or community organisation.

Professional Accreditation

This is an advanced course in ICT and does not need Australian Computer Society (ACS) accreditation, as ACS currently only accredits entry level ICT courses

Admission Requirements

  • If an applicant has an Australian graduate diploma degree, or equivalent, in a relevant Information and Communication Technology discipline, 12 credit points are granted, which equals to the first semester’s study of the course.
  • If an applicant has an Australian bachelor degree in a relevant Information and Communication Technology disciplines, or equivalent, plus 3 years relevant working experience in ICT disciplines, 12 credit points are granted, which equals to the first semester’s study of the course.

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)

Exit awards from this course are the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Information Technology after successfully completing the first semester’s study (12 credit points), and Graduate Diploma in Advanced Information Technology after successfully completing the first two semesters (24 credit points).

Intakes

S1 2019

S2 2019

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2018 $15,230 $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 per year

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
Units Professional Practice in IT G (6676) – 3 cp, Level G Contemporary IT & E Issues PG (9787) – 3 cp, Level P Technology Project PG (9786) – 3 cp, Level P
  Two Restricted Choice Units (PG or G Level) – 6 cp Inf. Sc. Research Methodology PG (6797) – 3 cp, Level P Technology and Engineering Management PG (9784) – 3 cp, Level P
  Software Engineering Practice G (6808) OR Systems Project and Quality Management G (6678) – 3 cp Two Restricted Choice Units (PG Level) – 6 cp Two Restricted Choice Units (PG Level) – 6 cp

Career opportunities

  • Business and systems analyst
  • ICT manager
  • ICT security engineer
  • Network and systems administrator
  • Programmer
  • Web developer

Course-specific information

Applicants need to have completed a bachelor’s degree in an Information and Communication Technology discipline, or the equivalent. If they have an Australian graduate diploma degree, or the equivalent, in a relevant Information and Communication Technology discipline, 12 credit points are granted, which will equal the first semester’s study of the course. If they have an Australian bachelor’s degree in a relevant Information and Communication Technology discipline, or the equivalent plus three years of relevant working experience in ICT disciplines, 12 credit points are granted, which will equal the first semester’s study of the course.

Knowledge of IT and/or Business Informatics is assumed.

This is an advanced course in ICT and doesn’t need Australian Computer Society (ACS) accreditation, as ACS currently only accredits entry-level ICT courses.

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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