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What will I learn?

Highlights

  • You will gain advanced knowledge, based on research practices, in at least one Information Technology (IT) 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 cyber security and networking, data science and enterprise systems.

Choose from one of eight majors:

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Process Management
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security and Networks (updated for 2020)
  • Data Science
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Executive IT (new for 2020)
  • Software Development (new for 2020).

Why choose this course?

If you want knowledge and skills in new technological trends, and are interested in developing the specialist knowledge and skills to succeed in senior IT-related positions, then this course is 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 Analysis (new) - design and problem solving skills will allow you to critically analyse complex work environments, assess alternate information systems solutions, and evaluate outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Cyber Security and Networks (new) - you will develop abilities in the investigation and appraisal of complex cyber security and networking challenges.
  • 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.
  • Executive IT (new) - develop tactical and strategic IT management skills, with units related to IT governance, information systems consulting and advanced enterprise architecture.
  • Software Development (new) - provides further expertise in the design of emerging technologies and the development of mobile, web and cloud computing solutions, all of which are in high demand.

Careers and outcomes

This course is designed to facilitate learning for an unknown future. As a graduate, you will be proficient in IT knowledge production and use. You will have had the opportunity to apply this knowledge in a range of real world contexts. You will be effective in complex and creative problem solving, bringing an understanding of IT as a field of rapid change and emerging innovation.

You will be qualified to work with IT service providers, consultancies and vendors, and readily employed in software and application development companies. Additionally, you will be in strong demand in government departments, the finance and banking sector, and within healthcare, advanced manufacturing, engineering, mining and agriculture.

Which department am I in?

Science and Engineering Faculty

CRICOS

083059E

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,200.00 (19,60,997) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus,

2 George Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale). IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

2 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

1.5 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree in information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or

A completed recognised graduate certificate in information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

1 year program

A completed Australian honours bachelor degree in information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT’s 7 point scale); or

A completed recognised graduate diploma in information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT’s 7 point scale).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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