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Master of Information Technology and Master of Information Technology Management

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Overview

 

If you are an IT professional or graduates wanting to develop both technical and management skills specifically related to technology, the Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management combined degree will improve your understanding of the latest advancements in IT and how to use them to drive organisational transformation.

The degree's accelerated two-year structure gives you the opportunity to undertake specialist study in a range of IT-related disciplines along with a program in IT management. It will deepen your technical knowledge of complex IT environments while developing your ability to manage the design, delivery and operation of business technologies. The combined Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as a professional-level course.

Specialisations

Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your fee

How to apply

Research areas

What you'll study

Study plan for this degree

Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology / Master of Information Technology Management must complete a total of 96 credit points of units of study.
After completing 24 credit points of coursework units, students who achieve Distinction average results or above may be eligible for Research Pathway units with the approval of the Program Director.

Units of Study

Applying for honours

Admission requirement

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • an Australian bachelor's degree in information technology or information systems with a credit average (65 percent), or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a credit average (65 percent) and a major sequence of study in computer engineering, software engineering, or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline with a credit average (65 percent) and two year's professional work experience in the information technology industry, or equivalent qualifications or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Diploma/ Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management or Graduate Diploma in Computing, with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate diploma/ graduate certificate can be credited to the master's degree.

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification. Applicants holding one of these qualifications without a credit average may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Information Technology / Master of Information Technology Management has been developed under the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and has been accredited by the ACS as a professional level course in Information Technology.
Career pathways & prospects

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology / Information Technology Management are skilled professionals seeking rapid progression into senior IT management roles. The course has been designed to empower technically skilled graduates with both the technical and management aspects of advanced technologies.

Career information for UAC

Domestic students

Indicative Postgraduate Student Contribution Amount


The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and the specific units of study in which you ultimately enrol. For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.

Indicative Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee


The tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student is an indication only of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

Annual review and fee increase


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Students


The tuition fee for international postgraduate students is an indication only of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs and health insurance


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html. In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

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