Master of Information Technology Management

The Master of Information Technology Management is a professional degree for technically skilled graduates who would like to make the transition to management.

This program will prepare you to succeed in management in areas that use technology to operate, innovate and expand business endeavours. It will equip you with an in-depth understanding of key areas such as business analytics and intelligence, IT strategy and IT project management. It will also help you develop the skills to effectively manage the design, delivery and operation of business technologies effectively.

You will have the opportunity to select from a number of advanced IT management topics to add depth and breadth to your studies. The course offers a research pathway for eligible candidates who are planning to pursue a higher degree by research.

Course Structure

The Master of Information Technology Management is comprised of both core units and elective units on advanced IT management topics so you can add depth and breadth to your studies, and a capstone project. There is a strong focus on project work to enhance your self-directed learning and leadership skills. Both professional and research pathways are available to allow you to gain outcomes that are directly related to industry, or to complete a research project as preparation for a higher research degree in your chosen engineering field. For more information on majors available or specific subjects visit


The Master of Information Technology Management has been developed under the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society and is currently undergoing re-accreditation as a professional level course for 2015.

Reduced Volume of Learning

The Master of Information Technology Management is a 1.5 year full time program (or part-time equivalent).

Depending on the level and type of your previous studies, you may be eligible for up to 24 credit points (6 months, based on full-time study load) of recognised prior learning.

You need to apply for Recognition for Prior Learning when submitting your application.

Admission Requirements

Applicants require one of the following:

  • a recognised bachelor’s degree with a credit average in a major sequence in any aspect of IT; or
  • a recognised Bachelor of Engineering with a credit average in a major sequence in computer, software or telecommunications engineering; or
  • a Graduate Diploma in Computing, Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or in Information Technology Management from the University of Sydney with a credit average; or
  • a recognised bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with a credit average, with
    a minimum of two years’ professional experience in IT.

Applicants holding one of these qualifications without a credit average may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management.