1. Handbook
  2. Courses
  3. Master of Information Technology

Master of Information Technology (MC-IT)

Masters (Coursework)Year: 2019 Delivered: On Campus (Parkville)

You’re viewing the 2019 Handbook:
Or view archived Handbooks


Award titleMaster of Information Technology
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
CRICOS code077475F
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 9
Credit points200 credit points
Duration24 months full time or 48 months part time

The Master of Information Technology (MIT) is a 200-point, 150-point and 100-point program for those interested in a career in technical IT.

The key aspects of the course are:

  • Specialisations in key areas of Information Technology:
    • Computing: a focus on theoretical and applied computing, as applied to a range of application areas
    • Distributed Computing: a focus on the use of industry standard and Internet-based distributed computing technologies in the development of networked enterprise systems and their applications
    • Human-Computer Interaction: a focus on the use, design and evaluation of the interactions between people and computing technologies.
    • Cyber Security: a focus on the theory of cyber security, as well as the design, development, analysis and testing of secure systems
    • Spatial: a focus on the spatial information technology and computing, including web-based and mobile services, to advance spatial information products and markets, including mapping, navigation, tracking and community-sourced geographic information
  • Foundation studies in programming, algorithmics, databases and networking for students with minimal IT background, including exposure to the different areas of specialisation
  • Formal studies in project and change management, including risk management, quality assurance and testing.
  • Optional 25-point industry placement with local IT organisations as part of the course (available on a competitive basis)
  • A 25-point project, qualifying students to advance to a PhD.
Last updated: 15 October 2019