Two years part-time

Recognition of Prior Learning

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12 (7 weeks each)

Manage connections between IT and business

As an IT specialist, you know how complex information systems work. But do you have management skills to implement state-of-the-art solutions across multiple levels of business?

An online Master of Information Technology Management provides you with the skills needed to lead and manage strategic objectives across business units. It prepares you to step into senior management positions with a deeper understanding of the issues affecting the management of IT teams and processes, while building connections between the IT and wider business departments.

Fast Facts:

  • Graduate in just two years part-time
  • Start studying in any one of our six intakes
  • Study on an engaging, social learning environment
  • 100% online study, with no on-campus commitments
  • Gain a qualification from a globally ranked university
  • Access a dedicated Student Support Advisor, five days a week
  • Exit early and still gain a qualification
  • Equivalent to an on-campus qualification

Entry Criteria

To qualify for entry to the Master of Information Technology Management, you must:

  • have a three (3) year undergraduate degree specialising or majoring in information technology (or in a cognate discipline); or
  • demonstrate professional standing/experience equivalent to an undergraduate cognate degree.
  • In both cases, you must be proficient in English.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available to those who have undertaken relevant education and/or significant workforce experience.

What you’ll study

We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of your plans. That’s why our online IT Masters in management has built-in early exit points, allowing you to receive a qualification based on the units you’ve completed, if you need to take a break.

The best part? Everything you complete will be credited towards your online Masters in IT management if you choose to come back at a later stage to finish it off.

To receive your Masters, you will complete all 8 core units, and choose 4 units from either MBA specialisation or the Project Management specialisation.

Course Units

Core Units (all 8 units)
Data Management
Emerging Technology in Business
Information Systems Analysis and Design
Information Systems Security Management
Managing Digital Enterprise
Managing Information Systems
Industry Research Project: Part A
Industry Research Project: Part B

Electives (Choose 4 units from either MBA Specialisation or Project Management)

MBA Specialisation
Corporate Governance for Managers
The Positive Leader OR Organisational Change and Development
Strategy and Case Analysis
Global Business
Project Management Principles
Strategic Knowledge Management

Project Management Specialisation
Project Management Principles
Project Management: Initiation and Planning
Project Management: Quality, Control and Risk
Leading and Managing Projects
Project Procurement and Contract Management
Portfolio and Program Management

For more information about what units you will study, download the brochure.

Student Testimonial

Unlike other IT degrees, the Master of Information Technology Management has the additional dimension of managing teams as well as continually evolving technology. I want to move my way up into management, and this Masters equips me as a suitable candidate.

John Bell, Master of Information Technology Management current online student

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For more details about the Master of IT Management online program, complete the form at the top of the page to download your brochure. You’ll receive in-depth information on:

  • Entry criteria
  • Start dates and duration
  • Fees and financing options
  • Courses and assessment types
  • Industry-related work
  • Student support
  • Careers pathways

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