Master of Information Technology and Systems

Master of Information Technology and Systems

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: Applications are accepted at any time for most courses.
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 25, July 15
International tuition: A$31,450
Domestic tuition: A$9,185

Program overview

MITS graduates should be ICT professionals with the abilities and skills to: adapt and apply techniques for acquiring, converting, transmitting, storing, managing and analysing data, information and knowledge; select and effectively apply processes, methodologies, tools, research skills and techniques to analyze, model, develop, and manage ICT products and services; explain and adapt appropriate ICT to support business processes and decision making to help an organisation achieve its objectives; evaluate and communicate the likely utility of emerging or advanced ICT to an individual or organization; apply abstraction and critical thinking to a problem, identify and define the ICT requirements, apply knowledge of advanced ICT principles and technical skills to develop and evaluate strengths and weaknesses of potential solutions.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
16 unit masters (2 years) Bachelor Degree from accredited tertiary institution. 12 unit masters (1.5 to 2 years) To qualify for a 12 unit MITS, you must currently hold a Bachelor degree in an ICT-related area, or a Bachelor degree in any discipline and a Graduate Certificate/Diploma in an ICT-related area covering at least the fundamental knowledge of software design and programming, computer networks, web system development, and database technology. Students who do not hold a Bachelor or Graduate Certificate/Diploma in an ICT-related area will be required to complete a 2-year, 16 unit masters.

Career opportunities

The MITS is an effective means of opening up new career possibilities in a broad range of ICT fields. Graduates of the MITS will have the knowledge and skills to solve complex social, economic and technical problems within the context of information and communication technology. By selecting specialist subjects, graduates will develop deep theoretical and practical knowledge in specific areas so that they will have the intellectual and conceptual foundation to play leading roles in the development of the ICT industry. Graduates of the program will be expected to play leading professional roles in the field locally and overseas. The MITS provides formal postgraduate credentials to advance your ICT career across any industry. For students without prior ICT studies, the MITS provides fundamental skills in systems analysis and design; programming; cyber-security; web technology; database technology; data communications and networking technology. By selecting specialist units, students will further develop their knowledge in several advanced ICT areas such as Intelligent Web Services; Information Management; Enterprise Systems; eLogistics; Systems Strategy and Management; Business Process Innovation; Network Security and Data Management Technology. Graduates will enjoy varied and rewarding careers around the world. For example: systems analyst; web developer; database modeller/administrator; programmer; business process modeller; ICT strategist; project manager; information management specialist; security architect/specialist; business analyst; enterprise architect.

Campus location

Sandy Bay , Australia

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