Deakin University

Master of Information Technology Management (Professional)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Information technology is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries. To take advantage of the opportunities that information technology offers, businesses need skilled staff who can lead and manage IT projects, services, and departments. Deakin’s Master of Information Technology Management (Professional) equips you with the specialist knowledge and skills necessary to lead and manage information technology projects and people within enterprises. This course develops your understanding of the many aspects of IT, including networking, cyber security, operations and enterprise systems. As an enterprise manager you will work alongside, manage and lead artificial intelligence specialists, software engineers, data scientists, application developers and business analysts. This course is ideal for those with a computing background and provides the opportunity to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project.

Structure

  • 16 credit points
  • Part A. Introductory Information Technology Management Studies (4 credit points)
  • Part B. Mastery Information Technology Management Studies (8 credit points)
  • Part C. Professional Studies (4 credit points)
  • Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit).

Subjects

  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Analytics for Security and Privacy
  • Services Management
  • Research and Development in Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Professional practice Management

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor Degree in a related discipline, OR Bachelor Degree in any discipline AND two years relevant work experience, OR Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or equivalent, OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Study pathways

Pathways for students to enter the Master of Information Technology Management (Professional) are as follows: Option 1: Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Management (S538) (followed by an 12 credit point Master of Information Technology Management (Professional) Option 2: Master of Information Technology Management (S738) (followed by an 4 credit point Master of Information Technology Management (Professional). Pathway options will depend on your professional experience and previous qualifications. Alternative exits: Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Management (S538) Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management (S638)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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