Master of Information Technology/Master of Commerce
Course summary for current students
|Award granted ||Master of Information Technology / Master of Commerce|
|Duration||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||049694E|
|Deakin course code||D750|
Note: Offered to continuing students only.
Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.
Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.
The Master of Information Technology/Master of Commerce is a combined degree which provides a balance of theoretical and practical skills in both modern information technology and recent developments in commerce. This course covers the technical and theoretical essentials of these two areas, giving you the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice, helping you to become qualified professional in both information technology and commerce.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
The course comprises a total of 16 credit points, which must include the following:
- 7 credit points of core units;
- one 4-credit point specialism from the Master of Information Technology;
- one 4-credit point specialism from the Master of Commerce;
- 1 credit point of elective Information Technology units.
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
There are four specialised streams:
|MPM701||Business Process Management |
|SIT764||Project Analysis and Design |
# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
Select 1 credit point of Master of Information Technology grouped units. Refer to the Master of Information Technology for details of unit offerings.
Plus 4 credit points of units not previously studied from the Master of Commerce (choice of units must form at least one Master of Commerce specialisation). Commerce graduates will normally be precluded from one or more of the core commerce units and required to undertake substitute units from the full range of commerce grouped units. These students are expected to specialise in an area other than their undergraduate major(s).
Details of specialisations
Network Computing specialism - unit set code SP-S000021
Plan, install and manage both local area networks and wide area networks with a strong focus on network design, routing protocols and switching concepts. The specialism incorporates the CISCO CCNA curriculum which prepares students for the CCNA industry certification. There is a strong focus on application development for networked systems and supporting user mobility from both application and network perspectives.
|SIT701||Enterprise Network Construction |
|SIT702||Enterprise Network Management |
|SIT706||Cloud Computing Technologies |
|SIT735||Communications Network Security |
Software Development specialism - unit set code SP-S000023
Gain theoretical and practical skills in current trends in the analysis, design and implementation of complex and large-scale software systems. Designed with input from industry leaders, there is a strong focus on the development of high quality software using methodologies, tools, techniques and management principles relevant to industry. There is emphasis on the development of web-based and distributed applications and the use and development of open source software.
|SIT707||Software Quality and Testing |
|SIT780||Enterprise Applications Development |
|SIT708||Mobile Systems Development |
IT Security specialism - unit set code SP-S000028
Develop skills in securing data, communications and infrastructure as well as investigating, analysing and providing solutions to computer crime. Students gain an understanding of problem solving, communication and technical capabilities related to information technology Security and the legal, regulatory and ethical contexts in which these skills are used. The security units provide a solid foundation in areas including information security, internet and network security, access controls and firewalls. These units prepare students towards certification as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional on completion of the CISSP exam administered by The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.
|SIT703||Advanced Digital Forensics |
|SIT704||Advanced Topics in Digital Security |
|SIT735||Communications Network Security |
IT Services specialism - unit set code SP-S000048
Designed in partnership with IBM, to develop specialised information technology skills by providing up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in computing technology and practical IT consulting skills. Learn about cutting-edge work in computer science, operation research, business strategy, management sciences, social and cognitive sciences and the legal sciences to develop the skills needed in a services-led economy.
|SIT737||Service Oriented Architectures and Technologies |
|SIT775||IT Services in Organisations |
|SIT717||Enterprise Business Intelligence |