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Master of Information Technology/Master of Commerce

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Information Technology / Master of Commerce
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code049694E
Deakin course codeD750

Course sub-headings

Course overview

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 commerceThis 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.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

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.

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Specialisations

Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.

 

There are four specialised streams:

Network Computing
Software Development
IT Security

IT Services

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Course structure

Core units

MPA701 Accounting  

MPM701 Business Process Management  

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

MPF753 Finance  

SIT705 Research Methods for IT  

SIT764 Project Management  

SIT782 Practical Project  

 

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.

 

Elective units

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).

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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 Internet Core and Enterprise Routing  

SIT702 Advanced Network Design and Engineering  

SIT751 Java Network Programming  

SIT784 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing  

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.

 

SIT725 Advanced Software Engineering  

SIT751 Java Network Programming  

SIT780 eSystems Software Development  

SIT783 Linux and Open Source Software  

 

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  

SIT763 IT Security Management  

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  

SIT794 Services Management  

SIT717 Enterprise Business Intelligence  

 

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