Master of Information Technology (Professional)
Course summary for current students
|Year||2016 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Information Technology (Professional)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||051581G|
|Deakin course code||S779|
- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Career opportunities
- Alternative exits
- Fees and charges
- Course rules
- Course structure
Deakin's postgraduate IT courses provide a combination of leading-edge theory and technical knowledge plus hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career as an IT professional in Australia and around the world.
The Master of Information Technology (Professional) is designed to extend the specialised skills obtained in the Master of Information Technology.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
The Master of Information Technology (Professional) is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
Graduates of this course may find employment as a business analyst, network administrator, database administrator, security analyst, solutions architect, software developer, technology consultant, or security systems manager.
|Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (S578)|
|Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (S678)|
|Master of Information Technology (S778)|
For information regarding hardware and software requirements, please refer to the School of Information Technology's website, www.deakin.edu.au/information-technology/students or telephone 03 9244 6699.
Fees and charges
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:
|Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*||Domestic Fee Paying||International Fee Paying|
The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.
The course comprises a total of 16 credit points, which must include the following:
- all requirements for the 12 credit point Master of Information Technology must be met;
- plus further 4 credit points as detailed below;
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
|SIT790||Major Thesis (4 cp), or|
|SIT791||Professional Practice (4 cp)*, or|
|SIT792||Minor Thesis (2 cp), and|
2 additional credit points chosen from the list of general units in the Master of Information Technology.
*Must have successfully completed STP710 Introduction to Work Placements (0 credit point unit)