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Master of Information Technology/Master of Commerce

Course summary for local students

Award granted Master of Information Technology / Master of Commerce
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Length2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

School of Information Technology

Tel 03 9244 6699


Faculty of Business and Law
Postgraduate Student Administration
Tel 1800 624 316
Tel 03 5227 2216 Waterfront (Geelong)
Tel 03 9244 5044 Burwood (Melbourne)

CRICOS course code049694E
Deakin course code D750

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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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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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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8th June 2007