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 will equip you with knowledge and skills necessary to lead and manage information technology projects and people within enterprise. This course is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who'd like to bolster their industry experience with a recognised academic qualification.
The Master of Information Technology Management will develop 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.
Admission to study postgraduate coursework at Deakin is based on your professional experience and previous academic qualifications. Depending on your prior experience, your course will be:
1 year full time (2 years part time) - 8 credit points
Admission is based on:
1.5 years full time (3 years part time) - 12 credit points
Admissions is based on:
2 years full time (4 years part time) - 16 credit points
Admissions is based on:
All Applicants must also meet the minimum English language requirements. Band B - IELTS: 6.5/6; Overall 6.5, no band less than 6.0
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library
Graduates will have the specialist knowledge necessary to work as a skilled and adaptable manager of a range of IT operation and transformation projects, with progression to department management; capable and confident in modern enterprise settings requiring adoption of strong security methodologies and practices.
As a Master of Information Technology Management graduate, you may find employment as a IT Project Manager, Digital Transformation Manager, Innovation IT Service Manager, Incident Management Lead, Technical Consultant, Cyber Security Project Manager, Delivery Lead, Application Development Lead, IT Project Coordinator/Officer or Data Migration Lead.
To complete the Master of Information Technology Management, you will complete 8, 12 or 16 credit points, depending on your prior experience.
The course is structured in three parts:
Depending upon prior qualifications and/or experience, you may receive credit for Parts A and B.
Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies you may elect not to receive the credit.
Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.