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Master of Information Technology Management (Professional)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Information Technology is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
S739, 102378F
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

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 (Professional) will equip you with specialist knowledge and skills necessary to lead and manage information technology projects and people within enterprises.

The Master of Information Technology Management (Professional) 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.

This course is ideal for those with a computing background and provides students the opportunity to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in a related discipline, OR
  • Bachelor's degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline, plus at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent), OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or equivalent.

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

Career pathways

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.

Course structure

To complete the Master of Information Technology Management (Professional), you will complete 16 credit points.

The course is structured in three parts:

  • Part A. Introductory Information Technology Management Studies (4 credit points),
  • Part B. Mastery Information Technology Management Studies (8 credit points), and
  • Part C. Professional Studies (4 credit points).
  • Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)

Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.

Credit for prior study or work

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.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at Deakin University.
79.2%
Overall satisfaction
80.8%
Skill scale
65.2%
Teaching scale
88.8%
Employed full-time
$110k
Average salary