Master of Information Technology (Extended) – Master of Business Administration
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Completion of an undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, not in Information Technology or a related discipline, from this or another university; or
Completion of either the Master of Information Technology (Extended) or the Master of Business Administration from this university; or
Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
60 credit points
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
CP1200:03 Introduction to Programming 1
CP1300:03 Introduction to Programming 2
CP1500:03 Conceptual Modelling
CP5046:03 ICT Project 1: Analysis and Design
CP5047:03 ICT Project 2: Implementation and Commissioning
CP5310:03 E-Business Technologies
CP5503:03 Enterprise Database Systems - Oracle
CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security
CP5605:03 Advanced Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
LB5214:03 Current Business Issues
LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership
LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers
LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context
LB5217:03 Community Project
LB5218:03 Business Plan
LB5213:03 Business and Industry – Professional Internship
Select 3 credit points of specified CP level 2 and 3 subjects
CP2010:03 Web Programming
CP2011:03 Advanced Programming
CP2013:03 Software Engineering
CP2014:03 Animation and Simulation
CP2016:03 Data Management and Handling
CP2017:03 Interactive e-Business
CP2018:03 Business Process Management
CP2020:03 Games Design and Technology
CP2402:03 Hardware and Software Fundamentals
Select 6 credit points from the specified list:
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5209:03 Managing Globally
CO5125:03 Economics for Managers
LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise
CO5119:03 Business Law
CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling
LB5210:03 Independent Studies
Select 3 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects
Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
2.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
24 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
A maximum of 12 credit points may be granted for each component of the degree.
Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.
Candidates who are granted advanced standing for either of the graduate Certificate of Graduate Diploma’s will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the Master of Information Technology-Master of Business Administration.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the relevant number of credit points and appropriate postgraduate level subjects, may be eligible to receive one of the following awards: