Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration

Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration

Course Code

50504

Version

6

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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, in Information Technology or a related discipline, from this or another university; or

Completion of either the Graduate Diploma or the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology 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

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

48 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

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  Business in a Global Context

PLUS

LB5217:03  Community Project

or

LB5218:03  Business Plan

or

LB5213:03  Business and Industry-Professional Internship

Options

Select 6 credit points of subjects 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

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

 

Cairns

 

Singapore

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

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.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

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.

Maximum allowed

24 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course

Expiry

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

Other restrictions

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 Certificates or Graduate Diploma’s will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the Master of Information Technology-Master of Business Administration

Award Details

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 subjects, may be eligible to receive one of the following awards:

  • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology

  • Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Course articulation

Not applicable