Master of Information Technology (Extended)

Course Code

50314A

Version

1

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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

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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

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

Course Structure

Core Subjects

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

CP5603:03 Advanced e-Security

Options

Select 3 credit points of specified CP level 2 and 3 subjects

CP2010:03 Web Programming

CP2011:03 Advanced Programming

CP2012:03 Networking

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

CP3311:03 Simulation

PLUS

Select a Major from the table below

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any CP or LB level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

15 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Business Informatics

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Suspended at Cairns and Townsville for 2014

Computing and Networking

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Interactive Technologies and Game Design

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

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 a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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

18 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

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The major studied shall appear on the testamur.

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 the award of either the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology.

Course articulation

Not applicable