Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Information Technology (Extended) – Master of Business Administration – First half year intake (Australia) & All intakes (Singapore)

Master of Information Technology (Extended) – Master of Business Administration – First half year intake (Australia) & All intakes (Singapore)

Course Code

50514A

Version

1

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Notes

This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the following students:

  • Cairns and Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake

  • Singapore students commencing in 2014 in the first, second or third trimester intakes

The following students should refer to the other document for their course information:

  • Cairns and Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

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

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 (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

60 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

NB Core subjects marked * are not available in Singapore in 2014

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

CP5310:03 E-Business Technologies

CP5503:03 Enterprise Database Systems - Oracle

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

CP5605:03 Advanced Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues or LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment*

LB5221:03 Indigenous and Ethnic Entrepreneurship* or LB5222:03 Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur* or LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership or LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change*

LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context or LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations*

LB5217:03 Community Project: Application of  Strategy* or LB5218:03 Business Plan: Application of Strategy or LB5213:03 Strategy and Industry – Professional Internship* or LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project*

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 6 credit points of specified LB or CO level 5 subjects

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

CO5125:03 Economics for Managers or LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

LB5232:03 Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media and Marketing

LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management

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

Cairns

This course information is for Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only

Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Singapore

This course information is for Singapore students commencing in 2014

Townsville

This course information is for Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only

Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2.5 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

24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points for either component of the degree.

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

Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies other than the level 1, 2 or 3 subjects specified in the course structure.

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 appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive one or more 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