Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration – Second half year intakes (Australia) and NO intakes (Singapore)

Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration – Second half year intakes (Australia) and NO intakes (Singapore)

Course Code

112404

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:

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes

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

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

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake

  • 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

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in information technology, 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 learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

On successful completion of the Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Adminstration, JCU graduates will be able to:

  • Critically analyse complex related knowledge, technologies and practice

  • Evaluate contexts within which differing sustainable approaches should be integrated and applied

  • Evaluate economic, social and environmental practices and value systems from different disciplinary perspectives

  • Research and apply established concepts to solve problems in an ethical manner

  • Advance knowledge of technologies and networking methods at both area networks and Internet level

  • Critically evaluate legal and ethical issues including scope of liability and digital rights management

  • Critically analyse complex contemporary issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations based on multidisciplinary synthesis of theory and evidence

  • Apply lateral and creative thinking effectively to solving problems

  • Present complex information appropriately to differing audiences using:

(a) Effective oral presentation skills

(b) Clear and fluent written communication

  • Work effectively in achieving common goals, demonstrating both:

(a) Collaboration

(b) Leadership

  • Apply constructs and technologies to theoretical or practical situations

  • Exercise judgement under minimal supervision to solve emerging problems in complex contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

  • Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others

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

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

LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment

LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

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

LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management

LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project

Options

Select 3 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

This course information is for Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes only

Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Cairns

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

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

Singapore

Singapore students commencing in 2014 in the first, second  or third trimester intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Townsville

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

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

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

24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points of subjects specified in the course structure, 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.

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