Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration
This qualification is highly regarded by employers both nationally and internationally - it combines core business and IT skills with management, leadership and innovation. Our degree focusses on creating a challenging and inspiring learning environment, with subjects informed by current industry trends.
Part time available
There is a growing demand for graduates skilled in a range of IT technologies, as well as a worldwide demand for graduates with the critical business acumen to fully leverage these technical skills into profitable products and services.
This joint degree provides training in a variety of computer skills, as well as theory and practical skills in the following:
- Finance management
- Operations management
- E-business technologies
James Cook University’s professional programs are internationally recognised and teaching staff are often research leaders in their fields.
This course is available in Townsville, Cairns, Brisbane and Singapore and can be studied either full-time or part-time. Domestic students can enrol to study in Singapore through our study-abroad program.
Consult the admission requirements section in the Handbook for prerequisites and pathways into this course.
Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration
Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from this or another University.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy or have successfully completed an AQF 8 qualification from James Cook University within the previous two (2) years.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
48 credit points
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.
In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Master of Information Technology, graduates will be able to:
On successful completion of the Master of Business Adminstration, JCU graduates will be able to:
CP5046:03 ICT Project 1: Analysis and Design
CP5047:03 ICT Project 2: Implementation and Commissioning
CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security
CP5634:03 Data Mining
LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World
LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance
LB5233:03 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change
LB5235:03 Applied Research Project
Select 6 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
2 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
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student 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.
Students may apply for credit transfer for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points of subjects specified in the course structure, for either component of the degree.
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
Credit will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies that is used to gain admission to the course.
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
Students who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive one or more of the following awards:
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.