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Master of Information Technology (Business)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    1-2 years full-time; up to 6 years part-time

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    University of New England

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What you'll learn

About this course

Are you looking for a change of direction in your career? Or perhaps you want to enhance your current IT qualifications? Then this Master of Information Technology (Business) course through the University of New England (UNE) is for you.

The course - which has Professional Level accreditation by the Australian Computer Society - touches on many subjects, ensuring the essential elements of systems development and management in an ICT context are covered. Subjects include: business information systems, computer programming, web technologies, management and software development.

You will also get to be involved in the exciting task of planning, designing and implementing a large software system - and most importantly, develop the skills needed to fix any challenges that arise during the project.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree; OR
  • Hold a bachelor's degree with a major in computing science, information systems of information technology; OR
  • Hold a graduate certificate or graduate diploma in computing science, information systems of information technology

You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.

Areas of study

In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Management information systems
  • Introductory accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to programming and the Unix environment
  • Object oriented programming
  • Database management systems
  • Software engineering studio
  • Web programming
  • Software project management
  • Computer networks and information security
  • Advanced web programming
  • Information technology project
  • Introduction to business law
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Processes of management
  • Research methods in the sciences
Established in 1938, the University of New England (UNE) is Australia’s longest standing provider of distance education and continues to be at the forefront of innovations in online learning. The university offers over 200 courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research levels. UNE is committed to offering a variety of flexible study options so that students are able to manage their personal commitments while undertaking a university education.
The University of New England (UNE) prides itself on providing the highest quality student support to ensure that students have the necessary tools to pursue their goals. Students can easily access a plethora of dedicated services including counselling, disability needs, academic and study skills, Aboriginal affairs and career development.

With over 60 years of distance education experience, UNE has devised flexible online study options over 3 study periods a year so that students are able to utilise their time more effectively or even accelerate their degree. For courses that require hands-on experience, UNE offers Intensive School programs where students are exposed to vital practical components of their course.

To support ongoing learning, students can get the help they need via email, phone or online chat. You can expect a well-rounded and supported experience throughout your UNE study journey.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an internationally recognised Master of Information Technology (Business) from the University of New England.

After completing this course, you can expect to be able to demonstrate not only a mastery of information technology and management, but also demonstrate a broad understanding of management processes and apply problem solving and design skills with modern software development tools.

UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:

  • Communication skills
  • Capacity for problem solving
  • Information literacy
  • Awareness of ethical conduct and social responsibility
  • Independence and collaboration
  • A thirst for lifelong learning

Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Project Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • IT Educator
  • Information Systems Officer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • Computer Scientist
  • EDP Auditor

Payment options & support

Finance options

This is a full-fee paying course; you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.

The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

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