Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)

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  • Qualification:
    Postgraduate, Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years part-time
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  • Awarded by:
    University of Adelaide
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  • Career Outcomes:
    IT Administrator | IT Infrastructure Manager | Chief Information Officer (CIO) | Information Systems Manager | IT Director | View All

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Course Rundown

Do you have what it takes to become a future IT leader in the world of business? Once you’ve completed a Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) from the University of Adelaide, you will!

This comprehensive online course incorporates everything the MBA is renowned for, as well as two specialised units dealing with the unique aspects of the IT sector. Throughout your studies, you’ll develop advanced strategic thinking skills; people management capabilities; a deep understanding of global IT industry economics; and a framework for future-focused, socially responsible IT management. 

Delivered entirely in an innovative online learning environment, this postgraduate course allows you to study your way, in your own space. You’ll receive continuous one-on-one support, and after just two years of part-time study, you’ll graduate with a highly sought-after qualification and the skills you need to succeed. So whether you want to pursue leadership roles in the IT sector or chase success with a start-up of your own, this is the course for you!


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • A completed undergraduate bachelor degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience; OR
  • No degree, completed GMAT with a score of >500 and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience; OR
  • A complete University of Adelaide Graduate Certificate in Business Administration; AND
  • All students must meet English language requirements.

In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Leadership and Influencing
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing for Managers
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Innovation Management
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Managerial Economics
  • Research for Managers
  • Management Challenges in IT
  • Doing Business in IT
  • Research Project

As South Australia’s leading university, part of the top 1% of universities worldwide, and one of Australia’s elite Group of Eight Universities, you can trust that when you study with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be one step ahead of the pack.

Study a postgraduate course online and enjoy a flexible learning experience that allows you to study while you work and at a pace that’s convenient for you. Go on, take the next step in your career and excel with a highly regarded course from the University of Adelaide.

Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone! When you log on and learn with the University of Adelaide, you’ll be supported every step of the way.

The University of Adelaide has developed Student Life Counselling Support and a University Crisis Line, especially for online students. They are confidential and a free service available to all enrolled students to help overcome issues impacting their life and study.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) from the University of Adelaide.

Graduates will be prepared to seek information technology-related leadership and management roles in a variety of sectors, including banking and financial services, consulting and strategy, science and technology, government, manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, trade, construction, entrepreneurship and retail.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $54,960 (or $4,580 per unit).

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Students can also pay fees upfront.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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