Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration (MIT-MBA)

There is a growing demand for graduates skilled in a range of IT technologies – multimedia, computing, networking and software technologies. In addition, there is worldwide demand for graduates with the critical business skills and acumen to fully leverage these technical skills into profitable products and services.

This joint degree at JCU provides training in a variety of computer support skills, and includes preparation for industry standard certification in Microsoft technologies. This program emphasises advanced people and project management skills, together with ethical behaviour and professional vigour.

CRICOS Course Code: 053817J

Course Structure
The MIT-MBA is made up of 16 subjects. Students must undertake six (6) IT core subjects, eight (8) Business subjects, and two (2) optional Information Technology subjects as per the course structure below.

Core Subjects

  • CP5046 ICT Project 1: Analysis and Design
  • CP5047 ICT Project 2: Implementation and Commissioning
  • CP5310 E – Business Technologies or CP5607 Advanced Human Computer Interaction
  • CP5503 Enterprise Database Systems – Oracle or CP5601 Advanced Data Communications Principles
  • LB5228 The Changing Business Environment or LB5236 International Political Economy
  • CP5603 Advanced e-Security
  • CP5634 Data Mining

Business Subjects

  • LB5228 The Changing Business Environment or LB5236 International Political Economy
  • LB5229 Economics for a Sustainable World
  • LB5230 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
  • LB5231 Corporate Responsibility and Governance or LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise
  • LB5232 Digital Marketing or LB5202 Marketing Essentials
  • LB5233 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management
  • LB5234 Leading and Managing Organisational Change or LB5205 People in Organisations
  • LB5235 Applied Research Project

Optional Subjects
Select any two (2) CP level 5 subjects.

Standard Trimester: 6 (2 Years)

Subject Total: 16

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Academic Entry Requirements
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from this or another University; or practical experience recognised by the Dean.

AQF Framework
National policy changes as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) mean that all master level programs will need to be of two years duration where a student does not have an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline. Students with an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline will be eligible to complete a 1.5 year master degree.

For JCU, duration of two years is equivalent to 16 subjects. At present most of the business masters by coursework programs are 12 subjects (1.5 years of full time study)

Following a 3 year Level 7 qualification in a non-cognate discipline, master degree must be 2 years in duration. If the Level 7 qualification is in the same discipline area they may be 1.5 years.

This joint degree provides training in a variety of computer skills, as well as theory and practical skills in the following:

  • Accounting
  • Finance management
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • E-business technologies
  • Multimedia
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Software
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Help Desk Support
  • Web/Application Developer
  • IT Support Analyst
  • Test Analyst
  • ASP.Net Developer