CSU's Master of Management (Information Technology) includes preparation for the world’s leading information technology certifications from major IT vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, Novell, Oracle, and the Project Management Institute (PMI).
This course is ideal for existing developers, network engineers, programmers, IT managers, and other IT professionals who seek to progress their career into technical management positions. With an emphasis on utilising information technologies for productivity and competitiveness, this course can prepare you to succeed in your IT management career. Content from a range of IT industry certifications is included as an integral part of the course.
Developed in close consultation with industry, this course incorporates components of industry training, including formal industry certification as well as traditional higher education.
You will develop knowledge and skills in a range of key management principles and practices including human resource management, finance, marketing, general management and strategic management.
The course allows you to develop advanced skills in computer systems development, security, networking or database.
You can tailor the course to your needs by choosing the industry stream that best suits your interests or career goals.
Students choose six subjects from one of many industry elective streams.
Master of Management (Information Technology)
The Master of Management (Information Technology) comprises 12 subjects including one core subject, five restricted academic subject (from a choice of eight restricted electives) and six industry subjects selected from an industry stream.
Graduate Certificate in Management (Information Technology)
The Graduate Certificate comprises four subjects including one core subject, one restricted academic subject (from a choice of eight restricted electives) and two industry subjects selected from an industry stream.
To graduate with the Master, students must satisfactorily complete 96 points, which includes the completion of the relevant industry stream certificate (for which credit of 48 points is given).
To graduate with the Graduate Certificate, students must satisfactorily complete 32 points, which includes two industry stream subjects (for which credit of 16 points is given).
For each 8 point subject at CSU, students should normally expect to spend between 140-160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities (such as attending lectures or residential schools, assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, assignments or examinations). The student workload for some subjects may vary from these norms as a result of approved course design.
Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, examinations, workplace learning, or other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.
Where applicable, students are responsible for travel and accommodation costs involved in workplace learning experiences, or attending residential schools (distance education students).
Expectations relating to academic, workplace learning, time and cost requirements for specific subjects are provided in the subject outlines and in course materials.
Session 1; Session 2; Session 3
Master - 2 years, Graduate Certificate - 1 year
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