Southern Cross University

IT Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English
An online Master of Information Technology Management provides you with the skills needed to lead and manage strategic objectives across business units. The IT Management programme is offered at Southern Cross University Online.


It prepares you to step into senior management positions with a deeper understanding of the issues affecting the management of IT teams and processes, while building connections between the IT and wider business departments.

Flexible entry and exit points

We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of your plans. That’s why our online IT Masters in management has built-in early exit points, allowing you to receive a qualification based on the units you’ve completed, if you need to take a break.

The best part? Everything you complete will be credited towards your online Masters in IT management if you choose to come back at a later stage to finish it off.

  • Receive a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management by completing four Part A units.
  • Receive a Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management by completing eight Part A units.
Career and industry outlook

It’s becoming more and more true that a business cannot operate without effective IT systems in place. IT professionals are considered a cornerstone of business success, whether as a company employee, independent consultant or contractor.

Within the IT sector specifically, project management, leadership and stakeholder management are among the top skills in demand (Hudson Global, 2015). Employers are on the hunt for qualified, multi-faceted professionals who have the knowledge and skills in both IT and management.

A Master of Information Technology Management can help open up a world of high-end opportunities within a shifting IT landscape. It will equip you with the skills needed for not just one but several tech positions, including:

  • Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Knowledge Management Specialist
  • Business Systems Manager
  • IT Project Consultant

The IT Management programme is offered at Southern Cross University Online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Data Management
  • Emerging Technology in Business
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Systems Security Management
  • Project Management Principles
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Strategy and Case Analysis
  • Managing Digital Enterprise
  • Strategic Knowledge Management
  • The Positive Leader
  • Industry Research Project (double weighted)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    12 Units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

To qualify for entry to the Master of Information Technology Management, you must:

  • have a three (3) year undergraduate degree specialising or majoring in information technology (or in a cognate discipline); or
  • demonstrate professional standing/experience equivalent to an undergraduate cognate degree.
  • In both cases, you must be proficient in English.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2520 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2520 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2520 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2520 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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