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Information Technology (Business), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
The Master of Information Technology (Business) at University of New England  provides an opportunity for those who are looking for a change of direction in their career or for those who want to enhance their IT qualifications and gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of business. 


The Master of Information Technology (Business) at University of New England  suits those students coming to the study of information technology and business for the first time as well as those who want to extend their knowledge or upgrade their professional qualifications.

Covering aspects of business information systems, computer programming, web technologies, management and software development, the course aims to cover the essential elements of systems development and management in an ICT context.

 This course concludes with students completing both an ICT project in a group work environment, requiring an integration of project management and ICT skills, and a business development project, which includes case studies and the creation of a business development plan.

Those seeking a change of direction can come in without any background in IT or business and graduate with a sound knowledge and understanding of IT and business principles which qualifies them for employment in a broad range of positions in private industry, government agencies or research organisations.

Similarly, the Master of Information Technology (Business) provides candidates who have an IT background with the opportunity to update their qualifications and gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of business. Students have the opportunity to be involved in the planning, design and implementation of a large software system as well as gaining the knowledge and skills required to resolve issues that arise during project planning, implementation and completion/termination.

Career Opportunities

The types of career options include but are not limited to: business analyst, finance and administration, consultant, customer contact centre operator, internet and e-commerce, IT educator, computer scientist, EDP auditor, project management, sales and marketing, software development, systems analysis and design, systems management and administration.


The Master of Information Technology (Business) has been granted Professional Level accreditation by the Australian Computer Society and through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Accounting 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Software Development Studio 
  • Introduction to Programming and the UNIX Environment 
  • Object Oriented Programming 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Web Programming 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Software Project Management 
  • Computer Netvvorks and Information Security 
  • Advanced Web Programming 
  • Information Technology Project 
  • Introduction to Business Law 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Processes of Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 or 1.5 or 2 Years
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      Up to 6 years 
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 074875C

(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or

(b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline; or

(c) have completed an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
national fee- $50,080 Course Cost based on unit prices

Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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