Information Technology (Business)

University of New England

12 months
29400 AUD/year
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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. 

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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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
57 (required)

Other requirements

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.

national fee- $50,080 Course Cost based on unit prices


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