Online Master of IT Management

SCU Online
SCU Online
  • Awarded by

    Southern Cross University

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    2 years part-time

  • Start Date

    6 start dates each year – enquire now!

  • Career Outcomes

    Chief Information Officer (CIO) | Business Intelligence Consultant | Solutions Architect | Business Systems Manager

Last modified: 26 Sep 2017

About this course

Gain a thorough knowledge base across IT systems, project management principles and leadership strategies with the Online Master of IT Management from SCU Online.

The course will provide you with advanced client interface and business intelligence skills specific to the information technology industry. The units you will study cover data management, emerging technologies, information system analysis and design, security management and project management principles.

Set yourself apart from other IT specialists by diversifying your skillset, and aim for top-tier employment.

Flexible exit options

If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Master of IT Management, you could still be eligible to receive a postgraduate qualification.

Depending on the units you've completed, you may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management (4 units) or a Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management (8 units).

Find out more about the SCU Online experience

  • Prerequisites


    To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have a three-year undergraduate degree specialising or majoring in information technology (or in a related discipline); OR
    • Demonstrate professional standing/experience equivalent to an undergraduate qualification; AND
    • Be proficient in English

    You may also be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.

  • Subjects

    Find out more

    In this IT course, the subjects you may study include:

    Part A

    • 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
    • Leading and managing people

     Part B

    • Industry research project: part A
    • Industry research project: part B
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  • Why SCU Online?

    Established to meet the needs of busy working professionals seeking to advance their careers with a postgraduate qualification, SCU Online puts flexibility and convenience first. All qualifications are accredited through Southern Cross University, so you’ll earn your degree from one of the top 500 universities in the world (2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings). To cater to a variety of learning styles, SCU Online employs a diverse range of contemporary teaching methods and online content, including educational videos, collaborative discussion boards and interactive tutorials. With experienced teaching staff committed to delivering engaging learning experiences, students are empowered to succeed. SCU Online’s course range extends across industries such as business, accounting, healthcare, engineering and IT management.

    SCU Online is 100% online, so you can easily access your course materials anywhere, anytime. With a strong focus on accessibility and flexibility, SCU Online is one of the few Australian universities with an accelerated learning program made up of six 7-week study periods. This means that you can tailor your study load and timetable according to your personal commitments. All courses feature an extensive repository of resources including, video, academic readings, textbooks, case studies, interactive discussion boards and dynamic tutorials. And, a dedicated Student Success Advisor is on hand to guide you every step of the way, offering valuable advice and tips to help all students achieve their study goals.

Career outcomes

Upon  successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Information Technology Management from Southern Cross University.

A wide range of employment opportunities are open to graduates holding this qualification.

Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Solutions Architect
  • Business Systems Manager


Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go for each unit.


You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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