Charles Sturt University

Master of Information Technology (12 Subjects) Major in Business Analysis

Charles Sturt University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 074616M

Level of study: Postgraduate


Advance your technical career with the Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University. Delivered by highly qualified academic staff who work in collaboration with global industry and academic leaders, this course integrates practical industry perspectives with emerging tools and technologies.

Choose from a range of specialisations in emerging areas, such as networking, cyber security, programming, cloud computing, business analysis and IT management.

This course is part of an articulated program of study. Articulated programs allow you to build on your study to achieve the right level of qualification for you.

Course highlights

Responding to the needs of IT professionals, CSU's Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) (12 subjects) is offered online, at our Port Macquarie campus, and with the CSU Study Centres in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

Choose your pathway

If you choose to study online, all subjects can be completed without the need to attend on-campus lectures or residential schools, with each subject supported by a host of educational technologies including video lectures, lab simulations and chat rooms.

Build expertise across a specialist area

Comprising four core subjects, four elective subjects, and four specialisation subjects, this master's course offers the opportunity to hone skills across emerging fields such as Business Analysis, Computer Networking, Network Security, IT Management, Software Design and Development, and Systems Analysis.

Learn from anywhere – at your own pace

As an online student you can complete the course in up to four years. You can also fast-track completion by studying additional subjects, enabling you to finish earlier. You can also choose to study fewer subjects or take temporary leave to fit in with your busy work and personal schedule.

The renowned School of Computing and Mathematics

The School of Computing and Mathematics boasts a research profile ranked at world level by the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation. The school's focus is on practical applications of information and communication technology, mathematics and statistics to applied problems in industry, the environment and business.

Business Analysis

Business Analysts propose technology solutions to business problems. This specialisation prepares students for a business analysis role through a blend of management and technology subjects. Topics covered include management theory and practice, systems analysis, risk management and data analysis and visualisation.

Career opportunities

Information technology careers and specialisations are consistently evolving – offering an exciting professional future. Your management and technology skills will position you to devise technology solutions to business problems as a business analyst.

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredits courses in Information Technology to verify that they meet professional standards in terms of content, staff skills, teaching facility and quality assurance.

Advanced skills across cloud computing, privacy and storage are under increasing demand as organisations seek to become more agile and responsive to technological advancements.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 24,912 Per Year
Start date: 01 March 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Study Centre

Charles Sturt University
119 Charlotte Street Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

For entry to the Master of Information Technology applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent). Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Information Technology on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Information Technology and receive credit for applicable subjects.

A minimum overall Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no score below a 5.5 in each of the individual skill areas (Reading, Speaking, Listening) and no score below 6.0 in Writing, or a qualification deemed equivalent.



PTE Academic - 50

International second language proficiency ratings (ISLPR) - Level 3

Cambridge English Scale: CAE and CPE - 169


Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga Campus
Boorooma Street North Country Nsw New South Wales 2650