Master of Business Information Technology


  • Program code: MC094
  • Campus: City campus

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Please note: this program is no longer offered to commencing students, it has been replaced with MC200 Master of Business Information Technology. You are being redirected to this page.

Gain cutting-edge business IT knowledge and learn how to create successful business information systems solutions.

You'll develop technical and leadership capabilities to prepare you for challenging positions in business and government organisations.

Our program produces ethically and socially responsible professionals ready to innovate and lead in the changing business IT environment.


1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time

Program structure and features

Learning and teaching

Your courses may be offered during the day and late afternoon/early evening.

Some advanced level elective workshops are offered over several days and/or weekends.

RMIT's new Swanston Academic Building offers interactive lecture and tutorial spaces, lectorial theatres, small-group rooms and other innovative spaces.

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.

You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.

Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

Program structure

The Master of Business Information Technology consists of 144 credit points, which generally equals 12 courses (12 credit points each).

You'll be engaged in problem-based learning within a business context, and gain a familiarity with a number of tools and techniques used by ICT professionals.

There are 2 streams of study depending on whether you come from an IT or non-IT background.

You'll complete core courses, a work-integrated learning course and electives to suit your background and career goals.

Handbook (program guide)

To see what students are currently studying and to access additional program and course information, visit the program handbook (program guide).

Industry connections

Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.

The School of Business IT and Logistics maintains strong local and international links with industry and hosts regular guest speakers from organisations like:

  • AXA Australasia
  • BHP Billiton
  • Victoria Police
  • The Australian
  • IOOF
  • Sensis
  • GE Money.

These presentations will reward you with enormous insights and possible opportunities for mentoring and employment.

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.


The IT market has grown to the point where almost any organisation is a potential employer. Industries you can work in include health, retail, banking, farming, teaching, transport, manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications, education and libraries.

Potential roles in the public and private sectors include:

  • IT manager or consultant
  • chief information officer
  • e-business and e-procurement manager
  • business and systems analyst
  • systems management analyst
  • database administrator
  • IT project manager
  • web developer
  • systems architect
  • IT contract manager.

Professional recognition and accreditation

The Master of Business Information Technology (MBIT) is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

If you wish to acquire ACS accreditation we can advise you on the study requirements before you enrol.

This program is internationally-recognised through the Seoul Accord.

Entry requirements

You must meet the University entry requirements for this type of program.

If you satisfy the following requirements you will be eligible for selection; however, there is no guarantee that you will be selected as demand for the program varies each intake.

Program entry requirements

A bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution, with a minimum average of 50% or Pass or GPA 1.0 (out of 4.0).

A limited number of mature-age students with appropriate and extensive experience may be admitted without a previous tertiary qualification.



Selection tasks


How to apply

1. Check program entry requirements and confirm you're eligible.

2. Check and complete the selection tasks (if applicable) by the relevant closing date - these tasks are listed in the program entry requirements.

3. Check the table below for how to apply.

4. Apply using the appropriate method by the closing date.

Application method

Level of study

Semester 1

Semester 2 (midyear)

Graduate Certificate, Diploma

Direct application


Internal application (current students only)

Direct application


Internal application (current students only)

Graduate Diploma in Education

VTAC application


Internal application (current students only)

Direct application


Internal application (current students only)

Masters by coursework

Direct application


Internal application (current students only)

Direct application


Internal application (current students only)


Tuition fees vary according to each program and are adjusted annually.

There are 2 tuition fee types:

  • full fees where you will be responsible for the full cost
  • Commonwealth supported place (CSP) fees where your tuition fee is shared between you and the Commonwealth Government if you meet the eligibility criteria. There are only a small number of CSPs available.

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP loan scheme to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

  • pay all or part of your student contribution up front and receive a 10% discount, or
  • defer payment through the HECS-HELP loan scheme.

RMIT awards more than 2000 scholarships every year to recognise academic achievement and assist students from a variety of backgrounds. Learn more about RMIT Scholarships.

Other fees

You'll need to allow for expenses other than tuition and the SSAF (Student Services and Amenities Fee).

Additional expenses can include textbooks, stationery, printer paper, internet access fees outside of the RMIT campus, and other relevant costs.

In addition to tuition fees you will also pay the Student services and amenities fee (SSAF). You may be able to defer the fee through the SA-HELP loan scheme.

There may be other additional expenses and administrative fees associated with your studies.


Advanced standing

If you have completed full or partial postgraduate study at RMIT or elsewhere you may be accepted to the program with credits or exemptions towards the MBIT.

Business research programs are offered at master and doctoral level.

Learn more about pathways or if you are eligible for credit transfer and recognition of prior learning.

Owning school

Business IT and Logistics

Contact details

Info Corner
330 Swanston Street (cnr La Trobe Street)
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel. +61 3 9925 2260
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Mr Vassili Karpathiou, Program Leader
School of Business IT and Logistics

Information for prospective students

Prospective students are welcome to contact the school and meet client services and academic staff. Information sessions are run throughout the year. For details visit the College of Business Postgraduate studies page or contact the school.

For further information about two-year master by coursework programs offered by the College of Business, please visit the FAQ web page at


Although RMIT endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.