Master of Business Information Technology

Overview

  • Program code: MC094
  • CRICOS code: 002665J/057654B
  • Campus: City campus

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Information for international applicants

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.

Duration

1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time

International student visa holders can only study full-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.

Career

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

Program entry requirements

Completion of an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum 50% average/ Pass or GPA 1.0 (out of 4.0).

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

Prerequisites

None

Selection tasks

None

English language requirements:

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).

For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements.

Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.

How to apply

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

2. Ensure you have your supporting documents ready - this includes certified copies of all academic transcripts.

3. Complete and submit your application using one of the following options:

There are no application deadlines for international students; however, we encourage you to apply early as acceptance into programs is subject to the availability of places. An application fee may apply.

Learn more about the International application process.

Fees

View tuition fees for international students.

Other fees

Additional fees

Here is an estimate cost of living you can expect to pay each year.

View the schedule of program fees for international students.

Pathways

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

For further information about this program, please make an enquiry.

Browse international student brochures.

Disclaimer

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.