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Overview

Early graduation options

You may be able to graduate sooner with:

  • Develop skills in enterprise information policy; evaluation of information resources and systems; and the design, delivery and evaluation of information services.
  • Prepares you for a career as an information broker, web master, information architect, policy officer, metadata analyst, or learning resources officer.
  • Specialise in health services, education, creative industries and information technology.
  • Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.
QUT course code IT44
Attendance Part-time or Full-time
Course duration 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
Start month 2014 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code053123F

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Details

Information is now viewed as one of the most significant assets in an organisation. The ability to obtain and manage information on an ongoing basis is an important component of competitive success. Internal and external information resources are used constantly in any organisation. Information managers help organisations to more effectively interact with, and use, information for business development and success. Information managers require the knowledge and expertise to design, plan, develop, manage and evaluate information services to meet the information needs of their organisation.

Career outcomes

Careers include information broker, information manager, knowledge manager, database manager, web master, information technology manager, information architect, information coordinator, policy officer, research analyst, information services manager, document manager, metadata analyst, community information officer or learning resources officer.

Units

Download course structures and unit outlines for Master of Information Technology (Advanced) (Information Management)

The Information Management major provides you with the skills and knowledge to find employment in the information and knowledge management industry. You will gain awareness of the activities in which information management professionals are engaged, in various organisational contexts. You will have the opportunity through optional units to tailor your learning to specific areas such as health services, education, creative industries and information technology.

You will develop skills and knowledge in information management including the alignment of enterprise information and business planning; enterprise information policy; evaluation of information resources and systems; and the design, delivery and evaluation of information services to meet client or organisational needs.

Course completion rules

There are a number of requirements that need to be met before completing the program. Students are required to complete:

  • 192 credit points of units and the specified core unit.
  • the specific unit requirements for a major if seeking a single area of specialisation. Students not seeking a single area of specialisation may graduate with no major.
  • 48 credit points of project or advanced research units.

Students may be allowed to take up to four units of electives. These units may be selected from postgraduate units outside of the Science and Engineering Faculty.

Entry requirements

Australian equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a grade point average of at least 4.0 (on a 7-point scale)

OR

Evidence of recognised prior higher learning in the field of Information and Information Technology (e.g. at least five years of relevant full-time work experience). Industry certification alone is not sufficient evidence.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

2014: $9,200 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You'll need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

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Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments

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How to apply for Master of Information Technology (Advanced) (Information Management)

You apply directly to QUT for all our postgraduate courses.

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You're ready if you have:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
  4. Checked course costs and if you're eligible for financial support
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Collected supporting documents (see application form)

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

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