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Master of IT Innovation

Master of IT Innovation (MATI)
CRICOS: 0100406

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 2 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov
Note: Semester 3 (November) intake is only offered via online study.

Overview

  • In a world of constant disruption, you can learn why and how to drive, build and measure IT innovation that leads to higher levels of organisational performance with USQ’s Master of IT Innovation. 
  • This highly hands-on masters degree delves into creativity, innovation, and IT entrepreneurship, and will give you advanced skills in Big Data analytics, user-centred design of interfaces, cyber security, blockchain principles, and cloud computing.
  • Work with industry through the capstone research project and apply theory to practice in a laboratory environment, facilitated through a collaborative workspace.

Professional accreditation

USQ is seeking accreditation for this degree with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Career outcomes

  • Graduates will increase their skill-set related to the business application of IT innovation and can find career opportunities as a IT developer, start-up manager, IT manager, IT enterprise manager, IT enterprise architect, or data analyst. 

Entry requirements

  • Completion of a three-year Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of ICT.
    PLUS
  • A minimum of two years’ professional work experience in IT or Management, or equivalent.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 16 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 12
1 x capstone project course 4
Total 16

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 29680
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 29680

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 0100406

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021- Monday 22 February, 2021
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021
  • Semester 3, 2021 - Monday 15 November, 2021.

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