2012postgraduatebusinessinformationtechnology knowledge is power
The world of business moves fast and there The Master of Business Information is always high demand for work-ready future Technology (MBIT) is a cutting-edge leaders. postgraduate degree addressing information Master of RMIT’s cutting-edge business programs offer and communications technology applications you the chance to develop your entrepreneurial in business organisations. business skills, study overseas and be part of a Supported by leading edge research inforMation community that supports innovative thinkers. addressing emerging IT issues, it prepares you for careers in IT management, information and technology You can choose to specialise within programs knowledge management and e-business. or combine specialist skills. You will collaborate on industry-relevant projects, solve problems Graduates from this degree are qualified to for real clients, and be exposed to realistic undertake challenging positions in business business problems and environments. and government organisations, and to act asRMIT program code Course content is constantly redefined to meet catalysts of change in IT-focused, networkedMC094 the emerging demands of business and the and digitised organisations.CRICOS number broader community, which means that your Career outlook studies will be wholly relevant to the national002665J (Normal version) MBIT graduates work effectively in the public and global marketplace.057654B (Accelerated version) and private sectors in positions such as: IT The qualifications and experience that you gain manager or consultant, chief informationLocation at RMIT will enable you to add value to your officer, e-business and e-procurement employer of choice—or your own business—Melbourne manager, business and systems analyst, right from day one.City campus database administrator, IT project manager, web developer, systems architect and ITMode and duration contract manager.One-and-a-half years full-time orthree years part-time Professional recognition(144 credit points) The Master of Business InformationAn accelerated version which runs over Technology is accredited with theone year (three trimesters) is also available. Australian Computer Society (ACS), theInternational students can only study full-time. recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT)Exit points professionals. For further information on theGraduate certificate (GC099) ACS, please visit www.acs.org.au .CRICOS number: 060675DSix months full-time orone year part-time(48 credit points)Graduate diploma (GD145)CRICOS number: 048890JOne year full-time ortwo years part-time(96 credit points)Information for prospective studentsProspective students are welcome to visitthe School and meet client services andacademic staff. Information sessions andexpos are run throughout the year. For detailsvisit www.rmit.edu.au/bus/postgrad orcontact the School.‘the best thing about studying at rmit is the variety of courses available.the classes are organised and planned in advance which means it is easyto manage your time throughout the semester.‘i was impressed with the enthusiasm and passion displayed by the teachers.they share their experiences and encourage interaction amongst studentswhich means the classes are quite dynamic.’Melissa Verduci (COvER IMaGE)Master of Business Information Technology rmit | 2011 postgraduate | business information technology
Double masters What you will studyAdd six months full-time to your RMIT master All courses are 12 credit points each unless otherwise indicated.degree and gain two qualifications. RMIT Students from a non-IT background should complete the following stream:University offers combined master degrees tonew and existing students. Usually gained over Year onea minimum of 24 months full-time, the programs Semester oneare based on existing structures wherebystudents undertake a master degree and then ISYS3298 Investigations in Business Information Technologytransfer one year of credit towards the Master ISYS2395 Business Systems Analysis and Design 1of Commerce. COSC2541 Business Information Technology InfrastructureConditions may apply regarding the choice of electivesthat can be undertaken. ISYS2042 Management Information SystemsFor more information visit Semester twowww.rmit.edu.au/bus/doublemasters . ISYS3300 Professional Issues, Ethics and PracticeWork integrated learning ISIS2038 Foundations of Database DevelopmentEmployers are increasingly demanding thatgraduates have both formal qualifications and COSC2542 Business Systems Developmentthe experience and capability to add value to ISYS3302 Business Systems Analysis and Design 2their organisation. Work-integrated learning(WIL), where you learn by doing, combines Year twotheory from the classroom with application to Semester onereal-life problems in a workplace environment.The result is that RMIT business graduates INTE1002 Information Systems Securityhave a greater understanding of the nature of ISYS1033 IT Project Managementbusiness and therefore a competitive edge when INTE1030 Information Technology Strategyseeking employment. ISYS3303 Business Information Technology ProjectGlobal connectionsAs a program accredited with the AustralianComputer Society, the program is recognisedinternationally through the Seoul Accord.Signatories to the Seoul Accord, such as theACS, respect the status of degrees accreditedby other signatories thereby providing trans-national recognition of the Master of BusinessInformation Technology.
Students from an IT background should complete the following stream: Year one Semester one ISYS3298 Investigations in Business Information Technology ISYS1015 Management of Computing Resources INTE1030 Information Technology Strategy INTE2397 Knowledge Management Semester two ISYS3300 Professional Issues, Ethics and Practice INTE2412 IT Governance and Change Management INTE1014 The Information Technology Industry and select one of the following courses: ISYS1020 Advanced Database Systems INTE1040 Business Intelligence ISYS2399 Business Process Modelling ISYS2396 Enterprise Systems INTE1208 eProcurement and Supply Chain Technologies ISYS1033 IT Project Management ISYS2040 Usability Analysis Year two Semester one ISYS3303 Business Information Technology Project and select three of the following courses: ISYS1020 Advanced Database Systems INTE1040 Business Intelligence ISYS2399 Business Process Modelling ISYS2396 Enterprise Systems INTE1208 eProcurement and Supply Chain Technologies ISYS1033 IT Project Management ISYS2040 Usability Analysis A brand new home From 2013, the College of Business programs will be housed in the new Swanston Academic Building. Located next to the Oxford Scholar Hotel and flanked by Swanston, A’Beckett and Stewart streets, the Swanston Academic Building is RMIT’s largest construction project to date. Through innovative design and the use of vibrant and engaging public spaces, the building will facilitate group learning and provide the very latest in teaching technology. By choosing RMIT, you will be one of the first students to enjoy the benefits of eleven stories of purpose-built facilities for modern business education. To learn more visit www.rmit.edu.au/bus/sab .
‘i chose rmit because it hasa great reputation in theindustry for practical programs.graduates come out with work-relevant knowledge and thecentral campus location makeseverything so easy.‘the mbit is flexible and thechoice of electives means that ican customise my studies to suitmy learning needs. the programhas the right mix of it andbusiness and focuses on howtechnology is used to furtherbusiness goals.‘rmit provides a number ofopportunities to students. thereis a strong careers focus and lotsof student clubs and activitieswhich help create a fun studentlifestyle. i started studying part-time and liked it so much i wentfull-time!’JaMes anastasiosMaster of Business Information Technology
Teaching methods and assessment Fees Application closing dates and how to apply Teaching consists of a mix of intensive periods Fee-paying places » 31 May each year, and of teaching, including lectures, presentations, » 10 November each year workshops and group work based on selected 2012: A$27 360 total master degree ($190 per credit point) Late applications will be accepted subject to readings, which are provided as part of the places being available. Prospective students degree. The exact format varies from course International students are encouraged to enquire about possible to course. Emphasis is placed on group work, 2012: A$36 000 total master degree vacancies in the degree at any time. and on group support for independent study and project work outside of teaching periods. Fees are payable at the commencement of Local students Courses are offered both during the day and each semester and are adjusted on an annual basis. No fee increase will exceed the annual RMIT Direct Application Form later afternoon/early evening. Some advanced Tel. +61 3 9925 2260 level electives workshops are offered over increase cap of 7.5%. visit www.rmit.edu.au/programs/apply/forms . several days and/or weekends. To find out which fees are applicable to you visit www.rmit.edu.au/programs/fees/highered . International students Entrance requirements Commonwealth supported places (CSP) Applicants must apply through A degree in any discipline from a recognised International Services tertiary institution. A limited number of mature- A limited number of CSP places are GPO Box 2476 age students with appropriate and extensive available for students applying for the Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia experience may be admitted without a Master of Business Information Technology. Tel. +61 3 9925 5156 previous tertiary qualification. Commonwealth supported students receive visit www.rmit.edu.au/programs/international . a student contribution that partially covers the English language tuition costs of their enrolment. Contact details All non-Australian residents and overseas full- CSP places are offered to candidates on RMIT University fee paying students must provide evidence of the basis of academic merit. As a guide, a Level 17, 239 Bourke Street one of the following: minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 Melbourne VIC 3000 » IELTS—6.5+ (no band below 6.0) (out of 4.0) is required for a CSP place. The Tel. +61 3 9925 5790 » TOEFL Paper-based—580+ (TWE 4.5+) actual GPA required depends on the number Email: MBIT.firstname.lastname@example.org and standard of applications received during www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics/programs » TOEFL Computer-based—237+ (TWE 4.5+) the admission period. www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics/mc094 » RMIT English Worldwide (REW)— Applications for CSP places will be assessed Advanced Level and offers made on a rolling basis. TOEFL or IELTS results are recognised for only one Additional applications are required if you would year from the test date. like to apply for different modes or fee types. Advanced standing FEE-HELP Applicants who have completed postgraduate Australian citizens and holders of a permanent study (full or partial) at RMIT or other humanitarian visa are eligible to apply for a institutions may be accepted with some credits FEE-HELP loan through the Commonwealth or exemptions being granted towards the Government. For further information visit MBIT. Assessment of credits and exemptions www.goingtouni.gov.au . will be consistent with the principles of RMIT University’s Recognition of Prior Learning and Postgraduate Coursework Credit Transfer Policy. CSP Equity Scholarships As part of its equity strategy, RMIT University has allocated a limited number of CSP (Commonwealth Supported Place) Equity places in postgraduate coursework degrees to enhance the access of applicants from designated groups. To see if you qualify visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/scholarships .Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this publication is accurate and current at the date of printing. For the most up-to-date information,please refer to the RMIT University website before lodging your application. Prepared by: RMIT Design and Publishing, July 2011. RMIT University Provider Code: 00122A. 11770 0711