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Master of Information Technology

Master of Information Technology

Our Master of IT is industry-focused and prepares students for employment or career progression through a combination of technical and leadership skills. The course is designed to meet the career needs and aspirations of IT professionals, whether they want to pursue a career in specialist IT technologies, cyber security, data analytics, business systems, or IT leadership and management. The Master’s program includes a strong focus on building the leadership and integration skills which support the strategic application of IT technologies.

We also recognise that today’s business professionals may want a career change into the IT field. Our Master’s course is designed to facilitate such a career transition. SISTC also offers multiple entry and exit points so that students can progressively build their qualifications profile.

We offer three specialisations in the Master’s program. These are specifically designed to allow students to choose units of study which prepare them effectively for their career choice. The Master of IT offers specialisations in:

  • Cyber Security – Provides insight and skills in data security & privacy, network security, and cloud computing.
  • Date Analytics – Provides insight and skills in designing and analysing data, and data-driven decision making.
  • Digital Leadership – Provides insight and skills in the strategic leadership of IT capability.

Course structure

Download the course structure here

List of Units:

First Year

Unit Code Unit Name
ICT501 Foundations of IT
ICT502 Internet and Web Development
ICT503 Database Management Systems
ICT504 IT Project Management
ICT505 Data Analytics
ICT506 Cyber Security
ICT507 Cloud Computing
ICT508 Management Information Systems


Second Year


Digital Leadership Specialisation

Unit Code Unit Name
ICT601 Enterprise Architecture and Governance
ICT602 Data Management and Decision Making
ICT603 Enterprise Systems and System Integration
ICT651 IT Research Methods
ICT604 Digital Transformation and Sustainability
ICT652 Leadership and Innovation in IT
ICT653 Emerging Technologies in IT
ICT654 IT Capstone Project


Cyber Security Specialisation

Unit Code Unit Name
ICT611 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
ICT612 Cloud Security and Privacy
ICT613 Digital Forensics
ICT651 IT Research Methods
ICT614 Cyber Security Law and Policy
ICT652 Leadership and Innovation in IT
ICT653 Emerging Technologies in IT
ICT654 IT Capstone Project


Data Analytics Specialisation

Unit Code Unit Name
ICT621 Big Data
ICT622 Data Mining
ICT623 Data Visualisation
ICT651 IT Research Methods
ICT624 Advanced Data Analytics
ICT652 Leadership and Innovation in IT
ICT653 Emerging Technologies in IT
ICT654 IT Capstone Project
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