Degree & Masters Courses & Study in Singapore Courses Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration

Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration

Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration

Course overview

There is a growing demand for graduates skilled in a range of Information Technologies. In addition, there is worldwide demand for graduates with critical business skills and acumen to fully leverage these technical skills into profitable products and services.

This joint degree provides a path for IT courses' graduates seeking to move into the IT and management area. The objective is to provide theory and practical skills in accounting, financial management, marketing, operations management, e-business technologies, multimedia, programming, networking and software development.

Program Features

  • Prepares students for management responsibilities and career advancement
  • Enables students to work more effectively in multidisciplinary teams
  • Better equips students to use their IT skills to achieve organisation goals
  • A relevant curriculum designed to meet the unique business needs
  • Formal business and management education that enhances students’ research, report preparation, presentation and people skills
Trimester: January*, May, September
16 months full-time
(Commencing in Trimester)
Study Mode
On campus

*In 2024, the intake will commence in February


Course Structure

4 subjects in Trimester

Study Program

Students need to complete 16 subjects including core and elective subjects as per the study plan.

Core Subjects

  • ICT Project 1: Analysis and Design
  • ICT Project 2: Implementation and Commissioning
  • Collective Intelligence and Entrepreneurship or
    Advanced Human Computer Interaction
  • Database Modelling or
    Advanced Data Communications Principles
  • Advanced E-Security
  • Data Mining
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Business Innovation and Technology Management
  • Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
  • Leadership Futures
  • Digital Marketing or
    Marketing Essentials
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Leading and Managing Organisational Change
  • Applied Research Project


Plus two elective subjects

For a comprehensive listing and outline of the respective course subjects, please click here

Course Learning Outcomes

This is a dual degree. Course learning outcomes match the learning outcomes of Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and the Master of Information Technology (MIT). AoL results  are covered under MBA.

In addition to MBA CLOs dual degree graduates will be able to demonstrate the following:

CLO 1. Critically analyse to select appropriate tools and technologies to meet project requirements

CLO 2. Evaluate industry standard contexts for project management approaches

CLO 3. Apply lateral and original thinking to conceptualise and evaluate a range of solutions to relevant problems

CLO 4. Demonstrate the ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner

CLO 5. Advance knowledge of technologies and networking methods at both area networks and Internet level

CLO 6. Critically evaluate legal and ethical issues including scope of liability and digital rights management

CLO 7. Apply lateral and original thinking to conceptualise and evaluate a range of solutions to relevant problems

CLO 8. Communicate technical information clearly through presentations, demonstrations and documentation

CLO 9. Apply appropriate tools and technologies to meet project managements

CLO 10. Use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances

CLO 11. Critically reflect on progress to tailor self-learning goals to advance professional development.

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Entry requirement requires cognate degree: Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from this or another University.

English Requirements

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0) / TOEFL (Internet Based) 86 (no component less than 21) / Pearson PTE Academic 58 (no component less than 54); or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP); or
  • Successful completion of other qualifications completed in English Language deemed comparable to Australian standards on a case-by-case basis in accordance to JCU admissions guidelines.

For further information email [email protected]

Attendance Requirements

International students holding a valid Student's Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student's Pass for cancellation.

Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.

Career Outcomes

The joint masters program prepares students for a broad range of careers in management, science or as specialist consultants.

Tuition Fees

Domestic** International
S$53,628 S$55,372

**Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass).


  • All course fees include the corresponding Singapore Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is 9% in 2024.
  • The details of the instalment breakdown will be provided in your Student Contract. Please contact us for further details.

Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit

James Cook University is EduTrust Certified. The EduTrust certification scheme is administered by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). EduTrust requires all students to be covered under a Fee Protection Scheme. In James Cook University, this is provided through an insurance protection scheme. Further, EduTrust also requires that the students must be covered under a medical insurance coverage which has provision for hospitalisation, surgery and treatment costs throughout their course duration. James Cook University will advise in the Standard Student Contract the total amount of insurance payable.

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Although James Cook University 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.