Master of Information Technology - Master of Business Administration

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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 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
Start dates
March, July, November
16 months full time
Study mode
On campus


Course Structure

4 trimesters per year (normally 4 subjects per trimester)

Study Program

Students need to complete 16 subjects including electives as per the study plan.

Core Subjects

  • ICT Project 1: Analysis and Design
  • ICT Project 2: Implementation and Commissioning
  • E-Business Technologies
  • Enterprise Database Systems - Oracle
  • Advanced E-Security
  • Data Mining
  • The Changing Business Environment
  • Economics for a Sustainable World
  • Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
  • Corporate Responsibility and Governance
  • Marketing and Customer Engagement
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Practical or Research Project
  • Leading and Managing Organisational Change


Plus two elective subjects

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of study equivalent to an Australian undergraduate bachelor award.

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English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6)/TOEFL iBT 90 (with minimum writing score of 21) or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) Level 4.
  • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English Language Requirement

Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing from 4 of the Foundation subjects can be considered for:

  • Applicants with a minimum 4 years full-time equivalent professional work experience in information and communication sector.

Advanced standing can also be considered for:

  • Applicants with a four-year relevant undergraduate program
  • Previous tertiary study where appropriate

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$47,936 S$49,648

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

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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