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Master of Business Administration / Master of Information Technology (Professional)

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Overview

Progressing to the next level of management is challenging, particularly in today's increasingly competitive business environment. Modern organizations operate with information technology at their very core, and a superior understanding of IT and advanced knowledge and skills in business administration can help you achieve your career aspirations and advance your organisations interests.

Give yourself the best chance of greater career opportunities within your industry through furthering your education.

A combined Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology through the University of Newcastle has been designed for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. With a focus on high level management capabilities to complement the technical understanding from your studies in Information Technology, graduates of this program will be armed with the high-level skills and knowledge to succeed in senior management roles, especially in the information technology and knowledge management sector.

Explore this page and find out if the Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.

 

Is it for you?

Are you searching for a challenge that will assist you to achieve a point of difference for that career the edge? Business professionals are finding it increasingly competitive to leverage their careers to the next level. Achieving a Master of Business Administration will demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business.

The Master of Business Administration focuses on developing a higher understanding and skills in business marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance, and strategic and project management. Building on your business expertise, the Master of Information Technology will equip graduates with technical expertise to operate successfully in the digital economy. This postgraduate qualification can be the key to your future career success or can provide you with the know how to leverage your business to new heights.

With a strategically based focus on business management and information technology capabilities a combined Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology will leverage your career potential, at a time and place that suits the demands of your life.

Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply the advanced areas of business - key to business success in both the public and private sectors.

To find out more about what you will study, visit the 'study' tab.

Study

Today, businesses require employees to be flexible with the ability to adapt and capitalise on  organisational and technological change. The Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology will equip graduates with enhanced problem solving skills to adapt to such situations and provide leadership and direction to drive change and improve the digital efficiency of their organization.

A Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Technology offers a strategically developed program that will challenge your approach to leadership, enhance your ability to think and act analytically as well as master your strategic capabilities in Information Technology. You will learn to understand and apply well-established theoretical management frameworks and practical business skills which are transferable to all areas of business - including the ability to effectively manage a team, write, present and manage your time at an advanced level.

As a part of the combine MBA/MIT program you will undertake study in the following areas:

  • Managing under uncertainty
  • Business analysis
  • Globalization
  • Organizational behavior and design
  • Marketing management and planning
  • Digital marketing
  • Human resource management
  • Strategic management
  • Accounting and financial management
  • Database management
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Process analysis and problem solving
  • Distributed computing technologies
  • Business intelligence for the enterprise
  • Advanced studies in IT
  • Cloud computing and mobile applications for the enterprise
  • The digital economy
  • Project planning and management

To find out more about where the MBA/MIT can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.

Careers

A combined Masters in Business Administration and Information Technology is a qualification which can give graduates a competitive career edge. Given the importance of information technology to modern organisations, expertise in this area will be held in high regard especially in combination with an MBA. The Master of Business Administration is an internationally recognised and prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and chosen specialisation, and you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership.

The theory and business management principles you have acquired through the MBA will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your business value and see you fast-track to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career. Advanced understanding across a range of Information Technology areas will underpin your competencies gained in the MBA program and demonstrate your ability to lead change in a dynamic technological environment.

The program’s content focuses on high level management and information technology capabilities which are highly desirable in medium to large organizations in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.

With an MBA/MIT you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your future. Whether your goal is to boost your current career, change career paths or increase the success of your own business, you will have the advanced skills and knowledge to achieve this with an MBA/MIT.

Graduates of this program will be capable of working in a senior role as network engineers, systems analysts, programmers, database analysts, project managers or system managers. Further careers that may be available include managerial positions in an extensive range of commercial and public sector organisations.

For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the MBA/MIT, visit the 'details' tab.

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