Enrolments: 258,417

Master Degree and Graduate Certificate Course Enrolments: 7,138

The total number of Master degree and Graduate Certificate enrolments since Charles Sturt University and IT Masters launched our first qualification in 2003.

Short Course Enrolments: 251,279

The total number of enrolments in our free short courses that we offer as a ‘taster’ of what it is like to study via Distance Education with Charles Sturt University.

2017 Credit Maps

The below credit maps are for students who commenced in 2017.

Unless permission has been granted by the University, students must complete the course structure from the year that they enrolled in.

  1. Post Graduate Study

This is assessed on Course Application. You will be advised of the outcome via your emailed offer for a place on the CSU course. The completed subject(s) needs to match at least 80% of the content of the subject you are applying for credit for and completed in the last 10 years.

  1. Free Short Courses

Successful completion of 3 live University Short Courses will award a subject credit for an elective subject.

  1. Industry Certifications

See table of verified Certifications for credit below. Certifications not on this list that are relevant to this course and also meet CSU’s Credit criteria, will be assessed on Course Application. 

Note: All exams or certifications listed on this credit map must have been passed within the last ten years (or Recertified or Maintained as per Vendor’s requirements) from the time of application for you to gain credit. If a certification is comprised of more than one exam, the last exam you sat to meet the requirements of the certification must fit the 10 year rule. Note: You cannot use lower certifications on the same vendor stream to also gain credits when the higher certification is used for credits – e.g. If you have CCIE Security (3 credits) you cannot use CCNA Security for extra credits.

Other Industry Certifications

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. Credit for these industry certifications is also available. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing

The Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

Course Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing consists of (4) restricted electives made up of any 2 industry elective subjects (Group A) plus any 2 academic elective subjects (Group B).

Restricted Electives

Group A: Industry Elective Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture
ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE517 Windows App Development
ITE518 Agile Project Management
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE528 Cross Platform App Development
ITE529 3D App Development
ITE530 iOS App Development
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITI581 Security Fundamentals
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle
MGI514 Project Management Leadership
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management
MGI516 IT Governance
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management
MGI521 Professional Communications
MGI522 Developing Solutions

Group B: Academic Elective Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

ITC504 Interface Useability
ITC506 Topics in Information Technology Ethics
ITC508 Object Modelling
ITC513 Wireless Networking Concepts
ITC514 Linux Server Administration
ITC515 Professional Programming Practice
ITC516 Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence
ITC518 Principles of Programming Using C#
ITC538 Programming in Java 1
ITC521 Programming in Java 2
ITC539 Android App Development
ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP
ITC558 Programming Principles
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC563 IT Management Issues
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC572 Software Defined Networking
ITC593 Network Security
ITC595 Information Security
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC597 Digital Forensics
HRM502 Human Resource Management
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

Elective Industry Subjects

ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture

  • Microsoft – 70-519 Designing and developing web applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or
  • Microsoft – 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications.

ITE512 Incident Response

GIAC – Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) .

ITE513 Forensic Investigation

EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITC595).

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 

ITE517 Windows App Development

  • Microsoft – 70-599 Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications or
  • Microsoft – 70-482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript or
  • Microsoft – 70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

ITE518 Agile Project Management

PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®).

ITE523 Virtualization

  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
  • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

ITE526 Practical Internetworking

Cisco – Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching

ITE527 Server Administration

Microsoft Server 2008 or 2012 or 2016 – Exams: 70-410 or 70-642 or 70- 741

ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions

Certified Solutions Architect  Associate or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

ITE533 Cyber Security Management

ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager

ITI581 Security Fundamentals

  • EC-Council – Network Security Administrator (ENSA) or
  • CompTIA – Security+

MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

  • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM).

MGI512 The Project Lifecycle

PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner 

MGI515 IT Service Quality Management

  • ITIL® Expert or
  • Both APMG ISO 20000 Practitioner and ITIL Foundation Certificate  

MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management

  • PMI – Program Management Professional PgMP ® or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Director (Reg PM CPPD).

MGI530 Business Analysis Foundation

  • Business Analysis International Qualifications (BAIQ) – Practitioner Level certification or
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) – Level 2

Elective Academic subjects

ITC514 Linux Server Administration

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or
  • Suse Certified Linux Administrator

ITC518 Principles of Programming Using C#

Microsoft – 70-483 Programming in C#

ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) – Routing and Switching 

ITC561 Cloud Computing

MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure 

ITC595 Information Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITE514).

ITC596 IT Risk Management

ISACA – Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Master of Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

Master of Master of Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Cloud Computing and Virtualisation consists of seven (7) core subjects and five (5) restricted electives.

Core Subjects

ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation*
ITC595 Information Security
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation

* Capstone subject. This subject should be completed in the final session of study

Restricted Electives 

Group A: Elective Academic Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

ITC513 Wireless Networking Concepts
ITC514 Linux Server Administration
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP
ITC558 Programming Principles
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC572 Software Defined Networking
ITC593 Network Security

Group B: Elective Industry Subjects – choose three (3) subjects from:

ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITI581 Network Security Fundamentals

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

Core Subjects

ITC561 Cloud Computing

MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.

ITC595 Information Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITE514).

ITE523 Virtualisation

  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
  • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions

Certified Solutions Architect  Associate or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

Elective Academic Subjects (2 Required)

ITC514 Linux Server Administration

Red Hat – Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or higher exam

ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP

Cisco – Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) – Routing and Switching

Elective Industry Subjects (3 Required)

ITE512 Incident Response

GIAC – Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) 

ITE513 Forensic Investigation

  • EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) or
  • International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners – Computer Examiner (CCE)

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITC595).

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

ITE526 Practical Internetworking

Cisco – Certified Network Associate – Routing and Switching

ITE527 Server Administration

Microsoft Server 2008 or 2012 or 2016 – Exams: 70-410 or 70-642 or 70- 741

ITE533 Cyber Security Management

ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager

ITI581 Network Security Fundamentals

  • EC-Council – Network Security Administrator (ENSA) or
  • CompTIA Security+ 

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

Level 1 Certifications (a maximum of 2 Level one Certifications allowed for credit.)

  • Approved 2008/2012 Networking Microsoft exams / certifications
  • IBM Certified System Administrator

Level 2 Certifications

  • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching – two credits for subject ITE526 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Juniper JNCIP-ENT – two credits for subject ITE526 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCIPT Server Administrator – two credits for subject ITE527 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCIPT Enterprise Administrator – two credits for subject ITE527 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCSA 2016/2012/2008 – two credits for subject ITE527 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012 – two credits for subject ITE527 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Oracle Certified Professional 10 or later – two credits for two unspecified Industry Electives
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer – two credits for subject ITC514 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – two credits for ITC561 and one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Novell CNE – two credits for any two Industry Electives
  • IBM Certified Systems Expert
  • MCSA: Cloud Platform – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
  • MCSA: Linux on Azure – one credit for one unspecified industry elective

Level 3 Certifications

  • Cisco CCIE Routing & Switching – three credits for subjects ITC542, ITE526 and one unspecified Industry Elective.
  • Microsoft Certified Architect – three credits for three unspecified Industry Electives
  • Red Hat Certified Architect – one credit for ITC514 and two unspecified Industry Elective Subjects

Master of Mobile Applications Development

Master of Mobile Applications Development Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Mobile Applications Development consists of nine (9) core subjects and three (3) restricted electives.

Core subjects

ITC506 Topics in Information Technology Ethics
ITC518 Principles of Programming using C#
ITC539 Android App Development
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation**
ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture
ITE528 Cross Platform App Development
ITE529 3D App Development
ITE530 iOS App Development
MGI521 Professional Communications

Restricted Electives (Choose 3)

ITC504 Interface Useability
ITC508 Object Modelling
ITC515 Professional Programming Practice
ITC538 Programming in Java 1*
ITE517 Windows App Development
ITE518 Agile Project Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing

* Note: Students with limited experience in object oriented programming should commence with this subject
** Capstone subject

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
Core Subjects
ITC518 Principles of Programming using C# Microsoft – 70-483 Programming in C#
ITE508 Developing Windows Applications for the Web
  • Microsoft – 70-519 Designing and developing web applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or
  • Microsoft – 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications.
Elective Subjects 
ITC561 Cloud Computing Microsoft – MCSE Private Cloud (2012) 
ITE517 Developing Applications for Windows Phones and Mobile Devices
  • Microsoft – 70-599 Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications or
  • Microsoft – 70-482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript or
  • Microsoft – 70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#
ITE518 Agile Project Management PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®).
ITE523 Virtualization
  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Centre

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certifications give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

Level 2 Certifications

  • MCSD Windows Store Apps Using HTML – 2 Subject Credits for two unspecified elective Subjects
  • MCSD Windows Store Apps Using C# – 2 Subject Credits for Subject ITC518 and one unspecified elective subject.

Master of Information Systems Security

Master of Information Systems Security Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Information Systems Security consists of eight (8) core subjects and four (4) restricted electives.

Core subjects

ITC506 Topics in Information Technology Ethics
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation**
ITC593 Network Security
ITC595 Information Security
ITC597 Digital Forensics
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITI581 Security Fundamentals
MGI521 Professional Communications

** Capstone subject

Restricted Electives

Group A: Elective Academic subjects – choose one (1) subject from:

ITC514 Linux Server Administration
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC596 IT Risk Management

Group B: Elective Industry subjects – choose three (3) subjects from:

ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

Core Subjects

ITC595 Information Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITE514).

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITC595).

ITI581 Network Security Fundamentals

  • EC-Council – Network Security Administrator (ENSA) or
  • CompTIA – Security+

Elective Academic Subjects (Choose 1)

ITC596 IT Risk Management

  • ISACA- Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRSIC)

ITC514 Linux Server Administration

  • Red Hat – Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or
  • Red Hat – Certified Engineer

ITC561 Cloud Computing

MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Elective Industry subjects (Choose 3)

ITE512 Incident Response

Certified – Incident Handler (GCIH)

ITE513 Forensic Investigation

  • EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) or
  • International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners – Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

ITE523 Virtualization

  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
  • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

ITE527 Server Administration

Microsoft Server 2008 or 2012 or 2016 – Exams: 70-410 or 70-642 or 70- 741

ITE533 Cyber Security Management

ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

  • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM).

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certifications give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

In addition to the direct credits above, the following certifications can also be used as a credit for the 3 required elective Industry subjects.

Level 1 Certifications (On Masters and Graduate Certificate – two Level 1 Certificationsallowed for credit.)

  • Cisco CCNA Security – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective (or Juniper equivalent JNCIS-SEC).
  • GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective
  • GIAC Network Forensic Analyst – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective
  • GIAC Security Essentials – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective
  • ISACA CISA – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective
  • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) – 1 credit for one unspecified Industry Elective.
  • MCSA: Cloud Platform – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
  • MCSA: Linux on Azure – one credit for one unspecified industry elective

Level 2 Certifications

  • Cisco CCNP Security – 2 credits for two unspecified Industry Electives (or Juniper equivalent JNCIP-SEC)

Level 3 Certifications

  • Cisco CCIE Security – 3 credits for three unspecified Industry Electives

Master of Networking and Systems Administration

Master of Networking and Systems Administration Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Networking and Systems Administration consists of six (6) core subjects and six (6) restricted electives.

Core subjects

ITC506 Topics in Information Technology Ethics
ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation*
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE523 Virtualization
MGI521 Professional Communications

* Capstone subject. This subject should be completed in the final session of study

Restricted Electives

Group A: Elective Academic subjects – choose three (3) subjects from:
ITC513 Wireless Networking Concepts
ITC514 Linux Server Administration
ITC558 Programming Principles
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC572 Software Defined Networks
ITC593 Network Security

Group B: Elective Industry subjects – choose three (3) subjects from:
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation
ITE533 Cyber Security Management

  • Credit Tables

    SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

    Core subjects

    ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP

    Cisco – Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

    ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 
    ITE523 Virtualization
    • VMware VCP or
    • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
    • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization
    Elective Academic subjects 

    ITC514 Linux Server Administration

    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or
    • Suse Certified Linux Administrator
    ITC561 Cloud Computing MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure 

    Elective Industry subjects

    ITE514 Professional Systems Security (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 
    ITE526 Practical Internetworking
    • Cisco – Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching or
    • Juniper – JNCIS-ENT
    ITE527 Server Administration Microsoft Server 2008 or 2012 or 2016 – Exams: 70-410 or 70-642 or 70- 741

    ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions

    Certified Solutions Architect  Associate or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

    ITE533 Cyber Security Management

    ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

    Other industry certifications

    IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

    Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

    Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects. 

    In addition to the direct credits above, the following certifications can also be used as a credit for the 4 required Industry Electives  

    Level 1 Certifications (a maximum of 2 Level one Certifications allowed for credit.)

    • Approved 2008/2012 Networking Microsoft exams / certifications
    • IBM Certified System Administrator

    Level 2 Certifications

    • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching – 2 credits for subject ITE526 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Juniper JNCIP-ENT – 2 credits for subject ITE526 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Microsoft MCIPT Server Administrator – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Microsoft MCIPT Enterprise Administrator – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Microsoft MCSA 2016/2012/2008 – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012 – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Oracle Certified Professional 10 or later – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer – 2 credits for subject ITC514 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • MCSE Private Cloud 2012 – 2 credits for ITC561 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
    • Novell CNE – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
    • IBM Certified Systems Expert – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
    • MCSA: Cloud Platform – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
    • MCSA: Linux on Azure – one credit for one unspecified industry elective

    Level 3 Certifications

    • Cisco CCIE Routing & Switching – 3 credits for subjects ITC542, ITE526 and 1 unspecified Industry Electives
    • Microsoft Certified Architect – 3 credits for 3 unspecified Industry Electives
    • Red Hat Certified Architect – 3 credits for ITC514 and 2 unspecified Industry Elective Subjects

Master of Business Administration (Computing)

Master of Business Administration (Computing) Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Business Administration (Computing) consists of eight (8) core subjects and four (4) restricted electives.

Core subjects

FIN571 Managerial Finance
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation*
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management
MGI516 IT Governance
MGI521 Professional Communications
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT573 Strategic Practice

* Capstone subject. This subject should be completed in the final session of study

Restricted Electives

Group A: Elective Academic Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

HRM502 Human Resource Management
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management PG
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT549 Toxic Leadership
MGT584 Leadership in Teams
MGT559 Contemporary Issues in Leadership**
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing

** 16 point subject. This subject is equivalent to two standard 8-point subjects.

Group B: Elective Industry subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

ITE533 Cyber Security Management
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle
MGI514 Project Management Leadership
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management
MGI522 Developing Solutions

  • Credit Table

    SUBJECT CREDITED

    CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

    ITE533 Cyber Security Management

    ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

    MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

    • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
    • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM)

    MGI512 The Project Lifecycle

    PRINCE2 – Registered Practitioner 

    MGI515 IT Service Quality Management

    • ITIL® Expert or
    • Both APMG ISO 20000 Practitioner and ITIL Foundation Certificate  

    MGI516 IT Governance

    COBIT Implementation Certification

    MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management

     

    • PMI – Program Management Professional PgMP ® or
    • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practicing Project Director (Reg PM CPPD).

    MGI530 Business Analysis Foundation

    • Business Analysis International Qualifications (BAIQ) – Practitioner Level certification or
    • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) – Level 2

    IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

    Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

    Other industry certifications

    • MSP® Certification: Managing Successful Programmes Registered Practitioner – awards one unspecified subject credit for an Industry Elective.

Master of Project Management

Master of Project Management Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

Master of Project Management

The Master of Project Management consists of eight (8) core subjects and four (4) restricted electives.

Core subjects

HRM502 Human Resource Management
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT510 Strategic Management**
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle
MGI514 Project Management Leadership
MGI521 Professional Communications

** Capstone subject

Restricted Electives

Group A: Elective Academic subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

FIN571 Managerial Finance
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics
MGT540 Management of Change
MKT501 Marketing Management

Group B: Elective Industry subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

ITE518 Agile Project Management
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management
MGI522 Developing Solutions

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
Core Subjects
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
  • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM).
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner 
Elective Industry Subjects
ITE518 Agile Software development
  • PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) or
  • APMG – Agile Project Management Practitioner
MGI518 Program Management
  • PMI – Program Management Professional PgMP ® or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Director (Reg PM CPPD).

MGI530 Business Analysis Foundation

  • Business Analysis International Qualifications (BAIQ) – Practitioner Level certification or
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) – Level 2

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Master of Management (Information Technology)

The Master of Management (Information Technology) Course Structure (CSU Handbook link)

The Master of Management (Information Technology – with specialisations) consists of six (6) core subjects and six (6) restricted electives.

Core Subjects (6 subjects)

MGI515 Service Quality Management
MGI521 Professional Communications
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT573 Strategic Practice
ITC571 Emerging Technologies*

*Capstone subject. This subject should be completed in the final session of study

Restricted Electives (6 subjects)

Group A: Elective Academic Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

FIN571 Managerial Finance
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM540 Theories of Conflict Resolution
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC563 IT Management Issues
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Group B: Elective Industry Subjects – choose either:

  • four (4) subjects from the same specialisation. This will allow graduation with a particular specialisation – e.g:. Master of Management (Information Technology – Project Management); OR
  • four (4) subjects across two or more specialisations. This will allow graduation with a generic Master of Management (Information Technology).

Cyber Security Specialisation
ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITI581 Security Fundamentals

Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Specialisation
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation

Mobile Application Development Specialisation**
ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture
ITE517 Windows App Development
ITE528 Cross Platform App Development
ITE529 3D App Development
ITE530 iOS App Development

**Students undertaking this specialisation should be familiar with object oriented programming, preferably using the C# language

Networking and Systems Administration Specialisation
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration

Project Management Specialisation
ITE518 Agile Project Management
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle
MGI514 Project Management Leadership
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management
MGI522 Developing Solutions

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

MGI515 IT Service Quality Management

  • ITIL® Expert or
  • Both APMG ISO 20000 Practitioner and ITIL Foundation Certificate  

Cyber Security Specialisation

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

ITE512 Incident Response

GIAC – Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

ITE513 Forensic Investigation

EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

(ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

ITE533 Cyber Security Management

ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

ITI581 Security Fundamentals

  • EC-Council – Network Security Administrator (ENSA) or
  • CompTIA – Security+

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

In addition to the direct credits above, the following certifications can also be used as a credit for 4 required elective industry subjects.

Level 1 Certifications – There is a maximum of 2 level 1 credits allowed on Masters

  • CCNA Security – 1 credit for 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • CISA – 1 credit for 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst – 1 credit for 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • GIAC Security Essentials – 1 credit for 1 unspecified Industry Elective

Level 2 Certifications – 2 subject credits for 2 industry elective subjects.

  • CCNP Security – 2 credits for any 2 Industry Electives above (or Juniper equivalent JNCIP-SEC)

Level 3 Certifications – 3 subject credits for any 3 industry elective subjects.

  • CCIE Security

Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Specialisation

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

ITE523 Virtualization

  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Centre

ITE526 Practical Internetworking

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching certification or
  • Juniper JNCIS-ENT

ITE527 Server Administration

Microsoft – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008 or 2012

ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions

Certified Solutions Architect  Associate or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Mobile Application Development Specialisation

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture

  • Microsoft – 70-519 Designing and developing web applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or
  • Microsoft – 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications.

ITE517 Windows Application Development

  • Microsoft – 70-599 Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications or
  • Microsoft – 70-482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript or
  • Microsoft – 70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

In addition to the direct credits above, the following certifications can also be used as a credit for 4 required elective industry subjects.

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

Level 2 Certifications

  • MCSD Windows Store Apps Using HTML – 2 Subject Credits for 2 unspecified Elective Subjects
  • MCSD Windows Store Apps Using C# – 2 Subject Credits for Subject ITC518 and 1 unspecified Elective Subject

Networking and Systems Administration Specialisation

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

(ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

ITE523 Virtualization

Provide proof that you have achieved:

  • a VMware VCP certification or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
  • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

ITE526 Practical Internetworking

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching or
  • Juniper JNCIS-ENT

ITE527 Server Administration

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008 or 2012

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.

Other industry certifications

In addition to the direct credits above, the following certifications can also be used as a credit for 4 required elective industry subjects.

Some industry certifications require more study and demonstration of knowledge. Level 1 certification give you credit for 1 subject. Level 2 certifications give you credit for 2 subjects. Level 3 certifications give you credit for 3 subjects.

Level 1 Certifications – A maximum of two of these level 1 credits allowed.

  • Approved 2008/2012 Networking Microsoft exams / certifications – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator AIX – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
  • MCSA: Cloud Platform – one credit for one unspecified industry elective
  • MCSA: Linux on Azure – one credit for one unspecified industry elective

Level 2 Certifications

  • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching – 2 credits for subject ITE526 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • Juniper JNCIP-ENT – 2 subject credits for subjects ITE526 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective subject
  • MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012 – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCIPT Enterprise Administrator – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCIPT Server Administrator – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • Microsoft MCSA 2012/2008 – 2 credits for subject ITE527 and 1 unspecified Industry Elective
  • Novell CNE – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
  • Oracle Certified Professional 10 or later – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives
  • IBM Certified Systems Expert – 2 credits for 2 unspecified Industry Electives

Level 3 Certifications

  • Cisco CCIE Routing & Switching – 3 credits for subject ITE526 and 2 unspecified Industry Electives
  • Microsoft Certified Architect – 3 credits for 3 unspecified Industry Electives
  • Red Hat Certified Architect – 3 credits for 3 unspecified Industry Elective Subjects

Project Management Specialisation

Credit Table

SUBJECT CREDITED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

ITE518 Agile Project Management

  • PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) or
  • APMG Agile Project Management Practitioner.

MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

  • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM)

MGI512 The Project Lifecycle

PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner certification exam

MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management

  • PMI – Program Management Professional PgMP ® or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practicing Project Director (Reg PM CPPD).

MGI530 Business Analysis Foundation

  • Business Analysis International Qualifications (BAIQ) – Practitioner Level certification or
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) – Level 2

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

Certifications must be completed within the last 10 years, be relevant to the course and meet CSU’s credit criteria in order to be considered.