Enrolments: 473,291

Master Degree and Graduate Certificate Course Enrolments: 8,865

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: 464,426

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.

Subject Availability List – Retired Courses

2021 IT Masters Subject Availability List (SAL) – Retired Courses

As not every subject is available every session, IT Masters and Charles Sturt are pleased to provide the below documents to assist you in planning your subject enrolments for future sessions.

Please note the courses listed on this page are not taking new enrolments. If your course is not listed below, please visit our current Subject Availability List.

Charles Sturt 2021 Student Handbook

Older Charles Sturt Handbooks

Students must complete the course pattern for the year they commenced study. You can find your study details in the Charles Sturt handbooks here:

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 |2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

Information Systems Security

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security

The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security consists of two (2) core subjects and two (2) restricted electives.

Core Subjects

Core Subjects – choose two (2) subjects from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITC595 Information Security      
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
Academic Elective Subjects (Group A)

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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics      
ITC514 Linux Server Administration          
ITC561 Cloud Computing          
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security          
ITC578 Dark Web          
ITC593 Network Security and Cryptography        
ITC596 IT Risk Management          
ITC597 Digital Forensics          
Industry Elective Subjects (Group B)

Group B: Restricted Industry Elective Subjects – choose one (1) subject from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITE512 Incident Response          
ITE513 Forensic Investigation          
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE533 Cyber Security Management          
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism          
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals  
MGI521 Professional Communications    

Master of Information Systems Security

The Master of Information Systems Security consists of six (6) core subjects and six (6) restricted electives.

Core Subjects

Core Subjects – choose six (6) subjects from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics      
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation      
ITC595 Information Security      
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
MGI521 Professional Communications    
Academic Elective Subjects (Group A)

Group A: Restricted Academic Elective Subjects – choose three (3) subjects from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITC514 Linux Server Administration          
ITC561 Cloud Computing          
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security          
ITC578 Dark Web          
ITC593 Network Security and Cryptography        
ITC596 IT Risk Management          
ITC597 Digital Forensics          
Industry Elective Subjects (Group B)

Group B: Restricted Industry Elective Subjects – choose six (6) subjects from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITE512 Incident Response          
ITE513 Forensic Investigation          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE533 Cyber Security Management          
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism          
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals  

Management (Information Technology)

Graduate Certificate in Management (Information Technology)

The Graduate Certificate in Management (Information Technology) consists of two (2) core subjects and two (2) restricted electives.

Note that if you intend to articulate into the Master of Management (Information Technology – with specialisations) and pursue a specialisation, the electives you choose should be contained within the industry specialisation you intend to follow in the Master’s course.

Core Subjects

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
MGI521 Professional Communications    
MGT501 Contemporary Management      
Academic Elective Subjects (Group A)

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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
FIN571 Managerial Finance        
HRM502 Human Resource Management        
HRM540 Theory 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        
Industry Elective Subjects (Group B)

Group B: Restricted Industry Elective Subjects – choose one (1) subject from:

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITE512 Incident Response          
ITE513 Forensic Investigation          
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          
ITE518 Agile Project Management          
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE526 Practical Internetworking          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions          
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation          
ITE533 Cyber Security Management          
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism          
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals  
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle        
MGI514 Project Management Leadership          
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management          
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management          
MGI522 Developing Solutions          
MGI530 Foundations of Business Analysis          
MGI531 Project Recovery          

Master of Management (Information Technology)

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

Core Subjects

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
MGI521 Professional Communications    
MGT573 Strategic Practice          
MGT501 Contemporary Management      
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation*      
MGT540 Facilitating Change        
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management          
Academic Elective Subjects (Group A)

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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
HRM540 Theory of Conflict Resolution          
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management          
ITC563 IT Management Issues          
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment      
MKT501 Marketing Management        
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing        
HRM502 Human Resource Management        
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics      
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution          
FIN571 Managerial Finance        
Industry Elective Subjects (Group B)

Group B: Restricted Industry Elective 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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
ITE512 Incident Response          
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism          
ITE513 Forensic Investigation          
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITE533 Cyber Security Management          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          

Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Specialisation

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions          
ITE526 Practical Internetworking          
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation          

Networking and Systems Administration Specialisation

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          
ITE526 Practical Internetworking          

Project Management Specialisation

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals  
ITE518 Agile Project Management          
MGI531 Project Recovery          
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle      
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management          
MGI530 Foundations of Business Analysis          
MGI514 Project Management Leadership          
MGI522 Developing Solutions          

Industry Computing

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing

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).

Academic Elective Subjects (Group A)

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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITC516 Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence        
ITC538 Programming in Java 1      
ITC558 Programming Principles          
ITC561 Cloud Computing          
ITC597 Digital Forensics          
ITC563 IT Management Issues        
MKT501 Marketing Management        
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing        
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment        
HRM502 Human Resource Management        
MGT501 Contemporary Management      
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics      
ITC595 Information Security      
MGT540 Facilitating Change        
ITC593 Network Security and Cryptography        
ITC504 Interface Usability          
ITC513 Wireless Communications          
ITC514 Linux Server Administration          
ITC521 Programming in Java 2      
ITC539 Android App Development        
ITC542 Networking Fundamentals          
ITC560 Internet of Things          
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security          
ITC578 Dark Web          
ITC508 Object Modelling          
ITC596 IT Risk Management          
Industry Elective Subjects (Group B)

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

  2021 Session Availability
Subject Term 2 (Jan) Session 1 (Mar) Term 3 (May) Session 2 (Jul) Term 1 (Aug) Session 3 (Nov)
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
MGI521 Professional Communications    
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals  
ITE512 Incident Response          
ITE518 Agile Project Management          
ITE523 Virtualisation          
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism          
MGI516 IT Governance          
MGI531 Project Recovery          
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle        
ITE513 Forensic Investigation          
ITE514 Professional Systems Security          
ITE527 Server Administration          
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions          
ITE533 Cyber Security Management          
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management          
MGI530 Foundations of Business Analysis          
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures          
ITE526 Practical Internetworking          
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation          
MGI514 Project Management Leadership          
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management          
MGI522 Developing Solutions          

IT Masters will do our best to communicate with students in the event of erroneous subject enrolments. Please however note that it is the student’s responsibility to:

    • Enrol in the correct subjects for their nominated specialisation and course.
    • Check their enrolment to ensure it is correct.
    • Obtain permission to enrol in a subject outside of their stream or course.
    • Ensure that they are either enrolled in a subject or on leave at all times in order to maintain their course enrolment.
    • Keep up with all session starting dates, census dates and exam/assessment dates.

Failure to follow the information provided or to respond to notifications about incorrect enrolments can lead to you failing to meet the graduation requirements for your course, and thus may necessitate you undertaking additional study in order to complete your degree.

Please note the courses listed on this page are not taking new enrolments. If your course is not listed above, please visit our current Subject Availability List.