Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Technology (Artificial Intelligence & Data Science)

As data-driven decision-making is becoming essential for organisations of all sizes, a question that arises is whether managers should pursue a Data Science or Business Administration Postgraduate Degree. This Double Master’s Degree lets you combine both. The programme is designed for the needs of business leaders working with big data, and it is best suited to individuals working in technology-related fields who are ready to progress to more senior-level management positions.

As an Information Technology (IT) professional, you need both business acumen and highly-specialised discipline skills to take your career into the future. This combined qualification will provide you with the skills you need to meet the demands of the industry and boost your IT career opportunities. You will develop specialised skills in business and data analytics so you can work with big data and combine data science with business management. You will gain valuable knowledge and business insights, and also develop greater self-awareness as you learn to reflect on your leader identity and leadership attributes.

With the combined Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Information Technology (MIT) Degree programme, you will gain high-level business skills with your specialised Data Science Postgraduate Degree. You will expand your skills and knowledge base, and set yourself apart in the IT industry.

Professional Memberships

  • Student Membership with Centre of Strategic Cyberspace and International Studies (CSCIS)
  • Student Chapter Membership with the Singapore Computer Society (SCS)

The Murdoch Advantage

  • Complete in 24 months
  • Plan your own schedule and study at your own pace
  • Graduates will be conferred two Master’s Degrees
  • Double your competitive advantage with twice the credentials


Career Opportunities

A postgraduate qualification can help you further your current career and move into a more senior role, or help you change career paths to pursue new opportunities. Depending on your career aspirations, there are many careers and positions that this programme can lead to.

  • Artificial Intelligence Scientist
  • Business Intelligence and Research Director
  • Business Operations Director
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Strategy Director


Industry-Relevant Units

Core Units:

MBA Units

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Finance
  • International Business Negotiations
  • Leading the Engaged Enterprise
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Strategies for Growth and Excellence


MIT Units

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Resources Management
  • Foundations of Data Science
  • Information Technology Project Management


Elective Units (Choose 1-2 units):

MBA Units

  • Business, Society and the Environment
  • Global Business in the Asian Century
  • Human Resource Management Perspectives
  • Managing, Evaluating and Developing Human Resources
  • Quantitative Research for Business
  • Strategic Marketing Management


MIT Units

  • IT Group Project
  • Machine Learning


Note: The elective will be determined by Murdoch University, depending on the applicant’s academic background. The units offered may vary depending on the applicant’s academic backgrounds.

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