Master of Information Technology

The Master of Information Technology program is for IT professionals who are seeking to extend and update their technical knowledge of advanced computing subjects. The program also provides an excellent retraining opportunity for professionals who wish to move to a new IT specialisation.

An internationally recognised degree, the Master of Information Technology offers six majors that can help you advance your career in diverse areas such as software, engineering, health and many other fields. You can focus on one particular area or combine subjects from related majors.

The six majors offered are:

  • Digital Media Technology
  • Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Software Engineering
  • Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Telecommunications Engineering.

The program also offers a research pathway for eligible candidates planning to pursue a higher degree by research in an area related to their major.

The Master of Information Technology is a 1.5 year full time program (or part-time equivalent).

Depending on the level and type of your previous studies, you may be eligible for up to 24 credit points (6 months, based on full-time study load) of recognised prior learning. You need to apply for Recognition for Prior Learning when submitting your application.

Non-IT Pathways

If you do not have an IT background, our Graduate Diploma of Computing / Master of Information Technology pathway allows you to gain a Master of Information Technology in just two years*.

Successful completion of four foundation units (six months full time study or equivalent) in the Graduate Diploma of Computing with a credit average or higher may prepare you for entry into the 1.5 year Master of Information Technology. Learn more about the Graduate Diploma of Computing

*full-time equivalent study

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