Australian Catholic University

Master of Information Technology

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Master of Information Technology aims to equip graduates with high-level professional skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and a sound understanding of the integration of computer-based information systems in a modern business environment. It provides you with an opportunity to specialise in one of the following areas: Applications development; Business analysis; Database administration. All students are required to apply their learning to workplace and industry-based projects. This is a two year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent), whereas our Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent).

Designed for

IT and non-IT professionals


160 credit points.


  • Applications development
  • Business analysis
  • Database administration

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: Equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit)
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.


Students who complete this program are eligible for Australian Computer Society (ACS) membership following appropriate work experience.

Study pathways

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or Graduate Certificate in Information Technology may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $64,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Graduates may pursue a range of careers such as: Business systems analyst; Database administrator; Information systems manager; IT consultant and project manager; IT trainer or educator; Network manager; Software engineer; Technical and network support professional.

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