Charles Sturt University

Doctor of Information Technology

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

Take your IT expertise to the highest professional level. The Doctor of Information Technology from Charles Sturt University is a unique and flexible course, offering you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to knowledge at the frontier of the IT industry.You'll develop the attributes required to successfully identify, investigate and resolve IT challenges. Charles Sturt University's research in this discipline is ranked at world level, according to the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation (2015).


To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

Hold a Class 1 or Class 2 division 1 Honours degree in a computing related discipline, or a Masters degree in a computing related discipline or another discipline deemed to be equivalent from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, or hold an international qualification deemed to be equivalent as determined by NOOSR. normally have at least five years of full-time (or equivalent) professional experience, a significant amount of which should be at middle and/or senior management level meet the University's English language proficiency requirements normally be required to certify that they have access to an appropriate organisation to carry out their empirical research work. These admission requirements are necessary to ensure that candidates have sufficient academic ability and professional experience to conduct research that leads to advanced, critical reflection on professional practice in information technology.

Study pathways

A student will be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Computing Research with completion of the first two coursework subjects. A student with less than Credit average in the four coursework subjects or those who wish to discontinue the Doctor of Information Technology will be able to exit with the Master of Computing Research.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $123,520
International: $134,400
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

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