Master of Information Technology

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

This program is designed to provide specialised information technology skills by giving students up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in computing technology, as well as covering the technical and theoretical foundations of these topics, giving students the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice. The course provides a leading-edge study environment, helping students to become a qualified IT professional with the skills required by employers. As a graduate, students will possess a sound knowledge and understanding of general issues, concepts and practices in IT and a broad knowledge and understanding of the technological aspects of IT. Students will also be encouraged to develop a raft of generic skills enabling students to be an effective and efficient IT professional.

Designed for

Graduates of undergraduate programs in computing or non-computing disciplines


12 credit points of study


  • Cyber security
  • Data analytics
  • IT strategy and management
  • Networking
  • Software and services development
  • Virtual reality

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Attainment of a Bachelor degree, major or other qualification at a higher AQF level in a related discipline OR a Bachelor degree, major or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline plus two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.


Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Study pathways

Further study: S779 Master of Information Technology (Professional) Alternative exits: Graduate Certificate of Information Technology; Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $41,980
International: $53,028
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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