Master of Information Technology Leadership

Deakin University

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

This innovative program awards a masters level qualification largely based on recognition of professional practice and is ideally suited to experienced IT professionals with domain experience seeking career advancement. The model offers employers and professionals an alternative to traditional higher education that is credible, validated and offers new ways to match capability and opportunity. This setup aims to help the professionals to reach their full potential by accelerating the completion of the program on the basis of prior learning and work experience. Completion of this degree recognises the discipline-based knowledge and skills developed by professionals in the workplace and credentialed through Deakin. This is coupled with employability skills that are validated and endorsed through a final holistic assessment of the student. Upon the completion of this program, graduates will possess advanced skills and complex knowledge in the discipline areas they have selected to advance their career.


To qualify for the Master of Informatoin Technology Leadership, students must successfully complete 3 units (totalling 4 credit points) of formal study and 10 Professional Practice credentials. Each Professional Practice credential will assess the performance at a masters (advanced) level in one of the Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes contextualised to information technology. Students are also required to complete a 0-credit-point Academic Integrity compulsory unit.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Attainment of Bachelor Degree AND at least five years relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) or Attainment of associated Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Study pathways

Alternative exits: Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Leadership; Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Leadership

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $19,150
International: $19,150
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Further information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Please note that due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin's Cloud Campus.

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