Deakin University

Master of Information Technology (Professional)

Deakin University

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

The Master of Information Technology (Professional) is designed to extend the specialised information technology skills obtained in the Master of Information Technology by providing students with the opportunity to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project under the supervision of our internationally-recognised research staff.You will develop expert knowledge of the technical aspects of information technology as well as in-depth skills in your chosen area of specialisation.This course has a strong IT industry focus and empowers students to apply the acquired knowledge and skills towards professional practice and enables them to create innovative IT solutions to solve real-world problems. Students will develop teamwork and leadership skills through close mentorship during industry projects and engagement in researching cutting edge IT solutions.

Designed for

Those who want to extend on the specialised IT skills obtained in the Master of Information Technology


16 credit points of study


  • Cyber security
  • Data science
  • Emerging technologies for supply chain
  • Internet of things
  • Networking and cloud technologies
  • Software and services development
  • Virtual reality

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in a related discipline, OR
  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline AND two years relevant work experience, OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or equivalent, OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.


Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Study pathways

Alternative exits: Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (S578); Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (S678); Master of Information Technology (S778)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Students who hold an undergraduate degree in a non-computing field will be required to complete the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (S578) prior to enrolling in S778 Master of Information Technology or S779 Master of Information Technology (Professional).

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