Master of Information Technology

Deakin University

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

Deakin’s Master of Information Technology provides a combination of leading-edge theory and technical knowledge with hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career as an IT professional in Australia and around the world. Delivered in a supportive learning environment, this course will transform you into a competent IT professional with the capacity to develop and implement IT solutions to complex industry-related problems. As a graduate, you will possess a solid understanding of the issues, concepts and practices in IT and a broad knowledge of the technological aspects of IT. You will also develop a raft of transferrable skills that will enable you to be an effective and efficient IT professional. Want to be at the forefront of cutting-edge tech and advance your career in any sector? Through the Master of Information Technology, you can choose to undertake an industry placement or internship as part of your degree. Industry placements provide you with an opportunity to develop the practical and job-ready skills employers are looking for and enable you to build professional networks before graduating. This course is continually refined in consultation with industry to ensure the content is relevant and up-to-date with rapidly changing workplace demands. As a graduate, you’ll be highly sought-after for employment across a range of industries for your specialist skills and ability to meet future industry requirements.

Designed for

Graduates of undergraduate programs in computing or non-computing disciplines


16 credit points of study. To complete the Master of Information Technology, you will attain 8, 12, or 16 credit points of study, depending on your prior experience.


  • Cyber security
  • Data science
  • IT strategy and management
  • Networking and cloud technologies
  • Software and services development
  • Emerging Technologies for Supply Chain

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline, OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent


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
Melbourne 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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