Deakin University

Master of Science - Information Technology (By Research)

Deakin University

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

In the Master of Science, you will deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the information technology field through independent, sustained and academically supervised research.With the guidance and supervision of our internationally recognised research staff in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, you’ll undertake research to develop an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.By generating a substantial contribution to knowledge in your chosen area – in the form of a thesis of up to 50,000 words – you’ll become an expert in your field and advance your career prospects. Although the focus of the degree is on research, you’ll also complete at least one unit of coursework.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree
  • Relevant refereed publications
  • Research awards
  • Or research experience. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Study information

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

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waurn Ponds, Melbourne Burwood.

This course is Student Contribution exempt under the Research Training Scheme (RTS). Scholarships are available.

Further information

Scholarships are available.

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