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Master of Information Technology

CQUniversity Australia
Program overview
2-4 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
15,555 AUD
Start dates
15,555 AUD
July 2020

Melbourne (Australia)
15,555 AUD
July 2020

15,555 AUD
July 2020

15,555 AUD
July 2020
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Master of Information Technology

If you're an established or aspiring information technology (IT) professional the Master of Information Technology will expand your professional knowledge and skills in information technology (IT).

The course will provide you with a combination of leading-edge theory and the chance at hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career in IT.

The specialty majors in this course focus on mobile application development, software design and development and networks and information security these are supported by an available minor in Project and Program Management.

This course is designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge on how to manage the technical, organisational and economic issues involved in the management of information technology (IT) resources and systems. All units have been aligned to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) core body of knowledge.

AQF Level: Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission requirements

  • IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5
  • TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17
  • Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must have:

  • A completed Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian University or college, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQuniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Systems, or equivalent; or
  • A completed CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, or equivalent.

English language proficiency requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content


  • Mobile Application Development
  • Networks and Information Security
  • Software Design and Development


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems and Analysis
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Networks and Information Security
  • Project Management
  • Software Design and Development

Tuition fees

This program costs 15 555 AUD per term.

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.


Interim awards:

CC33 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management CC28 - Graduate Certificate in Information Technology CC46 - Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Exit awards:

CC28 - Graduate Certificate in Information Technology CC46 - Graduate Diploma of Information Technology



Core learning outcomes:

  1. Articulate the latest developments in the information technology industry, its likely future directions and its likely impact on organisations and society in general
  2. Distinguish between the roles of people and technology in managing knowledge and information in business
  3. Analyse and model organisational goals and requirements, including the legal, ethical, social and cultural issues that affect the use, design, and implementation of information systems
  4. Construct and evaluate robust and reliable systems by using standardised industrial hardware and software platforms and test tools
  5. Work independently, as a leader, or a member of a team employing appropriate interpersonal, professional and technical communication skills
  6. Apply advanced knowledge and skills, including research, in a specific information technology major
  7. Manage and evaluate own performance and professional development.

Career opportunities

On completing a Master of Information Technology, you can choose a career in a wide variety of roles including;

  • analyst programmer
  • computer network systems engineer
  • database administrator
  • developer programmer
  • ICT architect
  • ICT consultant
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT security specialist
  • ICT support engineer
  • ICT support technician
  • ICT systems test engineer
  • network administrator
  • project manager
  • software and apps programmer
  • software engineer
  • systems administrator
  • web developer.

About this institute

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Very well designed meets not only theoretical but practical aspects of learning as well.

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554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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