Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University

Program Overview

La Trobe's Master of Information and Communication Technology has been carefully designed by industry experts. Accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the course prepares you for a successful career in the fast-growing information and communication technology (ICT) industry.

Dive straight into the booming world of ICT. Start by honing your fundamental skills in network engineering, programming, web and network security and entrepreneurship in information technology. Then, focus on more specialised topics like campus network design, wireless networking engineering and project management.

Build out your expertise with a mix of electives, from artificial intelligence to virtual reality to Internet of Things programming. Our supportive staff can help you tailor your degree to your career goals.

Put your new knowledge into practice. You'll have the option of applying your skills to either an industry project – alongside one of our industry partners – or a research project in your final year. Get an edge with a CISCO CCNA certification as part of your studies (required for many networking jobs around the world) and complete other industry certifications through our industry partnerships.

From day one you'll have access to our on-campus specialist labs, where you can practise your networking and software development skills using industry-standard facilities.

Throughout your degree, you'll develop skills in entrepreneurship, professional and ethical practices and project management – transferable skills you can apply to roles in any industry.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 28,650


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

  • Intermediate Network Engineering
  • Introduction To Programming
  • Network Engineering Fundamentals
  • Networks, Systems And Web Security
  • Professional Practices And Entrepreneurship In Information Technology
  • Wireless Network Engineering
  • Advanced Network Engineering
  • Frontiers In Network Technologies
  • Project Management

Academic entry requirement


Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 60%

Specialisation - compulsory: Computer science, information technology, computer engineering, or communication/telecommunication engineering with a substantial learning in computer science content.

Selection criteria

  • Graduate Certificate from either an Australian university or equivalent International university.

Note: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

English language requirement
6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Annual tuition fee
A$28 650 per 90 credit points.

ICT specialists are in high demand across the technology, communications, education, finance, government, healthcare and energy sectors.

Possible roles include:

  • Network engineer
  • Network manager
  • Senior programmer
  • IT administrator
  • IT researcher
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