Master of Information Technology

RMIT University

Program Overview

Choose one of our IT specialisations and code your career for success with the Master of Information Technology.

The Master of Information Technology is a great pathway to a tech career, providing you with the technical proficiency and theoretical base to keep pace with rapid changes in technology and business.

You’ll learn essential technical skills, apply them to a range of platforms and develop expertise in IT fundamentals, such as algorithms, analytics, data mining, cloud computing and programming.

Specialise in one of the key areas driving technological growth:

  • Big data analytics
  • Cloud data, programming and infrastructure
  • Artificial intelligence in systems and applications
  • Mobile and IoT computing
  • Security and blockchain technology
  • Software systems and architecture
  • Web systems and search technology


  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,400


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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Year One of the Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • Database Concepts
  • IT Infrastructure and Security
  • Advanced Programming
  • Usability Engineering

Year Two of Program

Complete the following One (1) Course:

  • Algorithms and Analysis    

Academic requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (out of 4.0).

You may also be considered if you have a minimum five years' relevant work experience or professional practice in programming (web, application, database); software engineering; system, functional or business analysis; information, system or enterprise architecture; ICT management; administration (network, systems); support (desktop, helpdesk, system); web design/media; business information systems or information systems.


  • There are no prerequisite subjects required for entry into this qualification.

Selection tasks 

  • A selection task is not required for entry into this qualification.

The annual tuition fee is AU$38,400.

With ongoing ICT skills shortages and a growing demand for graduates, you’ll be well-placed to secure rewarding roles worldwide, whatever your tech specialisation.

Combining transferable technical skills with a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge, you’ll be much sought-after by employers from business, government and other organisations. Your career options include areas like cloud computing, web and mobile app development, eHealth, emergency services, GPS technology and more.

Possible job outcomes include working as an IT consultant, cloud architect, mobile application developer, web developer, system analyst and more. Graduates often work as consultants within banking, finance, human-computer interaction, the health industry and technology.

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