Master of Internet of Things From La Trobe University

Program Overview

Prepare to thrive in a more connected world.

The Internet of Things is a fundamental driver of global change. The increasingly widespread use of smart devices for advanced data sharing is bringing communities together and reshaping industries.

As we respond to the impacts of this ongoing digital revolution , the world needs pioneering minds to create effective and ethical solutions – that’s where you come in.

La Trobe's Master of Internet of Things (IoT) combines technical knowledge with practical learning to give you advanced programming and systems design skills.

Build the skills you need to succeed in a more connected future by studying the key components of IoT, including platforms, protocols and protection.

The first of its kind in Australia, La Trobe's Master of IoT is grounded in industry practice. You'll have the opportunity to work on one of Bendigo's many IoT technology projects like Clever Weather or the Long Range IoT Network.

Or, if you're dreaming of a research career, you can undertake an industry-based thesis in your final year.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,400


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


We can help you


Study options

Core subjects

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

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Iot Technology And Applications
  • Probability And Statistics For Data Science
  • Professional Practices And Entrepreneurship In Information Technology
  • Iot Programming
  • Iot Protocols And Platforms
  • Project Management
  • Security And Privacy In Iot

Academic entry requirement


240 credit point pathway (2 years): Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY(18 months):

Successful completion of a 3 year Australian

Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a Computer Science, Information Technology field

Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.

The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

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$38 400
per 120 credit points.

Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

After graduation, you could work across a wide range of sectors including healthcare, cybersecurity, agriculture, construction and energy management.

Possible roles include:

  • IoT system engineer
  • IoT architect
  • IoT business analyst
  • Industrial UI/UX designer

Graduates can also follow alternative paths into the IoT industry and pursue a career as part of a business incubator or start-up.


We can help you