Master of Information Technology From Swinburne University of Technology

Program Overview

The Master of Information Technology provides the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and maintain complex systems using state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies. It includes a general introduction to ICT and provides the opportunity for students to gain advanced specialist skills in areas such as networks, software development, and information systems analysis and management.
Students also have the opportunity to apply their skills through industry-related project work, including industry-linked projects for real clients. This project work can demonstrate students’ skills and knowledge to potential future employers.
The program incorporates units from the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology and Graduate Certificate of Information Technology.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 36,150


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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Units of study

Core units

Complete all 6 units (75 credit points):

  • COS60004 Creating Web Applications
  • COS60009 Data Management for the Big Data Age
  • COS70004 User-Centred Design 
  • COS80001 Cloud Computing Architecture 
  • COS80021 Web Application Development *
  • COS80023 Big Data *

Applicants are required to have completed:

  • a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; or
  • the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Information Technology; or
  • the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)

Applicants who have additional qualifications may be eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

English language requirements

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0

Course fees

This course provides graduates with knowledge and skills equipping them to undertake professional work at an advanced level in field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and as a pathway for research and further learning.

The Master of Information Technology provides graduates from non-IT backgrounds a path to move into a career in IT.


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