• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Information Technology course at CQUniversity Australia 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.

Why study at CQUniversity

CQUniversity offers an extensive range aviation, digital media and Information Technology (IT) courses and units to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by online study. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.

At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities. Our courses and units are regularly updated to ensure they stay current and aligned with latest industry practices. Benefit from supportive teaching professionals who offer industry-relevant, real-world experience.

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 and web developer.

Accreditation

This course has been accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). 

Programme Structure

You are required to choose one of three majors in the Master of Information Technology:

» Networks and Information Security

» Software Design and Development

» Mobile Application Development.

In addition to these majors, you are able to take as electives from either of the remaining two majors in the course, excluding the discipline capstone project. There is also the option to apply for an internship opportunity providing prerequisites have been met. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree with the equivalent of an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution.

CRICOS: 083576F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31110 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31110 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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