M.Sc. On Campus

Information Technology - Information Technology Management (Information Security Specialisation)

12 months
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The Information Technology - Information Technology Management (Information Security Specialisation) program from Carnegie Mellon University Australia focuses on the need to adapt to the changing intruder landscape and to gain deeper understanding of risk management, information security, and data privacy.


Key Features

The Information Technology - Information Technology Management (Information Security Specialisation) program from Carnegie Mellon University Australia draws upon the expertise in research, operations and analysis from the world-famous CERT Coordination Center (CERT®/CC) located at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute. Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defence Education by the National Security Agency, Carnegie Mellon is uniquely qualified to provide such training.

Students studying the Information Security Specialisation graduate with a Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT-ITM) with a specialisation in Information Security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management
  • E-Business Technology and Management
  • Information Systems Project 
  • Internet of Things
  • IT Project Management
  • Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Object Oriented Programming in Java

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits
  • 21-Month Track: 168 units


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 057780G / 072573M

  • All applicants must provide documentation of their completed undergraduate degree (bachelor's degree or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution. (Applicants who have not completed their bachelor's degree when they submit their application, may receive a conditional offer and be required to submit their final transcript, including the date of graduation, prior to the start of their first semester at CMU Australia).
  • Standardised Test Scores
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Video Interview (Optional)
  • Recommendations
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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