Information Technology

University of Queensland

24 months
45120 AUD/year
26640 AUD/year
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Do you want to build your knowledge of current and emerging IT concepts and techniques? This Information Technology program offered at the University of Queensland will advance your skills in web and software development, information systems and research, along with other aspects of IT.


This Information Technology program offered at the University of Queenslan is designed for graduates who either haven't previously studied IT, or who have completed the Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in Information Technology. For more information, see 'Program details'.Complete compulsory and elective courses that cover a diversity of topics from introductory to advanced level. 

Courses cover areas including programming, information systems, networks, user-centred design, and more.

Undertake a research project that addresses a specific topic or problem from information technology or interaction design. You'll be involved in all aspects of research, from defining a topic and methodology to presenting your results.

Benefit from a flexible program. The Master of Information Technology offers a large number of elective courses, which means you can tailor your studies to suit your interests, your industry, or your career goals.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology have skills and knowledge in software engineering, information systems, discrete mathematics, basic operating systems, networking, relational databases, advanced databases, web information systems and service-oriented architectures.

Graduates will also have completed an industrial-scale system from initial specification through to design, implementation and documentation.

Graduates are typically employed in areas as diverse as e-commerce, information systems, technology management, health, records management, geographic information systems, and client services.

Many of our graduates use their qualifications as a way of moving ahead with their careers – whatever industry they work in – or use the Master of Information Technology to further their research ambitions and proceed to enrol in a Master of Philosophy or PhD program, where they continue developing their research skills and make significant contributions to knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Software Engineering 
  • Introduction to Software Engineering 
  • Introduction to Web Design 
  • Design Computing Studio - Interactive Technology 
  • Human-Computer Interaction 
  • Introduction to Information Systems 
  • Relational Database Systems 
  • Discrete Mathematics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 080723B

  • Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree in a field other than Information Technology or Computer Science with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45120 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26640 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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