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Information Technology, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
The Master of Information Technology offered at Southern Cross University is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals looking to advance their career in a rapidly-evolving industry. The application of IT tools and technologies for transforming businesses and creating new digital businesses is a focus.


The  Information Technology  course offered at Southern Cross University is underpinned by a strong industry-linked program, entrepreneurship incubation in the University's Digital Enterprise Lab and industry-relevant research. Students will develop their technical, leadership and management skills with advanced coursework and real world projects.

Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, students have the option to tailor their studies with advanced specialist units.


Graduates will be prepared for a variety of roles with advanced expertise in cyber security, software engineering, user experience and data science. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Data Communications and Networks
  • Designing the User Experience
  •  Programming II
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Project Management
  •  Organisational Behaviour
  • Industry Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

CRICOS- 097605B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3450 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3450 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2800 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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