Master On Campus

Information Technology

University of Sydney

18 months
49000 AUD/year
38000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Information Technology program at the University of Sydney is designed for IT professionals looking to update and extend their technical knowledge of advanced computing subjects, or move into a new IT specialisation. 


The Information Technology program at the University of Sydney can help advance your career in diverse fields such as software engineering, health, telecommunications and more.

The program is also an excellent retraining opportunity for professionals who want to specialise in a different area of IT. You have the flexibility to tailor your studies, with more than 25 IT specialist units as well units from electrical engineering and business to choose from.

Career Pathways 

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology are IT specialists who possess an excellent combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to influence and reinforce an organisations technology infrastructure and to support the people who use it. They will often be responsible for selecting and deploying software products appropriate for an organisation. They may also be involved in creating and managing business applications, web sites, systems and the IT environment in all types of industries.

Future study options

The University of Sydney is a research intensive institution with a strong track record of technology transfer and commercialisation. Research activities in the School of Information Technologies focus on algorithmics and applications, enterprise computing, human-centred computing, and IT applications in health care. 

If you would like to be part of Sydney's IT research community, you may consider applying for admission to a higher degree by research. Students completing a research degree undertake supervised research and submit a written thesis at the completion of their studies in the degree of Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Data Models 
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Advanced Network Technologies 
  • Algorithms 
  • Business Process Management  
  • Computational Statistical Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082912C 
  • an Australian bachelor’s degree in information technology with a credit average (65 percent), or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a credit average (65 percent) and a major sequence of study in computer engineering, software engineering, or equivalent qualification or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate in Information Technology or Graduate Diploma in Computing, with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate diploma/graduate certificate can be credited to the master’s degree.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    38000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 AUD per year during 18 months.


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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