24 months
38400 AUD/year
30800 AUD/year
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The Internet of Things is a fundamental driver of global change. The increasingly widespread use of smart devices for advanced data sharing is bringing communities together and reshaping industries. The first of its kind in Australia, the Master of Internet of Things degree at La Trobe University combines technical knowledge with practical learning opportunities. 

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Help connect IoT technology to the world with this Master of Internet of Things degree at La Trobe University . Develop advanced programming and systems design skills. Discover the key components of IoT, including platforms, protocols and protection.

Work with this ground-breaking technology first hand. Take on an industry placement in Bendigo's many IoT technology projects like Clever Weather or Long Range IoT Network.

Turn your vision of IoT technology into reality. Apply your knowledge to exclusive innovation projects or help shape the future of the IoT with a research thesis.

Career outcomes 

The Internet of Things has changed businesses and industries forever. Skilled IoT professionals are needed in sectors like healthcare, cybersecurity, agriculture, construction and finance. La Trobe graduates will be ready to play a leading role in the digital revolution.

Possible career options include:

  • (IoT Product) Test Engineer
    • Develop test plans for IoT product evaluation. Help enhance test automation and data analytics frameworks. Conduct performance measurements on a range of IoT devices.
  • Data Analyst
    • Use data to implement and maintain leading-edge IoT analytic systems and ensure only relevant information is filtered the processing system of a device.
  • Industrial UI/UX designer
    • Make IoT technology user friendly by developing the software and features needed for people to navigate and use devices.
  • Interoperability Engineer
    • Create, test and evaluate new interoperable simulation system designs to help software communicate and exchange data with other programs.

Graduates can also follow alternative paths into the IoT industry and pursue a career as part of a business incubator or start-up.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Fundamentals
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • IoT Programming
  • IoT Technology and Applications 
  • Mathematics for Data Science
  • IoT Communications Networks
  • Security and Privacy in IoT

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 0100862 

  • The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) with tertiary level subjects in Mathematics, Calculus or Discrete Maths.
  • Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38400 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30800 AUD per year during 24 months.


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