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The Professional Information Technology (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University will put you at the cutting edge of the IT industry - where employers need you to be.  

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The Professional Information Technology (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University is designed specifically for international students, this course gives you all the fundamental tech skills you need – and you’ll be able to choose a specialisation in an in-demand area, such as data science, artificial intelligence,  cyber security, networking or software development.


  • Artificial Intelligence

Design and develop business applications using artificial intelligence.

  • Cybersecurity

Gain advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of digital forensics, dark web and cloud security.

  • Data Science

Analyse, manage and draw actionable insights from big data.

  • Networking

Gain expertise in the design and management of computer networks.

  • Software Development

Develop an understanding of software design methodologies and learn specialist skills in various programming languages, including Python, Java and mobile app development.

Career opportunities

With an industry-aligned master’s in information technology, you’ll open up a world of career opportunities. You could work as a network engineer, software developer or database administrator. You could choose to work as a data analyst or work as cyber security professional to help secure IT infrastructure. You may also utilise your knowledge of AI and big data technologies while working as an AI expert.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ICT Project Management
  • Topics in Information Technology
  • IT Fundamentals 
  • Database Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor degree or higher qualification from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent). 
  • CRICOS 107953F (Port Macquarie) 


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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