12 months
31600 AUD/year
20504 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Information technology is a complex and dynamic field. To stay relevant, you must constantly update your skills and knowledge. University of New England’s Master of Information Technology has a strong technical focus that allows you to refresh your skills and knowledge and future proof your career in this rapidly changing area.


Organisations worldwide rely on information and computing technology (ICT) to underpin virtually every aspect of their operations. As a result, software, web and app developers are highly sought after for their specialist capabilities. The ACS Australia's Digital Pulse 2019  report forecasts an additional 100,000 ICT jobs will be created in the five years to 2024. Salaries in the sector average at $130,000, according to Seek.com.au.Choose the Master of Information Technology from University of New England if you are looking for a change of direction in your career or if you want to enhance your IT qualifications and extend your knowledge in software, web and app development.Designed with employment in mind, every element of our course is focused on expanding your skills and knowledge to ensure you can add maximum value in the workplace.If you’re seeking a career change, you can enter the course with no background in IT and graduate ready for employment in a broad range of IT positions in private industry, government agencies or research organisations.If you have an IT background, you can update your qualifications and future proof your career, with several entry options available that recognise industry experience and previous study, allowing you to reduce your study time.

By choosing UNE, you are choosing an industry leader in the provision of online lifelong learning. Year after year, students award UNE the maximum 5-star ratings in The Good Universities Guide for Overall Experience and Student Support.

Career outcomes

Information technology graduates are in high demand in many fields. With future fit skills and up-to-date technical knowledge, career options include, but are not limited to:

  • software development
  • systems analysis and design
  • consultant
  • internet and e-commerce
  • IT educator
  • systems management and administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management Systems
  • Software Development Studio
  • Web Programming
  • Software Project Management
  • Advanced Web Programming
  • User Experience and Interaction Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 047297A

A candidate shall hold:

  • an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline*; or
  • an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
  • for an international student, hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from an overseas institution and be studying on a full-time fee-paying basis at the UNE Sydney Campus.

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Computing Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20504 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply): $8,220

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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